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Schubert: Complete Works For Violin And Pianoforte

Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
2
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
27-05-2022
Label:
Barcode:
5425004840875
Packaging:
Brilliant Case (Jewel Case size, Holds 2 CDs)
Catalog Number:
PAS1087
Schubert: Complete Works For Violin And Pianoforte
Schubert: Complete Works For Violin And Pianoforte

Description

Franz Schubert (1797 to 1827) was an extremely prolific composer, but his entire output for violin and piano fits on two CDs. His bold use of tonalities is already evident in the early works from 1816 and 1817, which clearly reflect his admiration for Mozart.

The first three are labelled "Sonatina", possibly intended to appeal to amateur musicians. However, they are highly complex works by the youthful composer. The late works, written in 1826 and 1827 shortly before his death, are characterised by an exuberant virtuosity, and sometimes the piano is treated like a substitute orchestra.

Piet Kuijken and Naaman Sluchin have devoted more than ten years to the intensive study of the interpretation of these works and the question of appropriate period instruments, with the aim of doing optimal justice to the spirit of Schubert's music in its profoundly human depth:

"In these pieces, Schubert showcases every possible technical trick; invention is constantly applied to formal structure, the greatest simplicity is found alongside outrageous virtuosity, and an infinite variety of timbre can be found."

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Schubert: Sonata (Sonatina) For Violin And Piano In D Major D 384 (Op. 137, No. 1)
  3. Sonata (Sonatina) For Violin And Piano In G Minor D 408 (Op. 137, No. 3)
  4. Fantasia For Violin And Piano In C Major D 934 (Op. Posth. 159)
  5. Rondo For Violin And Piano In B Minor Rondo Brillant D 895 (Op. 70)
  6. Sonata For Violin And Piano In A Major Duo D 574 (Op. Posth. 162)
  7. Sonata (Sonatina) For Violin And Piano In A Minor D 385 (Op. 137, No. 2)
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