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C. P. E. Bach, Danny Driver - Keyboard Sonatas download album

  • Performer: C. P. E. Bach
  • Title: Keyboard Sonatas
  • Genre: Classical
  • Formats: WAV DXD RA AAC AUD FLAC XM
  • Released: 2010
  • Style: Classical
  • MP3 album: 1596 mb
  • FLAC album: 1770 mb
  • Rating: 4.4/5
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C. P. E. Bach, Danny Driver - Keyboard Sonatas download album

Bach: Keyboard Sonatas. The Bach sonatas included here are three of the six Prussian Sonatas framed by two slightly later sonatas, including the fantasia-like Sonata in G minor, H47, unpublished in Bach's lifetime. Together these show Bach to be a highly individual composer, taking elements of traditional Baroque keyboard writing and morphing them into new forms with new expressive qualities. What marks all of these, and maybe what appeals to Driver, is the way moods shift and change in each movement, often suddenly and in unexpected directions

Danny Driver proves a peerless guide to this fascinating music, performing with elegance and vigour. Hyperion presents a second volume of CPE Bach’s startlingly original and inventive keyboard sonatas

And even if there is a workaday piece or two lurking within his 300 keyboard sonatas, you certainly won't find it on this new album by British pianist Danny Driver, who deftly uncovers the surprising restlessness of the music. was the second eldest of Johann Sebastian's four musician sons and arguably the most brilliant and influential. Scholars today consider him to have been the most prominent keyboard player and pedagogue in Europe when, at age 54, he became music director of Hamburg, leaving behind a nearly 30-year career in Berlin as keyboardist to Frederick the Great. This is Driver's second volume of . Once again, through detailed attention to the music's shifting textures and employing equal parts of elegance and wit, the pianist provides a fascinating glimpse into the mind one of the most forward-thinking composers of the 18th century.

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Danny Driver proves a peerless guide to this fascinating music, performing with elegance and vigour. Hyperion presents a second volume of CPE Bach’s startlingly original and inventive keyboard sonatas. This release spans the composer’s career, taking the listener from the highly expressive manner of his early works to his mastery of the Classical style-in which he still retains the distinctive characteristics, the fantastical changes of mood and tempo which both astounded and perplexed his contemporaries

Clavier-Sonaten für Kenner und Liebhaber (Keyboard Sonatas for Experts and Amateurs) is one of the most significant titles of any music book in history. This collection by . Bach’s second surviving son, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, published between 1779 and 1787, helps usher in a new era in the music industry. By the late 18th century, there were no longer enough church jobs to keep food on composers’ tables, and individual wealthy patrons were hard to find. But across Europe, more and more private citizens were entertaining themselves and their friends by making music at home

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 2 Danny Driver (piano). Featured extracts Sonata in E major H39 Wq62/5 4- Allegro. Sonata in F sharp minor H37 Wq52/4 3- Allegro assai. Sonata in C minor H121 Wq65/31 9- Allegro scherzando. Sonata in A major H135 Wq65/32 10- Allegro. 14- Rondo in D minor H290 Wq61/4. Album aslo includes Sonata in F sharp minor H37 Wq52/4 1- Allegro 2- Poco andante.

Tracklist

Sonata In G Minor H47 Wq65/17 (15:26)
1 Allegro 5:59
2 Adagio 4:32
3 Allegro Assai 4:55
Sonata In A Major H29 Wq48/6 (19:20)
4 Allegro 7:22
5 Adagio 4:29
6 Allegro 7:27
Sonata in B flat major H25 Wq48/2 (12:56)
7 Vivace 5:51
8 Adagio 4:01
9 Allegro Assai 3:02
Sonata In C Minor H27 Wq48/4 (14:01)
10 Allegro 6:48
11 Adagio 4:26
12 Presto 2:45
Sonata In E Flat Major H50 Wq52/1 (16:16)
13 Poco Allegro 8:15
14 Adagio Assai 4:55
15 Presto 3:05

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Hyperion Records Limited
  • Copyright (c) – Hyperion Records Limited
  • Recorded At – Wyastone Concert Hall

Credits

  • Composed By – C. P. E. Bach*
  • Engineer – Simon Eadon
  • Executive-Producer – Michael Spring, Simon Perry
  • Piano – Danny Driver
  • Producer – Andrew Keener

Notes

Ⓟ & Ⓒ 2007 Hyperion Records Limited
Made in England

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 034571177861
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LY33
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI AEW36
  • Matrix / Runout: CDA67786 01
  • Rights Society: mcps
  • Label Code: LC 7533
  • SPARS Code: DDD


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