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Concerti II - Liszt, Bach, Stravinsky / Brabbins, GrauSchumacher Duo

Liszt / Bach / Stravinsky
Release Date: 03/18/2014 
Label:  Neos   Catalog #: 21302   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz LisztJohann Sebastian BachIgor Stravinsky
Performer:  Götz SchumacherAndreas Grau
Conductor:  Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsches Symphony OrchestraGrauSchumacher Piano Duo
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"When do you call a piano duo really good? Without doubt as soon as the four hands acting on the -- normally -- 88 keys become a complete unity. The GrauSchumacher Piano Duo has been residing in this Mount Olympus already for a long time..." --Badische Zeitung

Following the successful CD release with works by Mozart, Liszt and Barto?k, the GrauSchumacher Piano Duo (Andreas Grau and Go?tz Schumacher) presents new recordings on Concerti II, together with Deutsches Symphonie- Orchester Berlin, conducted by Martyn Brabbins. For this CD, they recorded the "Concerto Pathe?tique" by Franz Liszt transcribed by Stefan Heuke (2008), with an approximately hundred-bar, unmistakably contemporary cadenza. Furthermore,
Read more Andreas Grau and Go?tz Schumacher play the Concerto for Two Pianos by Johann Sebastian Bach, as well as the "Concerto per due pianoforti soli" by Igor Stravinsky. Andreas Grau and Go?tz Schumacher together form one of the most internationally prominent piano duos of the present day. The pianists have been performing together for 30 years, a partnership that has meanwhile been documented by numerous prizes and over 20 CDs. GrauSchumacher Piano Duo; Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; Martyn Brabbins, conductor. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto pathétique, S 365 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Götz Schumacher (Piano), Andreas Grau (Piano)
Conductor:  Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsches Symphony Orchestra,  GrauSchumacher Piano Duo
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1857; Germany 
2.
Concerto for 2 Harpsichords in C major, BWV 1061 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Götz Schumacher (Piano), Andreas Grau (Piano)
Conductor:  Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsches Symphony Orchestra,  GrauSchumacher Piano Duo
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
3.
Concerto for 2 Pianos by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Götz Schumacher (Piano), Andreas Grau (Piano)
Conductor:  Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsches Symphony Orchestra,  GrauSchumacher Piano Duo
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931-1935; France 

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