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Alexander Maria Wagner: Symphony No. 1 "kraftwerk"; Chromatic Fantasy; Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 7

Wagner / Bach,J.s / Prokoviev / Kornienko
Release Date: 10/30/2012 
Label:  Oehms   Catalog #: 858   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alexander Maria WagnerJohann Sebastian BachSergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Alexander Maria Wagner
Conductor:  Alexei Kornienko
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The most amazing piece that this teenager, who is reaching for the stars if not beyond, has composed – and at the age of fourteen – is his First Symphony for large orchestra entitled “Kraftwerk”. It is almost an understatement to prophecy this young man a great future. That the pianist Alexander M. Wagner is in no way inferior to the composer is proven by this recording of piano works, recorded by the sixteen-year-old in February The most amazing piece that this teenager, who is reaching for the stars if not beyond, has composed – and at the age of fourteen – is his First Symphony for large orchestra entitled “Kraftwerk”. It is almost an understatement to prophecy this young man a great future. That the pianist Alexander M. Wagner is in no way inferior to the composer is proven by this recording of piano works, recorded by the sixteen-year-old in February Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 1 "Kraftwerk" by Alexander Maria Wagner
Conductor:  Alexei Kornienko
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
2. Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903: Fantasia by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Alexander Maria Wagner (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Notes: Arrangement: Alexander Maria Wagner 
3. Sonata for Piano no 7 in B flat major, Op. 83 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Alexander Maria Wagner (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939-1942; USSR 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 1: I. Motorisch und unerbittlich
Symphony No. 1: II. Thema mit Variationen
Symphony No. 1: III. Introduktion, Trauermarsch und Toccata
Chromatic Fantasia in D minor, BWV 903 - Diatonic Fantasy
Piano Sonata No. 7 in B flat major, Op. 83: I. Allegro inquieto - Poco meno - Andantino
Piano Sonata No. 7 in B flat major, Op. 83: II. Andante caloroso - Poco piu animato - Piu largamente - Un poco agitato
Piano Sonata No. 7 in B flat major, Op. 83: III. Precipitato

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