Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major, K332

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Mozart: Piano Sonatas

Mozart: Piano Sonatas


Mozart:

Piano Sonata No. 18 in D major, K576 'Hunt'

Piano Sonata No. 5 in G, K283

Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major, K332

Piano Sonata No. 17 in B flat major, K570

Rondo in D major, K485

Gigue in G Major, K574

Piano Sonata No. 10 in C major, K330

Piano Sonata No. 13 in B flat major, K333

Piano Sonata No. 16 in C major, K545 'Facile'

Piano Sonata No. 4 in E flat major K282

Rondo in A minor, K511

Fantasia in D minor, K397


Eight of Mozart’s divinely inspired Piano Sonatas here receive performances of mercurial inspiration from consummate-musician cum virtuoso-wizard Marc-André Hamelin. His four Haydn albums have enthralled—this new Mozart will not disappoint. Two Rondos, a Fantasia, and a decidedly quirky Gigue complete a delight of a double album.

“His extreme refinement of phrase and dynamics, his endlessly fresh approach to detail and breadth of line can be taken for granted: the first item, the late D major Sonata No. 18 has rarely burst off the page so full of vivacity and muscular energy....It's in slow movements...that a quality of alien sophistication...tends to interpose itself.” BBC Music Magazine, June 2015 ****

“Hamelin is never dull. He may not touch the heart through a perfect blend of control and insight, of pulse and flexibility, but his capacity for brilliance, for beauty of sound, and his flawless technical address can amount to pleasures in themselves.” Gramophone Magazine, May 2015

Hyperion - CDA68029

(CD - 2 discs)

$14.00

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Keys to Mozart: Daria van den Bercken

Keys to Mozart: Daria van den Bercken


Mozart:

Piano Sonata No. 4 in E flat major K282

Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K331 'Alla Turca'

Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major, K332

Fantasia in C minor, K396

Gigue in G Major, K574


Daria van den Bercken (piano)

Dutch/Russian pianist Daria van den Bercken had the classical music world listening when she launched her project ‘Handel At The Piano’ in 2012, playing keyboard works by George Frideric Handel and finding a new audience for this music through videos, concerts and alternative stages including the back of a truck and suspended from a crane.

‘Handel At The Piano’ was well received home and abroad, leading to the prestigious Amsterdam Prize in 2012, concerts worldwide and a release on Sony Classical. Daria developed the Talk & Play presentation, in which she invites audiences to listen to music and rethink structures. Daria presented Talk & Play at the renowned forum for groundbreaking ideas, TED – Ideas Worth Spreading.

Daria has played recitals in all the major halls of The Netherlands, and is also a regular guest at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam. She won the Concertgebouw Vriendenkrans Prize 2005 and the Dutch Classical Talent Award 2006 and 2008. She has performed amongst others at the Virada Cultural Festival in São Paulo, the Delft Chamber Music Festival and the International Gergiev Festival in Rotterdam. Summer 2014 brought performances at the Henley and Petworth Festivals in the UK.

Embracing the world outside her own field of musical expertise continues to be the inspiration for Daria’s current project, ‘Keys to Mozart’. Daria has featured in a weekly series about classical music on prime time Dutch national television and is committed to actively reach out to younger audiences.

“I warmed to [den Bercken's] true oasis of calm in both the Adagios from K322 and K282, a pensiveness beyond her formidable focus...here is no Dresden china reduction and if, overall, admiration is qualified, it remains admiration.” Gramophone Magazine, June 2015

Sony - 88875060112

(CD)

$13.00

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Grigory Sokolov: The Salzburg Recital 2008

Grigory Sokolov: The Salzburg Recital 2008


Bach, J S:

Chorale Prelude BWV639 'Ich ruf' zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ'

arr. Sokolov. Encore

Chopin:

Preludes (24), Op. 28

Mazurka No. 47 in A minor, Op. 68 No. 2

encore

Mazurka No. 41 in C sharp minor, Op. 63 No. 3

encore

Mozart:

Piano Sonata No. 2 in F, K280

Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major, K332

Rameau:

Les Sauvages

encore

Scriabin:

Poèmes, Op. 69 Nos. 1 & 2

encore


Read Presto's complete review of this disc here.

This is Grigory Sokolov’s “debut” recital on Deutsche Grammophon, an outstanding live recording from the Salzburg Festival 2008 of central repertoire: W.A. Mozart, F. Chopin & 6 encores.

At last - after 20 years - the maestro has agreed to allow his recordings to be released on CD - now as an exclusive DG artist. Regarded as one of the world’s leading pianists, and adored by his public in sold-out concerts, Grigory Sokolov is the real thing – an artist dedicated to his art, and nothing else.

