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Leopold Godowsky Edition Vol 6: Renaissance - 16 Baroque Arrangements / Carlo Grante


Release Date: 08/12/2008 
Label:  Music & Arts Programs Of America Catalog #: 1215   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Leopold Godowsky
Performer:  Carlo Grante
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Reviewing Grante's recording of the Chopin/Godowsky Etudes, Gramophone said, 'Few pianists would or could take on this assignment. The difficulties are outlandish and immense, yet Carlo Grante's surpassing ease and aristocratic musicianship remain unruffled and superb...These records seem ripe for selection among the most outstanding of the year.' Reviewing Grante's recording of the Chopin/Godowsky Etudes, Gramophone said, 'Few pianists would or could take on this assignment. The difficulties are outlandish and immense, yet Carlo Grante's surpassing ease and aristocratic musicianship remain unruffled and superb...These records seem ripe for selection among the most outstanding of the year.' Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Renaissance by Leopold Godowsky
Performer:  Carlo Grante (Piano)
Length: 75 Minutes 11 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Renaissance, Book 1: No. 1. Sarabande in E major (Rameau)
Renaissance, Book 1: No. 2. Rigaudon in E major (Rameau)
Renaissance, Book 1: No. 3. Menuet in A minor (Rameau)
Renaissance, Book 1: No. 4. Menuet in G minor (Rameau)
Renaissance, Book 1: No. 5. Elegie (deux gigues) in E minor (Rameau)
Renaissance, Book 1: No. 6. Tambourin in E minor (Rameau)
Renaissance, Book 2: No. 7. Menuet in E flat major (Schobert)
Renaissance, Book 2: No. 8. Pastorale (Angelus) in G major (Corelli)
Renaissance, Book 2: No. 9. Sarabande in E minor (Lully)
Renaissance, Book 2: No. 10. Courante in E minor (Lully)
Renaissance, Book 2: No. 11. Capriccio (Le Caquet) in E major (Dandrieu)
Renaissance, Book 2: No. 12. Gigue in E minor (Loeilly)
Renaissance, Book 3: No. 13. Sarabande in A minor (Rameau)
Renaissance, Book 3: No. 14. Musette en Rondeau in E major (Rameau)
Renaissance, Book 3: No. 15. Gavotte in A minor (Rameau)
Renaissance, Book 4: [No. 19] Concert-Allegro in A major (Scarlatti)

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