℗ 2016 Grand Piano
Duration 1h 07m 12s
Record Label Grand Piano
Catalogue No. GP706
Release Date August 12, 2016
Genre Classical

Enescu: Complete Works for Solo Piano, Vol. 2

Josu de Solaun

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Suite No. 2 in D Major, Op. 10  
I. Toccata. Majestueusement, mais pas trop lent
George Enescu; Josu de Solaun
II. Sarabande. Noblement
George Enescu; Josu de Solaun
III. Pavane. Lentement bercé
George Enescu; Josu de Solaun
IV. Bourée. Vivement
George Enescu; Josu de Solaun
Prélude & Fugue  
George Enescu; Josu de Solaun
George Enescu; Josu de Solaun
Piano Sonata No. 3 in D Major, Op. 24 No. 3  
I. Vivace con brio
George Enescu; Josu de Solaun
II. Andantino cantabile
George Enescu; Josu de Solaun
III. Allegro con spirito
George Enescu; Josu de Solaun
Pièce sur le nom de Fauré
George Enescu; Josu de Solaun
Digital Booklet
Duration    1h 07m 12s
Josu de Solaun presents this second volume devoted to the piano music of Enescu, featuring the landmark Piano Sonata No. 3. With its sheer inventiveness and enormous range of expression, from the boisterously rustic and joyful, to the utmost tragedy, from the bawdy and witty, to a sense of fragmentation akin to madness, it is a gift to all pianists from one of the most fertile imaginations of all times. No wonder it has figured prominently in the repertoire of many great pianists over the years. The programme also includes Enescu's Prélude & Fugue and the Suite No. 2. "(The Suite No. 2) stands as one of the great 20th century works for the instrument, a real treasury of both pianistic sumptuousness and bittersweet nostalgia." - Josu de Solaun
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Recording Dates: 2-4 January 2016 Recording Venue: Palau de la Musica, Valencia, Spain Editions: Manuscripts Instrument: Shigeru Kawai Producer: Maurice Feinberg Engineering and Editor: Jorge Garcia Bastidas (DBC Estudios) Booklet Notes: John Bell Young French translation by David Ylla-Somers Artist photographs: Aestheticize Media Composer portrait: HNH International Ltd. Cover Art: Tony Price: Poppy Field

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