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Music For A Rainy Day 2 / Roland Pöntinen


Release Date: 08/07/2000 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 883   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnSergei RachmaninovFranz LisztIsaac Albeniz,   ... 
Performer:  Roland Pöntinen
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
BBC Music (3/98, p.67) - Performance: 4 (out of 5), Sound: 4 (out of 5) - "This is an appealing selection of short pieces, some familiar, some less so....if you are looking for 73 minutes of enjoyable listening - for a rainy day, a sunny evening or a snowy night - this could be just the thing."
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (3/98, p.67) - Performance: 4 (out of 5), Sound: 4 (out of 5) - "This is an appealing selection of short pieces, some familiar, some less so....if you are looking for 73 minutes of enjoyable listening - for a rainy day, a sunny evening or a snowy night - this could be just the thing." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Rondo capriccioso for Piano in E major, Op. 14 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
2. Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
3. Valses oubliées (4) for Piano, S 215: no 1 in F sharp major by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
4. Valses oubliées (4) for Piano, S 215: no 4 "Valse Impromptu" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
Notes: Composition written: Rome, Italy (1881 - ?1885). 
5. Tango espańol in A minor by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
6. Man lebt nur einmal, Op. 167 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
Notes: Transcribed: Carl Tausig 
7. Sonata for Harpsichord in F minor, K 466/L 118 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
8. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
9. Valse-Caprice for Piano in E flat major by Anton Rubinstein
Performer:  Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
10. Lachtäubchen (Behr) "Polka de W.R." by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
11. Danzas argentinas (3), Op. 2: no 2, Danza de la moza donosa by Alberto Ginastera
Performer:  Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; Argentina 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
12. D'un cahier d'esquisses by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; France 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 

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