Well it arrived finally! (issues with DHL ¬¬)
aaaaaand… Drumwhirl please!
When looking up the disc two in Picard just now, it automatically resolves to https://beta.musicbrainz.org/release/db3603ac-61f0-4fee-9754-fe418ce48871
So it was that disc all along!
This was immensively gratifying!
now I have the recordings for this, but there is also another release with recordings of bl.a. Bergamasque Suite by Monique Haas (who has sort of become a pet cleanup-in-cleanup for me, what.) and that is https://beta.musicbrainz.org/release/8805d068-6f22-4922-9bc2-e996098eb798
So naturally I’m wondering if these are the same recordings!
It’s pretty difficult finding anything with a name like this, I have hoping to maybe find some place where it was for sale and I could listen to clips (and compare them with the Japanese release)
If anyone knows of it or owns it please speak up!
additionally I did find http://www.electricstone.com/portfolio/packaging/CD8_PianoDreams.html which mentions “The material in the anthology was mined from the back catalogue of Erato and Teldec” which leads me to think that these ﹡are* the same after all, since the Japanese disc is indeed Erato.
:edit: the plot thickens! this fingerprint https://acoustid.org/track/11988110 (that I just unlinked from a wrong recording as the performers were different) has among the submitted user-data a Clair de lune on a “Piano Dreams” release. hmm!
(additionally fingerprinting the ripped files from the Japanese Erato disc also match musicbrainz.org/release/6608cfe1-51f2-4d58-a480-1dab63d80a8f so these are probably the same, and their recordings should be merged.)