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Antoniou: Complete Piano Works / Destounis


Release Date: 03/09/2018 
Label:  Grand Piano   Catalog #: 779  
Composer:  Theodore Antoniou
Performer:  Konstantinos Destounis
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Theodore Antoniou is one of Greece’s most celebrated and prolific contemporary composers. His music integrates traditional Greek musical elements within styles ranging from the impressionism of Aquarelle to the virtuoso effects of Entrata, all approached in intuitive ways, and always with an underlying dramatic plot inspired by ancient Greek drama, resulting in the invention of “Abrstract Programmatic Music.” This programme was recorded in the presence of the composer, who considers Konstantinos Destounis “a phenomenon… a great interpreter of my complete piano works.” Konstantinos Destounis is regarded as one of the most prominent Greek artists of his generation. He is a prizewinner in many international piano competitions, most notably Read more “Grand Prix Maria Callas” in Athens, “Southern Highlands” in Canberra, and the Bremen European Piano Competition. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Entrada by Theodore Antoniou
Performer:  Konstantinos Destounis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
2.
Aquarelles by Theodore Antoniou
Performer:  Konstantinos Destounis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
3.
Sonata for Piano, Op. 7 by Theodore Antoniou
Performer:  Konstantinos Destounis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
4.
Syllables (6) for Piano by Theodore Antoniou
Performer:  Konstantinos Destounis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
5.
Prelude and Toccata for Piano by Theodore Antoniou
Performer:  Konstantinos Destounis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
6.
Inventions and Fugue, Op. 4 No. 1 by Theodore Antoniou
Performer:  Konstantinos Destounis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
7.
Inventions, Prelude and Fugue, Op. 4 No. 2 by Theodore Antoniou
Performer:  Konstantinos Destounis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
8.
Rhythmic Dances (7) for Piano by Theodore Antoniou
Performer:  Konstantinos Destounis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 
9.
Synaphes by Theodore Antoniou
Performer:  Konstantinos Destounis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Greece 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  2 Customer Reviews )
 Marvellous moments spent July 18, 2018 By Alain D. See All My Reviews "I enjoy it while drinking a nice, powerful Bordeaux. Brought peace and fulfillment! I strongly recommend it." Report Abuse
 A magical experience July 18, 2018 By h. dental See All My Reviews "A powerful experience throughout! From the dynamic zeimbekiko/entrata to the mystical Synaphes, Destounis seem to effortlesly play all sounds possible; using piano keys or chords glissandos....quite impressively!" Report Abuse
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