César Franck: Early Piano Music - Ballade, Op. 9; Schubert Song Transcriptions, Op. 8; Fantasy, Op. 15 et al. / Julia Severus, piano
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-02-25Works: César Franck: Ballade, for piano, Op. 9; Melodies (4) of Schubert, transcription for piano, Op. 8, M. 15; Fantasy (on 2 Polish Airs), for piano, Op. 15, M. 18; Souvenirs d'Aix-la-Chapelle, Op. 7...
Performers: Severus, Julia
Four early works which chart the young Cesar Franck's concert tours when he appeared as a pianist and composer. Includes two world premiere recordings....continue...
Recording information: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Dahlem, Berlin, Germany (10/30/2012/10/31/2012)....continue...
Cesar Franck: Stradella, opera / Dormel, Arrivabeni, Kabatu, Laho, Van Mechelen, Rouillon, Iovino, Mignon [DVD]
1 DVD Video / Dynamic / 2014-02-25Works: César Franck: Stradella, opera
Performers: Kabatu, Isabelle; Rouillon, Philippe; Van Mechelen, Reinoud
Conductors: Arrivabeni, Paolo
Ensemble: Opera Royal de Walloine Chorus; Opera Royal de Walloine Orchestra
World premiere recording! Cesar Franck's first opera - staged for the first time! Known mainly for the few transcendent, harmonically adventurous instrumental works of his...continue...
Run Time: 115 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo,
Subtitles: English, German, French, Italian, Korean
'Poème' - Works for violin and piano by Franck & Ysae / Lisa Jacobs, violin; Ksenia Kouzmenko, piano
1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2014-02-11Works: Eugène Ysaÿe: Poème élégiaque, Op. 12; Extase, Op. 18; César Franck: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8
Performers: Jacobs, Lisa [Violin]; Kouzmenko, Ksenia
Fabulously rich and evocative violin works by Eugène Ysaÿe and César Franck, performed by young Dutch virtuoso Lisa Jacobs, winner of second prize at the...continue...
Recording information: Westvest, Schiedam, The Netherlands (07/2013)....continue...
Icon: Chopin, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Bach, Beethoven, Paderewski et al. / Witold Malcuzynski, piano [8 CDs]
8 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-01-28Works: Frédéric Chopin: Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante"; Waltz for piano no 2 in A flat major, Op. 34/1, CT. 208; Waltz for piano no 3 in F major, Op. 34/3, C...
Performers: Malcuzynski, Witold
Conductors: Susskind, Walter; Malko, Nikolai; Kletzki, Paul; Rieger, Fritz
Witold Malcuzynski, born 1914 in Warsaw, is regarded as one the greatest heirs of the Polish piano tradition inherited from Paderewski. Malcuzynski was also one...continue...