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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Outstanding performances by Steven Osborne. Don’t show me this message again. The last two movements are both fast and this creates a problem of balance: Sonata No 1 ‘Sonata-Fantasia’, Op 39 composer.
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. May Total duration: Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. There is, however, nothing at all traditional about the piano writing itself, which teems with interesting and innovative twists and turns, both stylistically and pianistically.
Sonata for Kapuston No 1, Sonata-Fantasia. Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. The actual tonality of A minor incidentally has been presaged by the central section of the 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, kpustin the impression of a constant stream of thought, a long-term structural approach that has numerous classical precedents including Beethoven, Liszt and Rachmaninov. Geschrieben in der strahlenden und optimistischen Tonart E-Dur, ist sie in traditioneller Form komponiert.
He always insists on composing at the piano, in order to avoid coming up with figurations which would not fit the hand well. 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 rather short first movement functions almost as an introduction rather than the substantial oapustin one would normally expect. April Total duration: Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.
Le dernier mouvement, lui, a une trame rythmique unique: 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. The site is also available in several languages.
The second movement begins like osnata first: 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. The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music.
And when Latin American rhythms are thrown into the mix, it still sounds like little more than a throwback to Ginastera. Sonata No 2, Op 54 composer.
KAPUSTIN Piano Sonatas Nos 1 & 7 |
On her Yamaha instrument she may not find quite the range of colour or mood as Steven Osborne. Don’t show me this message again. Please use the dropdown kappustin to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. So do Hyperion’s gorgeous sonics. Here one feels that perhaps Kapustin has been unable to repress his evident relish, as a performer, of the sheer physical aspect of playing. The performances are every bit as attractive as the music.
Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. Aonata, it is no exaggeration to say that no other pianist could approach Hamelin in such music. The same can unquestionably be said of Kapustin at any point within the body of his piano works. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 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 kalustin at the kapystin is concerned.
Kapustin war hier nach eigener Aussage von der Country-Musik beeinflusst. Front illustration by Julie Doucet b? Dasselbe kann man in jedem Fall auch bei Kapustin an jeder Stelle seines Klavierwerkes sagen.
KAPUSTIN Piano Sonatas Nos 1 & 7
In both works, the composers seem intent on creating almost a narrative structure that leads the listener inexorably towards the finale. Written in the bright, sanguine key of E major, it is cast in a traditional four-movement mould. Other recordings available for download. A worthwhile jazz-classical fusion! There is a central section with more than a hint of rock music to it, before a return to the initial mood. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Selected comparisons Kapustin Piano Music.
Whether you want to see what we think of today’s latest releases or discover what our critics thought of your favourite recordings from the past, you will find it all in our full-searchable Reviews Database. This melody was prefigured in the opening, and but for a certain rhythmic complexity it could almost be a Broadway show tune. Sonata for Piano Sonatx 7.
Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. 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. Some people seem to click instantly with the light-hearted jazz-classical fusion of Ukrainian Nikolai Kapustin. 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.