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Bassoon Kaleidoscope / Bram Van Sambeek


Release Date: 04/24/2012 
Label:  Brilliant Classics   Catalog #: 9252   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Philipp Friedrich BöddeckerGioachino RossiniCamille Saint-SaënsSofia Gubaidulina,   ... 
Performer:  Bram Van SambeekEllen CorverMarijn Korff de GidtsRick Stotijn,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Artists:
Bram van Sambeek bassoon
Joost Bosdijk bassoon
Ellen Corver piano
Rick Stotijn double bass
Izhar Elias guitar
Marieke Schneemann flute
Sven Figee Hammond organ
Maria-Paula Majoor violin
Marijn Korff de Gidts drums

Repertoire:
• Böddecker: Sonata sopra la Monica (1651)
• Rossini:Three arias from Il barbiere di Siviglia (1816)
• Saint-Saëns: Sonata Op.168 (1921)
• Gubaidulina: Duo Sonata (1977)
• Piazzolla: Café 1930 (1986)
• Dubois: Sonatine Tango (1984)
• Corea:Trio (1968)
• Hagen: Harlem Nocturne (1939)

A more insanely varied program will be hard to find. ”Dutch Music Prize” winner Bram van
Read more Sambeek selected an extremely diverse repertoire, spanning 400 years, in which the bassoon plays a prominent role: from the Baroque elegance of Böddecker, through virtuoso variations of Rossini and Saint-Saëns, to the fascinating world of 20th century bassoon music by Gubaidulina, Piazzolla and Chick Corea: a true kaleidoscope! Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Bassoon and Piano in G major, Op. 168 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon), Ellen Corver (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1921; France 
Venue:  De Doelen, Rotterdam 
Length: 12 Minutes 36 Secs. 
2. Harlem Nocturne by Earle Hagen
Performer:  Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon), Marijn Korff de Gidts (Drums), Rick Stotijn (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1940; USA 
Venue:  De Doelen, Rotterdam 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
3. Sonata sopra La Monica, for bassoon & organ (from Sacra Partitura) by Phillip Friedrich Böddeck
Performer:  Maria-Paula Majoor (Violin), Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon), Rick Stotijn (Double Bass)
Period: Baroque 
Venue:  De Doelen, Rotterdam 
Length: 5 Minutes 50 Secs. 
4. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Ecco ridente by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon), Joost Bosdijk (Bassoon)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Venue:  De Doelen, Rotterdam 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
5. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon), Joost Bosdijk (Bassoon)
Venue:  De Doelen, Rotterdam 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
6. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Joost Bosdijk (Bassoon), Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Venue:  De Doelen, Rotterdam 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
7. Duo Sonata for 2 Bassoons by Sofia Gubaidulina
Performer:  Joost Bosdijk (Bassoon), Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977 
Venue:  De Doelen, Rotterdam 
Length: 10 Minutes 30 Secs. 
8. History of the Tango: Café 1930 by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon), Izhar Elias (Guitar)
Venue:  De Doelen, Rotterdam 
Length: 7 Minutes 28 Secs. 
9. Sonatine - Tango, for bassoon & piano by Pierre Max Dubois
Performer:  Ellen Corver (Piano), Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon)
Venue:  De Doelen, Rotterdam 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
10. Trio for flute, bassoon & piano by Chick Corea
Performer:  Ellen Corver (Piano), Marieke Schneemann (Flute), Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1968 
Venue:  De Doelen, Rotterdam 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Sonata sopra la monica
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) (arr. F.R. Gebauer): Act I Cavatina: Ecco, ridente in cielo
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) (arr. F.R. Gebauer): Act I Cavatina: Una voce poco fa
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) (arr. F.R. Gebauer): Act I Cavatina: Largo al factotum della citta
Bassoon Sonata in G Major, Op. 168: I. Allegretto moderato
Bassoon Sonata in G Major, Op. 168: II. Allegro scherzando
Bassoon Sonata in G Major, Op. 168: III. Adagio - Allegro moderato
Duo Sonata for 2 Bassoons
Histoire du Tango (History of the Tango): II. Cafe 1930 (arr. for bassoon and guitar)
Sonatine-Tango: I. Violent et anime
Sonatine-Tango: II. Scherzando
Sonatine-Tango: III. Sarabande
Sonatine-Tango: IV. Vivace
Trio for Flute, Bassoon and Piano
Harlem Nocturne (arr. M. van Prooijen)

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 junk March 20, 2013 By david morris (clayton, CA) See All My Reviews "you need a separate subsidiary with a different name for recordings like this. ArkivNoise would be a good choice, or ArkivMadness. Not sure whether to give it to charity or to throw it away so no one else is hammered by it." Report Abuse
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