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SCHUMANN, R.: Music for Cello and Piano - Adagio and Allegro / Fantasiestucke / Marchenbilder / Romanzen / SCHUMANN, C.: Romanzen (Georgian, Nelleke)

Composer(s):Schumann, ClaraSchumann, Robert
Artist(s) Georgian, Karine, cello • Nelleke, Jan Willem, piano
Period(s) Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber Music
Catalogue 8.572375
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
 
 
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Despite his love of the cello’s rich sonority and immense lyrical expressivity, Robert Schumann composed few works for that instrument, a situation frequently rectified, as here, by effective arrangements. Unfailingly eloquent and characterful, these works are admired by musicians and music lovers alike. Less well known, yet among her most successful compositions, are Clara Schumann’s exquisite Romances. A pupil of Rostropovich and winner of the First Prize and Gold Medal at the Third Tchaikovsky International Competition, Karine Georgian enjoys an international career as a performer and teacher. Dutch pianist Jan Willem Nelleke’s exceptional qualities as a duo partner have been widely recognised.


   




Review By Giv Cornfield,The New Recordings, Cliffs Classics,April 2011

This compilation consists of one work originally composed for the cello, the rest arrangements (by the very able pianist) of violin and piano compositions. It was a great pleasure to hear these wonderfully sensitive versions of old friends like the A minor sonata, Op.105, the Fairy Tales Op. 113 and the Three  Romances, Op. 94 and Clara Schumann’s Three Romances, Op. 22, dedicated to the great violinist Joseph Joachim. All the transcriptions work extremely well and sound quite ‘native’ and natural, especially when played in such great style and rich tone by Ms Georgian and her very able and talented accompanist/transcriber. This is a memorable disc and one to cherish!








 

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