Torleif Thedéen, Roland Pöntinen Johannes Brahms Cello Sonatas

Torleif Thedeen, Roland Pontinen - Johannes Brahms: Cello Sonatas (2010)

Torleif Thedéen, Roland Pöntinen - Johannes Brahms: Cello Sonatas (2010)
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Genre: Classical | Label: BIS | # BIS-SACD-1606 | Time: 01:22:26

After titanic contributions to the cello sonata repertoire by Ludwig van Beethoven, few notable additions were made for several decades. Not until 1862 did the cello sonata re-emerge in the hands of Johannes Brahms. His peculiar First Sonata contains only three movements (the Adagio having been omitted for fear of the sonata being too lengthy) and a finale that all but defies formal analysis. Almost a quarter century passed before Brahms again returned to the cello sonata, this time in the key of F major. The second sonata is considerably more challenging for cellists and Brahms' treatment of the instrument is not the exclusively lyrical, sonorous melodies that one might expect. Rather, Brahms incorporates lots of rhythmic, motivic playing and pizzicato passages and rapid bariolage. A "third" cello sonata, which has become increasingly popular in recent years, is Paul Klengel's (whose cello-playing father was much admired by Brahms) transcription of the G major Violin Sonata.
Schubert: String Quintet; Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht - Janine Jansen (2013)

Schubert: String Quintet; Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht - Janine Jansen (2013)
X Lossless Decoder | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 389 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | Catalog Number: 001831602

Dutch violinist Janine Jansen presents a new album coupling two of the most heart-felt masterpieces of the Viennese romantic repertoire. Schubert’s last and greatest chamber work, the sublime String Quintet in C major, is contrasted with the young Schoenberg’s earliest masterpiece, Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night).

Gubaidulina - Offertorium, Freue Dich  Music

Posted by shofar at June 5, 2010
Gubaidulina - Offertorium, Freue Dich

Gubaidulina - Offertorium, Freue Dich
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers+Booklet | 262 Mb
Label: BIS - Date: 1993