“From the beginning of Mozart’s F major sonata, K. 280, the first of two included, the Sokolov spell is cast. The graceful, crisp articulation; the little hesitations, so carefully wrought: here is poetic and intimate playing of the highest order.” The Times, 16th January 2015 *****

“listening to Sokolov, you know unequivocally that you are in the presence of someone extraordinary, someone possessing special insights and a thoroughly individual way of articulating, clarifying and communing with music so that his interpretations seem to find its very heart.” The Telegraph, 24th January 2015 *****

“Some of the playing is breathtaking in its clarity, articulation and colour...The Mozart playing may seem old-fashioned, but it overflows with vitality, each movement conceived as a single, sweeping entity, while each of the Chopin Preludes manages to conjure up a complete expressive world in a miniature frame...It’s all to treasure.” The Guardian, 29th January 2015 *****

“For me, the Mozart sonatas exemplify the essence of Sokolov's playing: he can do things with a melody that are just amazing. The way he phrases Mozart's slow movements is a joy to hear: thoughtful and individual without being fussy, he makes those melodies sing in a way that is incomparable...This gift for lyricism is equally present in the Chopin...I simply cannot wait to hear more from this stunning artist.” James Longstaffe, Presto Classical, 19th January 2015

“he plays [the Mozart] with restraint, albeit micromanaging the music so that no phrase sounds the same twice...[in the Chopin] Sokolov ranges from introspective musing to his native Russian virtuosity.” Financial Times, 31st January 2015 ***

“It's an overused word, but he is inimitable. His Chopin Preludes, for example, have no time for the notion of a freely Romantic melodic line being kept in check by a Classical accompaniment...The Mozart is treasurable too, though - of course - you have to take it on its own terms.” Gramophone Magazine, February 2015

“Best of all are the six encores: exquisite Scriabin, wistful Chopin and a valedictory Bach chorale.” Classical Music, May 2015 ****

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DG - 4794342

(CD - 2 discs)

Normally: $21.00

Special: $13.65

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Mozart: Piano Sonatas

Mozart: Piano Sonatas


Mozart:

Piano Sonata No. 10 in C major, K330

Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K331 'Alla Turca'

Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major, K332

Suite in C major, K399

Gigue in G Major, K574

Piano Sonata No. 4 in E flat major K282

Variations (10) in G major on Gluck's 'Unser dummer Pöbel meint', K455

Fantasia in C minor, K475

Piano Sonata No. 14 in C minor, K457


Andreas Staier (fortepiano)

Released for the first time in 2003 and 2005, this two-CD set combines two Mozart recordings in which Andreas Staier raises the questions of ornamentation and improvisation with a hefty dose of impishness in his interpretative options (as in ‘his' Rondo alla turca!).

Andreas Staier plays a fortepiano by Monika May, Marburg, 1986, after Anton Walter, Vienna, 1785.

“Staier's playing is illuminating.” BBC Music Magazine, November 2012 ****

“The variety of colour he gets from it is seemingly infinite, as is his expressive range...And (early-music devotees, please note and emulate, if you can) his ornamentations almost always sound spontaneous, a natural extension of the written notes.” Sunday Times, 22nd July 2012

Harmonia Mundi - HMGold - HMG508388/89

(CD - 2 discs)

$12.25

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Mozart: Keyboard Music Volume 3

Mozart: Keyboard Music Volume 3


Mozart:

Acht Variationen in F-Dur, K613 ("Ein Weib ist das herrlichste Ding")

Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major, K332

Piano Sonata No. 13 in B flat major, K333

Fantasia in C minor, K396


Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano: Paul McNulty, Divisov, Czech Republic, 2009; after Anton Walter & Sohn, Vienna, 1805. From the collection of Alexander Skeaping Unequal temperament, A=430)

In Volume 3 of his widely acclaimed traversal of Mozart’s music for solo keyboard, fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout plays a modern reproduction of an 1805 Viennese instrument by Anton Walter. The programme includes the well-loved Sonata in F major K. 332, alongside Mozart’s very last composition for piano, the Variations K. 613. Kristian Bezuidenhout was born in South Africa in 1979. He began his studies in Australia, completed them at the Eastman School of Music in the USA and now lives in London. He is a frequent guest artist with the Freiburger Barockorchester, the Orchestre des Champs-Élysées, the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, Les Arts Florissants, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, The English Concert, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Collegium Vocale Gent, in many instances assuming the role of guest director.

