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Muzio Clementi: Didone Abbandonata

Clementi / Cave
Release Date: 01/11/2011 
Label:  Aeon   Catalog #: 1094   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Muzio Clementi
Performer:  Olivier Cavé
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The choice of Olivier Cavé, a pianist of exquisite sensibility, falls precisely on four sonatas all in minor tonality, defined by the performer himself as "authentic dramas in music". Dramas in a structural sense, certainly, constructed by following the complex aesthetic canons of their time, of which Clementi was a great connoisseur. The choice of Olivier Cavé, a pianist of exquisite sensibility, falls precisely on four sonatas all in minor tonality, defined by the performer himself as "authentic dramas in music". Dramas in a structural sense, certainly, constructed by following the complex aesthetic canons of their time, of which Clementi was a great connoisseur. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sonatas (6) for Piano, Op. 25: no 5 in F sharp minor by Muzio Clementi
Performer:  Olivier Cavé (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; London, England 
Venue:  Salle de musique, La Chaux-de-Fond 
Length: 14 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2. Sonata (3) for Piano, Op. 40: no 2 in B minor by Muzio Clementi
Performer:  Olivier Cavé (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; London, England 
Venue:  Salle de musique, La Chaux-de-Fond 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
3. Piano Sonata in F minor, Op.13/6 by Muzio Clementi
Performer:  Olivier Cavé (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785 
Venue:  Salle de musique, La Chaux-de-Fond 
Length: 14 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4. Piano Sonata in G minor ("Didone abbandonata"), Op. 50/3 by Muzio Clementi
Performer:  Olivier Cavé (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1821 
Venue:  Salle de musique, La Chaux-de-Fond 
Length: 14 Minutes 10 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Keyboard Sonata in F sharp minor, Op. 25, No. 5: I. Piuttosto allegro con espressione
Keyboard Sonata in F sharp minor, Op. 25, No. 5: II. Lento e patetico
Keyboard Sonata in F sharp minor, Op. 25, No. 5: III. Presto
Piano Sonata in B minor, Op. 40, No. 2: I. Molto adagio e sostenuto
Piano Sonata in B minor, Op. 40, No. 2: II. Allegro con fuoco, e con espressione
Piano Sonata in B minor, Op. 40, No. 2: III. Largo, mesto e patetico
Piano Sonata in B minor, Op. 40, No. 2: IV. Allegro - Tempo primo - Presto
Keyboard Sonata in F minor, Op. 13, No. 6: I. Allegro agitato
Keyboard Sonata in F minor, Op. 13, No. 6: II. Largo e sostenuto
Keyboard Sonata in F minor, Op. 13, No. 6: III. Presto
Keyboard Sonata in G minor, Op. 50, No. 3, "Didone abbandonata": I. Largo patetico e sostenuto
Keyboard Sonata in G minor, Op. 50, No. 3, "Didone abbandonata": II. Allegro, ma con espressione, deliberando e meditando
Keyboard Sonata in G minor, Op. 50, No. 3, "Didone abbandonata": III. Adagio dolente
Keyboard Sonata in G minor, Op. 50, No. 3, "Didone abbandonata": IV. Allegro agitato e con disperazione

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