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Dvořák Played On Dvořák's Own Bösendorfer Piano / Radoslav Kvapil

Dvorak / Kvapil
Release Date: 02/14/2012 
Label:  Musical Concepts   Catalog #: 1171  
Composer:  Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Radoslav Kvapil
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A brilliant second collection (see: ALC 1044) of piano music by acclaimed Czech pianist Radoslav Kvapil, performed on Dvorák's own piano!

"Preoccupation with authenticity persuaded Kvapil to record on the Bösendorfer… the outspoken freshness of the sweet timbres of the instrument testify to the precise sound the composer had available to compose with." (La Montagne, Paris)

“Kvapil has an exemplary approach to Dvorák: his imagination always alert, his gestures always spontaneous, he thus establishes a benchmark with this new collection" (Repertoire magazine, Paris)
A brilliant second collection (see: ALC 1044) of piano music by acclaimed Czech pianist Radoslav Kvapil, performed on Dvorák's own piano!

"Preoccupation with authenticity persuaded Kvapil to record on the Bösendorfer… the outspoken freshness of the sweet timbres of the instrument testify to the precise sound the composer had available to compose with." (La Montagne, Paris)

“Kvapil has an exemplary approach to Dvorák: his imagination always alert, his gestures always spontaneous, he thus establishes a benchmark with this new collection" (Repertoire magazine, Paris)
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Works on This Recording

1. Waltzes (8) for Piano, Op. 54/B 101 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Radoslav Kvapil (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879-1880; Bohemia 
Notes: Played on Dvořák’s own Bösendorfer piano of 1879. 
2. Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 52/B 110 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Radoslav Kvapil (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1880; Bohemia 
3. Mazurkas (6) for Piano, Op. 56/B 111 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Radoslav Kvapil (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
4. Eclogues (4) for Piano, Op. 56/B 103 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Radoslav Kvapil (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Something Missing? February 8, 2014 By P. KLARREICH (MIAMI, FL) See All My Reviews "The listing shows: 1. Waltzes (8) for Piano, Op. 54/B 101 by Antonín Dvorák 2. Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 52/B 110 by Antonín Dvorák 3. Mazurkas (6) for Piano, Op. 56/B 111 by Antonín Dvorák 4. Eclogues (4) for Piano, Op. 56/B 103 by Antonín Dvorák That is 24 pieces. But there are only 22 tracks. What happened to Op 52, Nos 5,6? Doesn't he like them? I do." Report Abuse
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