A piano recital covering 700 years of music: by most accepted definitions, that ought to be not just an oxymoron but an impossibility, " says the Telegraph.
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J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations CD/DVDNonesuch 27571072 #ad - Bach's Goldberg Variations. Note: disc 1 is a cd and disc 2 is a DVD and would only play in compatible players. Nonesuch presents pianist Jeremy Denk's recording of J. S. Shrink-wrapped. Technically unbothered by the work's more explosive spots and remarkably fluid in its scurrying passage work, he was able to make connections between and among bits of material that sometimes occur many seconds apart.
The new york times has remarked on his "profound affinity with Bach, " and the Philadelphia Inquirer called Denk's performance of this piece "mesmerizing, " noting that his "Bach is expressive, but not fussy or overthought. A companion dvd accompanies the album and contains video liner notes with Denk demonstrating passages on the piano as he explains certain details of the iconic piece.
J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations CD/DVD #ad - Shrink-wrapped. The beloved bach work has long been a staple of Denk's repertoire and his performances have received critical praise.
Johann Sebastian BachDeutsche Grammophon #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Following his critically-acclaimed dg debut, glass: piano works, "iceland's glenn gould" New York Times V¡kingur Olafsson releases Johann Sebastian Bach, a collection of both well-known and rarely performed pieces by the famous Baroque composer, including reworks by Bach of pieces from Vivaldi and Busoni as well as Olafsson's own transcriptions of Bach chorales.
Ligeti/BeethovenNonesuch 25128793 #ad - From simplicity, he ranges into unimaginable complexity; he wanders to the quietest and loudest extremes; he veers off the top and bottom of the keyboard. I think of the way, beethoven drifts off at the end of the Arietta, among other things, the way he indicates ending without ending, implies an infinite space of silence surrounding the work.
Shrink-wrapped. Nonesuch releases the label debut from acclaimed pianist Jeremy Denk, Ligeti/Beethoven, on May 15, 2012. Almost every étude visits the infinite; Ligeti uses it almost as a kind of cadence, a reference point. But the most significant connection for me is between Beethoven's vast timeless canvas and Ligeti's bite-sized bits of infinity.
Ligeti/Beethoven #ad - Many people get disturbed, or confused, too, by Beethoven's anachronistic boogie-woogie; but I can't help thinking that however unlikely, this is an outgrowth, of ecstasies latent in the holy theme. Denk, clearly, is a pianist you want to hear no matter what he performs, in whatever combination-both for his penetrating intellectual engagement with the music and for the generosity of his playing.
In his ligeti/beethoven liner note, Denk explains his reasons for recording these works together: "One curious connection. Is the way both ligeti and Beethoven relate themselves to jazz and to syncopation, rhythmic dislocation generally.
The Berlin RecitalDeutsche Grammophon #ad - Pianist yuja wang releases a new recording on Deutsche Grammophon of works by late Romantic and 20th-century composers. Shrink-wrapped. Recorded live in berlin during a critically-acclaimed recital tour, Scriabin, the album features works by Rachmaninov, Ligeti, and Prokofiev. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.
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