Op. 26, No. 1 - 0:00Op. 26, No. 2 - 7:32Op. 40, No. 1 - 14:56Op. 40, No. 2 - 19:58Op. 44 - 26:43Op. 53 - 37:03Op. 61 - 43:18Very robust and sharply articulated playing. Ashkenazy plays with a judicious use of rubato, as to not destroy the fundamental rhythmic drive of the music. This rhythmic drive is maintained even in the more lyrical segments.