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Duos From Marlboro - Schubert, Prokofiev / Serkin, Et Al


Release Date: 07/18/2006 
Label:  Bridge   Catalog #: 9203   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Franz SchubertSergei ProkofievLeon Kirchner
Performer:  Rudolf SerkinPaula RobisonPeter ZazofskyDaniel Phillips,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"This recording called “Duos from the Marlboro Music Festival” has duets from three decades of performances at Marlboro, beginning in 1968 with the 27-year-old Paula Robison and the 65-year-old Rudolf Serkin playing the only piece of 19th-century music for flute and piano written by a major composer. Their reading of this set of variations on 'Trockne Blumen' from “Schone Mullerin*P* is a real treasure. Robison is at her most vocal as well as in her best technical form, and Serkin sounds happy to have such a responsive and sensitive musical partner for his Schubertian magic.

The Prokofieff Sonata for Two Violins is from a concert given in 1978. Daniel Phillips and Peter Zazofsky match one another so well that I cannot
Read more tell who is playing which part. They give the piece a real sense of depth, especially in II where there seem to be a multitude of voices coming from all directions out of only two violins."

-- Elaine Fine, American Record Guide
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Works on This Recording

1.
Introduction and Variations for Flute and Piano in E minor, D 802/Op. 160 "Trockne Blumen" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano), Paula Robison (Flute)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1968 
2.
Sonata for 2 Violins in C major, Op. 56 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Peter Zazofsky (Violin), Daniel Phillips (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1978 
3.
Duo for Violin and Piano by Leon Kirchner
Performer:  Ida Levin (Violin), Jeremy Denk (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; USA 

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