“Bezuidenhout offers a performance that brings out all [the Fantasia's] intensity and passion...his refreshingly imaginative performances are marred only by a liking for exaggerated pauses between musical paragraphs. This disc comes strongly recommended.” BBC Music Magazine, February 2012 *****

“I have no doubt that this cycle is set to become a benchmark. There is nothing fussy or mannered about Bezuidenhout's Mozart, and the tempos provide no surprises. It is exceptionally beautifully crafted, with subtlety of nuance and tiny rhythmic inflections adding immense character, with the phrase structure neatly pointed...Listening to performances of this calibre leads one to re-evaluate the importance of these works.” International Record Review, February 2012

“the third volume of Bezuidenhout's Mozart keyboard msuic cycle attests to the young fortepianist's remarkable technical polish and command, as well as his cultivated though sometimes overly studied interpretations...the Andante cantabile's legato and detached articulations and subtle harmonic stresses are conveyed with admirable expressive economy.” Gramophone Magazine, April 2012

BBC Music Magazine

Instrumental Choice - February 2012

Harmonia Mundi Bezuidenhout Mozart Series - HMU907499

(CD)

$13.00

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Mozart: Favourite Piano Sonatas

Mozart: Favourite Piano Sonatas


Mozart:

Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K331 'Alla Turca'

Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major, K332

Piano Sonata No. 13 in B flat major, K333

Piano Sonata No. 16 in C major, K545 'Facile'


A collection of four of the most popular of Mozart's sonatas, including the Alla Turca with its famous Rondo finale and the C major, KV545, sometimes called 'for beginners' and certainly played by many of them. Haebler delivers suitably eloquent performances.

Australian Eloquence - ELQ4646322

(CD)

$8.50

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Lili Kraus plays Mozart

Lili Kraus plays Mozart


Mozart:

Piano Concerto No. 19 in F major, K459

Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K466

Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K331 'Alla Turca'

Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major, K332


Lili Kraus (piano)

Vienna Pro Musica & Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Rudolf Moralt, Enrique Jordá

Released or re-released in last 6 months

Vox - CDX25510

(CD - 2 discs)

$10.75

Usually despatched in 8 - 10 working days.

Evgeni Koroliov plays Mozart

Evgeni Koroliov plays Mozart

The Koroliov Series Volume 18


Mozart:

Rondo in D major, K485

Rondo in A minor, K511

Piano Sonata No. 10 in C major, K330

Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major, K332

Piano Sonata No. 13 in B flat major, K333


The latest CD from Evgeni Korioliov offers a new and, at the same time, old answer to the question of whether there is any point in bringing out discs today that have been recorded a hundred times before.

Mozart KV 330 etc. - many people are rolling their eyes at it, but only until they hear the first few notes. This music has never been heard like this before. The mobile phone falls into their lap, the computer mouse is still. The ears really want to give it their full attention. Some of the nagging stress of everyday life evaporates. Time drifts by. It makes you happy to watch this. This is actually what music should always do.

In the midst of all this pleasure, it's easy to forget that the artful way in which this is achieved isn't thanks to any old pianist. Evgeni Koroliov doesn't go looking for recognition. He calmly takes us by the hand and shows us the beautiful, hidden corners in Mozart's music.

Released or re-released in last 6 months

Tacet - The Koroliov Series - TACET226

(CD)

$14.00

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days.

Mozart: Piano Sonatas Nos. 12 & 13

Mozart: Piano Sonatas Nos. 12 & 13


Mozart:

Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major, K332

Piano Sonata No. 13 in B flat major, K333


Decca - 4830522

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Friedrich Gulda: Mozart For The People

Friedrich Gulda: Mozart For The People

Live from the Amerikahaus in Munich, February 27 1981


Mozart:

Piano Sonata No. 4 in E flat major K282

Piano Sonata No. 9 in D major, K311

Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major, K332

Fantasia in C minor, K475

Piano Sonata No. 14 in C minor, K457

In diesen heil'gen Hallen (from Die Zauberflöte)

arranged by Friedrich Gulda


János Darvas (video director)

“Friedrich Gulda belongs to the irrational sort, whose threatening extinction is a great loss to the world” (Manfred Gräter, WDR). After years of virtual abstinence from the classical music business – Gulda cursed at its protagonists being “scheißreaktionäre Künstlerlemuren“ (reactionary monkeys) – the lateral thinker returned to the concert stage in 1981. This recital from the Amerikahaus in Munich, which he combined with concerts in Milan and Paris, features Friedrich Gulda in a black sweatshirt, playing works by his personal favourite Mozart – in a version specially for purists. Gulda presents his crystal-clear interpretations of the sonatas with his personally unique spirit and his indisputable virtuosity and musical tactfulness. His live-presence is, as always, a guarantor for a marvellous piano experience: a successful return of an “irrational” musical genius to his roots.

Sound Formats: PCM Stereo

Picture Format: 4:3

Blu-ray Disc 25 GB (Single Layer)

Resolution: 1080i High Definition (Upscale)

Running Time: 96 mins

FSK: 0

Region free

Blu-ray Disc

Region: all

Arthaus Musik - 109189

(Blu-ray)

$22.00

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