Witold Lutoslawski Piano Sonata: Allegro

Witold Lutoslawski - Orchestral Works Vol.3 (1997)  Music

Posted by basa005 at Jan. 18, 2011
Witold Lutoslawski - Orchestral Works Vol.3 (1997)

Witold Lutoslawski - Orchestral Works Vol.3 (1997)
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Classical | Naxos 8.553423

Witold Lutosfawski started regular study of the piano at the age of six and the violin when he was thirteen. He did not become a concert violinist, but he was a concert pianist. Witold Maliszewski, professor at the Warsaw Conservatory, who deeply influenced the young Lutostawski's musical thought, gave him lessons in composition, after his future pupil had presented him with the Poem for piano, written at the age of fifteen. When he was seventeen he wrote, under his teacher's supervision, his Dance of the Chimera for piano, the first work of his to receive public performance. As with a series of other pieces, written since1922, when Lutostawski was only nine, the two compositions mentioned were destroyed in 1944 during the Warsaw rising. The flames spared, however, the Piano Sonata of 1934 and the two-piano Wariacje na temat Paganiniego (Variations on a Theme of Paganini) of 1941. The post-war years brought other works for piano, Melodie ludowe (Folk Melodies) in 1946 and Bukoliki (Bucolics) in 1952 and some pedagogical pieces. The piano, the role of which in Lutostawski's chamber and orchestral works was often important, only appeared as a solo instrument in the Piano Concerto of 1988, except for the Variations on a Theme of Paganini, a composition for piano and orchestra, after the two-piano Variations, one of the most popular works in the piano duo repertoire and one of the most frequently performed of Lutostawski's compositions.
Andras Schiff - Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 op. 111, Diabelli-Variationen op. 120, Sechs Bagatellen op. 126 (2013) 2CD

András Schiff - Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 op. 111, Diabelli-Variationen op. 120, Sechs Bagatellen op. 126 (2013) 2CD
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Genre: Classical | Label: ECM | # ECM New Series 2294/95, 481 0446 | Time: 02:29:32

ECM New Series is better known for its documentation of contemporary works, but the music of the past sometimes receives coverage when artists bring a new perspective to it. The Diabelli Variations, Op. 120; the Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111; and the Six Bagatelles, Op. 126, are among the most original and intellectually stimulating works Ludwig van Beethoven composed for the piano, and the sophisticated interpretations of András Schiff are especially worthwhile for their insights into authentic performance practice and reception. Here, Schiff gives the listener options between a relatively modern sounding version of the Diabelli Variations and a period interpretation, without favoring one or the other.

Witold Lutoslawski - Musique de Chambre - Quatuor Wlanow (1990)  Music

Posted by basa005 at Feb. 10, 2010
Witold Lutoslawski - Musique de Chambre - Quatuor Wlanow (1990)

Witold Lutoslawski - Musique de Chambre - Quatuor Wlanow (1990)
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Franz Liszt - Piano Sonata in B Minor, Dante Sonata - Jorge Bolet (2015) {Decca 478 8910 rec 1983-1985}

Franz Liszt - Piano Sonata in B Minor, Dante Sonata - Jorge Bolet (2015) {Decca 478 8910}
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© 1983-85, 2015 Decca Music | 478 8910
Classical / Romantic / Piano

Here is another recording of Liszt s Sonata displaying absolute mastery, complete insight. With Bolet one is aware of Liszt the transcendental virtuoso who discovered whole new areas of expression within the piano. -Gramophone.
Norman Krieger - Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Piano Sonata No. 1 (2017) [Official Digital Download]

Norman Krieger - Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Piano Sonata No. 1 (2017)
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"… he owns a world of technique … he always knows exactly where he is going and what he is doing. He never for an instant miscalculates. He communicates urgently but with strict control. He is alert to every manner of nuance and at every dynamic level his tone flatters the ear." - Los Angeles Times
Nicolas Arsenijevic & Françoise Buffet - Brahms: Clarinet and Piano Sonata & Cello and Piano Sonata (2017) [24/96]

Nicolas Arsenijevic & Françoise Buffet - Brahms: Clarinet and Piano Sonata & Cello and Piano Sonata (2017)
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C’est dans le plus strict respect du texte et de l’esthétique de Brahms que sont ici interprétées, au saxophone, ses sonates pour piano et violoncelle et pour clarinette ou alto.Aux côtés de Françoise Buffet, pianiste réputée pour ses interprétations sensibles de compositeurs romantiques, Nicolas Arsenijevic ouvre de nouvelles perspectives pour le répertorie de cet instrument.
Solomon Cutner - Schubert: Piano Sonatas Nos.13 & 14, Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.32 (2002)

Solomon Cutner - Schubert: Piano Sonatas Nos.13 & 14, Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.32 (2002)
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Genre: Classical | Label: Testament | Catalog: 1230

"Solomon's wonderful performances of the great Op 111 … is unfortunately spoilt by poor recording." So wrote the authors of "The Record Guide" in 1951. Well, here's a chance for music lovers to hear this wonderful 1948 performance half a century later in remastered sound. I reckon it is a wonderful performance, a little fresher in approach than Solomon's 1951 remake.
Hiroaki Takenouchi - Sterndale Bennett: Piano Sonata, Op. 13; Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13 (2017) [24/48]

Hiroaki Takenouchi - Sterndale Bennett: Piano Sonata, Op. 13; Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13 (2017)
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Depuis plusieurs années, Hiroaki Takenouchi nourrissait l'envie de défendre la musique d’une personnalité majeure de l’époque romantique, William Sterndale Bennett – un Anglais, pianiste virtuose, né en 1816, considéré à son époque comme l’un des virtuoses les plus captivants, par sa flamboyance et sa science du clavier.
George-Emmanuel Lazaridis - Liszt: Piano Sonata in B Minor; Grandes Etudes de Paganini (2006) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

George-Emmanuel Lazaridis - Liszt: Piano Sonata in B Minor; Grandes Etudes de Paganini (2006)
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Liszt's Piano Sonata in B minor is one of the seminal works of the Romantic piano repertoire and one of the most technically challenging pieces any pianist can undertake. Continuing this virtuosic theme, and demonstrating his great ambition as a pianist of the highest calibre, Lazaridis also presents Liszt's Grandes études de Paganini. This six-part composition, based on themes originally composed for violin by Niccolò Paganini, again places huge demands on the technical and interpretive abilities of the performer.
Nadejda Vlaeva - Bortkiewicz: Piano Sonata No.2, Three Mazurkas, Jugoslavische Suite, Fantasiestücke, Lyrica nova (2016)

Nadejda Vlaeva - Bortkiewicz: Piano Sonata No.2, Three Mazurkas, Jugoslavische Suite, Fantasiestücke, Lyrica nova (2016)
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Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | Catalog: CDA68118

Well into the first half of the 20th century, Sergei Bortkiewicz remained an unreconstructed Romantic composer, a product of the influences of Franz Liszt, Frédéric Chopin, and Robert Schumann in his youth, and his long career showed little change in this style. Bortkiewicz's solo piano music offers flashes of technical brilliance, and in some ways it is comparable to the early work of his Russian contemporaries, Sergei Rachmaninov and Alexander Scriabin, though its sentimentality often makes it seem derivative of parlor music of the fin de siècle.