Piano works

September 2013

'Arcadi Volodos likens Mompou's music to "frozen instants, where time and space melt into one another', and, in this lovely recording, that is how it comes across, with the selection so ordered that the pieces seem to succeed each other in an unbroken train of thought.' Michael Church

Prélude VII (Palmier d'étoiles), Damunt de tu només les flors, Scènes d'enfants, Hoy la tierra y los cielos me sonríen, El lago, …pour appeler la joie, Prélude XII, Dialogues 2, Dialogues 1, Musica callada I Angelico, Musica callada II Lent, Musica callada XXVII Lento molto, Musica callada XXIV Moderato, Musica callada XXV, Musica callada XI Allegretto, Musica callada XV Lento – plaintif, Musica callada XXII Molto lento e tranquilo, Musica callada XVI Calme, Musica callada VI Lento, Musica callada XXI Lento
Arcadi Volodos (piano)

Sony 88765433262 63:16 mins

Audio clip: from Scènes d'enfants, Cris dans la rue

For a full review, pick up a copy of the September issue of BBC Music Magazine

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