Arrangements or Transfigurations

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Album title:
Arrangements or Transfigurations
Composer(s):
Bach, Brahms, Janacek, Maratka, Mozart, Schoenberg, Stravinsky
Works:
Works by Bach, Mozart, Stravinsky, Brahms, Schoenberg, Janácek, Maratka
Performer:
Arthur Grumiaux (violin), Wilhelm Kempff, Artur Rubenstein (piano) etc
Label:
Praga Digitals
Catalogue Number:
PRD/DSD 350132 (hybrid CD/SACD) (1962-2016)
Performance:
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Recording:
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5
Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
Arrangements or Transfigurations

Fascinating juxtaposition of Bach and Brahms originals with Mozart and Schoenberg arrangements. An idiomatic and stunningly performed transcription of Mládí could easily pass muster as Janácek’s Third Quartet.  

Erik Levi

 

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