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Albert Tiu - Variations

Albert Tiu, Piano Esther Honens International Pian
Label:  Arktos Recordings   Catalog #: 200261  
Composer:  Jan Pieterszoon SweelinckJohann Sebastian BachJohannes BrahmsAaron Copland,   ... 
Performer:  Albert Tiu
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Albert Tiu is a laureate of the 1996 Honens International Piano Competition, and demonstrates a remarkable facility and diversity on this varied set of variations. From the stately and sublime baroque variations of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck to the bracing edges and spikes of Aaron Copland's set, Tiu presents an entertaining and challenging performance. Albert Tiu is a laureate of the 1996 Honens International Piano Competition, and demonstrates a remarkable facility and diversity on this varied set of variations. From the stately and sublime baroque variations of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck to the bracing edges and spikes of Aaron Copland's set, Tiu presents an entertaining and challenging performance. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Mein junges Leben hat ein End by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Performer:  Albert Tiu (Piano)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Netherlands (Holland 
2.
Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: 5th movement, Chaconne by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Albert Tiu (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
3.
Variations (11) for Piano on an Original Theme, Set 1, Op. 21 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Albert Tiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; Germany 
4.
Variations for Piano by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Albert Tiu (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
5.
Variations on a theme of Chopin, Op. 22 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Albert Tiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902-1903; Russia 

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