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Mendelssohn: The Piano Trios / Vienna Piano Trio


Release Date: 04/21/1998 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 5553   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Wolfgang RedikMarcus TrefnyStefan Mendl
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Piano Trio
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 55 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
BBC Music (6/98, p.55) - Performance: 5 (out of 5), Sound: 5 (out of 5) - "The Vienna Trio's latest Nimbus release combines electrifying readings of Mendelssohn's two piano trios, for once not presented as piano concertos in microcosm, but as tersely argued and powerfully integrated works....These are unrivalled performances, with daring tonal allure and musical intelligence that sweep the board comprehensively."
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (6/98, p.55) - Performance: 5 (out of 5), Sound: 5 (out of 5) - "The Vienna Trio's latest Nimbus release combines electrifying readings of Mendelssohn's two piano trios, for once not presented as piano concertos in microcosm, but as tersely argued and powerfully integrated works....These are unrivalled performances, with daring tonal allure and musical intelligence that sweep the board comprehensively." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in D minor, Op. 49 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Wolfgang Redik (Violin), Marcus Trefny (Cello), Stefan Mendl (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Piano Trio
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Germany 
2.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in C minor, Op. 66 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Wolfgang Redik (Violin), Marcus Trefny (Cello), Stefan Mendl (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Piano Trio
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 

Sound Samples

Piano Trio In D Minor, Op. 49: Molto Allegro Agitato
Piano Trio In D Minor, Op. 49: Andante Con Molto Tranquillo
Piano Trio In D Minor, Op. 49: Scherzo. Leggiero E Vivace
Piano Trio In D Minor, Op. 49: Finale. Allegro Assai Appasionato
Piano Trio In C Minor, Op. 66: Allegro Energico E Con Fuoco
Piano Trio In C Minor, Op. 66: Andante Espressivo
Piano Trio In C Minor, Op. 66: Scherzo. Molto Allegro Quasi Presto
Piano Trio In C Minor, Op. 66: Finale. Allegro Appassionato

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