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Konstantia Gourzi: Music For Piano and String Quartet

Lorenda Ramou, Ensemble Coriolis

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1
Eine kleine Geschichte für Klavier solo
Konstantia Gourzi; Lorenda Ramou
3:04
Streichquartett Nr. 2, Op. 33-2  
2
P-Ilion, Neun Fragmente einer Ewigkeit
Konstantia Gourzi; Ensemble Coriolis
10:28
Six Piano Pieces, Op. 41  
3
Aiolos Wind
Konstantia Gourzi; Lorenda Ramou
6:53
Streichquartett Nr. 1, Op. 19  
4
Israel
Konstantia Gourzi; Ensemble Coriolis
11:56
Sieben Miniaturen für Klavier solo, Op. 8  
5
„noch fürcht’ ich"
Konstantia Gourzi; Lorenda Ramou
6:50
Streichquartett plus Klavier, Op. 38  
6
Vibrato 1
Konstantia Gourzi; Lorenda Ramou; Ensemble Coriolis
3:34
Solo Klavier, Op. 24  
7
Klavierstücke I - V
Konstantia Gourzi; Lorenda Ramou
4:26
Streichquartett plus Klavier, Op. 38  
8
Vibrato 2
Konstantia Gourzi; Lorenda Ramou; Ensemble Coriolis
4:27
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    51:38
"... the string quartet Israel is the most substantial work ... the performances suggest a close familiarity not just with the works in question but with Gourzi's approach overall."
- Gramophone

The Ensemble Coriolis devotes this programme to Athens-born, Munich-based composer Konstantia Gourzi, consisting of her music for piano and string quartet, mostly recently composed. Joined on the recording by pianist Lorenda Ramou, the ensemble performs a number of piano miniatures, pieces dedicated to Lachenmann, Kurtág, Raue, Abbado, Barenboim and Rexroth, two string quartets and works for string quartet and piano.
44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM – ECM New Series Studio Masters

Recorded July 2012 Himmelfahrtskirche, Munich
Tonmeister: Stephan Schellmann
Cover photo: Thomas Philios
Liner photos: Norbert Banik
Design: Sascha Kleis
Produced by Manfred Eicher

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