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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Sonata No 2, Op 54 (Kapustin) – from CDA – Hyperion Records – MP3 and Lossless downloads
Written in the bright, sanguine key of E major, it is cast in a traditional four-movement mould. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. There is, however, nothing at all traditional about the piano writing slnata, which teems with interesting and innovative twists and turns, both stylistically and pianistically. Indeed, it is no exaggeration to say that no other pianist could approach Hamelin in such music. 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.
In contrast to the rather slight proportions of the first three movements, the fourth is a full-blown sonata form movement.
Outstanding performances by Steven Osborne. May Total duration: The second movement begins like the first: April Total duration: Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. A worthwhile jazz-classical fusion!
The site is also available in several languages. Sonata No 2, Op 54 composer. Don’t show me this message again. Here one feels that perhaps Kapustin has been unable to repress his evident relish, as a performer, of the sheer physical aspect of playing. Sonata No 1 ‘Sonata-Fantasia’, Op 39 composer. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music.
Geschrieben in der strahlenden und optimistischen Tonart E-Dur, ist sie in traditioneller Form komponiert.
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He always insists on composing at the piano, in order to avoid coming up with figurations which would not fit the hand well. 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.
Sonatx her Yamaha instrument she may not find quite the range of colour or mood as Steven Osborne. And when Latin American rhythms are thrown into the mix, it still sounds like little more than a throwback to Ginastera. Der zweite Satz beginnt wie der erste: 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.
Other recordings available for download. The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music. Selected comparisons Kapustin Piano Music. In both works, the composers seem intent on creating almost a narrative structure that leads the listener inexorably towards the finale. This melody was prefigured in the opening, and but for a certain rhythmic complexity it could almost be a Broadway show tune.
So do Hyperion’s gorgeous sonics. The same can unquestionably be said of Kapustin at any point within the body of his piano works. 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 settle. Skip to main content. 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.
Dasselbe kann man in jedem Fall auch bei Kapustin an jeder Stelle seines Klavierwerkes sagen. 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.
Le dernier mouvement, lui, a une trame rythmique unique: Front illustration by Julie Doucet b? 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. If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information.
Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. There is a central section with more than a hint of rock music to it, before a return to the initial mood. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 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.
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