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Boulez: The Three Piano Sonatas / Paavali Jumppanen


Release Date: 02/08/2005 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 4775328   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Pierre Boulez
Performer:  Paavali Jumppanen
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

The playing is outstanding: ...Jumppanen is a former pupil of Krystian Zimerman, and seems to have acquired his teacher's phenomenal range of keyboard touch and colour, and he applies it with such intelligence to Boulez's surging keyboard writing that the music acquires a new immediacy. The Third Sonata, perhaps the most problematic and least finished work in Boulez's published output, gains most... The result is the finest and best-recorded disc of Boulez's piano music so far.

-- Andrew Clements, The Guardian {3/3/2005]
The playing is outstanding: ...Jumppanen is a former pupil of Krystian Zimerman, and seems to have acquired his teacher's phenomenal range of keyboard touch and colour, and he applies it with such intelligence to Boulez's surging keyboard writing that the music acquires a new immediacy. The Third Sonata, perhaps the most problematic and least finished work in Boulez's published output, gains most... The result is the finest and best-recorded disc of Boulez's piano music so far.

-- Andrew Clements, The Guardian {3/3/2005] Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Piano no 1 by Pierre Boulez
Performer:  Paavali Jumppanen (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946 
2. Sonata for Piano no 2 by Pierre Boulez
Performer:  Paavali Jumppanen (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948 
3. Sonata for Piano no 3 by Pierre Boulez
Performer:  Paavali Jumppanen (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957 

Sound Samples

Piano Sonata No.1: 1. Lent - Beaucoup plus allant
Piano Sonata No.1: 2. Assez large - Rapide
Piano Sonata No.2: 1. Extrèmement rapide
Piano Sonata No.2: 2. Lent
Piano Sonata No.2: 3. Modéré, presque vif
Piano Sonata No.2: 4. Vif
Piano Sonata No.3 / Formant 2 - Trope: Parenthèse
Piano Sonata No.3 / Formant 2 - Trope: Glose
Piano Sonata No.3 / Formant 2 - Trope: Commentaire
Piano Sonata No.3 / Formant 2 - Trope: Texte
Piano Sonata No.3 / Formant 3 - Miroir: Mélange
Piano Sonata No.3 / Formant 3 - Miroir: Points 3
Piano Sonata No.3 / Formant 3 - Miroir: Blocs II
Piano Sonata No.3 / Formant 3 - Miroir: Points 2
Piano Sonata No.3 / Formant 3 - Miroir: Blocs I
Piano Sonata No.3 / Formant 3 - Miroir: Points 1

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