Before I discredit this CD, I must first confess that I absolutely love Rachmaninoff's music and, as a pianist, I've learned to play and perform the piano portion of the third movement of this sonata. This CD would have been acceptable with just the two sonatas by Rachmaninov and Franck, the additions, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 12, 2017, favorite works by Rachmaninoff and Franck, excellence of performance, choice of works, Reviewed in Australia on October 25, 2018, A perfect companion disc to the Brahms Cello Sonatas by Isserlis and Hough, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 15, 2014. Most of the themes are introduced by the piano, while they are embellished and expanded in the cello’s part. Sergei Rachmaninoff regarded the role of the piano as not just an accompaniment but equal to the cello. 1 – Martha Argerich, Rimsky-Korsakov (Cziffra) – Flight of the Bumblebee – Wang, Piano. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. The Franck Cello Sonata which is rarely heard is a true gem and it would be worth getting this disc for that alone, a joy to listen to. 39 No. Prokofiev / Rachmaninov: Sonatas for Cello and Piano, Brahms: Cello Sonatas Nos.1 & 2; Dvorak: Waldesruhe, Rondo, Franck: Prelude, Chorale & Fugue, Danse Lente. Unable to add item to List. 19 was completed in November 1901 and published a year later. 19 was completed in November 1901 and published a year later. 3 - Yuja Wang, Rachmaninoff - Moment Musical No. It is this recording that has inspired me to learn the Franck sonata. --Edith Eisler. His playing is striking for its unfailing nobility; free but controlled, it is inwardly expressive but never sentimental, ardently romantic and passionate but never excessive. Please try again. As for the Franck, I personally prefer this sonata played with a violin rather than a cello, so enough said. I've always loved the Rachmaninov Cello sonata and Isserlis and Hough give it a spendid reading. Sergei Rachmaninoff regarded the role of the piano as not just an accompaniment but equal to the cello. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Reviewed in the United States on December 14, 2019. 19 was completed in November 1901 and published a year later. Rachmaninoff’s Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor, Op. cism, not bravura, but builds up to a passionate climax and ends in a blaze of glory. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. As typical of sonatas in the Romantic period, it has four movements: The work takes approximately 35 minutes to perform. Don't overlook the little goodies on this cd as well. Rachmaninoff’s Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor, Op. Steven Isserlis is not only one of the finest, but one of the most adventurous cellists around; you can always trust him to have a surprise in store. Around the turn of the 20th Century, Sergei Rachmaninov was still going through the serious crisis of confidence which had been triggered by the disastrous 1897 premiere of his Symphony No.1. Written for his friend and 'best man', Rachmaninov's Cello Sonata turned out to be his last chamber work. Rachmaninoff - Etude Tableau Op. Pianist Stephen Hough gives free rein to his virtuosity, but never overpowers the cello; his approach is more freely rhapsodic than that of Isserlis, but their interplay, ensemble, and balance are excellent. [4], International Music Score Library Project, Music written in all major and/or minor keys, List of compositions by Sergei Rachmaninoff, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cello_Sonata_(Rachmaninoff)&oldid=980505658, Articles with International Music Score Library Project links, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 26 September 2020, at 22:09. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. It is by far one of the best cello albums ever produced. Sergei Rachmaninoff's Sonata in G minor for Cello and Piano, Op. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Reviewed in the United States on December 11, 2017, Reviewed in the United States on July 19, 2004. 2 – Buniatishvili, Piano, Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. Most of the themes are introduced by the piano, while they are embellished and expanded in the cello’s part. The slow opening of the Rachmaninov is pure magic: unvibrated, it feels like a reluctant, gradual awakening. 19 was completed in November 1901[1] and published a year later. Isserlis' instrumental mastery is complete; technical problems do not exist. The two Rachmaninoff short pieces for cello and piano are gloriously beautiful in Isserlis' hands. Please try again. There's a problem loading this menu right now. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Hough breezes through this sonata with an enviable talent and technique but, like Isserlis, there is, to my ears, a mechanical sound to his playing. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. The movement is played for poetic, pensive lyri! eratic in its contrasts and mood changes. The Franck is so noble, expressive, and just downright profound. They play the Franck so convincingly that one almost forgets this is really a violin sonata. 1 - Wang, Piano, Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. The Scherzo is ominous, the Trio is warmly serene, the slow movement sings luxuriously, and the Finale is brilliant, joyful, triumphant. The playing throughout is beyond praise. His tone is beautiful, dark, warm, focused, infinitely variable in color, nuance and intensity, flawlessly pure on all strings and in every register. Rachmaninoff seems to have made some last-minute alterations after the premiere, as he wrote the date "12 December 1901" on the score.[1]. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 1, 2020. 2 – Argerich; Abbado, Yuja Wang New Videos, official links (website, social network), and short biography, Bach – Concerto for Two Violins – Menuhin; Oistrakh, Chopin – Prelude No 24 in D Minor – Sokolov, Piano, Scarlatti – Keyboard Sonata K. 466 – Yuja Wang, Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. On this disc, he pairs two famous sonatas with two of their composers' unfamiliar pieces: a slow, singing Prelude and an exotic Oriental Dance by Rachmaninov, and two songs with cello obbligato, one secular, one sacred, by Franck. Rachmaninoff regarded the role of the piano as not just an accompaniment but equal to the cello. I own somewhere around 5000 hours of music, but if I could only take one cd with me on a deserted island, it would probably be this. Rachmaninov: Cello Sonata; Franck: Cello Sonata. 2 - Yuja Wang, Mickey - The Opry House (1929) - Rachmaninov, Liszt, Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No. 4 - Wang, Piano, Rachmaninoff - Prelude No. Isserlis and Hough have outdone themselves tenfold. Sergei Rachmaninoff's Sonata in G minor for Cello and Piano, Op. A trully magnificent dics which makes a perfect comanion disc to the widely and justifiably praised Brahms Cello Sonatas by the same hugely talented pairing. 5 - Wang, Piano, Rachmaninoff - Concerto No. Reviewed in the United States on February 26, 2005. On this disc, he pairs two famous sonatas with two of their composers' unfamiliar pieces: a slow, singing Prelude and an exotic Oriental Dance by Rachmaninov, and two songs with cello obbligato, one secular, one sacred, by Franck.

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