Good Night! / Bertrand Chamayou

Release Date: 11/6/2020
Label: Erato
Catalog Number: 524243
Performer: Bertrand Chamayou
Number of Discs: 1

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$18.99
Notes and Editorial Reviews

The sixteen lullabies – or berceuses – that pianist Bertrand Chamayou has chosen for Good Night! form a captivatingly varied album. His programme embraces a diversity of eras and musical cultures: Chopin, Liszt, Grieg and, of course, Brahms through Balakirev, Lyapunov, Alkan, Bonis, Busoni, Janá?ek, Martin? and Villa-Lobos to Helmut Lachenmann and a world premiere, Bryce Dessner’s Song for Octave. “The lullaby’s place is halfway between dream and reality,” says Chamayou, “There is that special moment as you are falling asleep and you experience all kinds of emotions.” A satisfying recital that will also enrich digital playlists, Good Night! has been recorded in Dolby Atmos immersive sound.

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REVIEW:

The danger with this kind of CD is that you end up with so much slow, quiet music that you find yourself drifting off into the most pleasant slumber…But not here, for the programme is full of surprises and ranges wide, both geographically and historically… A treasure-trove of an album.

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Works on This Recording
1. On the overgrown path: no 7, Good night by Leos Janácek
Performer: Bertrand Chamayou (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1901-1908 ; Brno, Czech Republic
2. Wiegenlied for Piano in E minor S 198 by Franz Liszt
Performer: Bertrand Chamayou (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881 ; Rome, Italy
3. Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Bertrand Chamayou (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1844 ; Paris, France
4. Études (12) d'exécution transcendante for Piano, Op. 11: no 1 in F sharp major "Berceuse" by Sergei Lyapunov
Performer: Bertrand Chamayou (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1897-1905 ; Russia
5. A prole do bebê, Book 1, W 140: no 6, A Pobrezinha by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer: Bertrand Chamayou (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1918 ; Brazil
6. Lyric Pieces (8), Book 2, Op. 38: no 1, Berceuse by Edvard Grieg
Performer: Bertrand Chamayou (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883 ; Norway
7. Elegies (7) for Piano, K 249: no 7, Berceuse by Ferruccio Busoni
Performer: Bertrand Chamayou (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1907 ; Berlin, Germany
8. Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, S 174 by Franz Liszt
Performer: Bertrand Chamayou (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1854 ; Weimar, Germany
9. Wiegenmusik by Helmut Lachenmann
Performer: Bertrand Chamayou (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1961 ; Germany
10. Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Bertrand Chamayou (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868 ; Austria
11. Berceuse for Piano in D-Flat Major by Mily Balakirev
Performer: Bertrand Chamayou (Piano)
12. Preludes (25) for Piano, Op. 31: no 13, J'étais endormie, mais mon couer veillait by Charles Valentin Alkan
Performer: Bertrand Chamayou (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847 ; France
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