Bach, J S: Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne (Ciaccona)

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Goldmark & Brahms: Violin Concertos

Goldmark & Brahms: Violin Concertos


Bach, J S:

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne

Encore

Brahms:

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77

Nathan Milstein (violin)

Goldmark:

Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 28

Nathan Milstein (violin)


A generous and unusual coupling of 'Hungarian' Romantic concertos, one rather more familiar than that by the composer of 'The Queen of Sheba' (1875). Goldmark's concerto premiered in Nuremberg, October 1878, pays tribute to Mendelssohn, Schumann and Spohr. Milstein demonstrates a purity of style, unmatched even by Perlman whilst the Philharmonia give us Wagnerian majesty. Among the many versions of Op .77, this 4th of five studio recordings by Milstein remains the most perfect, today restored to its original magnificence and clarity. As an encore, the Chaconne BWV1004.

“Intense performances, although the Brahms catches fire only when Milstein appears. He makes the Goldmark seem a more substantial work than it is.” BBC Music Magazine, May 2014 ****

“[The Brahms] is, as expected, a truly great account, with sensitive support from the Philharmonia and Anatole Fistoulari. The sound is not quite good enough for this to be the one performance to own but it is certainly worth the moderate purchase price of the SACD.” MusicWeb International, 26th February 2014

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Chaconne

Chaconne


Bach, J S:

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne

Brahms:

Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor

Yukari Arai (piano)

Lalo:

Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21: Intermezzo

arr. Ida Haendel for solo violin

Mozart:

Violin Sonata No. 26 in B flat major, K378

Walter Delahunt (piano)

Saint-Saëns:

Introduction & Rondo capriccioso, Op. 28

Yukari Arai (piano)

Sarasate:

Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20

Walter Delahunt (piano)

Wieniawski:

Polonaise brilliante No. 1 in D major, Op. 4

Yukari Arai (piano)


Ida Haendel (violin)

“To play to this standard at such an age is little short of miraculous...Her account of Bach's Chaconne, old-fashioned to our ears perhaps, has the sense of an intense personal journey. The technique may no longer be flawless but a lifetime's immersion in music informs every bar.” The Observer, 8th July 2013

“I doubt a profounder realisation of the violin’s expressive capacity is available from a living performer than Haendel’s on this recital disc...Her luxuriant, large-toned, altogether large-minded phrasing, and its minutely meditated inflection, make the music seem constantly surprising, freshly composed” Sunday Times, 14th July 2013

“many of the attributes that distinguished her earlier playing are evident. There is the beautiful, rich tone, and the level of musicianship, especially in such a work as the Bach Chaconne. Also present is the myriad spectrum of colour, which has always been an outstanding feature of her playing. This is a superb achievement, and collectors and followers of Haendel’s career will want these recordings.” MusicWeb International, 30th August 2013

“Haendel plays favourite virtuoso warhorses with the zest and sparkle of a note-hungry teenager.” BBC Music Magazine, October 2013 ***

“she's lost none of her powerful presence, nor her ability to transmit these pieces with style and with an element of showmanship that takes us back to the 19th-century heyday of virtuosity...Haendel still has much to offer.” Gramophone Magazine, Awards Issue 2013

RCA - 88883744502

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Rachel Podger at the Three Choirs Festival

Rachel Podger at the Three Choirs Festival


Bach, J S:

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Sarabande

Giga from Violin Partita No. 2

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne

Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E major, BWV1006: Preludio

Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E major, BWV1006: Loure

Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E, BWV1006: Gavotte

Cello Suite No. 3 in C major BWV1009: Bourrees I & II

Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV1009: Gigue

Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV1011: Prélude


Rachel Podger (violin/tutor); students: Colin Scobie, Violeta Barrena (violin); George Clifford (baroque violin); Hetti Price, Vladimir Waltham (baroque cello)

All regions; running time 2 hours and 39 minutes

“Podger is utterly undogmatic, preferring instead to see all instruments as tools at the service of any musician's primary focus: the music itself...The freedom in her own playing, it soon transpires, is built on an understanding of Bach's harmonic thinking...the spontaneity that informs Podger's every phrase ultimately derives from discipline” BBC Music Magazine, February 2013 ***

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Pentagram

Pentagram


Bach, J S:

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne

Santana:

Suite HP

Pentagram Suite

Guinevere

Vallet:

Pavane en forme d'une Complainte


Lee Santana (lute)

Deutsche HM - 88697851082

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JS Bach: Suites and Partitas

JS Bach: Suites and Partitas


Bach, J S:

Suite in C minor, BWV997

Lute Suite No. 1 in E minor, BWV996

Keyboard Sonata in D Minor, BWV964

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne


Dom Laberge (keyboards)

Bach’s genius is intimately linked to the keyboard instruments of his time. Throughout his life, he never stopped composing for the organ and harpsichord. This CD is a re-issue of the exceptional recording of Dom Laberge, Abbot of the Benedictine Abbey of Saint-Benoît-du-Lac.

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Violinist and Teacher: Gérard Poulet

Violinist and Teacher: Gérard Poulet

a film by Catherine Zins


Bach, J S:

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne

Brahms:

Piano Trio No. 2 in C major, Op. 87

Debussy:

Violin Sonata

Mozart:

Violin Concerto No. 2 in D major, K211

Sibelius:

Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47

Ysaye:

Sonata for solo violin in A minor, Op. 27 No. 2


Gérard Poulet (violin)

Teaching is a practice essential to his condition as a soloist. students Renaud Capuçon, Thierry Huchin, Mary Scheuble

“Poulet, whose father's advice Debussy sought in writing his Violin Sonata, is a passionate, excitable presence” BBC Music Magazine, August 2011 ****

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Schumann: Sonatas

Schumann: Sonatas


Bach, J S:

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne

Transcription by Schumann

Schumann:

Violin Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105

Daniel Sepec (violin)

Violin Sonata No. 2 in D minor, Op. 121

Daniel Sepec (violin)

Gesänge der Frühe (5), Op. 133


Daniel Sepec (violin), Andreas Staier (piano Erard)

After his earlier Hommage à Bach album, played on the same 1837 Érard piano he uses here, Andreas Staier is joined by Daniel Sepec in a programme of considerably later works by Schumann. However, these two violin sonatas and the Gesänge der Frühe of 1853 show no retreat from the composer's ideal: here too, ‘the poet speaks' . . .

