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HONEGGER, A.: Violin Sonatas (Complete) (Kayaleh, P. Stewart)


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HONEGGER, A.: Violin Sonatas (Complete) (Kayaleh, P. Stewart)

Arthur Honegger is best known for his large-scale oratorios and orchestral works. However, the three Sonatas for Violin and Piano, and the Sonata for Solo Violin, reveal his mastery of intimate forms and ability to combine Germanic traditions with early 20th-century innovations. Spanning nearly thirty years, these alternately passionate and sober, forceful and nostalgic works display Honegger’s lyrical and virtuosic writing for his own instrument. Laurence Kayaleh plays a 1742 Guarnerius violin whose rich singing tone can also be enjoyed on her and Paul Stewart’s acclaimed Naxos recordings of Medtner’s music for violin and piano (8.570298 and 8.570299).

Honegger, Arthur

  Violin Sonata in D Minor, H. 3
1.   I. Largo 00:10:36
2.   II. Molto adagio 00:05:28
3.   III. Sostenuto 00:08:31
  Violin Sonata No. 1, H. 17
4.   I. Andante sostenuto 00:08:11
5.   II. Presto 00:05:02
6.   III. Adagio - Quasi allegro - Allegro assai - Adagio 00:08:18
  Violin Sonata No. 2, H. 24
7.   I. Allegro cantabile 00:04:48
8.   II. Larghetto 00:04:22
9.   III. Vivace assai 00:02:46
  Violin Sonata, H. 143
10.   I. Allegro 00:06:13
11.   II. Largo 00:02:55
12.   III. Allegretto grazioso 00:01:51
13.   IV. Presto 00:04:00

Total Playing Time: 01:13:01

Honegger, Arthur

Kayaleh, Laurence; Stewart, Paul

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music; Instrumental

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572192

Barcode: 747313219278

Physical Release: 12/2010


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