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Works For Violin And Cello / Friedemann Eichhorn, Alexander Hulshoff

Kodaly / Seiber / Szekely / Eichhorn / Huelshoff
Release Date: 06/25/2013 
Label:  Hänssler Classic   Catalog #: 93301   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Zoltán KodályMátyás SeiberMiklós RózsaZoltán Székely,   ... 
Performer:  Friedemann EichhornAlexander Hülshoff
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Although not blessed with such a wide literature as, for example violin and piano, nevertheless, numerous composers have written duets for violin and cello. The present collection of works by Hungarian composers not only provides both a wide overview, but above all else, many musical pleasures! Here two full blood-musicians Friedemann Eichhorn and Alexander Hülshoff (both of whom seem to have some Hungarian blood) and a knack for these musical partnerships.

Kodály's duet is among his better known works and is as rousing as that of his pupil Mátyás Seiber (1905-1960). Miklós Rósza's work is barely less absorbing - one cannot deny the influence of his film scores in helping him craft
Read more some winning melodies. It also becomes apparent in the other pieces that Hungary is a musical land par excellence that can be discovered here with the help of this special instrument combination. - Hanssler Classic Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7 by Zoltán Kodály
Performer:  Friedemann Eichhorn (Violin), Alexander Hülshoff (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; Hungary 
2. Sonata da Camera for Violin and Cello by Mátyás Seiber
Performer:  Friedemann Eichhorn (Violin), Alexander Hülshoff (Cello)
3. Theme and Variations for Violin and Cello, Op. 29a by Miklós Rózsa
Performer:  Friedemann Eichhorn (Violin), Alexander Hülshoff (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
4. Polyphon et homophon, Op. 2 by Zoltán Székely
Performer:  Friedemann Eichhorn (Violin), Alexander Hülshoff (Cello)
5. Hommage ŕ Hilding Rosenberg by György Ligeti
Performer:  Friedemann Eichhorn (Violin), Alexander Hülshoff (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; Berlin, Germany 
6. Duets (44) for 2 Violins, Sz 98: Excerpt(s) by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Friedemann Eichhorn (Violin), Alexander Hülshoff (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Budapest, Hungary 

Sound Samples

Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7: I. Allegro serioso, non troppo
Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7: II. Adagio
Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7: III. Maestoso e largamente - IV. Presto
Sonata da camera: I. Molto sostenuto, un poco rubato
Sonata da camera: II. Allegro misterioso
Tema con variazioni, Op. 29a (arr. B. Gurevich for violin and cello)
Polyphon et homophon, Op. 2: I. Andante espressivo
Polyphon et homophon, Op. 2: II. Con fuoco
Hyllning for Hilding Rosenbergs fodelsedag
44 Duos for 2 Violins, BB 104, Vol. 3 (arr. F. Eichhorn and A. Hulshoff for violin and cello): No. 26. Ugyan edes komamasszony... (Teasing song)
44 Duos for 2 Violins, BB 104, Vol. 3 (arr. F. Eichhorn and A. Hulshoff for violin and cello): No. 27. Santa tanc (Limping dance)
44 Duos for 2 Violins, BB 104, Vol. 3 (arr. F. Eichhorn and A. Hulshoff for violin and cello): No. 35. Ruten kolomejka (Ruthenian kolomejka)
44 Duos for 2 Violins, BB 104, Vol. 3 (arr. F. Eichhorn and A. Hulshoff for violin and cello): No. 33. Arataskor (Harvest song)
44 Duos for 2 Violins, BB 104, Vol. 4 (arr. F. Eichhorn and A. Hulshoff for violin and cello): No. 42. Arab dal (Arabian song)
44 Duos for 2 Violins, BB 104, Vol. 3 (arr. F. Eichhorn and A. Hulshoff for violin and cello): No. 28. Bankodas (Sorrow)
44 Duos for 2 Violins, BB 104, Vol. 4 (arr. F. Eichhorn and A. Hulshoff for violin and cello): No. 43. Pizzicato

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