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Works For Solo Cello - Kodály, Britten / Henrik Dam Thomsen


Release Date: 05/25/2004 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 10189   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Zoltán KodályBenjamin Britten
Performer:  Henrik Dam Thomsen
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This release imaginatively couples solo cello works by tow of the twentieth century's most influential composers. The music represents some of the finest of its genre, with Britten's haunting works perfectly contrasting wth Kodály's masterpiece. Henrik Dam Thomsen makes his debut on the Chandos label with this recording. This release imaginatively couples solo cello works by tow of the twentieth century's most influential composers. The music represents some of the finest of its genre, with Britten's haunting works perfectly contrasting wth Kodály's masterpiece. Henrik Dam Thomsen makes his debut on the Chandos label with this recording. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Cello solo, Op. 8 by Zoltán Kodály
Performer:  Henrik Dam Thomsen (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; Hungary 
2. Suite for Cello solo no 1, Op. 72 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Henrik Dam Thomsen (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; England 
3. Tema Sacher for Cello solo by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Henrik Dam Thomsen (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; England 

Sound Samples

Cello Sonata, Op. 8: I. Allegro maestoso ma appassionato
Cello Sonata, Op. 8: II. Adagio [con grand espressione] - Con moto - Tempo I - Piu mosso
Cello Sonata, Op. 8: III. Allegro molto vivace
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: Canto primo: Sostenuto e largamente –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: I. Fuga: Andante moderato –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: II. Lamento: Lento rubato –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: Canto secondo: Sostenuto –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: III. Serenata: Allegretto: pizzicato –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: IV. Marcia: Alla marcia moderato –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: Canto terzo: Sostenuto –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: V. Bordone: Moderato quasi recitativo –
Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: VI. Molto perpetuo e Canto quarto: Presto
Tema Sacher

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