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Martynas


Release Date: 01/07/2014 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001992402  
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsGiuseppe VerdiGerardo Matos RodríguezCarlos Gardel,   ... 
Performer:  Martynas
Conductor:  Péter Pejtsik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian Studio Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 48 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Martynas’ self-titled album is a fun, energy-filled exploration of a forgotten instrument. The album (produced by David Garrett’s producer John Haywood) is set to break boundaries and introduce the young Lithuanian accordionist to a potentially vast new audience.

• Jaw-dropping arrangements of rich classics, gypsy dances to contemporary pop covers showcase the virtuoso accordionist’s musical and expressive range

• Versions of Lady Gaga’s Telephone and Brahm’s Fifth Hungarian Dance show that pop and classical audiences can hold hands. Refreshing interpretations of pop-icon Katy Perry’s Hot N Cold sit alongside Verdi’s La Forza Del Destino(theme from Manon des Sources)

• Martynas performs a
Read more tantalizing duet of Carlos Gardel’s Tango Por una cabeza with German superstar violinist David Garrett and sings as well as plays on Nossa Nossa, a hot and exciting Brazilian song, inspiring you to dance
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Works on This Recording

1. Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 5 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
2. La forza del destino: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
3. La cumparsita by Gerardo Matos Rodríguez
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
Period: 20th Century 
4. Por una cabeza by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Argentina 
5. Telephone by Beyonce Knowles
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
6. Nossa Nossa (Ai Se Eu Te Pego) by Aline Medeiros Da Fonesca
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
7. Hava Nagila by Traditional
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
8. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
9. Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i): 3rd movement, Rondo alla turca by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 
10. La Califfa: La Califfa by Ennio Morricone
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1970 
11. Hot n Cold by Katy Perry
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
12. Csárdás by Vittorio Monti
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
Period: Romantic 
13. Parlez-moi d'amour by Jean Lenoir
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
Period: 20th Century 
14. Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92: 2nd movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
15. Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 1st movement, Allegro non molto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Martynas (Accordion)
Conductor:  Péter Pejtsik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian Studio Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 

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