Ebony and Ivory - Works for Clarinet and Piano

Naxos: 8573022

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Ebony and Ivory - Works for Clarinet and Piano

Label:

Naxos

Catalogue No:

8573022
(8.573022)

Discs:

1

Release date:

25th Nov 2013

Barcode:

0747313302277

Length:

68 minutes

Medium:

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Ebony and Ivory - Works for Clarinet and Piano


Arnold:

Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 29

Cooke, A:

Sonata in B flat for clarinet and piano

Horovitz:

Two Majorcan Pieces

Sonatina

Diversions on a Familiar Theme

Lutoslawski:

Dance Preludes for Clarinet and Piano

Nichifor:

Two Dances for Andrew Simon


Andrew Simon (clarinet), Warren Lee (piano)

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This fascinating and wide-ranging programme of 20th-century works for clarinet and piano begins with the jazz and folk-inspired Two Dances for Andrew Simon by the Romanian composer Şerban Nichifor, followed by a selection of works by Joseph Horovitz with whom both artists worked closely prior to this recording. Based on folk-songs from Northern Poland, Lutosławski’s Dance Preludes are the composer’s official ‘farewell to folklore for an indefinite period’, and the recital concludes with Arnold Cooke’s Hindemith-inspired Sonata and Malcolm Arnold’s accessible and lighthearted Sonatina.

Serban Nichifor: 2 Dances for Andrew Simon

No. 1. A Musical Joke

No. 2. Carnyx

Joseph Horovitz: 2 Majorcan Pieces

No. 1. Paguera

No. 2. Valdemosa

Joseph Horovitz: Clarinet Sonatina in B-Flat Major

I. Allegro calmato

II. Lento, quasi andante

III. Con brio

Joseph Horovitz: Diversions on a Familiar Theme

Diversions on a Familiar Theme

Witold Lutoslawski: Dance Preludes (version for clarinet and piano)

No. 1. Allegro molto

No. 2. Andantino

No. 3. Allegro giocoso

No. 4. Andante

No. 5. Allegro molto

Arnold Cooke: Clarinet Sonata in B-Flat Major

I. Allegro moderato

II. Scherzando

III. Adagio ma non troppo

IV. Molto vivace

Malcolm Arnold: Clarinet Sonatina in G Minor, Op. 29

I. Allegro con brio

II. Andantino

III. Furioso

MusicWeb International

20th February 2014

“with experienced performers, a fairly generous running time and good sonics as givens, clarinet-lovers and performers at least will doubtless give the disc a try. They are unlikely to feel disappointed by a pleasing mixture of light and virtuosic.”

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