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Gade: Piano Works / Shirinyan


Release Date: 04/07/2017 
Label:  Dacapo   Catalog #: 8226122  
Composer:  Niels Gade
Performer:  Marianna Shirinyan
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

His instrument may have been the violin, but Niels W. Gade (1817-90) was a great admirer of piano virtuoso Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann. In fact, the great Danish Romantic composer left behind a collection of piano works that inspired both professionals and amateurs. Breathing new life into a selection of these, Armenian-Danish pianist Marianna Shirinyan performs Gade's poetic "Aquarelles," the almost orchestral "Sonata in E minor", four chopin-esque "Fantasy Pieces" and the little "Chanson danoise", here in its first recording. His instrument may have been the violin, but Niels W. Gade (1817-90) was a great admirer of piano virtuoso Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann. In fact, the great Danish Romantic composer left behind a collection of piano works that inspired both professionals and amateurs. Breathing new life into a selection of these, Armenian-Danish pianist Marianna Shirinyan performs Gade's poetic "Aquarelles," the almost orchestral "Sonata in E minor", four chopin-esque "Fantasy Pieces" and the little "Chanson danoise", here in its first recording. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Aquarellen, for piano, Op. 19 by Niels Gade
Performer:  Marianna Shirinyan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Denmark 
2.
Sonata for Piano in E minor, Op. 28 by Niels Gade
Performer:  Marianna Shirinyan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840/1854; Copenhagen, Denmark 
3.
Folk Dances (4) for Piano, Op. 31 by Niels Gade
Performer:  Marianna Shirinyan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Denmark 
4.
Aquarel for Piano in A major by Niels Gade
Performer:  Marianna Shirinyan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1976; Copenhagen, Denmark 
5.
Neue Aquarelle for Piano, Op. 57 by Niels Gade
Performer:  Marianna Shirinyan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Copenhagen, Denmark 
6.
Danish Song for Piano by Niels Gade
Performer:  Marianna Shirinyan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Denmark 

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