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Brahms: Horn Trio & Violin Sonatas / Vladar, Amara, Kouzmanova-Vladar

Release Date: 01/20/2017 
Label:  Paladino   Catalog #: 0078  
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Magda AmaraBojidara Kouzmanova-VladarWolfgang Vladar
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Golden Viennese horn sound, full and at the same time tender piano, and velvet, emotional violin sound and vibrato is the beginning of this recording which opens the gate to the powerful, romantic world of Johannes Brahms' music. Deep feelings and musical thoughts are presented with technical easiness, keeping the musical phrase and expression in the center of the listener's attention. The only idea this recording really shows off are Brahms' words "I speak through my music.” A native Bulgarian, Bojidara Kouzmanova-Vladar began playing violin at the age of four. Since then she has won numerous national and international violin competitions in Europe and the United States. Wolfgang Vladar studied horn at the Wiener Musikhochshule, and Read more made his debut at age 20 at the Vienna Volksoper. Pianist Magda Amara graduated from the Tchaikovsky Conservatory. She is laureate of numerous national and international competitions, both as a soloist and chamber musician. Read less

Works on This Recording

Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano in E flat major, Op. 40 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Magda Amara (Piano), Bojidara Kouzmanova-Vladar (Violin), Wolfgang Vladar (French Horn)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Austria 
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in G major, Op. 78 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Bojidara Kouzmanova-Vladar (Violin), Magda Amara (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; Austria 
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 108 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Bojidara Kouzmanova-Vladar (Violin), Magda Amara (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1888; Austria 

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