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Say: Complete Violin Works / Eichhorn, Say, Eschenbach, Deutsche Radio Phil


Release Date: 08/14/2020 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8574085  
Composer:  Fazil Say
Performer:  Fazil SayFriedemann Eichhorn
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Fazil Say is one of the world’s most prominent pianists but he is also a much-admired composer with a substantial catalogue of works. He combines both these accomplishments in his two Violin Sonatas, the first of which is suffused with Turkish motifs and dances, such as the horon. The second sonata takes as its theme the abuse of nature and the need to resist despoliation. His Violin Concerto is subtitled ‘1001 Nights in the Harem’ and is full of rich melodies and atmosphere, and features an array of Turkish percussion instruments. One of the most creative and versatile artists of his generation, German-born Friedemann Eichhorn’s artistic activities range from performing early Baroque music on period instruments to classical and Read more contemporary works with renowned orchestras and chamber music partners. Among many other pieces, Eichhorn rediscovered and first recorded the complete violin concertos by French virtuoso Pierre Rode. He studied with Valery Gradow, Alberto Lysy and Margaret Pardee and graduated from the Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts, the International Menuhin Music Academy and The Juilliard School. He also earned a PhD in musicology at the University of Mainz. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 7 by Fazil Say
Performer:  Fazil Say (Piano), Friedemann Eichhorn (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; Turkey 
2.
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2, Op. 82 "Kaz Dağları" by Fazil Say
Performer:  Fazil Say (Piano), Friedemann Eichhorn (Violin)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Turkey 
3.
Concerto for Violin "1001 Nights in the Harem" by Fazil Say
Performer:  Fazil Say (Piano)
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2008; Turkey 

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