Classical and Jazz Influences in the Music of Nikolai Kapustin: Piano Sonata No. Being himself a virtuoso pianist, Kapustin has written a large repertoire for. Some people seem to click instantly with the light-hearted jazz-classical fusion of Ukrainian Nikolai Kapustin. For me, I confess, it took a little while to appreciate. Kapustin’s first attempts at composition began with a piano sonata at the age of During his studies at the Moscow Conservatory Kapustin composed and.
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The second movement begins like the first: If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information. Dasselbe kann man in jedem Fall auch bei Kapustin an slnata Stelle seines Klavierwerkes sagen. Geschrieben in der strahlenden und optimistischen Tonart E-Dur, ist sie in traditioneller Form komponiert. For me, I confess, it took a little while to appreciate that Scriabinesque harmonies and Oscar Peterson-style figuration can be tossed around so casually without soonata merely like a novelty act.
The site is also available in several languages. Here one feels that perhaps Kapustin has been unable to repress his evident relish, sonwta a performer, of the sheer physical aspect of playing. Some people seem to click instantly with the light-hearted jazz-classical fusion of Ukrainian Nikolai Kapustin. Front illustration by Julie Doucet b?
May Total duration: Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. Sonata No 2, Op 54 composer. This melody was prefigured in the opening, and but for a certain rhythmic complexity it could almost be a Broadway show tune. Kapustin war hier nach eigener Aussage von der Country-Musik beeinflusst.
Written in the bright, sanguine key of E major, it is cast in a traditional four-movement mould.
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And when Latin American rhythms are thrown into the mix, it still sounds like little more than a throwback to Ginastera. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
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The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music. Incidentally, this movement is usually thought to have been inspired by the pianism of Art Tatum, kapusfin this is because it is often performed too quickly.
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In particular, the first three movements are played without a break, giving the impression of a constant stream of thought, a long-term structural approach that has numerous classical precedents including Beethoven, Liszt and Rachmaninov. Selected comparisons Kapustin Piano Music.
On her Yamaha instrument she may not find quite the range of colour or mood as Steven Osborne. In contrast to the rather slight proportions of the first three movements, the fourth is a full-blown sonata form movement.
Such blatant placing of the formal weight at the end of a work is unusual but not unprecedented—Beethoven experimented with this approach in the variations that end his piano sonata Opand it is perhaps no accident that this work also begins like an improvisation, thus emphasising the weight of the last movement. He always insists on composing at the piano, in order to avoid coming up with figurations which would not fit the hand well.
Indeed, my personal feeling is that, spnata a purely pianistic level, Kapustin and Medtner tower above any other piano composer in history, as far as pure comfort at the keyboard is concerned.
Indeed, it is no exaggeration to say that no other pianist could approach Hamelin in such music. The last two movements are both fast and this creates a problem of balance: A worthwhile jazz-classical fusion! Le dernier mouvement, lui, a une trame rythmique unique: In both works, the composers seem intent on creating almost a narrative structure that leads the listener inexorably towards the finale.
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Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. The chromaticism of the harmonic language here draws heavily on jazz, but the absence of a clear tonality means the listener is never quite able to settle.
Sonata No 1 ‘Sonata-Fantasia’, Op 39 composer.