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HOFFMEISTER, F.A.: Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 1 (Tzinlikova)
Franz Anton Hoffmeister is associated with composers such as Haydn and Mozart through his involvement in Viennese music publishing. His Piano Sonatas are models of 18th-century craftsmanship, combining the wit and display demanded of contemporary audiences with elements of operatic drama and poignancy...
Hoffmeister: Keyboard Sonata in G Major - Allegro more >>
Mendelssohn: Songs without words
This programme illustrates four essential qualities of the music of Felix Mendelssohn. Music stripped of all superfluity, including the literary aspect (Songs without Words); a gift for creating magical atmospheres (Rondo capriccioso); unconditional admiration for classical order...
Mendelssohn: Lieder ohne Worte, Op. 67/2: Allegro leggiero
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John Harbison: String Trio – Four Songs of Solitude – Songs America Loves to Sing
Three facets of John Harbison. One of the most celebrated and wide-ranging American composers of our time, John Harbison (b. 1938) has an abiding interest in American jazz, folksong, and hymns, which can be heard in his collection of solos and canons Songs America Loves to Sing (2004)...
John Harbison: Songs America loves to sing - Amazing Grace more >>
In this moonlit night – Lieder by Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky & Taneyev
This second release of star baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky for Ondine features Russian Lieder by Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky and Taneyev. Tchaikovsky composed his song collection Six Songs, Op. 73, in 1893, the year of his death, and they are full of musical nostalgia.
Sergei Taneyev: Not the wind from on high more >>
BAGDASARIAN, E.: Piano and Violin Music – 24 Preludes / Rhapsody / Nocturne (Ayrapetyan, V. Sergeev)
Eduard Ivanovich Bagdasarian was a key figure in the modern development of Armenian music, and his piano works have a unique importance in an oeuvre which covered almost every genre.
Bagdasarian: 24 Preludes No. 6 in B minor more >>
ABRAMIAN, E.: 24 Preludes (Ayrapetyan)
The composer, pianist and teacher Eduard Aslanovich Abramian was one of the most significant and respected figures in the development of modern Armenian music. Drawing on features of Armenian folklore, Abramian’s impressive 24 Preludes do not follow a highly structured tonal scheme...
Abramian: 24 Preludes No. 19 in G Sharp more >>
Max Reger: Violin Concerto / Chaconne
Being "one of the last giants of music" as Hindemith described Reger, his works are still unnecessarily seldom featured in concert programs today. This release invites to listen to a captivating performance of Reger's Violin Concerto, a hugely charming big romantic work with broad sentimental gestures.
Max Reger: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 101 - II. Largo con gran espressione more >>
Beethoven – Complete Works for violoncello & piano
Beethoven's works for cello and piano were written between 1796 and 1815. He in effect created the sonata for cello with an independent piano part in his op.5, intended for Jean-Louis Duport and dedicated to Frederick William II of Prussia...
Beethoven: Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69: II. Scherzo. Allegro molto more >>