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– Henning Kraggerud Interviewed by Jeremy Siepmann

YSAYE, E.: String Trio, "Le Chimay" / Sonata for 2 Violins / Cello Sonata (Kraggerud, Monsen, Tomter, Ree)

While Ysaÿe’s Six Solo Violin Sonatas (Naxos 8.555996) remain his best known works, the Belgian virtuoso also composed other pieces which translate his thorough knowledge of the violin’s capabilities into thrilling music. The performance here of his Sonata for Two Violins is based on the composer’s autograph and that of the String Trio draws on the original hand-written parts. For the recording of the Cello Sonata the artist referred to Ysaÿe’s own fingering and bowing instructions. All three works display the composer’s dazzling mastery of technique and instrumental colour.


Ysaÿe, Eugène

  Sonata for 2 Violins in A Minor
1.   Play with flash player I. Poco lento, maestoso - Allegro fermo 00:11:45
2.   Play with flash player II. Allegretto poco lento 00:07:28
3.   Play with flash player III. Finale: Allegro vivo e con fuoco 00:11:10
  String Trio, Op. posth., "Le Chimay"
4.   Play with flash player String Trio, Op. posth., "Le Chimay" 00:17:54
  Cello Sonata, Op. 28
5.   Play with flash player I. Grave, Lento e sempre sostenuto 00:04:36
6.   Play with flash player II. Intermezzo: Poco allegretto e grazioso 00:02:54
7.   Play with flash player III. In modo di recitativo: Adagio 00:01:33
8.   Play with flash player IV. Finale con brio: Allegro tempo fermo 00:03:05

Total Playing Time: 01:00:25






Composer(s):
Ysaÿe, Eugène

Artist(s):
Kraggerud, Henning; Monsen, Bard; Ree, Ole-Eirik; Tomter, Lars Anders

Label: Naxos

Series: 19th Century Violinist Composers

Genre: Chamber Music; Instrumental

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.570977

Barcode: 747313097777

Release Date: 10/2009

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