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Harmonic Labyrinth: The Con Gioia Recordings

Bach,J.s. / Bach,C.p.e. / De Saram / De Silva
Release Date: 09/13/2011 
Label:  First Hand Records   Catalog #: 11   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Carl Philipp Emmanuel BachPaul HindemithPreethi de SilvaJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Preethi de SilvaRohan de Saram
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Rohan de Saram: Was a member of the supreme Arditti Quartet for over 20 years Performed as a soloist with the major international orchestras Many major contemporary works for cello were written specially for him His recording of the Berio Sequenzas was rated as one of the "10 Best Recordings" of 2006 by The New York Times Preethi de Silva: Director of the celebrated US early music ensemble Con Gioia Multi-award winner for her performances and literature Performed with many internationally famous musicians including Chiara Banchini, Monica Huggett, Wieland Kuijken & Martin Pearlman "There are few of his [de Saram] generation that have such gifts' (Pablo Casals) 'de Saram is a cello phenomenon, one of the greatest cellists Read more of our time' (Kölnische Rundshau, Germany) "De Silva impressed us as a musician of great accomplishment and originality..." (The Daily Telegraph) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Variations (12) for Harpsichord in D minor, Wq 118 no 9/H 263 "Folie d'Espagne" by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Harpsichord), Rohan de Saram (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Hamburg, Germany 
Venue:  Garrison Theater, Scripps College Perfor 
Length: 8 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2.
Sonata for Cello solo, Op. 25 no 3 by Paul Hindemith
Performer:  Rohan de Saram (Cello), Preethi de Silva (Harpsichord)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; Germany 
Venue:  Garrison Theater, Scripps College Perfor 
Length: 10 Minutes 17 Secs. 
3.
Pieces for Harpsichord by Preethi de Silva
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Harpsichord), Rohan de Saram (Cello)
Venue:  Garrison Theater, Scripps College Perfor 
Length: 13 Minutes 38 Secs. 
4.
Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Harpsichord), Rohan de Saram (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Venue:  Garrison Theater, Scripps College Perfor 
Length: 13 Minutes 59 Secs. 
5.
Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord no 3 in G minor, BWV 1029 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Preethi de Silva (Harpsichord), Rohan de Saram (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Venue:  Garrison Theater, Scripps College Perfor 
Length: 15 Minutes 21 Secs. 
6.
Caprice No. 23 in D major for solo violin, Op. 3 "Il labirinto armonico" by Pietro A. Locatelli
Performer:  Rohan de Saram (Cello), Preethi de Silva (Harpsichord)
Venue:  Garrison Theater, Scripps College Perfor 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 

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