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ROCHBERG, G.: Piano Music, Vol. 3 - Partita-Variations / Nach Bach / Sonata-Fantasia (Pinkas)


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ROCHBERG, G.: Piano Music, Vol. 3 - Partita-Variations / Nach Bach / Sonata-Fantasia (Pinkas)

George Rochberg’s relationship with the past is not one of nostalgia; it is one of intimate, living familiarity. Partita-Variations, an energetic and exuberant work, makes unpredictable forays into realms of tragedy, innocence, mischief and heartfelt affection. Nach Bach, written for the harpsichordist Igor Kipnis, is a discourse between two composers active centuries apart, yet united in spirit and dramatic intent. A dark and deeply anguished work, Sonata-Fantasia demands the performer’s ultimate emotional, intellectual and technical powers. Volumes 1 (8.559631) and 2 (8.559632) are also available.

Rochberg, George

1.   I. Praeludium 00:02:47
2.   II. Intermezzo 00:02:20
3.   III. Burlesca 00:00:59
4.   IV. Cortege 00:04:02
5.   V. Impromptu 00:01:53
6.   VI. The Deepest Carillon 00:04:21
7.   VII. Tema: Ballade 00:02:17
8.   VIII. Capriccio 00:01:04
9.   IX. Minuetto 00:02:46
10.   X. Canon 00:01:39
11.   XI. Nocturne 00:04:48
12.   XII. Arabesque 00:02:17
13.   XIII. Fuga a tre voce 00:03:46
  Nach Bach
14.   Nach Bach 00:08:45
15.   Sonata - Fantasia 00:23:42

Total Playing Time: 01:07:26

Rochberg, George

Pinkas, Sally

Label: Naxos

Series: American Classics

Genre: Instrumental

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.559633

Barcode: 636943963326

Physical Release: 06/2010

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