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Grieg: The Violin Sonatas / Kazazyan, Kopachevsky


Release Date: 02/10/2017 
Label:  Delos   Catalog #: 3523  
Composer:  Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Haik KazazyanPhilipp Kopachevsky
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

On Haik Kazazyan's first album for Delos, Opera Fantasies, the brilliant American violin virtuoso demonstrated the fiery, passioante, and technically astonishing sides of his artistry. And the same musical virtues are certainly on display here, in his glowing rendition of the three violin sonatas by the Norwegian master Edvard Grieg. In this new album - with dazzling and soulful collaboration from the rising young Russian piano wizard Philipp Kopachevsky - he also applies the sensitivity, subtlety, and interpretive insight needed to bring these three chamber masterpieces to vibrant life. Composed across a period ranging from Grieg's early twenties through middle age, these comparatively unfamiliar pieces not only confirm the composer's Read more winning ways with melodic invention and nationalistic impulse, but also serve as a revealing guide to Grieg's evolution as a composer. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in F major, Op. 8 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Haik Kazazyan (Violin), Philipp Kopachevsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Denmark 
2.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2 in G major, Op. 13 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Haik Kazazyan (Violin), Philipp Kopachevsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Norway 
3.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 45 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Haik Kazazyan (Violin), Philipp Kopachevsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1887; Norway 

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