"Cantante e Tranquillo:" Slow Movements for String Quartet, by Beethoven, Kurtág, Schnittke, Ligeti et al. / Keller Quartett
1 CD / ECM / 2015-04-14Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet for Strings no 16 in F major, Op. 135; Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat major, Op. 130; György Ligeti: Quartet for Strings no 2; Johann Sebastian Bach: Die Kunst...
Performers: Gal, Zoltan; Keller, Andras [Violin]; Kornyei, Zsofia; Lubimov, Alexei [Piano]; Szabo, Judit [Cello]
Ensemble: Keller Quartett
A carefully balanced program based entirely upon slow movements (Bach, Beethoven, Kurtág, Knaifel, Ligeti) developed with András Keller and producer Manfred Eicher....continue...
1 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2013-01-29Works: Alexander Knaifel: Canterville Ghost, opera
Performers: Livental, Alexander; Suleimanow, Stanislaw
Conductors: Jurowski, Michail
Ensemble: Moscow Forum Theatre Orchestra
Alexander Aronovich Knajfel concert tours have taken him all over Russia, Europe and the USA and he has since sung a variety of operatic roles...continue...
Recording information: Mosfilm Studios, Moscow (09/1990)....continue...
1 CD / ECM Import / 2008-11-18Works: Alexander Knaifel: Lamento; Blazhenstva
Performers: Melentieva, Tatiana; Migunov, Piotr; Monighetti, Ivan
Conductors: Monighetti, Ivan; Sondeckis, Saulius
Third ECM album pioneering this mysterious Russian composer's work after Amicta Sole and Svete Tikhiy....continue...
1 CD / HBDirect Import / 2005-07-26Works: Alexander Knaifel: Psalm 51, for solo cello; Amicta Sole, for soprano, boy's choir soloists & chamber orchestra
Performers: Melentieva, Tatiana; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Steinlucht, Arkady
Ensemble: Glinka Choral College Boys Choir
Since the mid 1980s, the music of Russian composer Alexander Knaifel has reflected his search for a direct form of sacred musical expression. The resultant...continue...
1 CD / ECM Import / 2003-04-01Works: Alexander Knaifel: In Air Clear and Unseen, stanzas with Tyutchev, for piano & string quartet; Svete Tikhiy (O gladsome light), for soprano & sampler
Performers: Malov, Oleg; Melentieva, Tatiana; Siegle, Andrei
"Alexander Knaifel is a Russian composer and cellist. Judging by this release and his previous one, also on ECM, he is a proponent of minimalism...continue...
1 CD / HBDirect Import / 2000-11-14Works: Alexander Knaifel: Lux aeterna, for 2 psalmodists; Thomas Demenga: Duo? o, Du..., for 2 cellos; Jean Barrière: Sonata for 2 cellos no 10 in G major; Roland Moser: Wendungen, for 2 cellos; Barr...
Performers: Demenga, Patrick; Demenga, Thomas