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MEDTNER: Works for Violin and Piano (Complete), Vol. 2 - Violin Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2 / 2 Canzonas with Dances

Composer(s)Medtner, Nicolas
Artist(s) Stewart, Paul, piano • Kayaleh, Laurence, violin
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber Music
Catalogue 8.570299
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
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Distinctly Russian, unabashedly Romantic and full-bodied, yet intellectually devised and highly disciplined, Medtner’s compositions for violin and piano encompass music of rare beauty and power, gratifying for both performer and audience. Violin Sonata No. 1, one of his best-known works, was inspired by the myth of Dionysus (or Bacchus), god of wine and intoxication. Known as the “Spring Sonata”, Medtner’s epically-proportioned Violin Sonata No. 2 is a work of exile with distinct memories of springtime in Russia in its late romantic textures. The first volume of this series is released on 8.570298.

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MEDTNER: Works for Violin and Piano (Complete), Vol. 2 - Violin Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2 / 2 Canzonas with Dances 1:18:58   
  Violin Sonata No. 1 in B minor, Op. 21          
      I. Canzona: Canterellando. Con fluidezza 7:53       
      II. Danza: Allegro scherzando 5:50       
      III. Ditirambo: Festivamente 6:50       
  2 Canzonas and Dances, Op. 43          
      Canzona No. 1 in C Major 4:59       
      Dance No. 1 in C Major 1:54       
      Canzona No. 2 in B Minor 6:36       
      Dance No. 2 in B Minor 3:26       
  Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major, Op. 44          
      I. Introduzione: Maestoso (poco quasi cadenza) - 2:07       
      I. Allegro appassionato - 14:32       
      I. Cadenza I: Tranquillo cantabile 1:09       
      II. Theme and Variations: Theme: Andante con moto - 1:41       
      II. Variation 1: Tranquillo cantabile, ma con moto - 1:53       
      II. Variation 2: L'istesso tempo ma poco piu tranquillo - 2:09       
      II. Variation 3: Allegretto tranquillo, grazioso - 1:24       
      II. Variation 4: Allegro molto ritmico - 1:04       
      II. Variation 5: Allegro molto - 0:43       
      II. Variation 6: Allegro risoluto - 1:33       
      II. Cadenza II: Tranquillo cantabile 0:58       
      III. Finale: Rondo: Allegro risoluto 12:17       
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