"Romanian folk dances" (1915) a suite of six short works for piano composed by B√©la Bart√≥k, is performed here in an arrangement for violin and cimbalom. Bart√≥k wrote his Solo violin sonata (a commission from Yehudi Menuhin) in 1944: The folklore omnipresent in the "Romanian folk dances" is completely submerged in this monumental sonata by a vibrant homage to Bach's music. Maurice composed "Tzigane" in 1924. For this "virtuoso piece in the style of a Hungarian rhapsody", Ravel, ever keenly attentive to timbre, chose a unique instrument to accompany the violin: the luth√©al, an instrument "able to reproduce the sound of a harpsichord, the sound of a harp or a lute and, by a simultaneous combination of every register, the sound of a cimbalom." For this recording, H√©l√®ne Collerette asked Ludovit Kovac and Cyril Dupuy to propose a version for violin and two cimbaloms. Gy√∂rgy Kurt√°g is especially well-known for his compositions in short forms, here the "Eight duos for violin and cimbalom" (1961). There is no trace of folklore in the writing, but in using a "zimbalo ungherese" for these duos with violin, Kurt√°g is paying homage through timbre and colour to his cultural patrimony. Bruno Coulais composed "Mosa√Įque" (2018) for this recording. This suite, freely modal in style, is made up of several poetic character pieces designed to highlight the sonority of the instrumentalist.
"Romanian folk dances" (1915) a suite of six short works for piano composed by B√©la Bart√≥k, is performed here in an arrangement for violin and cimbalom. Bart√≥k wrote his Solo violin sonata (a commission from Yehudi Menuhin) in 1944: The folklore omnipresent in the "Romanian folk dances" is completely submerged in this monumental sonata by a vibrant homage to Bach's music. Maurice composed "Tzigane" in 1924. For this "virtuoso piece in the style of a Hungarian rhapsody", Ravel, ever keenly attentive to timbre, chose a unique instrument to accompany the violin: the luth√©al, an instrument "able to reproduce the sound of a harpsichord, the sound of a harp or a lute and, by a simultaneous combination of every register, the sound of a cimbalom." For this recording, H√©l√®ne Collerette asked Ludovit Kovac and Cyril Dupuy to propose a version for violin and two cimbaloms. Gy√∂rgy Kurt√°g is especially well-known for his compositions in short forms, here the "Eight duos for violin and cimbalom" (1961). There is no trace of folklore in the writing, but in using a "zimbalo ungherese" for these duos with violin, Kurt√°g is paying homage through timbre and colour to his cultural patrimony. Bruno Coulais composed "Mosa√Įque" (2018) for this recording. This suite, freely modal in style, is made up of several poetic character pieces designed to highlight the sonority of the instrumentalist.
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Bartok & Ravel & Kurtag & Coulais
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"Romanian folk dances" (1915) a suite of six short works for piano composed by B√©la Bart√≥k, is performed here in an arrangement for violin and cimbalom. Bart√≥k wrote his Solo violin sonata (a commission from Yehudi Menuhin) in 1944: The folklore omnipresent in the "Romanian folk dances" is completely submerged in this monumental sonata by a vibrant homage to Bach's music. Maurice composed "Tzigane" in 1924. For this "virtuoso piece in the style of a Hungarian rhapsody", Ravel, ever keenly attentive to timbre, chose a unique instrument to accompany the violin: the luth√©al, an instrument "able to reproduce the sound of a harpsichord, the sound of a harp or a lute and, by a simultaneous combination of every register, the sound of a cimbalom." For this recording, H√©l√®ne Collerette asked Ludovit Kovac and Cyril Dupuy to propose a version for violin and two cimbaloms. Gy√∂rgy Kurt√°g is especially well-known for his compositions in short forms, here the "Eight duos for violin and cimbalom" (1961). There is no trace of folklore in the writing, but in using a "zimbalo ungherese" for these duos with violin, Kurt√°g is paying homage through timbre and colour to his cultural patrimony. Bruno Coulais composed "Mosa√Įque" (2018) for this recording. This suite, freely modal in style, is made up of several poetic character pieces designed to highlight the sonority of the instrumentalist.