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Louis Théodore Gouvy (1819-1898): Sonatas (3) for Piano Four Hands / Emile Naoumoff & Yau Cheng, piano

Album Summary

>Gouvy, Théodore : Sonata for piano four hands in D minor, Op 36
>Gouvy, Théodore : Sonata for piano four hands in C minor, Op 49
>Gouvy, Théodore : Sonata for piano four hands in F major, Op 51
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Notes & Reviews:

Featuring pianists Emile Naoumoff and Yau Chang, this Grand Piano release showcases three Sonatas for piano four hands by the prolific composer and eminent member of France’s musical establishment in the later 19th c., Louis Théodore Gouvy (1819-98). These works, all written in the 1860s, reveal considerable technical command as well as flowing elegance, some of it reminiscent of Schubert and Schumann. Gouvy’s considerable uvre, including a large body of four-hand piano music, has been undergoing critical reconsideration and something of a revival on record in recent years.

American Record Guide, March/April 2015
Of nearly 50 discs Naoumoff has recorded, one has been in my collection for some 15 years and I built my own performance of the accompaniments to some Lili Boulanger songs on his sensitive and perceptive pianism. Here he is joined by a former student and later Indiana University co-professor Yau Cheng. Their ensemble and musicality allow these works to be heard in their best light. The sound is excellent and the booklet notes are quite well written.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Auer Hall, Indiana University (12/16/2013-12/20/2013).



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>Gouvy, Théodore : Sonata for piano four hands in D minor, Op 36
  • Performers: Yau Cheng (Piano); Emile Naoumoff (Piano)
  • Notes: Auer Hall, Indiana University (12/16/2013-12/20/2013)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Gouvy, Théodore : Sonata for piano four hands in C minor, Op 49
  • Performers: Yau Cheng (Piano); Emile Naoumoff (Piano)
  • Notes: Auer Hall, Indiana University (12/16/2013-12/20/2013)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Gouvy, Théodore : Sonata for piano four hands in F major, Op 51
  • Performers: Yau Cheng (Piano); Emile Naoumoff (Piano)
  • Notes: Auer Hall, Indiana University (12/16/2013-12/20/2013)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic