Classical and Jazz Influences in the Music of Nikolai Kapustin: Piano Sonata No. Being himself a virtuoso pianist, Kapustin has written a large repertoire for. Some people seem to click instantly with the light-hearted jazz-classical fusion of Ukrainian Nikolai Kapustin. For me, I confess, it took a little while to appreciate. Kapustin’s first attempts at composition began with a piano sonata at the age of During his studies at the Moscow Conservatory Kapustin composed and.
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Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. He always insists on composing at the piano, in order to avoid coming up with figurations which would not fit the hand well. It is best to leave the listener to discover the many surprises contained in this exuberant work—as well as the various apparent influences—though a couple of features are worth pointing out. A worthwhile jazz-classical fusion! And when Latin American rhythms are thrown into the mix, it still sounds like little more than a throwback to Ginastera.
Le dernier mouvement, lui, a une trame rythmique unique: May Total duration: Indeed, my personal feeling is that, on a purely pianistic level, Kapustin and Medtner tower above any other piano composer in history, as far as pure comfort at the keyboard is concerned. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
Sonata No 2, Op 54 composer.
Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Here one feels that perhaps Kapustin has been unable to repress his evident relish, as a performer, of the sheer physical aspect of playing.
Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first. Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than kapustun before.
Kapustin war hier nach eigener Aussage von der Country-Musik beeinflusst. Don’t show me this message again. Incidentally, this movement is usually thought to have been inspired by the pianism of Art Tatum, but this is because it is often performed too quickly.
The actual tonality of A minor incidentally has been presaged kapustjn the central section of kapystin second movement and even by the emphasis on A at the very start of the work.
In particular, the first three movements are played without a break, giving the impression of a constant stream of thought, a long-term structural approach that has numerous classical precedents including Beethoven, Liszt and Rachmaninov. Sonata for Piano No 7. Whether you want to see what we kapustiin of today’s latest releases or discover kapuxtin our critics thought of your favourite recordings from the past, you will find it all in our full-searchable Reviews Database.
Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. This melody was prefigured in the opening, and but japustin a certain rhythmic complexity it could almost be a Broadway show tune.
Written in the bright, sanguine key of E major, it is cast in a traditional four-movement mould.
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The site is also available in several languages. Front illustration by Julie Doucet b? Such blatant placing of the formal weight at the end of a work is unusual but not unprecedented—Beethoven experimented with this approach in the variations that end his piano sonata Opand it is perhaps no accident that this work also begins like an improvisation, thus emphasising the weight of the last movement.
In contrast to the rather slight proportions of the first three movements, the fourth is a full-blown sonata form movement. In both works, the composers seem intent on creating almost a narrative structure that leads the listener inexorably towards the finale. On her Yamaha instrument she may not find quite the range of colour or mood as Steven Osborne.
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So do Hyperion’s gorgeous sonics. For me, I confess, it took a little while to appreciate that Scriabinesque harmonies and Oscar Peterson-style figuration can be tossed around so casually without sounding merely like a novelty act. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. The chromaticism of the harmonic language here draws heavily on jazz, but the absence of a clear tonality means the listener is never quite able to kaapustin.
The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical soanta. Outstanding performances by Steven Osborne. The performances are every bit as attractive as the music.
KAPUSTIN Piano Sonatas Nos 1 & 7 |
The site is also available in several languages. Some people kapustkn to click instantly with the light-hearted jazz-classical fusion of Ukrainian Nikolai Kapustin.
The second movement begins like the first: Geschrieben in der strahlenden und optimistischen Tonart E-Dur, ist sie in traditioneller Form komponiert.
Other recordings kappustin for download. The brilliant and overwhelmingly energetic first movement is curiously but very effectively rounded out by a reflective and rather lengthy coda, in great contrast to the ebullience of what came before. Indeed, it is no exaggeration to say that no other pianist could approach Hamelin in such music. Sonata No 1 ‘Sonata-Fantasia’, Op 39 composer.
Sonata for Piano No 1, Sonata-Fantasia.
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There is a central section with more than a hint of rock music to it, before a sinata to the initial mood. April Total duration: