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Precipitando: Alban Berg - Leoš Janáček - Franz Liszt

Dénes Várjon

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Sonata Op. 1  
1.1
Mässig bewegt - Langsames Tempo - Quasi Adagio
Alban Berg; Dénes Várjon
11:03
V mlhách (In the Mists)  
1.2
Andante
Leoš Janáček; Dénes Várjon
3:28
1.3
Molto adagio
Leoš Janáček; Dénes Várjon
5:08
1.4
Andantino
Leoš Janáček; Dénes Várjon
2:57
1.5
Presto
Leoš Janáček; Dénes Várjon
4:14
1.6
Sonata in B Minor
Franz Liszt; Dénes Várjon
31:10
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    58:00
"Five Stars ... from the very start, the luminous playing tells us this is a pianist of rare sensitivity. The word seems almost to float in this performance, continually remaking itself from moment to moment and never come to rest ... Varjón ranges through the music as if mapping an unknown landscape ... a very impressive and intelligently planned programme." - BBC Music Magazine Hungarian pianist Dénes Várjon makes his solo recording debut on this recital that begins with the dark, brooding language of Alban Berg’s Piano Sonata, shaped in the shadow of Schoenberg. The programme then explores the nebulous regions of Janáček’s impressionistic and near-contemporaneous In the Mists, finally emerging into the clear light of Liszt’s immense, immensely influential Piano Sonata In B-Minor.
44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM – ECM New Series Studio Masters

Recorded April 2011, Auditorio Radiotelevisione svizzera, Lugano Tonmeister: Markus Heiland Cover Photo: Jan Kricke Liner Photos: Dániel Vass Design: Sascha Kleis Produced by Manfred Eicher

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