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09

Aug

César Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor

JOSHUA BELL & PAMELA FRANCK (violins), NOBUKO IMAI (viola) & STEPHEN ISSERLIS (cello). MARC-ANDRÊ HAMELIN (piano).

Piano Quintet in F minor is a quintet for piano, 2 violins, viola, and cello. The work was composed in 1879 and has been described as one of Franck’s chief achievements alongside his other late works such as Symphony in D minor, the Symphonic Variations and the Violin Sonata.

The work was premiered with Camille Saint-Saëns playing the piano part, which Franck had written out for him with an appended note: “To my good friend Camille Saint-Saëns”. A minor scandal ensued when at the piece’s completion, Saint-Saëns walked off stage leaving the score open at the piano, a gesture which was interpreted as mark of disdain. (via Wikipedia)

22

Jul

A tribute to the pianinst and composer Friedrich Gulda (1930-2000) and his sons Paul Gulda (b. 1961) and Rico Gulda (b. 1968)

In memoriam Walter Kostial.

1. J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C major
Friedrich Gulda on his amplified clavichord, 1981

2. W.A. Mozart: Piano Concerto in G major, KV 453 - 1. Allegro
Paul Gulda, Camerata Academica Salzburg, 1999

3. W.A. Mozart: Concerto in F for Three Pianos, KV 242
Martha Argerich, Rico Gulda, Paul Gulda
New Japan Philharmonic, Christian Arming, 2005

4. Friedrich Gulda: For Paul

5. J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C major
Paul Gulda, Konzert für Japan, 2011

6. Yiddish theater song Dos Kelbl (Das Kälbchen)
Paul Gulda, 2013

7. Franz Schubert: Auf dem Flusse
Florian Prey, Rico Gulda, 2009

8. Friedrich Gulda: For Rico

Thanks to Gerhard Meseck, TritonusArts, Dale Sequeira, Musik Dokus Konzerte, elgatosucio, some oane for the concert recordings.

23

Jun

Franz Schubert (1797-1828) - Wilhelm Müller (1794 - 1827): Auf dem Flusse (from Winterreise, Op.89 no.7)

DANI Dávid - bass, BALOG Zsolt - piano

Lyrics

May 5, 2014, Grand Hall of the Liszt Ferenc Music Academy, Budapest, Hungary

06

Feb

Eötvös Péter: Hommage à Domenico Scarlatti for horn and strings

ZEMPLÉNI Szabolcs - horn, Budapest Strings Chamber Orchestra, Gregory Vajda

November 30th, 2013, Budapest

12

Jan

Adam Magyar - Stainless, 42 Street (excerpt) (by Adam Magyar)

01

Dec

HOLLÓ Aurél: …FOR JOHN…

Hommage à John Cage, on a theme by John Cage, 1992

Holló Aurél, Tömösközi László (percussions), Váczi Dani (saxophone)

Göd Jazz Days 2013, Hungary, 8th June, 2013

(Source: vimeo.com)

07

Nov

Liszt Ferenc (1811-1886): Pater noster I, R.519 

(Source: vimeo.com)

05

Nov

URBAN GEOMETRIES by Nathan Steinhagen (by doppelplusultra)

4Shane

13

Oct

Beischer-Matyó Tamás: Hommage á Pau Casals (1998)

For string orchestra, on a motif by Bach and a Catalan folk song.

Budapest Strings Chamber Orchestra

(Source: vimeo.com)

19

Aug

Nima Collective “In Time” (by Nima Rezai)

LA TOUR EST BELLE (by Cosmo AV)