Image

Julian Jacobson & Mariko Brown: Piano Duo



Shipping time: In stock | Expected delivery 1-2 days | Free UK Delivery
Distinguished composer-pianists Julian Jacobson and Mariko Brown combined their considerable talents in 2011, thus forming a piano duo brimming with ideas not only centred on the classics for piano duo repertoire, but also with a strong commitment to searching out neglected masterpieces performed to great acclaim in their various concert tours. They have revived, among others, Debussy's exotic ballet masterpiece 'Khamma'. Set in ancient Egypt, it appears here as a first recording in the version for four hands. British Composer Anthony Herschel Hill who died last year also features here for the first time with Nocturne, a beautiful if intense elegy for two pianos. Other, no less-important offerings on this disc are Busoni's Fantasia Contrappuntistica, a work of dazzling technical insight composed in 1910 for solo piano and re-arranged in 1921 for two pianos. The rebellious, ingenious, subversive Satie provides some light relief with his Trois morceaux en forme de Poire and the Jacobson-Brown Piano Duo contribute yet another unusual collection for piano duet, the Italian Casella's spiky, wayward Pupazzetti ('Puppets') - perhaps a tribute to Stravinsky whose Italian premiere of Petrushka Casella conducted. Finally our two pianists end their hugely entertaining disc with Poulenc, another restless, mischievous spirit whose Sonate for four hands is an enthralling mixture of jazz, Stravinsky, Satie and even Bartok!
Facts
Item number SOMMCD 0178
Barcode 748871017825
Release date 01/01/2017
Category Duo
Label SOMM Recordings
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Performers
Artists Jacobson, Julian
Brown, Mariko
Composers Satie, Erik
Busoni, Ferruccio
Poulenc, Francis
Debussy, Claude
Casella, Alfredo
Hill, Anthony Hershel
Write your own review
You must log in to be able to write a review
If you like Julian Jacobson & Mariko Brown: Piano Duo, please tell your friends! You can easily share this page directly on Facebook, Twitter and via e-mail below.

You may also like.....

Image
£9.99
MUSICAL JOURNEY
Image
£11.99
LISZT: Piano Sonata in B Minor
Image
£11.99
DELIUS: Piano Concerto / RAVEL: Jeux d'eau
Image
£11.99
French Music for Harp and Strings
French Festival 8550088 12/01/2000 £11.99
Few in stock Buy +
French Violin Sonatas 8550276 12/01/2000 £11.99
Out of stock
Romantic French Music for Guitar and Orchestra 8550480 12/01/1999 £6.99
Few in stock Buy +
Für Elise: Romantic Piano Music 8550647 12/01/1999 £11.99
Few in stock Buy +
BERCEUSE - MUSIC OF PEACE AND CALM 8553843 12/01/1999 £11.99
Few in stock Buy +
Dance of the Blessed Spirits 8554166 12/01/1999 £6.99
Out of stock
Image Image Image Image
My account
My cart: 0 items