℗ 2012 BIS Records
 

Édouard Lalo: Concerto russe - Piano Concerto - Romance-Sérénade - Fantaisie-ballet

Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Pierre-Alain Volondat, Tapiola Sinfonietta, Kees Bakels

Available in 44.1 kHz / 24-bit AIFF and FLAC audio formats

  • Select Format
    • AIFF 44.1 kHz | 24-bit
    • FLAC 44.1 kHz | 24-bit
Add to cart
discounted price
 
Concerto russe, Op. 29  
1
I. Prelude - Allegro
Édouard Lalo; Jean-Jacques Kantorow; Tapiola Sinfonietta; Kees Bakels
12:45
2
II. Chants russes
Édouard Lalo; Jean-Jacques Kantorow; Tapiola Sinfonietta; Kees Bakels
4:21
3
III. Intermezzo
Édouard Lalo; Jean-Jacques Kantorow; Tapiola Sinfonietta; Kees Bakels
4:00
4
IV. Introduction - Chants russes
Édouard Lalo; Jean-Jacques Kantorow; Tapiola Sinfonietta; Kees Bakels
7:45
5
Romance-Sérénade
Édouard Lalo; Jean-Jacques Kantorow; Tapiola Sinfonietta; Kees Bakels
5:47
6
Fantaisie-ballet
Édouard Lalo; Jean-Jacques Kantorow; Tapiola Sinfonietta; Kees Bakels
9:00
7
Guitare, Op. 28 (arr. by. Pierne for Violin and Orchestra)
Gabriel Pierné; Édouard Lalo; Jean-Jacques Kantorow; Tapiola Sinfonietta; Kees Bakels
3:04
Piano Concerto in F Minor  
8
I. Lento - Allegro
Édouard Lalo; Pierre-Alain Volondat; Tapiola Sinfonietta; Kees Bakels
11:14
9
II. Lento
Édouard Lalo; Pierre-Alain Volondat; Tapiola Sinfonietta; Kees Bakels
6:14
10
III. Allegro
Édouard Lalo; Pierre-Alain Volondat; Tapiola Sinfonietta; Kees Bakels
6:00
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    70:10
"Four Stars ... four of the five works show off Kantorow's transcendent virtuosity, but the finest is the 1888 Piano Concerto, well interpreted by Volondat."
- BBC Music Magazine

"(The Piano Concerto) could hardly be played with greater assurance and affection than by Volondat ... Kantorow's brilliance evokes memories of Sarasate himself. The recordings are exemplary in sound and balance."
- Gramophone

"Four Stars ... Edouard Lalo's music is rarely played now, so this album is a welcome addition to his discography ... Volondat is the heavyweight soloist in the Piano Concerto, Kees Bakels the energetic conductor."
- The Guardian

"... Kantorow gives a typically breathtaking account of the work, dialoguing telepathically with the orchestra ... (the Piano Concerto) is an attractively energetic and tuneful work that deserves an occasional concert outing, especially when played with as much élan as Pierre-Alain Volondat provides here ... (Bakels) and the Sinfonietta give an appealing, if sometimes strait-laced account of Lalo's music."
- MusicWeb International

Kees Bakels and the Tapiola Sinfonietta accompany French violinist Jean-Jacques Kantorow and pianist Pierre-Alain Volondat on this recording of works by Édouard Lalo, released in 2012. Among the selections is the large-scale Concerto russe which borrows themes from two wedding songs included by Rimsky-Korsakov in his collection 100 Russian Folk Songs. Typically expressive and virtuosic, it is also one of the first important French compositions to draw upon Russian music. The album closes with another concerto, the Piano Concerto from 1888, Lalo's final major piece. It offers few opportunities for the soloist to show off, a possible reason for its absence from modern concert programmes and its rarity on record.
44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM – BIS Records Studio Masters

For Your Consideration | More ▸

Vintage Hollywood Classics, Vol. 30: Essential Themes from the Golden Studio Era Al Goodman Orchestra; Al Goodman; Hollywood Symphony Orchestra; Alfred Newman
48
Leoš Janáček: Mša glagolskaja (Glagolitic Mass) - Taras Bulba (Rhapsody for Orchestra) Aga Mikolaj; Iris Vermillion; Stuart Neill; Arutjun Kotchinian; Rundfunkchor Berlin; Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin; Marek Janowski
96dsd 2.8
Wald.Horn.Lied: Musik für Männerstimmen und Hörner von Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Karl Goldmark u. a. amarcord; german hornsound
96
Mozart: Violin Concertos Nos. 3, 4 & 5 Arabella Steinbacher; Festival Strings Lucerne; Daniel Dodds
96dsd 2.8
Honegger: Le Roi David Athéna Poullos; Lucie Chartin; Marianne Beate Kielland; Thomas Walker; Christophe Balissat; Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne; Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; Daniel Reuss
96
Fantasies, Rhapsodies & Daydreams Arabella Steinbacher; Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo; Lawrence Foster
96dsd 2.8
Jewels of Ave Maria Asako Tamura
96192
Peace Worshipers Amjad Ali Khan
48
The Kristjan Järvi Sound Project: Arvo Pärt: Passacaglia Anne Akiko Meyers; Leipzig MDR Radio Choir; Leipzig MDR Symphony Orchestra; Kristjan Jarvi
44.1
Scharwenka: Complete Piano Concertos Alexander Markovich; Estonian National Symphony Orchestra; Neeme Järvi
48
Joseph Wölfl: Piano Music, Vol. 1 Adalberto Maria Riva
44.1
Il Viaggio d'Amore Arianna Savall; Petter Udland Johansen; Hirundo Maris
96
Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder - Tannhäuser - Tristan und Isolde Anne Schwanewilms; Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra; Cornelius Meister
48
Satie: Gymnopédies and Other Works Alessandro Deljavan
88.2
Brett Dean: Epitaphs - Eclipse (String Quartet No. 1) - String Quartet No. 2 'And once I played Ophelia' Allison Bell; Brett Dean; Doric String Quartet
96

Offers & New Releases

exclusive benefits for mailing list members

Subscribe Now

What is High-Resolution Audio?

High-resolution audio offers the highest-fidelity available, far surpassing the sound quality of traditional CDs. When you listen to music on a CD or tracks purchased via consumer services such as iTunes, you are hearing a low-resolution version of what was actually recorded and mastered in the studio. ProStudioMasters offers the original studio masters — exactly as the artist, producers and sound engineers mastered them — for download, directly to you.

What do I need for playback?

You may need additional software / hardware to take full advantage of the higher 24-bit high-res audio formats, but any music lover that has heard 16-bit vs 24-bit will tell you it's worth it!

Software for Mac OS X

Software for Windows

Hardware Suggestions