AMERICAN PIANO MUSIC

 26,90

2 CDs
Philip Glass, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland
Maki Namekawa, piano
Dennis Russell Davies, piano
Two pianos & piano for four hands
Worldpremiere
2009

American Piano Music at the Ruhr Piano Festival” is the motto of the 21st volume of the Edition Klavier-Festival Ruhr.
Maki Namekawa and Dennis Russell Davies play pieces by Philip Glass (including four movements for two pianos, premiered Klavier Festival Ruhr 2008), Leonard Bernstein (e.g. the Symphonic Dances from West Side Story) and Aaron Copland.

Four Movements for Two Pianos, Philip Glass
6 Etudes for Piano, Philip Glass
Music from “The Hours”, Philip Glass
Candide for piano for four hands, Leonard Bernstein
Musik for Two Pianos, Leonard Bernstein
Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story” for two pianos
El Salon Mexico for two pianos, Aaron Copland


TRACKLIST

Edition Klavier-Festival Ruhr Vol.21 – American Piano Music
2 CDs

Disc 1 of 2

[1-4, 24:43]
MAKI NAMEKAWA & DENNIS RUSSELL DAVIES
PHILIP GLASS: Four Movements for Two Pianos (2008)*
Movement 1
Movement 2
Movement 3
Movement 4

[5-10, 32:39]
DENNIS RUSSELL DAVIES
PHILIP GLASS: Six Etudes (1994)*
Etude Nr. 1
Etude Nr. 2
Etude Nr. 3
Etude Nr. 4
Etude Nr. 5
Etude Nr. 6

[11-13, 13:28]
MAKI NAMEKAWA
Music from Stephen Daldry’s Film The Hours (2002) (arr. for piano by Michael Riesman)
PHILIP GLASS: The Hours*
Morning passages
Escape
The poet acts

*The same recordings are on the CD “Philip Glass Piano Music”

Disc 2 of 2

[1, 05:10]
MAKI NAMEKAWA & DENNIS RUSSELL DAVIES
LEONARD BERNSTEIN: Candide (arr. for piano by Charlie Harmon)
Ouvertüre

[2, 11:15]
MAKI NAMEKAWA & DENNIS RUSSELL DAVIES

AARON COPLAND: Salón México (for orchestra) (arr. for two pianos by Leonard Bernstein)

[3-5, 06:58]
MAKI NAMEKAWA & DENNIS RUSSELL DAVIES

LEONARD BERNSTEIN: Music for two pianos
Largo
Bules
Allegro

[6-14, 06:58]
MAKI NAMEKAWA & DENNIS RUSSELL DAVIES
LEONARD BERNSTEIN: West Side Story
Sinfonische Tänze (arr. for two pianos by John Musto)
Prologue: Allegro moderato 
Scherzando e misterioso
Somewhere: Adagio
Scherzo: Vivace e leggiero
Mambo: Meno presto
Cha-cha: Andantino con grazia
Cool – Fugue: Allegretto
Rumble: Molto allegro
Finale: Adagio

Item

CD

Artist

DAVIES Dennis Russell [Artist], NAMEKAWA Maki [Artist]

Composer

BERNSTEIN Leonard [Composer], COPLAND Aaron [Composer], GLASS Philip [Composer]

Instrument[s]

Piano [pn]

Label/Publisher

Edition Klavier-Festival Ruhr

released

2009

EAN/UPC

4260085531660

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