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Gidon Kremer - Hommage A Piazzolla


Release Date: 09/24/1996 
Label:  Nonesuch   Catalog #: 79407   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Astor PiazzollaJerzy Peterburshsky
Performer:  Alois PoschVadim SakharovGidon KremerMichel Portal,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This disc was nominated for the 1997 Grammy Award for "Best Small Ensemble Performance."
Selections recorded July 1995 at Lockenhaus Castle and January 1996 at Studio Guillaume Tell, Paris, France.
This selection includes liner notes by John Adams.
REVIEWS:
JazzTimes (1-2/97, p.83) - "...a compelling recording of Piazzolla pieces, mostly in small group settings....It's a strong ensemble affair, but clearly the protagonist is the bold Kremer, who imbues Piazzolla's music with proper degrees of intellect and a heaving heart..."
This disc was nominated for the 1997 Grammy Award for "Best Small Ensemble Performance."
Selections recorded July 1995 at Lockenhaus Castle and January 1996 at Studio Guillaume Tell, Paris, France.
This selection includes liner notes by John Adams.
REVIEWS:
JazzTimes (1-2/97, p.83) - "...a compelling recording of Piazzolla pieces, mostly in small group settings....It's a strong ensemble affair, but clearly the protagonist is the bold Kremer, who imbues Piazzolla's music with proper degrees of intellect and a heaving heart..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Milonga en re by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Alois Posch (Double Bass), Vadim Sakharov (Piano), Gidon Kremer (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
2. Vardarito by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Alois Posch (Double Bass), Michel Portal (Clarinet), Gidon Kremer (Violin),
Per Arne Glorvigen (Bandoneon)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Length: 6 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Gustavo Beytelmann 
3. Enrico IV: Oblivion by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Gidon Kremer (Violin), Vadim Sakharov (Piano), Alois Posch (Double Bass),
Per Arne Glorvigen (Bandoneon)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; Argentina 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Joel Bragato 
4. Escualo by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Gidon Kremer (Violin), Friedrich Lips (Bayan), Vladimir Tonkha (Cello),
Svjatloslav Lips (Double Bass), Mark Pekarsky (Percussion)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Svjatoslav Lips 
5. History of the Tango: Café 1930 by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Per Arne Glorvigen (Bandoneon), Gidon Kremer (Violin)
Length: 7 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Gidon Kremer & Per Arne Glorvigen 
6. Concierto para quinteto by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Vadim Sakharov (Piano), Alois Posch (Double Bass), Per Arne Glorvigen (Bandoneon),
Gidon Kremer (Violin), Paul Meyer (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 9 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Gidon Kremer, Paul Meyer, Vadim Sakharov, Alois Posch & Per Arne Glorvigen. 
7. Soledad by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Alois Posch (Double Bass), Gidon Kremer (Violin), Per Arne Glorvigen (Bandoneon),
Vadim Sakharov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Length: 7 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Gidon Kremer, Per Arne Glorvigen, Vadim Sakharov & Alois Posch 
8. Buenos Aires hora zero by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Alois Posch (Double Bass), Vadim Sakharov (Piano), Gidon Kremer (Violin),
Per Arne Glorvigen (Bandoneon), Elisabeth Chojnacka (Harpsichord)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Length: 6 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Gidon Kremer, Elisabeth Chojnacka, Per Arne Glorvigen, Vadim Sakharov & Alois Posch. 
9. Celos by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Alois Posch (Double Bass), Vadim Sakharov (Piano), Per Arne Glorvigen (Bandoneon),
Michel Portal (Clarinet), Gidon Kremer (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Carel Kraayenhof 
10. El sol sueño "Hommage à Astor Piazzolla" by Jerzy Peterburshsky
Performer:  Gidon Kremer (Violin), Per Arne Glorvigen (Bandoneon), Vadim Sakharov (Piano),
Alois Posch (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leonid Desyatnikow 
11. Le Grand Tango by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Vadim Sakharov (Piano), Gidon Kremer (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Length: 12 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Sofia Gubaidulina, Gidon Kremer & Vadim Sakharov. 

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