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Music@Menlo LIVE Through Brahms (seven-disc boxed set) (2011)

Music@Menlo <em> LIVE Through Brahms </em> (seven-disc boxed set)

Music@Menlo’s ninth season, Through Brahms, explored the artistry of a composer whose music combines the highest mastery of craft with the most profound depth of feeling. The season’s offerings included programs that highlighted Johannes Brahms’s most beloved chamber works, complemented by music by his most important influences, contemporaries, and artistic heirs. The 2011 edition of Music@Menlo LIVE captures the spirit of the festival’s remarkable ninth season.

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Violin Sonata in e minor, K. 304 | Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (11:38)

  • Juho Pohjonen, Piano
  • Arnaud Sussmann, Violin

Trio Sonata no. 12 in d minor, op. 1, RV 63 La Follia | Antonio Vivaldi (8:43)

  • Alessio Bax, Harpsichord
  • Yehonatan Berick, Violin
  • Eric Kim, Cello
  • Sooyun Kim, Flute

Selected Lieder | Robert Schumann (6:01)

  • Kelly Markgraf, Baritone
  • Wu Han, Piano

Sextet in B-flat Major, op. 18 | Johannes Brahms (33:28)

  • Yehonatan Berick, Violin
  • Eric Kim, Cello
  • Yura Lee, Viola
  • Laurence Lesser, Cello
  • Paul Neubauer, Viola
  • Arnaud Sussmann, Violin

Rondo all’ongarese (Gypsy Rondo) from Piano Trio in G Major, Hob. XV:25 | Joseph Haydn (3:18)

  • David Finckel, Cello
  • Elmar Oliveira, Violin
  • Jon Kimura Parker, Piano

Selected Lieder | Franz Schubert (9:40)

  • Paul Appleby, Tenor
  • Wu Han, Piano

Selected Hungarian Dances, Wo0 1, Book 1 | Johannes Brahms (8:44)

  • Jon Kimura Parker, Piano
  • Wu Han, Piano

Selected Slavonic Dances, opp.46 and 72 | Antonín Dvořák (9:19)

  • Jon Kimura Parker, Piano
  • Wu Han, Piano

Sonata for Two Pianos in f minor, op. 34b | Johannes Brahms (35:23)

  • Alessio Bax, Piano
  • Lucille Chung, Piano

Trio Sonata from Musical Offering, BWV 1079 | Johann Sebastian Bach (16:00)

  • Alessio Bax, Harpsichord
  • Sooyun Kim, Flute
  • Laurence Lesser, Cello
  • Arnaud Sussmann, Violin

La gitana | Fritz Kreisler (3:09)

  • Elmar Oliveira, Violin
  • Wu Han, Piano

Mazurka, op. 19, no. 2 | Henryk Wieniawski (3:56)

  • Elmar Oliveira, Violin
  • Wu Han, Piano

Puszta-Märchen (Gypsy Romance and Czardas) | Hermann Schulenburg (4:11)

  • Paul Neubauer, Viola
  • Wu Han, Piano

Serenade du Tzigane (Gypsy Serenade) | Charles Robert Valdez (4:30)

  • Paul Neubauer, Viola
  • Wu Han, Piano

The Canary | Anonymous (3:39)

  • Paul Neubauer, Viola
  • Wu Han, Piano

Piano Trio in C Major, op. 87 | Johannes Brahms (28:05)

  • David Finckel, Cello
  • Elmar Oliveira, Violin
  • Jon Kimura Parker, Piano

Notturno in E-Flat Major, D. 897 | Franz Schubert (10:51)

  • David Finckel, Cello
  • Cho-Liang Lin, Violin
  • Juho Pohjonen, Piano

Märchenerzählungen (Fairy Tales) for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano, op. 132 | Robert Schumann (15:19)

  • Carey Bell, Clarinet
  • Yura Lee, Viola
  • Wu Han, Piano

Zwei Gesänge, op. 91 | Johannes Brahms (12:24)

  • Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-Soprano
  • Gilbert Kalish, Piano
  • Paul Neubauer, Viola

