1 800 222 6872

Jimmy: James Rhodes Live in Brighton - Bach, Beethoven, Moszkowski, Rachmaninov, Chopin / James Rhodes, piano

Audio Samples

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto no 3 in D minor, BWV 974
>     Adagio
>Word, Spoken : James Rhodes discusses composers
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein"
>Moszkowski, Moritz : Etude for piano in F major, Op. 72/6
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3
>Chopin, Frédéric : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11
>     Romanza
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Violin Partita no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
>     Chaconne
>Schumann, Robert : Myrthen, Op. 25
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt, Op. 23
>     In the Hall of the Mountain King

Album Summary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto no 3 in D minor, BWV 974
>Word, Spoken : James Rhodes discusses composers
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein"
>Moszkowski, Moritz : Etude for piano in F major, Op. 72/6
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3
>Chopin, Frédéric : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Violin Partita no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
>Schumann, Robert : Myrthen, Op. 25
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt, Op. 23
Performer Composers

Notes & Reviews:

In 2008/09 James Rhodes saw his profile go from complete unknown to rising star, attracting celebrity followers including Stephen Fry and Sir David Tang. He swiftly went on to headline London's historical Roundhouse, where he was the first classical pianist to perform since it's re-opening.

In 2010 he made his television debut in the BBC Four documentary 'Chopin: The Women Behind the Music' and in 2011 James went on to present and perform in his very own television series 'James Rhodes: Piano Man' on Sky Arts.

This new disc - recorded live at The Old Market theatre in Brighton - captures the energy of Rhodes in concert as he performs and entertainingly discusses works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Rachmaninov and more in this 85-minute program.

The Times
Performances of such natural ease and brilliance that no one can resist.

The Independent, 19th May 2012
He brings his natural dynamism and considerable talent to bear. Particularly impressive is his signature opener, the limpid Adagio from Marcello's Concerto No 3.

Gramophone Magazine, September 2012
Both the Rachmaninov C sharp minor Prelude and Schumann/Liszt 'Widmung' feature lovely interweaving between melody and accompaniment...Rhodes obviously has it in him to be a persuasive Beethoven interpreter. Whatever persona Rhodes chooses to cultivate in terms of presentation, he certainly is a serious musician.

BBC Music Magazine, September 2012
He's at his best when the music is most abstract. In the Bach-Busoni Chaconne he grips the polyphony with a probing intensity, a manner revisted in miniature in the grave, brittle dance of the Marcello-Bach Adagio...Rachmaninov's C sharp minor Prelude is convincingly shaped as a crescendo in anguish, while the Schumann-Liszt Widmung becomes rapture personified.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011).



Reviews

There are currently no reviews, be the first one!
Login or Create an Account to write a review

Works Details

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto no 3 in D minor, BWV 974 :: Adagio
  • Performer: James Rhodes (Piano)
  • Notes: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1713-1714

>Word, Spoken : James Rhodes discusses composers
  • Notes: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein"
  • Performer: James Rhodes (Piano)
  • Notes: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011)
  • Running Time: 22 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1803-1804

>Word, Spoken : James Rhodes discusses composers
  • Notes: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Moszkowski, Moritz : Etude for piano in F major, Op. 72/6
  • Performer: James Rhodes (Piano)
  • Notes: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3
  • Performer: James Rhodes (Piano)
  • Notes: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Word, Spoken : James Rhodes discusses composers
  • Notes: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11 :: Romanza
  • Performer: James Rhodes (Piano)
  • Notes: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1830

>Word, Spoken : James Rhodes discusses composers
  • Notes: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Violin Partita no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 :: Chaconne
  • Performer: James Rhodes (Piano)
  • Notes: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Word, Spoken : James Rhodes discusses composers
  • Notes: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Schumann, Robert : Myrthen, Op. 25
  • Performer: James Rhodes (Piano)
  • Notes: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1840

>Word, Spoken : James Rhodes discusses composers
  • Notes: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt, Op. 23 :: In the Hall of the Mountain King
  • Performer: James Rhodes (Piano)
  • Notes: Brighton The Old Market (12/08/2011-12/09/2011)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875