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Raats: Complete Piano Sonatas, Vol. 1 / Horvath


Release Date: 04/14/2017 
Label:  Grand Piano   Catalog #: 765  
Composer:  Jaan Rääts
Performer:  Nicolas Horvath
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Jaan Rääts has written prolifically for the piano and his ten sonatas, spanning half a century, reveal his sophisticated control of expressive gestures. The composer himself has said: "I don't like rigid systems. I like absorbing musical material, filtering it, emotionally developing it as needed. Using it as a springboard for my imagination..." Jaan Rääts has written prolifically for the piano and his ten sonatas, spanning half a century, reveal his sophisticated control of expressive gestures. The composer himself has said: "I don't like rigid systems. I like absorbing musical material, filtering it, emotionally developing it as needed. Using it as a springboard for my imagination..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano No. 9, Op. 76 by Jaan Rääts
Performer:  Nicolas Horvath (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Estonia 
2.
Sonata for Piano No. 10, Op. 114 by Jaan Rääts
Performer:  Nicolas Horvath (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Estonia 
3.
Sonatas (3) for Piano, Op. 11 by Jaan Rääts
Performer:  Nicolas Horvath (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Estonia 
4.
Sonata for Piano No. 4, Op. 36 "Quasi Beatles" by Jaan Rääts
Performer:  Nicolas Horvath (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Estonia 

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