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Stephen Hough's Dream Album

Hough,Stephen
Release Date: 06/01/2018 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 68176  
Composer:  Stephen HoughHenry LoveJulius IsserlisLéon Fyodorovich Minkus,   ... 
Performer:  Stephen Hough
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews



It is seldom these graceful, delightful pieces have such consummate musicianship lavished upon them. Few pianists today besides Stephen Hough could devise such a recital featuring his own compositions beside works by Liszt, Sibelius, Elgar, Mompou and many more. Such stuff is what dreams are made of.

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REVIEW:

A bran tub of bonbons, yes, but much more than that: it is also a portrait of an artist in love with music of all sorts (including, with no apology, the unfashionable and the second-rate if it happens to appeal to him), of a master transcriber and of that rare animal, a concert pianist who is not afraid to mix high
Read more jinks with high art. Witty, wistful, extrovert, introspective, and cheeky by turn, this is a masterclass in a certain style of piano-playing, and a dream of an album.

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Works on This Recording

1.
Radetzky Waltz by Stephen Hough
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: England 
2.
Das alte Lied by Henry Love
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1949 
3.
Memories of Childhood, Op. 11: No. 2, In the Steppes by Julius Isserlis
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
4.
Don Quixote: Kitri's Variation by Léon Fyodorovich Minkus
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
5.
Don Quixote: Dulcinea's Variation by Léon Fyodorovich Minkus
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
6.
Moscow Nights by Vassily Soloviev-Sedoi
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
7.
Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 11, Harmonies du soir by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
8.
Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 10 in F minor by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
9.
Hojas de album (6), Op. 165 "Espańa": no 5, Capricho by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; London, England 
10.
Intermezzo for Piano by Manuel Ponce
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; Mexico 
11.
Rhapsodies (4) for Piano, Op. 11: no 3 in C major by Ernö von Dohnányi
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1902-1903; Hungary 
12.
Pieces (5) for Piano, Op. 75 "Trees": no 5, The spruce by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; Finland 
13.
Solöga, Op. 11 no 3 by William Seymer
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Sweden 
14.
Pas de écharpes, Op. 37 "Scarf Dance" by Cécile Louise Chaminade
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
15.
Niccolo's Waltz by Stephen Hough
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: England 
16.
Osmanthus Romp by Stephen Hough
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: England 
17.
Osmanthus Reverie by Stephen Hough
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: England 
18.
By the Sleepy Lagoon: Valse serenade by Eric Coates
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1930; United Kingdom 
19.
Somewhere a Voice is Calling by Arthur F. Tate
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; England 
20.
Matilda's Rhumba by Anonymous
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
21.
Iver-song "Lullaby" by Stephen Hough
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: England 
22.
Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187: no 7 in G flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Bohemia 
23.
Zigeunermelodien (7), Op. 55: no 4, Als die alte Mutter by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
24.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
25.
Blow the wind southerly by Traditional
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Written: England 
26.
Lullaby by Stephen Hough
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: England 
27.
Scčnes d'enfants: Jeunes filles au jardin by Federico Mompou
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1918; Spain 

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 Stephan Plays Emotion July 31, 2018 By John Edelblute (Hartford, WI) See All My Reviews "I bought this album because while there are many suburb pianists in this world, I personally think Stephan is the best. This man does not just play the piano, he has a gift for playing emotion like no other. Another beautiful listening experience." Report Abuse
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