“Though Daniel Sepec's tone tends to astringency, his bowing is beautifully fluid, especially in the Second Grand Sonata. As accompanist and soloist, Staier is spellbinding. In works that seem about to topple over with ideas, fantasy is rooted in the most assured craftsmanship.” The Independent on Sunday, 8th August 2010

“Sepec and Staier give a fine performance, and the translucent tone of the 1837 piano by Pierre Erard...is even better suited to the Gesänge der Frühe...There's much to enjoy in the violin sonatas, too” BBC Music Magazine, September 2010 ****

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Chaconnes

Chaconnes


Bach, C P E:

Adagio

per il organo

Bach, J C F:

Präludium

Bach, J S:

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne

Flute Sonata No. 4 in C major, BWV1033

Präludium, BWV933

Keyboard Concerto in G minor (after Telemann), BWV985

Couperin, F:

Pièces de clavecin II: Ordre 6ème in B flat: Les baricades mistérieuses

Handel:

Keyboard Suite, HWV 435 (Chaconne) in G major


Enno Voorhorst (guitar)

The repertoire for the modern guitar dates only as far back as the early 19th century, with the composers Guiliani and Sor. Before that, although many pieces of music were arranged for this most domesticated of instruments, none has survived. This CD contains two of the great masterpieces of Baroque instrumental music – the Chaconne from J.S. Bach’s D minor Partita for solo violin BWV1004, and Handel’s keyboard Chaconne.

The polyphonic quality of the modern guitar enables arrangers to transcribe music for plucked instruments such as the lute or harpsichord. The aim of this CD is to widen the repertoire of the classical guitar with some beautiful Baroque masterpieces.

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John Williams: The Baroque Album & Spanish Guitar Favourites

John Williams: The Baroque Album & Spanish Guitar Favourites


Albéniz:

Sevilla (from Suite Española, Op. 47)

Asturias (from Suite espanola, Op. 47)

Tango (No. 2 from Espana, Op. 165)

Córdoba (from Chants d’Espagne Op. 232)

Bach, J S:

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne

Couperin, F:

Pièces de clavecin II: Ordre 6ème in B flat: Les baricades mistérieuses

Falla:

Homenaje a Debussy

Danza del Corregidor (from El Sombrero de tres picos)

Canción del pescador (El amor Brujo)

El sombrero de tres picos: Danza del molinero (farruca)

Granados:

Spanish Dance No. 5

Tonadillas: No. 7, La maja de Goya

Roncalli:

Passacaglia

Sagreras:

El Colibri (The Hummingbird)

Scarlatti, D:

Keyboard Sonata K380 in E major

Keyboard Sonata K213 in D minor

Keyboard Sonata K175 in A minor

Keyboard Sonata K159 in C major 'La caccia'

Tárrega:

Recuerdos de la Alhambra

Telemann:

Bourree alla Polacca

trad.:

El testament de Amelia

La nit de nadal

El Noy de la Mare

Turina:

Fandanguillo, Op. 36

Homenaje a Tárrega: Soleares

Ráfaga, Op. 53

Weiss, S:

Fantasie

Tombeau sur la mort de M. Cajetan, Baron d'Harting, arrivée le 25 mars 1719

Passacaille


John Williams (guitar)

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Helène Grimaud - Bach vs Bach Transcribed

Helène Grimaud - Bach vs Bach Transcribed


Bach, J S:

Prelude & Fugue Book 1 No. 2 in C minor, BWV847

Prelude & Fugue Book 1 No. 4 in C sharp minor, BWV849

Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E major, BWV1006: Preludio

Transcribed Rachmaninov

Prelude & Fugue in A minor, BWV543

Transcribed Liszt

Prelude & Fugue Book 2 No. 6 in D minor, BWV875

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne

Transcribed Busoni

Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV1052

Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen

Prelude & Fugue Book 2 No. 20, BWV889

Prelude & Fugue Book 2 No. 9 in E major, BWV878


Once again, charismatic Hélène Grimaud presents an album with an individual concept. Bach vs. Bach Transcribed brings together original keyboard works by the master with works by Bach arranged (transcribed) for the piano by pianist-composers of later generations: Busoni, Liszt, Rachmaninov. This is the first time that Hélène Grimaud has recorded Bach – a challenge for any musician. The repertoire includes the famous Well-Tempered Clavier II and the Concerto no. 1 in D minor, the latter performed with Grimaud’s regular collaborators, the Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Bach “Transcribed” features the Bach/Busoni version of the Chaconne in D minor, the Violin Partita in E major arranged for piano by Rachmaninov, and Liszt’s version of the Prelude and Fugue in A minor

A landmark project in Grimaud’s successful career

“…the C sharp minor Book 1 Prelude and Fugue radiates nuance, linear dimension and a captivating organic flow that evokes Edwin Fischer and Samuel Feinberg at their most sublime. While Grimaud imbues Busoni's violin transcription with freewheeling momentum and organ-like sustaining power and resonance, she scales down Liszt's organ transcription to more intimate, less gothic tonal dimensions, and quite convincingly so at that.” Gramophone Magazine, February 2009

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