Wilhelm Backhaus, Chopin:* ‎– Ballade No.1; Etude "Tristesse;" Sonata No.2 "Funeral March"

Ace Of Diamonds ‎– SDD 2192
Vinyl, LP, Remastered, Stereo


A1 Ballade No. 1, Op. 23 8:18
A2 Mazurka No. 17, Op. 24, No. 4 3:57
A3 Mazurka No. 20, Op. 30, No. 3 2:27
A4 Mazurka No. 24, Op. 33, No. 3 1:21
A5 Etude, Op. 10, No. 3 "Tristesse" 4:36
A6 Etude, Op. 25, No. 2 1:42
Sonata No. 2, Op. 35 "Funeral March"
B1 1. Grave 5:07
B2 2. Scherzo 5:07
B3 3. Marche Funebre 7:07
B4 4. Presto 1:34

Companies, etc.


LP labels:

"Made in Canada"
"Ace of Diamonds" red, white, and black logo with white on black "London" logo on upper left
"Full Frequency Range Recording" along upper edge
"(P) 1973" [must apply to this reissue]
"Mono recordings electronically reprocessed to give stereo effect on stereo equipment" appears in a rectangle at the bottom

"London Records of Canada, Ltd." (C) 1973
Manufactured and Distributed by London Records of Canada, Ltd.

"Y.C" also noted in Matrix data for four other London R of C releases of this period.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, etched; last as initials of engineer for this reissue): SDD-2192-A-3 ... Y.C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, etched; last as initials of engineer for this reissue): SDD-2192-B ... Y.C