• BIS9043 Katalognummer
  • 7318590090435 EAN
  • 4CD Format
  • 2013 Utgivelsesĺr

Artist
Shiraga, Fumiko (piano) | Wiese, Henrik (flute) | Clemente, Peter (violin) | Bényi, Tibor (cello)

Medvirkende
Shiraga, Fumiko (piano) | Wiese, Henrik (flute) | Clemente, Peter (violin) | Bényi, Tibor (cello)

Komponist
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus | Hummel , Johann Nepomuk (arr.)

Sjanger
Kammermusikk

Plateselskap
BIS

Verk

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus / Hummel , Johann Nepomuk (arr.):

Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor, KV 466:
I. Allegro
II. Romanza
III. Allegro assai

Piano Concerto No.25 in C major, KV 503:
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Andante
III. Allegretto

Disc 2

Piano Concerto No.10 in E flat major, KV 365:
I. Allegro
I. Andante
III. Allegro giocoso

Piano Concerto No.24 in C minor, KV 491:
I. Allegro
II. Larghetto
III. Allegretto

Disc 3

Piano Concerto No.26 in D major, KV 537, Coronation concerto:
I. Allegro brillante
II. Romanza
III. Rondo

Piano Concerto No.22 in E flat major, KV 482:
I. Allegro
II. Andante con moto
III. Rondo

Disc 4

Piano Concerto No.18 in B flat major, KV456:
I. Allegro vivace
II. Andante un poco sostenuto
III. Allegro vivace

Symphony No.40 in G minor, KV550:
I. Molto allegro
II. Andante
III. Menuetto. Allegretto
IV. Allegro assai

Produktbeskrivelse

4 CDs for the price of 2

Today, with authenticity a crucial concern in musical performance, the idea of arranging piano concertos by Mozart for chamber forces seems almost bizarre. But in the 1830s, when the publisher Schott commissioned Johann Nepomuk Hummel to produce these versions of seven of Mozart’s most popular concertos for piano, flute, violin and cello, it was a common practice aimed at facilitating performances of orchestral works in domestic settings. And few could have brought such insights to the procedure as Hummel, one of the earliest protagonists on the stage of the virtuoso era, but also regarded by his contemporaries as the last legitimate representative of the ‘classical’ style. As a young boy Hummel had lived and studied in Mozart’s household for two years, which had given him the opportunity to follow the composition of the Concertos in C minor, K491, and C major, K503, at close quarters. His arrangements may be described as the result of a virtuoso’s approach to the works of a revered teacher, with a piano part which combines the orchestral parts, the solo line and Hummel’s own added ornamentations and decorative alterations, whilst the other instruments accompany or reinforce the piano writing. Fumiko Shiraga’s performances were originally released on single discs between 2003 and 2006, to critical acclaim, including a Gramophone ‘Editor’s Choice’ and a ‘CD des Doppelmonats’ in Piano News: ‘This is how Mozart must sound, exactly like this…’ Gathered here in an attractively priced box set, they now provide a wider audience with the opportunity of catching a glimpse of how Mozart’s music was perceived and handed down during the decades after his death.

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Mozart arranged by Hummel: 7 Piano Concertos & Symphony No. 40 <span>-</span> Shiraga, Fumiko (piano) / Wiese, Henrik (flute) / Clemente, Peter (violin) / Bényi, Tibor (cello) Mozart arranged by Hummel: 7 Piano Concertos & Symphony No. 40 Shiraga, Fumiko (piano) / Wiese, Henrik (flute) / Clemente, Peter (violin) / Bényi, Tibor (cello)

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