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Primrose Viola Transcriptions / Díaz, Koenig


Release Date: 07/25/2006 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557391   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alexander BorodinFranz SchubertLudwig van BeethovenRichard Wagner,   ... 
Performer:  Robert KoenigRoberto Díaz
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This album was nominated for the 2007 Grammy Award for "Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (without Orchestra)." This album was nominated for the 2007 Grammy Award for "Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (without Orchestra)." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major: 3rd movement, Andante "Nocturne" by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Roberto Díaz (Viola)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada 
Length: 6 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Primrose.
Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada (11/08/2004 - 11/10/2004) 
2. Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen, D 343 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Roberto Díaz (Viola), Robert Koenig (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Primrose.
Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada (11/08/2004 - 11/10/2004) 
3. Notturno for Viola and Piano in D major, Op. 42 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Roberto Díaz (Viola)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada 
Length: 12 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada (11/08/2004 - 11/10/2004) 
4. Wesendonck Lieder: no 5, Träume by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Roberto Díaz (Viola), Robert Koenig (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1858; Germany 
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Primrose.
Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada (11/08/2004 - 11/10/2004) 
5. Huella, Op. 49 by Julián Aguirre
Performer:  Roberto Díaz (Viola), Robert Koenig (Piano)
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arrangers: William Primrose; Jascha Heifetz.
Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada (11/08/2004 - 11/10/2004) 
6. Prelude no 15 "Ao pé da fogueira" by Flausino R. do Vale
Performer:  Roberto Díaz (Viola), Robert Koenig (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arrangers: William Primrose; Jascha Heifetz.
Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada (11/08/2004 - 11/10/2004) 
7. Concerto for Violin no 2 in B minor, Op. 7 "La Campanella": 3rd movement, Rondo à la clochette by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Roberto Díaz (Viola), Robert Koenig (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826 
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Primrose.
Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada (11/08/2004 - 11/10/2004) 
8. Bachianas brasileiras no 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos: Aria "Cantilena" by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Roberto Díaz (Viola), Robert Koenig (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938-1945; Brazil 
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Primrose.
Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada (11/08/2004 - 11/10/2004) 
9. L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 - 3rd movement, Adagietto by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Roberto Díaz (Viola), Robert Koenig (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Primrose.
Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada (11/08/2004 - 11/10/2004) 
10. Sarasateana by Efrem Zimbalist
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Roberto Díaz (Viola)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada 
Length: 15 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada (11/08/2004 - 11/10/2004) 
11. Songs (6), Op. 6: no 6, None but the lonely heart by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Roberto Díaz (Viola)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Russia 
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Primrose.
Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada (11/08/2004 - 11/10/2004) 
12. Songs (5), Op. 105: no 1, Wie Melodien zieht es mir by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Robert Koenig (Piano), Roberto Díaz (Viola)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Primrose.
Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, Canada (11/08/2004 - 11/10/2004) 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No. 2 in D major (arr. W. Primrose): String Quartet No. 2 in D major: III. Nocturne (arr. W. Primrose)
Litanei auf das Fest aller Seelen, D. 343 (arr. W. Primrose)
Notturno in D major, Op. 42: I. Marcia - Allegro
Notturno in D major, Op. 42: II. Adagio
Notturno in D major, Op. 42: III. Allegretto alla polacca
5 Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, Op. 91, "Wesendonck Lieder" (arr. W. Primrose): Wesendonk Lieder: No. 5. Traume (arr. W. Primrose)
Huella, Op. 49 (arr. W. Primrose)
Prelude No. 15, "Ao pe da fogueira" (arr. W. Primrose)
Violin Concerto No. 2 in B minor, Op. 7 (arr. W. Primrose): Violin Concerto No. 2 in B minor, Op. 7, MS 48: III. Rondo, "La campanella" (arr. W. Primrose)
Bachianas brasileiras No. 5 (arr. W. Primrose): Bachianas brasileiras No. 5: I. Aria: Cantilena (arr. W. Primrose)
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1 (arr. W. Primrose): L'arlesienne Suite No. 1: III. Adagietto (arr. W. Primrose)
Sarasateana (version for viola and piano): I. Tango: Allegro moderato
Sarasateana (version for viola and piano): II. Polo: Allegro moderato
Sarasateana (version for viola and piano): III. Malaguena: Amabile
Sarasateana (version for viola and piano): IV. Zapateado: Allegro moderato
6 Romances, Op. 6 (arr. W. Primrose): 6 Romances, Op. 6: No. 6. None but the Lonely Heart (arr. W. Primrose)
5 Lieder, Op. 105: No. 1. Wie Melodien zieht es mir (arr. W. Primrose)

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