Maderna: Piano Concertos & Quadrivium

Naxos: 8572642

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Maderna: Piano Concertos & Quadrivium

Label:

Naxos

Catalogue No:

8572642
(8.572642)

Discs:

1

Release date:

31st Oct 2011

Barcode:

0747313264278

Length:

66 minutes

Medium:

CD (download also available)
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Maderna: Piano Concertos & Quadrivium


Maderna:

Piano Concerto

Piano Concerto (version for two pianos)

World Première Recording

Concerto for two pianos and instruments

Quadrivium


Aldo Orvieto (piano) & Fausto Bongelli (piano II)

Gruppo 40.6 & Ochestra della Fondazione ‘Arena di Verona’, Carlo Miotto

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Long considered lost, the two entirely distinctive versions of Bruno Maderna’s strikingly expressive 1942 Piano Concerto here receive their premiere recording. Maderna was still immersed in the world of Bartok as a brilliant young graduate, and this influence is again strong in the more complex and intricate Concerto for two pianos and instruments. A comparison between these intensely individual early works and the mature large-scale masterpiece Quadrivium delivers new perspectives on one of the most influential composers of the 20th century.

Bruno Maderna: Piano Concerto (1942)

Piano Concerto (1942)

Bruno Maderna: Piano Concerto (1942) (version for 2 pianos)

Piano Concerto (1942) (version for 2 pianos)

Bruno Maderna: Concerto for 2 Pianos

Concerto for 2 Pianos

Bruno Maderna: Quadrivium

Quadrivium

The Guardian

24th November 2011

***

“Quadrivium, for four percussionists and orchestra from 1969, is one of Maderna's best pieces, and it dominates this disc...But it's the vivid performance of Quadrivium conducted by Caerlo Miotto, that provides the reason for hearing this disc.”

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