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Vieuxtemps: Music For Viola And Piano / Diaz, Koenig


Release Date: 07/16/2002 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8555262   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henri VieuxtempsFélicien César David
Performer:  Roberto DíazRobert Koenig
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Viola and Piano in B flat major, Op. 36 by Henri Vieuxtemps
Performer:  Roberto Díaz (Viola), Robert Koenig (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1863 
Date of Recording: 02/2001 
Venue:  Center for the Arts, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 23 Minutes 6 Secs. 
2. Elegie for Viola and Piano, Op. 30 by Henri Vieuxtemps
Performer:  Roberto Díaz (Viola), Robert Koenig (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1854; France 
Date of Recording: 02/2001 
Venue:  Center for the Arts, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
3. Capriccio for Viola solo, Op. 55 no 9 by Henri Vieuxtemps
Performer:  Roberto Díaz (Viola)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 02/2001 
Venue:  Center for the Arts, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
4. Allegro and Scherzo for Viola and Piano in B flat major, Op. 60 by Henri Vieuxtemps
Performer:  Roberto Díaz (Viola), Robert Koenig (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1884 
Date of Recording: 02/2001 
Venue:  Center for the Arts, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 25 Minutes 16 Secs. 
5. Le désert: La Nuit by Félicien César David
Performer:  Roberto Díaz (Viola), Robert Koenig (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 02/2001 
Venue:  Center for the Arts, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Henry Vieuxtemps 

Sound Samples

Viola Sonata in B flat major, Op. 36: I. Maestoso - Allegro
Viola Sonata in B flat major, Op. 36: II. Barcarolla: Andante con moto
Viola Sonata in B flat major, Op. 36: III. Finale scherzando: Allegretto
Elegie, Op. 30: Elegie for Viola and Piano, Op. 30
6 Morceaux, suivis d'un capriccio, Op. 61: Capriccio for Viola Solo, Op. post., No. 9
Felicien David (tr. Henry Vieuxtemps): La Nuit
Allegro and Scherzo in B flat major, Op. 60: Allegro con fuoco
Allegro and Scherzo in B flat major, Op. 60: Scherzo: Grazioso - Trio I - Trio II

Customer Reviews

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 Exquisite and poignant July 14, 2012 By Anthony G. (valley stream, NY) See All My Reviews "I own, and listen, to over a thousand cds. Yet, since purchasing the Vieuxtemps, I have not failed to listen to excerpts from it for a single day. The music is an unfailing tonic for the fatigue of hearing the same old chestnuts over and over again. These pieces are on par with any in the repertoire. Their failure to win wider popularity is the music public's loss. " Report Abuse
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