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Collage / Joyce Yang

Yang / Scarlatti / Debussy / Currier / Schumann
Release Date: 10/11/2011 
Label:  Avie   Catalog #: 2229   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Domenico ScarlattiSebastian CurrierClaude DebussyLowell Liebermann,   ... 
Performer:  Joyce Yang
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In 2005, Joyce Yang became the youngest-ever medalist of the Van Cliburn International Competition, and in 2010 she was awarded the Avery Fisher Career Grant. She now makes her recording debut for Avie with a collage of pieces that illuminate each other in arresting ways: Sebastian Currier’s Scarlatti Cadences reflect the repetitious melodic motifs of Scarlatti’s Sonatas, Lowell Liebermann’s Gargoyles echo the esoteric timelessness of Debussy’s Estampes, and Liszt’s transcription of Chopin’s song My Joys opens a window onto Schumann’s Carnaval. Appropriately, the repertoire Joyce chose for this recording is inspired by vivid imagery, and the striking artwork is the result of a collaboration with artist Joan Snyder, whose colorful paintings Read more are featured throughout. Read less

Works on This Recording

Sonata for Harpsichord in D minor, K 9/L 413 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Joyce Yang (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1738 
Sonata for Harpsichord in D minor, K 141/L 422 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Joyce Yang (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Scarlatti Cadences by Sebastian Currier
Performer:  Joyce Yang (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; USA 
Brainstorm by Sebastian Currier
Performer:  Joyce Yang (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994 
Estampes (3) for Piano by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Joyce Yang (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; France 
Gargoyles, Op. 29 by Lowell Liebermann
Performer:  Joyce Yang (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; USA 
Carnaval, Op. 9 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Joyce Yang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833-1835; Germany 
Polish Songs (6) for Piano (Chopin), S 480: no 5, My darling by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Joyce Yang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847-1860; Weimar, Germany 

Sound Samples

Sonata in D Minor, K9
Sonata in D Minor, K141
Scarlatti Cadences
Estampes: I. Pagodes
Estampes: II. La Soirée Dans Grenade
Estampes: III. Jardins Sous la Pluie
Gargoyles, Op. 29: I. Presto
Gargoyles, Op. 29: II. Adagio semplice, ma con molto rubato
Gargoyles, Op. 29: III. Allegro moderato
Gargoyles, Op. 29: IV. Presto feroce
Carnaval Op. 9: I. Préambule. Quasi maestoso
Carnaval Op. 9: II. Pierrot. Moderato
Carnaval Op. 9: III. Arlequin. Vivo
Carnaval Op. 9: IV. Valse noble. Un poco maestoso
Carnaval Op. 9: V. Eusebius. Adagio
Carnaval Op. 9: VI. Florestan. Passionato
Carnaval Op. 9: VII. Coquette. Vivo
Carnaval Op. 9: VIII. Réplique, L'istesso tempo
Carnaval Op. 9: IX. Papillons. Prestissimo
Carnaval Op. 9: X. A.S.C.H. - S.C.H.A. (Lettres dansantes). Presto
Carnaval Op. 9: XI. Chiarina. Passionato
Carnaval Op. 9: XII. Chopin. Agitato
Carnaval Op. 9: XIII. Estrella. Con affetto
Carnaval Op. 9: XIV. Reconnaissance. Animato
Carnaval Op. 9: XV. Pantalon et Colombine. Presto
Carnaval Op. 9: XVI. Valse allemande
Carnaval Op. 9: XVII. Paganini. Molto vivace - Presto
Carnaval Op. 9: XVIII. Aveu. Passionato
Carnaval Op. 9: XIX. Promenade. Con moto
Carnaval Op. 9: XX. Pause
Carnaval Op. 9: XXI. Marche des "Davisbündler" contre les Philistins. Vivo
Meine Freuden (My Joys)

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