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schubert 2 SCHUBERT

Piano Sonata in B Flat Major D 960
Moments Musicaux D 780

Daniel Levypiano

EDEM 3381
COMING SOON – OCTOBER 2014

 

 

Series: The Voice of the Piano
Recording location
: Rosslyn Hill Chapel, London (UK)

Booklet Language (CD version): English
Booklet Languages (download version): English 

“From the start, Levy’s rhythms are wonderfully mercurial… Levy characteristically combines expressive intensity with formidable technique and impeccable taste… This is a stunning reading, and again an illuminating one.”
Bernard Jacobson

“There is in Levy’s Schubert, nothing to distract the listener from the core musical material…The Moments musicaux are tender and poetic.”
Fanfare, USA

“His performance of one’s music supreme masterpiece is affectionate and absorbing, with a particular response to Schubert’s darker, more elegiac imaginings. The six Moments Musicaux are successful, never leading you in doubt that Levy is a devoted Schubertian… The recordings are impressively refined.”
Gramophone, UK

“Special highlights are the second ‘Andantino’, for its suggestive variety of nuances presented in this delicate lullaby, and the brief dance ‘Allegro Moderato’ (third Moments Musicaux) for its elegant presentation.”
Mundoclásico, Spain

 

TRACK PREVIEWS 

3 minute preview of track 7

FRANZ SCHUBERT
Moments Musicaux D 780
1.No. 1 in C Major (Moderato)                                          06′ 29″
2. No. 2 in A Flat Major (Andantino) 06′ 27″
3. No. 3 in F Minor (Allegretto Moderato) 01′ 57″
4. No. 4 in C Sharp Minor (Moderato) 05′ 14″
5. No. 5 in F Minor (Allegro Vivace) 02′ 33″
6. No. 6 in A Flat Major (Allegretto) 08′ 21″
Piano Sonata in B Flat Major D 960
7. Molto moderato 21′ 00″
8. Andante sostenuto 09′ 30″
9. Scherzo – Allegro vivace con delicatezza 04′ 29″
10. Allegro, ma non troppo 08′ 01″

Total Playing Time:  74:39