Vocalise, op. 34, no. 14 | Sergei Rachmaninov (5:45)

  • Alessio Bax, Piano
  • Ian Swensen, Violin

Liebeslieder Waltzes, op. 52 | Johannes Brahms (21:49)

  • Paul Appleby, Tenor
  • Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-Soprano
  • Gilbert Kalish, Piano
  • Kelly Markgraf, Baritone
  • Erin Morley, Soprano
  • Wu Han, Piano

Cello Suite no. 2 in d minor, BWV 1008 | Johann Sebastian Bach (21:42)

  • Laurence Lesser, Cello

Phantasy for Violin and Piano, op. 47 | Arnold Schoenberg (9:06)

  • Lucille Chung, Piano
  • Ian Swensen, Violin

Scherzo in c minor, F-A-E | Johannes Brahms (5:27)

  • Arnaud Sussmann, Violin
  • Wu Han, Piano

Tzigane | Maurice Ravel (9:41)

  • Elmar Oliveira, Violin
  • Wu Han, Piano

Piano Quintet | John Harbison (25:28)

  • Lucille Chung, Piano
  • Jorja Fleezanis, Violin
  • Yura Lee, Viola
  • Laurence Lesser, Cello
  • Ian Swensen, Violin

Spanische Liebeslieder, op. 138 | Robert Schumann (20:57)

  • Paul Appleby, Tenor
  • Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-Soprano
  • Gilbert Kalish, Piano
  • Kelly Markgraf, Baritone
  • Katherine Whyte, Soprano
  • Wu Han, Piano

Piano Trio in g minor, op. 17 | Clara Schumann (27:16)

  • Eric Kim, Cello
  • Yura Lee, Violin
  • Juho Pohjonen, Piano

String Quintet no. 2 in G Major, op. 111 | Johannes Brahms (26:32)

  • Ani Kavafian, Violin
  • Yura Lee, Viola
  • Paul Neubauer, Viola
  • Philip Setzer, Violin
  • Paul Watkins, Cello

Sonata no. 2 in E-flat Major for Viola and Piano, op. 120, no. 2 | Johannes Brahms (21:06)

  • Gilbert Kalish, Piano
  • Paul Neubauer, Viola

Intermezzo in e minor, op. 116, no. 5 | Johannes Brahms (3:08)

  • Gilbert Kalish, Piano

Capriccio in d minor, op. 116, no. 1 | Johannes Brahms (2:48)

  • Gilbert Kalish, Piano

Intermezzo in b minor, op. 119, no. 1 | Johannes Brahms (3:45)

  • Gilbert Kalish, Piano

Clarinet Quintet in b minor, op. 115 | Johannes Brahms (38:41)

  • Ani Kavafian, Violin
  • Yura Lee, Viola
  • Philip Setzer, Violin
  • David Shifrin, Clarinet
  • Paul Watkins, Cello

Artists

  • Paul Appleby, Tenor
  • Alessio Bax, Piano/Harpsichord
  • Carey Bell, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet
  • Yehonatan Berick, Violin
  • Lucille Chung, Piano
  • Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-Soprano
  • David Finckel, Cello
  • Jorja Fleezanis, Violin
  • Gilbert Kalish, Piano
  • Ani Kavafian, Violin
  • Eric Kim, Cello
  • Sooyun Kim, Flute
  • Yura Lee, Violin/Viola
  • Laurence Lesser, Cello
  • Cho-Liang Lin, Violin
  • Kelly Markgraf, Baritone
  • Erin Morley, Soprano
  • Paul Neubauer, Viola
  • Elmar Oliveira, Violin
  • Jon Kimura Parker, Piano
  • Juho Pohjonen, Piano
  • Philip Setzer, Violin
  • David Shifrin, Clarinet
  • Arnaud Sussmann, Violin
  • Ian Swensen, Violin
  • Paul Watkins, Cello
  • Katherine Whyte, Soprano
  • Wu Han, Piano

Music@Menlo <em> LIVE Through Brahms </em> (seven-disc boxed set) Total Time: 7:57
Discs: 7
Price: $90.00
Year Recorded: 2011