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Tableaux Pour Deux Pianos / Bergmann Duo

Bergmann Duo Elizabeth Bergmann, Piano Marcel Berg
Label:  Arktos Recordings   Catalog #: 200260  
Composer:  Sergei RachmaninovClaude DebussyLeonard Bernstein
Performer:  Marcel BergmannElizabeth Bergmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bergmann Piano Duo
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In an enchanting and flavourful program of French, Russian and American works written for, or adapted for piano duet, Calgary's Bergmann Duo balance Debussy's pastel shades with the vital drive of Bernstein, and two of Rachmaninov's two-piano suites. Tableaux pour deux pianos features Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann, who have been performing together in Canada and Europe since 1989. Now based in Calgary, the musicians are also part of the Land's End Chamber Ensemble. In an enchanting and flavourful program of French, Russian and American works written for, or adapted for piano duet, Calgary's Bergmann Duo balance Debussy's pastel shades with the vital drive of Bernstein, and two of Rachmaninov's two-piano suites. Tableaux pour deux pianos features Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann, who have been performing together in Canada and Europe since 1989. Now based in Calgary, the musicians are also part of the Land's End Chamber Ensemble. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Suite for 2 Pianos no 1, Op. 5 "Fantaisie-tableaux" by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Marcel Bergmann (Piano), Elizabeth Bergmann (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bergmann Piano Duo
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
2.
Nocturnes (3) for Orchestra by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Marcel Bergmann (Piano), Elizabeth Bergmann (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bergmann Piano Duo
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1897-1899; France 
Notes: Arranger: Maurice Ravel. 
3.
West Side Story: Excerpt(s) by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Marcel Bergmann (Piano), Elizabeth Bergmann (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bergmann Piano Duo
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
4.
Duets (6) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 11 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Marcel Bergmann (Piano), Elizabeth Bergmann (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bergmann Piano Duo
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Russia 

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