Bassoon Kaleidoscope / Bram Van Sambeek

Release Date: 4/24/2012
Catalog Number: BRI9252
Number of Discs: 1

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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 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!
Works on This Recording
1. Sonata for Bassoon and Piano in G major, Op. 168 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Ellen Corver (Piano), Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1921 ; France
2. Harlem Nocturne by Earle Hagen
Performer: Marijn Korff de Gidts (Drums), Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon), Rick Stotijn (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century
Written: by 1940 ; USA
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
4. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Ecco ridente by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Joost Bosdijk (Bassoon), Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Italy
5. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Joost Bosdijk (Bassoon), Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon)
6. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Joost Bosdijk (Bassoon), Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Italy
7. Duo Sonata for 2 Bassoons by Sofia Gubaidulina
Performer: Joost Bosdijk (Bassoon), Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1977 ;
8. History of the Tango: Café 1930 by Astor Piazzolla
Performer: Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon), Izhar Elias (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
9. Sonatine Tango by Pierre Max Dubois
Performer: Ellen Corver (Piano), Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1984 ;
10. Trio for flute, bassoon & piano by Chick Corea
Performer: Ellen Corver (Piano), Marieke Schneemann (Flute), Bram Van Sambeek (Bassoon)
Period: Modern
Written: 1968 ;
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