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Antonio Vivaldi: Bassoon Concertos; Mozart: Bassoon Sonata; Camille Saint-Saëns: Bassoon Sonata / Sergei Krasavin, bassoon; Y. Loyesvsky, cello; A. Nasedkin, piano

Album Summary

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Bassoon in A minor, RV 498
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Bassoon in A minor, RV 497
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Bassoon, strings & continuo in F major, RV 489
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for bassoon & cello in B flat major, K. 292 (K. 196c)
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Sonata for bassoon & piano, in G major, Op. 168
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Firma Melodiya presents an album of works for bassoon by West European composers - Antonio Vivaldi, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Camille Saint-Saens - performed by Sergei Krasavin. Release was recorded in 1981, 1985. An Honoured Artist of Russia, professor of the Gnessins Russian Academy of Music and prize-winner of the international competitions in Prague, Budapest and Munich, Sergei Krasavin is a reputable representative of Russian performing school. He was a soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, then a soloist of the USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra. In 1992 to 2006, he played in the French National Orchestra. The bassoonist has also regularly performed as a solo and ensemble musician. Pianist Alexei Nasedkin and cellist Yuri Loyevsky, two of the leading representatives of Soviet performing art, took part in the recording along with Sergei Krasavin. The ensemble of soloists of the USSR State Symphony Orchestra is conducted by maestro Yuri Temirkanov.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: 1981; 1985.



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Works Details

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Bassoon in A minor, RV 498
  • Performer: Sergei Krasavin (Bassoon)
  • Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
  • Ensemble: Ensemble of Soloists of the State Symphony Orchest
  • Running Time: 10 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1742

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Bassoon in A minor, RV 497
  • Performer: Sergei Krasavin (Bassoon)
  • Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
  • Ensemble: Ensemble of Soloists of the State Symphony Orchest
  • Running Time: 10 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1742

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Bassoon, strings & continuo in F major, RV 489
  • Performer: Sergei Krasavin (Bassoon)
  • Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
  • Ensemble: Ensemble of Soloists of the State Symphony Orchest
  • Running Time: 10 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1742

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for bassoon & cello in B flat major, K. 292 (K. 196c)
  • Performers: Sergei Krasavin (Bassoon); Y. Loyevsky (Cello)
  • Running Time: 13 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1775

>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Sonata for bassoon & piano, in G major, Op. 168
  • Performers: Sergei Krasavin (Bassoon); Alexei Nasedkin (Piano)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1921