Saint-Saëns: Allegro appassionato for piano & orchestra Op. 70 - download (MP3 & FLAC)

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Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2

Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2


Saint-Saëns:

Piano Concerto No. 1 in D major Op. 17

Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22

Allegro appassionato for piano & orchestra Op. 70


Romain Descharmes (piano)

Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Marc Soustrot

The sheer attractiveness of Saint-Saëns's music has ensured its immortality in the canon of French romantic composers. Spanning almost four decades, his five piano concertos vary widely in character but offer some of his most exciting if unorthodox creations, and represent an important evolutionary phase in the French piano concerto. The Piano Concerto No. 1 in D major, widely considered the first by a major French composer, is a youthful and exuberant piece, and the virtuosic Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor is one of Saint-Saëns's most popular and frequently performed works in any genre.

“Money well spend: a young(ish) French pianist (b1980) with a polished technique and an innate affinity with his countryman’s idiom, well recorded, with first-class accompaniment from the genial Marc Soustrot” Gramophone Magazine, June 2017

“Descharmes has a special way with this music that’s really quite liberating” MusicWeb International, 6th June 2017

Released or re-released in last 6 months

Naxos - 8573476

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Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No. 3 & other works for solo instrument and orchestra

Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No. 3 & other works for solo instrument and orchestra


Saint-Saëns:

Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61

Etude en forme de valse (No. 6 from Six Études, Op. 52)

(arr. Ysaÿe)

Caprice andalou, Op. 122

Prélude to Le Deluge Op. 45

Wedding Cake - Valse-Caprice for piano & strings, Op. 76

Allegro appassionato for piano & orchestra Op. 70


“Right from the opening appassionato phrase on the G string, Jean-Jacques Kantorow goes for broke… Kantorow can be delicate too, while his brisk speeds… ensure that nothing sags - the second movement, which Cooper calls a 'floating barcarolle', is precisely that, and the finale fizzes with nervous energy.” BBC Music Magazine, March 2007 *****

GGramophone Awards 2007

Finalist - Concerto

GGramophone Magazine

Editor's Choice - April 2007

BBC Music Magazine

Disc of the month - March 2007

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2008

Orchestral Finalist

BIS - BISCD1470

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Pearls of Classical Music

Pearls of Classical Music


Beethoven:

Rondo a capriccio in G major, Op. 129 ‘Rage over a lost penny'

Chopin:

Waltz No. 14 in E minor, Op. post., KKIVa:15, B 56

Andante spianato & Grande Polonaise, Op. 22

Haydn:

Piano Sonata No. 39 in D major, Hob.XVI:24

Liszt:

Liebestraum, S541 No. 3 (Nocturne in A flat major)

Concert Paraphrase on Rigoletto, S.434 after Verdi's opera

Lyapunov:

Étude d'exécution transcendente, Op. 11 No. 10 'Lesghinka'

Moszkowski:

Etude in A flat major, Op. 72 No. 11

Saint-Saëns:

Allegro appassionato for piano & orchestra Op. 70

Weber:

Rondo Brillante in E flat major (La Gaité), J.252 (Op. 62)


Caroline Fischer (piano)

Other musicians of her age are still regarded as insider’s tips. The young German-Korean concert pianist Caroline Fischer, however, has already proven herself on international concert stages for years and has many awards to her name. Her talent and musical maturity also stand out in this, her third Genuin release, completely devoted to repertoire that some people dismiss as “virtuoso”. Fischer brings out the enormous musical richness and sensual sound in these brilliant works by Lyapunov and Moszkowski, von Weber and Saint-Saëns – not to mention Liszt, Chopin, and Beethoven – with precision and charm. Great piano playing in miniature gems!

Genuin - GEN17452

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Yuki Mizuno performs works for cello

Yuki Mizuno performs works for cello


Casals:

El Cant dels Ocells (Song of the birds)

Elgar:

Salut d'amour, Op. 12

Mendelssohn:

Cello Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 58

Song without Words for Cello & Piano, Op. 109

Rachmaninov:

Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14

Saint-Saëns:

Allegro appassionato for piano & orchestra Op. 70

Le carnaval des animaux: Le Cygne


Yuki Mizuno (cello), Yusuke Kikuchi (piano)

Exton - OVCL00475

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Saint-Saëns: Complete Piano Works Volume 2

Saint-Saëns: Complete Piano Works Volume 2


Saint-Saëns:

Piano Concerto No. 3 in E-flat major Op. 29: Allegro

arranged for solo piano

Suite for Piano in F major, Op. 90

Allegro appassionato for piano & orchestra Op. 70

Thème Varié Op. 97

6 Fugues for Piano, Op. 161


Geoffrey Burleson (piano)

A seminal figure in the history of French Romantic music, Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) was also one of the greatest keyboard prodigies of the past 200 years.

When he made his piano recital debut at the age of 10 in the Salle Pleyel, he announced to the audience that he would be pleased to perform any of Beethoven’s 32 sonatas as an encore. A good deal later, Liszt referred to him as the greatest organist on earth. Saint-Saëns was a prolific composer in all genres, and thus it is not at all surprising that he created a bountiful body of works for both organ and piano.

Not only was Camille Saint-Saëns a piano virtuoso, eulogised by Liszt amongst many others, but he was one of the most exciting and imaginative of composers for the instrument. He enjoyed taking baroque and classical forms and translating them into his own brand of romantic language, qualities that Geoffrey Burleson explores so adroitly in this second volume of the complete piano music.

His Six Fugues, Op. 161 are masterly and complex character studies, devoid of academic leanings, whilst his famous Allegro Appassionato, Op. 70 possesses brilliance and lyrical depth. The Thême Varié, Op. 97 is witty and explosive, the Suite, Op. 90 full of charm, and the Allegro, Op. 29 possessed of dazzling breadth.

Grand Piano Saint-Saëns Piano Works - GP605

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Saint-Saëns: Music for Piano and Cello and Piano

Saint-Saëns: Music for Piano and Cello and Piano


Saint-Saëns:

Allegro appassionato for piano & orchestra Op. 70

Mazurka for Piano No. 1 in G minor, Op. 21

Cello Sonata No. 1 in C minor Op. 32

Allegro Appassionato in B minor Op. 43

Suite for Piano in F major, Op. 90

Album pour Piano, Op. 72: Carillon

Etude en forme de valse (No. 6 from Six Études, Op. 52)


Christina Shillito (cello), Christine Croshaw (piano)

“Croshaw is a first-rate artist, as her musical characterisation fully demonstrates, and is perfectly balanced in the First Cello Sonata with her partner Christina Shillito, who favours a comparatively restrained lyricism...Excellent recording throughout ensures that altogether this is a morerewarding duet-recital.” Gramophone Magazine, January 2012

“she is clearly a most gifted pianist and a fine interpreter of this composer's music; she is a splendid partner for the gifted Christina Shillito in the two works for cello and piano by Saint-Saens, and all in all, this is a most invigorating issue, very well recorded, which I commend highly.” Musical Opinion, May/June 2011

“Her nuanced, revelatory pianism seems almost outside of time in its understated eloquence, and in a way the chosen repertoire is perfectly suited. Her artless poetry at the keyboard is evident in Saint-Saëns' retro, and magical, Piano Suite...Her athletic legerdemain...seems undiminished...[in] the Allegro Appassionato op.70” MusicWeb International, November 2011

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