In this wonderfully planned programme the whimsical poetry of York Bowen's Hans Andersen 'fragments'-music for a fully-fledged technique, despite the fairy-tale titles-is pleasingly complemented by the bravura of the studies. Nicolas Namoradze proves more than equal to the demands of both.
In this wonderfully planned programme the whimsical poetry of York Bowen's Hans Andersen 'fragments'-music for a fully-fledged technique, despite the fairy-tale titles-is pleasingly complemented by the bravura of the studies. Nicolas Namoradze proves more than equal to the demands of both.
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Label: HYPERION UK
Rel. Date: 01/08/2021
UPC: 034571283036

Bowen: Fragments From Hans Andersen, Studies For P
Artist: Nicolas Namoradze
Format: CD
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1. Bowen: Fragments from Hans Andersen, Op 58/61 - I. The snowdrop, or summer-geck
2. Bowen: Fragments from Hans Andersen, Op 58/61 - II. Thumbelina
3. Bowen: Fragments from Hans Andersen, Op 58/61 - III. The metal pig
4. Bowen: Fragments from Hans Andersen, Op 58/61 - IV. The golden treasure
5. Bowen: Fragments from Hans Andersen, Op 58/61 - V. The bird of popular song
6. Bowen: Fragments from Hans Andersen, Op 58/61 - VI. The marsh-king's daughter
7. Bowen: Fragments from Hans Andersen, Op 58/61 - VII. The windmill
8. Bowen: Fragments from Hans Andersen, Op 58/61 - VIII. The hardy tin soldier
9. Bowen: Fragments from Hans Andersen, Op 58/61 - IX. A leaf from the sky
10. Bowen: Fragments from Hans Andersen, Op 58/61 - X. A picture from the fortress wall
11. Bowen: Concert study for piano No 1 in G flat major, Op 9 No 2
12. Bowen: Concert study for piano No 2 in F major, Op 32
13. Bowen: 12 Studies for piano, Op 46 - I. Chords of heavy quality
14. Bowen: 12 Studies for piano, Op 46 - II. Light staccato chords
15. Bowen: 12 Studies for piano, Op 46 - III. For the 'five fingers'
16. Bowen: 12 Studies for piano, Op 46 - IV. For forearm rotation
17. Bowen: 12 Studies for piano, Op 46 - V. For the glissando
18. Bowen: 12 Studies for piano, Op 46 - VI. For pianissimo legato playing and melody
19. Bowen: 12 Studies for piano, Op 46 - VII. To induce lateral freedom of hand and arm
20. Bowen: 12 Studies for piano, Op 46 - VIII. For finger staccato
21. Bowen: 12 Studies for piano, Op 46 - IX. For various pedal effects
22. Bowen: 12 Studies for piano, Op 46 - X. For octave playing
23. Bowen: 12 Studies for piano, Op 46 - XI. For brilliancy in passagework
24. Bowen: 12 Studies for piano, Op 46 - XII. For trills and tremolos

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In this wonderfully planned programme the whimsical poetry of York Bowen's Hans Andersen 'fragments'-music for a fully-fledged technique, despite the fairy-tale titles-is pleasingly complemented by the bravura of the studies. Nicolas Namoradze proves more than equal to the demands of both.