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Duo Mon Amour - Ravel, Milhaud, Honegger, Skalkottas


Release Date: 01/01/2000 
Label:  Troubadisc   Catalog #: 1423   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Maurice RavelDarius MilhaudArthur HoneggerNikos Skalkottas
Performer:  Renate Eggebrecht-KupsaFriedemann KupsaRenate Eggebrecht
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo Mon Amour
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This duo CD by violinist Renate Eggebrecht and cellist Friedemann Kupsa features music from French composers of the last century. In addition to works by Ravel, Honegger and Milhaud, a duet by Greek composer Nikos Skalkottas is included. Skalkottas' duet is an unusual combination of Bergian expressiveness with Greek folk-derived elements. This duo CD by violinist Renate Eggebrecht and cellist Friedemann Kupsa features music from French composers of the last century. In addition to works by Ravel, Honegger and Milhaud, a duet by Greek composer Nikos Skalkottas is included. Skalkottas' duet is an unusual combination of Bergian expressiveness with Greek folk-derived elements. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Violin and Cello by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Renate Eggebrecht-Kupsa (Violin), Friedemann Kupsa (Cello), Renate Eggebrecht (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo Mon Amour
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920-1922; France 
2.
Sonatina for Violin and Cello, Op. 324 by Darius Milhaud
Performer:  Renate Eggebrecht-Kupsa (Violin), Friedemann Kupsa (Cello), Renate Eggebrecht (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo Mon Amour
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; USA 
3.
Sonatina for Violin and Cello by Arthur Honegger
Performer:  Renate Eggebrecht-Kupsa (Violin), Friedemann Kupsa (Cello), Renate Eggebrecht (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo Mon Amour
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; France 
4.
Duets (4) for Violin and Cello by Nikos Skalkottas
Performer:  Renate Eggebrecht-Kupsa (Violin), Renate Eggebrecht (Violin), Friedemann Kupsa (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo Mon Amour
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947 

Sound Samples

Sonata for Violin and Cello: I. Allegro
Sonata for Violin and Cello: II. Tres vif
Sonata for Violin and Cello: III. Lent
Sonata for Violin and Cello: IV. Vif, avec entrain
Sonatina for Violin and Cello, Op. 324: I. Anime
Sonatina for Violin and Cello, Op. 324: II. Modere
Sonatina for Violin and Cello, Op. 324: III. Vif
Sonatina for Violin and Cello, H. 80: I. Allegro
Sonatina for Violin and Cello, H. 80: II. Andante
Sonatina for Violin and Cello, H. 80: III. Allegro
Duo for Violin and Cello, AK 44: I. Allegro ordinario e un poco agitato
Duo for Violin and Cello, AK 44: II. Andante molto espressivo
Duo for Violin and Cello, AK 44: III. Molto vivace
Duo for Violin and Cello, AK 44: IV. Bauern Tanz-Szenen: Allegro vivo

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