The VII International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition

 i22 February - 13 March, 1965j

Photo: from CD EMI  5 56805 2


The program provided from my friend.



Stage 1 i22 Februaryj

@@1. Nocturne in F major Op.15-1 [CD]

@@2. Etude No.1 in C major, Op.10-1@@[LPACD]@Original: Polskie Nagrania LP XL 1883

@@3. Etude No.4 in C-sharp minor Op.10-4 [CD]

@@4. Polonaise No.6 in A-flat major, Op.53  "Héroïque"@@[CDADVD]  Original: F. Chopin Soc. T 357

@@5. 24 Préludes, Op.28 |No.19-24@@[live?  CD]@Original: Polskie Nagrania LP XL 1883


Stage 2 i5 Marchj

@@6. Waltz No.2 "Valse brillante" in A-flat major, Op.34-1@@[CD]@

@@7. 3 Mazurkas  Op.59 No.1-3@@[LPACD]

@@@@     No.1 iMazurka No.36j in A minor  FLV

@@@@     No.2 iMazurka No.37j in A-flat major

@@@@     No.3 iMazurka No.38j in F-sharp minor

@@8. Etude No.10 in A-flat major, Op.10-10@@[LPACD]@Original: Polskie Nagrania LP XL 0665

@@9. Etude No.10 in B minor, Op.25-10

@10. Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op.60@@[live?  CD]  Original: Fryderyk Chopin Society T 429

@11. Scherzo No.3 in C-sharp minor, Op.39@@[LPACD]  Original: Polskie Nagrania LP XL 0265


Stage 3 i10 Marchj

@12. Nocturne No.16 in E-flat major, Op.55-2@@[LPACD]@Original: Polskie Nagrania LP XL 0665

@13. Piano Sonata No.3 in B minor, OP.58 [CD]


Final@i13 Marchj

@14. Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11

           Witold Rowicki/Warsaw National Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra@@[LPACDADVD]


                            Recording: Concert Hall of the National Philharmonic,  Warsaw

                                                 @Polskie Nagrania, Poland

                                  * List up of these pieces are based on the interview with Martha Argerich.


from CD: muza PNCD 471 A/B (Photo: A. Fedorowicz)


*Various forms of LPs and CDs from the Chopin Competition have been released.

 I am presenting some samples including the first releases.


First release LP: left/Japan Colombia OS-2110-PM iafter this, OQ-7039, 7174, OZ-7120, COJO 9116 and so onj,

center/MUZA Polskie Nagrania@XL-0265   recording: 14, 11, 7       right: LP:MUZA SX 1888   recording: 7

from the LP:MUZA Polskie Nagrania@XL-0265


First release CD: Japan Colombia 28CO-2147@iafter this, COCO-78572 and so onj

recording: 14, 11, 7



recording: 2, 8, 7-No.37, 12     Photo: from this LP


‚k‚…‚†‚” : CD/Delta Music 23 028, Right :Cassette/MDT-11@"Martha Argerich Plays Chopin"

recording: 14, 7-No.37&38, 11, 6, 2, 12, 8


@ CD: MUSA  PNCD 003  FRYDERYC CHOPIN   International Chopin Piano Competitions   THE GOLDEN TWELVE

recording: 5, 2, 8, 12, 10, 11, 4



CD: from the left, Japan Colombia COCO-78678  irecording: 6, 2, 8, 12, 11)

 LASER LIGHT 14 061 (recording: 14, 11),  14 064irecording: 2, 12, 8j,  14 065irecording: 6j

*Others,  CD: Forlane (Japan) 30CD-3106, Forlane UCD13-159 irecording: 14, 2, 8j etc. The rest is omitted.

CD-R@iAC)@@recording: 3, 13, 12.

@@@@@@@@DVD: Gakken (Japan)  "Historia Wielkiego Konkursu CHOPIN" Vol. 3  GDC-1003  The History of the Competition -The 6th & The 7th & The 8th-
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@Recording: 4*, 14-finale ( *The visual is a compiled image with her hands filmed after the competition - the actual piano
                                    she used was a Steinway, but the image uses a Bechstein.
And this DVD also includes scenes before the start of the
                                    competition as well as the footage from the announcement of the awards by the judges.

@@@@@@@@DVD: Gakken (Japan)  "Historia Wielkiego Konkursu CHOPIN" Vol. 4  GDC-1004  Reminiscences of Prof. Zurawlew.
                                    Prof. Zurawlew look back on Argerich. And her pictures and a part of the performance 4 (same as above) are recorded.

@@@@@@@@DVD: Gakken (Japan)  "Historia Wielkiego Konkursu CHOPIN" Vol. 5  GDC-1005  Memories of Prof. Drzewiecki.
                                    A part of the commendation ceremony of the 7th competition is recorded.

@@@@@@@@DVD: Gakken (Japan)  "Historia Wielkiego Konkursu CHOPIN" Vol. 27  GDC-1027  Adam Harasiewicz -The Interview
                                    He mentioned Martha Argerich in his interview.


CD: Doremi DHR-8036

recording: 13, 12, 8, 10, 2, 3, 5, 4, 1


photo: from the home page of VII International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition