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York Bowen: 24 Preludes, Suite Mignonne, Berceuse, Barcarolle / Ortiz

Ortiz
Release Date: 04/29/2014 
Label:  Grand Piano   Catalog #: 637   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  York Bowen
Performer:  Cristina Ortiz
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

York Bowen was described by Saint-Saëns as ‘the most remarkable of the young British composers’. His 24 Preludes form a sequence of concise, richly expressive and directly communicative studies. The Berceuse, Op. 83 ranks amongst Bowen’s most intimate scores, while the sophisticated Suite Mignonne demands the most delicate of touches from the pianist. - Naxos York Bowen was described by Saint-Saëns as ‘the most remarkable of the young British composers’. His 24 Preludes form a sequence of concise, richly expressive and directly communicative studies. The Berceuse, Op. 83 ranks amongst Bowen’s most intimate scores, while the sophisticated Suite Mignonne demands the most delicate of touches from the pianist. - Naxos Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 102 by York Bowen
Performer:  Cristina Ortiz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; England 
2. Berceuse for Piano in D major, Op. 83 by York Bowen
Performer:  Cristina Ortiz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; England 
3. Suite Mignonne, Op. 39 by York Bowen
Performer:  Cristina Ortiz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; England 
4. Suite for Piano no 2, Op. 30: III. Barcarolle by York Bowen
Performer:  Cristina Ortiz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 

Sound Samples

24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 1 in C Major: Moderato appassionato
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 2 in C Minor: Andante tranquillo
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 3 in D-Flat Major: Andante grazioso
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 4 in C-Sharp Minor: Allegro con fuoco
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 5 in D Major: Allegro risoluto
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 6 in D Minor: Andante con moto
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 7 in E-Flat Major: Andantino amabile
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 8 in E-Flat Minor: Poco lento, serioso
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 9 in E Major: Allegro risoluto e ritmico
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 10 in E Minor: Moderato, a capriccio
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 11 in F Major: Andante con moto e grazioso
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 12 in F Minor: Allegro con fuoco
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 13 in G-Flat Major: Andante tranquillo
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 14 in F-Sharp Minor: Allegretto scherzando
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 15 in G Major: Allegretto grazioso
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 16 in G Minor: Moderato semplice
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 17 in A-Flat Major: Andante molto espressivo
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 18 in G-Sharp Minor: Allegro con fuoco
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 19 in A Major: Andantino con moto
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 20 in A Minor: Allegro con fuoco
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 21 in B-Flat Major: Andante piacevole
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 22 in B-Flat Minor: Allegro molto e con fuoco
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 23 in B Major: Andante con moto
24 Preludes, Op. 102: Prelude No. 24 in B Minor: Moderato serioso e tragico
Berceuse in D Major, Op. 83
Suite for Piano No. 2, Op. 30: III. Barcarolle
Suite for Piano No. 4, Op. 39, "Suite Mignonne": I. Prelude: Moderato
Suite for Piano No. 4, Op. 39, "Suite Mignonne": II. Valse: Un poco sostenuto
Suite for Piano No. 4, Op. 39, "Suite Mignonne": III. Finale: Moto perpetuo - Veloce e leggiero

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