Namekawa / Davies | DIE JAHRESZEITEN – DIE SCHÖPFUNG

 34.90

4 CDs

Joseph Haydn, Alexander Zemlinsky
Maki Namekawa, piano
Dennis Russell Davies, piano
Piano for four hands
World premiere recording
2009

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Volume 24 – “Die Schöpfung” und “Die Jahreszeiten”

Joseph Haydn’s Creation and The Seasons are true treasures of oratorio literature. Now the two great oratorios were first recorded by Maki Namekawa and Dennis Russell Davies in the transcription of Alexander Zemlinsky’s piano for four hands. The Edition Klavier-Festival Ruhr continues the successful series of transcriptions by Alexander Zemlinsky after the Magic Flute and Fidelio – with the support of the Alexander-Zemlinsky-Foundation.Edition Klavier-Festival Ruhr.

4 CDs

Joseph Haydn, Alexander Zemlinsky
Maki Namekawa, piano
Dennis Russell Davies, piano
Piano for four hands
World premiere recording
2009

 

World premiere for an old master

“You will hear it: Alexander Zemlinsky succeeds in the transcriptions of the oratorios congenial images – if he z. For example, the full color of these tonal images, which is used to taste arias full of joie de vivre and sincerity in its transmission for piano. With Maki Namekawa and Dennis Russell Davies, who have spent many years devoting themselves to the discovery and care of the immensely rich repertoire for four-hand piano or two pianos, these works are literally in the very best hands … ”
(F. X. Ohnesorg, foreword)

Press

Pizzicato 03 / 10: “… In doing so, Haydn’s melodies acquire a completely new quality and inspire in their slimmed-down sound their purity, their naturalness and their clarity.”