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Harmonic Labyrinth: The Con Gioia Recordings

Bach,J.s. / Bach,C.p.e. / De Saram / De Silva
Release Date: 09/13/2011 
Label:  First Hand Records   Catalog #: 11   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Carl Philipp Emmanuel BachPaul HindemithPreethi de SilvaJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Preethi de SilvaRohan de Saram
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Rohan de Saram: Was a member of the supreme Arditti Quartet for over 20 years Performed as a soloist with the major international orchestras Many major contemporary works for cello were written specially for him His recording of the Berio Sequenzas was rated as one of the "10 Best Recordings" of 2006 by The New York Times Preethi de Silva: Director of the celebrated US early music ensemble Con Gioia Multi-award winner for her performances and literature Performed with many internationally famous musicians including Chiara Banchini, Monica Huggett, Wieland Kuijken & Martin Pearlman "There are few of his [de Saram] generation that have such gifts' (Pablo Casals) 'de Saram is a cello phenomenon, one of the greatest cellists Read more of our time' (Kölnische Rundshau, Germany) "De Silva impressed us as a musician of great accomplishment and originality..." (The Daily Telegraph) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Variations (12) for Harpsichord in D minor, Wq 118 no 9/H 263 "Folie d'Espagne" by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Harpsichord), Rohan de Saram (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Hamburg, Germany 
Venue:  Garrison Theater, Scripps College Perfor 
Length: 8 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2.
Sonata for Cello solo, Op. 25 no 3 by Paul Hindemith
Performer:  Rohan de Saram (Cello), Preethi de Silva (Harpsichord)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; Germany 
Venue:  Garrison Theater, Scripps College Perfor 
Length: 10 Minutes 17 Secs. 
3.
Pieces for Harpsichord by Preethi de Silva
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Harpsichord), Rohan de Saram (Cello)
Venue:  Garrison Theater, Scripps College Perfor 
Length: 13 Minutes 38 Secs. 
4.
Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Harpsichord), Rohan de Saram (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Venue:  Garrison Theater, Scripps College Perfor 
Length: 13 Minutes 59 Secs. 
5.
Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord no 3 in G minor, BWV 1029 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Harpsichord), Rohan de Saram (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Venue:  Garrison Theater, Scripps College Perfor 
Length: 15 Minutes 21 Secs. 
6.
Caprice No. 23 in D major for solo violin, Op. 3 "Il labirinto armonico" by Pietro A. Locatelli
Performer:  Rohan de Saram (Cello), Preethi de Silva (Harpsichord)
Venue:  Garrison Theater, Scripps College Perfor 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009: I. Prelude
Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009: II. Allemande
Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009: III. Courante
Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009: IV. Sarabande
Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009: V. Bourree I-II
Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009: VI. Gigue
12 Variations on La folia d'Espagne, Wq. 118/9, H. 263*: 12 Variations on La folia d'Espagne, Wq. 118/9, H. 263
L'arte del violino: Caprice in D Major, Op. 3, No. 23, "Il Labirinto Armonico" (arr. R. De Saram)
Viola da Gamba Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1029: I. Vivace
Viola da Gamba Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1029: II. Adagio
Viola da Gamba Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1029: III. Allegro
Cello Sonata, Op. 25, No. 3: I. Lebhaft, sehr markiert (mit festen Bogenstrichen)
Cello Sonata, Op. 25, No. 3: II. Massig schnell, gemachlich (durchweg sehr leise)
Cello Sonata, Op. 25, No. 3: III. Langsam
Cello Sonata, Op. 25, No. 3: IV. Lebhafte Viertel (ohne jeden Ausdruck und stets pianissimo)
Cello Sonata, Op. 25, No. 3: V. Massig schnell (sehr scharf markierte Viertel)
Harpsichord Sonatina: II. Pas de deux
Study for the Left Hand
Alankara - Tala
Prelude

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