℗ 2013 Steinway and Sons
Released June 4, 2013
Duration 1h 13m 34s
Record Label Steinway and Sons
Catalogue No. Steinway30019
Genre Classical (Instrumental)
 

Basically Bull

Alan Feinberg

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1.1
A Sad Pavan for these distracted times
Thomas Tomkins; Alan Feinberg
3:49
1.2
St. Thomas Wake Pavan and Galliard (Musica Britannica, Vol. 19, No. 126): Galliard
John Bull; Alan Feinberg
2:32
1.3
Qui passe for my Lady Nevell, P. 19
William Byrd; Alan Feinberg
3:56
1.4
Pavan in the Second Tone (Musica Britannica, Vol. 19, No. 77)
John Bull; Alan Feinberg
6:15
1.5
Galliard (Musica Britannica, Vol. 19, No. 78)
John Bull; Alan Feinberg
2:07
1.6
Gloria tibi Trinitas No. 1
John Blitheman; Alan Feinberg
2:14
1.7
Fantasia (Musica Britannica, Vol. 14, No. 5)
John Bull; Alan Feinberg
3:56
1.8
In nomine IX (Musica Britannica, Vol. 14, No. 28)
John Bull; Alan Feinberg
6:24
1.9
Canon, 4 in 2 (Musica Britannica, Vol. 14, No. 50)
John Bull; Alan Feinberg
2:11
1.10
Pavan and Galliard No. 3 in A Minor: Galliard
William Byrd; Alan Feinberg
1:28
1.11
In nomine V (Musica Britannica, Vol. 14, No. 24)
John Bull; Alan Feinberg
3:21
1.12
Dutch Dance (Musica Britannica, Vol. 19, No. 99)
John Bull; Alan Feinberg
1:49
1.13
Fantasia No. 4 in D Minor
Orlando Gibbons; Alan Feinberg
4:54
1.14
Pavan No. 16 in G Minor
Orlando Gibbons; Alan Feinberg
6:05
1.15
Aeterne rex altissime
John Redford; Alan Feinberg
2:18
1.16
Lord Lumley's Pavan and Galliard (Musica Britannica, Vol. 19, No. 129): Lord Lumley's Galliard
John Bull; Alan Feinberg
1:53
1.17
Ut re mi fa so la (Musica Britannica, Vol. 14, No. 17)
John Bull; Alan Feinberg
5:47
1.18
Christe redemptor omnium (Musica Britannica, Vol. 14, No. 33)
John Bull; Alan Feinberg
2:14
1.19
Fantasia (Musica Britannica, Vol. 14, No. 12)
John Bull; Alan Feinberg
6:17
1.20
Bull's Goodnight (Musica Britannica, Vol. 19, No. 143)
John Bull; Alan Feinberg
4:04
"To me, Feinberg's chaste, almost self-effacing playing on Basically Bull calls to mind Glenn Gould's Bach and André Watts's Scarlatti—not bad company. If he used the Steinway's pedals at all, this nonplayer couldn't hear it. The result is as close to period-correct as I can imagine a grand piano's being capable of. Bravo." - John Marks, Stereophile "It is a mark of Mr. Feinberg’s skill that playfulness, along with grace and exuberance, characterizes his performances of these 400-year-old miniatures even though their technical demands are of a sort rarely encountered again until the 20th century." - Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, The New York Times "English virginal music from the 16th and early 17th centuries played on a modern Steinway? Unthinkable! Shocking! Forget it; this disc is fabulous." - David Hurwitz, ClassicsToday.com Alan Feinberg has made a name for himself as a performer of contemporary music, having premiered over 300 works by the likes of John Adams, Charles Ives and Steve Reich. Basically Bull, by contrast, see the seasoned American pianist take on a decidedly different repertoire, interpreting works originally composed for the 16th-century virginal by John Bull, Orlando Gibbons, Thomas Tomkins, John Redford, William Byrd and John Blitheman on modern piano.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Steinway and Sons Studio Masters
Track titlePeak (dB FS)RMS (dB FS)DR
Album average
Range of values
-4.79
-13.73 to -0.11
-23.84
-34.42 to -19.27
12
11 to 13
1
A Sad Pavan for these distracted times
-5.20-27.2413
2
St. Thomas Wake Pavan and Galliard (Musica Britannica, Vol. 19, No. 126): Galliard
-3.76-20.3711
3
Qui passe for my Lady Nevell, P. 19
-2.92-21.3912
4
Pavan in the Second Tone (Musica Britannica, Vol. 19, No. 77)
-5.31-26.0812
5
Galliard (Musica Britannica, Vol. 19, No. 78)
-2.39-19.2711
6
Gloria tibi Trinitas No. 1
-8.08-27.6712
7
Fantasia (Musica Britannica, Vol. 14, No. 5)
-5.62-24.8112
8
In nomine IX (Musica Britannica, Vol. 14, No. 28)
-1.87-19.9311
9
Canon, 4 in 2 (Musica Britannica, Vol. 14, No. 50)
-11.08-30.1112
10
Pavan and Galliard No. 3 in A Minor: Galliard
-0.11-19.8813
11
In nomine V (Musica Britannica, Vol. 14, No. 24)
-2.15-19.7711
12
Dutch Dance (Musica Britannica, Vol. 19, No. 99)
-10.93-29.6011
13
Fantasia No. 4 in D Minor
-3.84-22.2712
14
Pavan No. 16 in G Minor
-3.78-25.2113
15
Aeterne rex altissime
-13.73-34.4213
16
Lord Lumley's Pavan and Galliard (Musica Britannica, Vol. 19, No. 129): Lord Lumley's Galliard
-1.68-19.2812
17
Ut re mi fa so la (Musica Britannica, Vol. 14, No. 17)
-3.51-23.1612
18
Christe redemptor omnium (Musica Britannica, Vol. 14, No. 33)
-1.33-20.4111
19
Fantasia (Musica Britannica, Vol. 14, No. 12)
-1.06-19.5712
20
Bull's Goodnight (Musica Britannica, Vol. 19, No. 143)
-7.42-26.4212

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