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Music@Menlo LIVE Bridging the Ages (six-disc boxed set) (2007)

Music@Menlo <em>LIVE Bridging the Ages</em> (six-disc boxed set)

Music@Menlo LIVE's six-disc Bridging the Ages series celebrates the festival's landmark fifth anniversary season. These recordings, engineered by Grammy Award–winning producer Da-Hong Seetoo using state-of-the-art recording technology, document the 2007 season's exciting performances of works by composers distanced by both geography and history but compelled by like ideas and creative inspirations. (Individual discs from this set are also available for purchase.)

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Selections

Concerto no. 15 in d minor, HWV 304 (c. 1746) | George Frideric Handel (10:16)

  • Kenneth Cooper, Harpsichord
  • Roberto Díaz, Viola
  • David Finckel, Cello
  • Erin Keefe, Violin
  • Philip Setzer, Violin
  • DaXun Zhang, Double Bass

Le tombeau de Couperin (1917) Arranged by Mason Jones | Maurice Ravel (13:56)

  • Carey Bell, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet
  • William Bennett, Oboe
  • Dennis Godburn, Bassoon
  • William VerMeulen, Horn
  • Carol Wincenc, Flute

Ich habe genug, BWV 82 (c. 1727) | Johann Sebastian Bach (22:52)

  • William Bennett, Oboe
  • Colin Carr, Cello
  • Kenneth Cooper, Harpsichord
  • Erin Keefe, Violin
  • Paul Neubauer, Viola
  • Christòpheren Nomura, Baritone
  • Philip Setzer, Violin
  • DaXun Zhang, Double Bass

Le carnaval des animaux (1886) | Camille Saint-Saëns (20:50)

  • Inon Barnatan, Piano
  • Carey Bell, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet
  • Florian Conzetti, Percussion
  • Christopher Froh, Percussion
  • Masao Kawasaki, Viola
  • Ralph Kirshbaum, Cello
  • Ian Swensen, Violin
  • Joseph Swensen, Violin
  • Carol Wincenc, Flute
  • Wu Han, Piano
  • DaXun Zhang, Double Bass

Trio élégiaque (1892) | Sergei Rachmaninov (14:15)

  • Colin Carr, Cello
  • Philip Setzer, Violin
  • Wu Han, Piano

Vitebsk: Studies on a Jewish Theme (1928) | Aaron Copland (11:17)

  • David Finckel, Cello
  • Erin Keefe, Violin
  • Wu Han, Piano

Piano trio in a minor, op. 50 (1882) | Piotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky (48:19)

  • Ralph Kirshbaum, Cello
  • Joseph Swensen, Violin
  • Wu Han, Piano

Moz-Art for Two Violins, after Mozart K. 416d (1976) | Alfred Schnittke (6:46)

  • Ian Swensen, Violin
  • Joseph Swensen, Violin

Violin Sonata (1923–27) | Maurice Ravel (17:45)

  • Gilbert Kalish, Piano
  • Ian Swensen, Violin

Piano Quartet no. 1 in g minor, op. 25 (1861) | Johannes Brahms (39:27)

  • Colin Carr, Cello
  • Gilbert Kalish, Piano
  • Paul Neubauer, Viola
  • Ian Swensen, Violin

String Quartet no. 4, Whispers of Mortality (1992) | Bruce Adolphe (20:08)

  • The Miami String Quartet

String Quartet in d minor, D 810, “Death and the Maiden” (1824) | Franz Schubert (38:28)

  • The Miami String Quartet

Guitar Quintet in D Major, G. 448 (1798) | Luigi Boccherini (19:29)

  • Escher String Quartet
  • Jason Vieaux, Guitar

Gran duo concertante (1880) | Giovanni Bottesini (14:20)

  • Escher String Quartet
  • Erin Keefe, Violin
  • DaXun Zhang, Double Bass

String Quartet no. 2 in a minor, op. 13 (1827) | Felix Mendelssohn (31:38)

  • Escher String Quartet

Selections from Scottish songs, op. 108 (1815–17) | Ludwig van Beethoven (18:33)

  • Colin Carr, Cello
  • Heidi Grant Murphy, Soprano
  • Erin Keefe, Violin
  • Kevin Murphy, Piano

Pueblo Children's Songs (1995) | Marc Neikrug (11:01)

  • Heidi Grant Murphy, Soprano
  • Kevin Murphy, Piano

Suite for Two Violins, Cello, and Piano (Left Hand), op. 23 (1930) | Erich Wolfgang Korngold (34:16)

  • Andrés Díaz, Cello
  • Gary Graffman, Piano
  • Erin Keefe, Violin
  • Philip Setzer, Violin

Artists

  • Inon Barnatan, Piano
  • Carey Bell, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet
  • William Bennett, Oboe
  • Colin Carr, Cello
  • Florian Conzetti, Percussion
  • Kenneth Cooper, Harpsichord
  • Andrés Díaz, Cello
  • Roberto Díaz, Viola
  • Escher String Quartet, String Quartet
  • David Finckel, Cello
  • Christopher Froh, Percussion
  • Dennis Godburn, Bassoon
  • Gary Graffman, Piano
  • Heidi Grant Murphy, Soprano
  • Gilbert Kalish, Piano
  • Masao Kawasaki, Viola
  • Erin Keefe, Violin
  • Ralph Kirshbaum, Cello
  • The Miami String Quartet, String Quartet
  • Kevin Murphy, Piano
  • Paul Neubauer, Viola
  • Philip Setzer, Violin
  • Ian Swensen, Violin
  • Joseph Swensen, Violin
  • Jason Vieaux, Guitar
  • Carol Wincenc, Flute
  • Wu Han, Piano
  • DaXun Zhang, Double Bass

Music@Menlo <em>LIVE Bridging the Ages</em> (six-disc boxed set) Total Time: 6:33:39
Discs: 6
Price: $75.00
Year Recorded: 2007