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Album · 2016 · 20 Songs. 5 Studies for the Piano, Anh. Ia/1: No. 5, Chaconne (After . 20 Songs, 1 Hour 17 Minutes. Released: 8 Jul 2016. More By Barry Douglas.

This is the sixth and final volume in Barry Douglas’s survey of Brahms’s output for solo piano, which started four years ago. The recital completes a project that over 441 minutes has represented a ‘triumph of Brahmsian thoughts’ and in which ‘every sound is resonantly Brahmsian’. According to BBC Music, ‘Douglas’s tone is a deep velvet cushion, the legatos full of affection and the rhythms galvanised with great energy’. 118 No. 6) – less than four years before his death, on 3 April 1897. The selection of works offered here invites us to consider Brahms under many aspects – arranger, virtuoso, pedagogue, historicist, and above all pianist – which Barry Douglas embraces perfectly.

Composer (1833-1897) Johannes Brahms. Solo piano Barry Douglas. Venue West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge. Producer Jonathan Cooper. This album is the penultimate in what BBC Music has described as a ‘triumph of Brahmsian thought’, namely the survey by Barry Douglas of the composer’s complete works for solo piano. Three years after the release of Volume 1, the winner of the 1986 Tchaikovsky Competition is now performing this repertoire in the finest international venues, such as the Wigmore Hall in July 2015 and Concertgebouw in 2016, when the series will come to a highly anticipated climax with the final volume

Following the varied programming of Johannes Brahms: Works for Solo Piano, Vol. 1, Barry Douglas presents a mix of early and late pieces to give the second volume emotional balance, and sets a series of short pieces against a monumental masterpiece. Douglas is a thoughtful and eloquent performer, and his Brahms has the hallmarks of serious consideration and introspection; nothing here is superfluous or simply offered for show. The sensitive selection of three Ballades and three Intermezzi to frame the muscular Rhapsody Op.

The celebrated pianist curates a program of solo piano pieces that best represent the German composer as a pianist. Known most prominently as one of Germany’s leading Romantic composers, Johannes Brahms also boasted an extensive mastery of the piano. In a program of some of Brahms’s most passionate pieces for solo piano, Barry Douglas sheds light on the tempestuous yet affectionate composer – and performer. For more information and to purchase this recording, visit ArkivMusic.

For this recording, Douglas has chosen to present three piano sonatas from the middle of Schubert’s short life: No. 5 (D 537) and No. 11 (D 575), both composed in 1817, complemented with the Sonata No. 15 (D 664), composed just two years later. The three sonatas all spring from a period when Schubert was experimenting with tonality, both in the sense of less usual keys (D 575 is in B major) and in terms of the relative keys of the movements, and of sections within movements

Artists Johannes Brahms Works for Solo Piano, Volume Six. Works for Solo Piano, Volume Six Johannes Brahms. Works for Solo Piano, Volume Six. 2016. This album has an average beat per minute of 118 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 64/168 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Works for Solo Piano, Volume Six.

III/2 Johannes Brahms; Barry Douglas. an engaging, always surprising sequence of short (with one exception) and often fugitive pieces. Internationally acclaimed pianist Barry Douglas presents the sixth and final volume in his highly acclaimed series of Brahms's complete works for solo piano. The six standalone recitals each encapsulate a Brahmsian programme that together cover the breadth and genius of the composer’s work

Tracklist

1 Intermezzo, Op. 118 No. 1 In A Minor 1:53
2 Sarabande, WoO 5 Posth. No. 1 In A Minor 2:31
Variations On A Theme By Niccolò Paganini, Op. 35, Book II In A Minor (10:25)
3 Theme. Non Troppo Presto - 0:26
4 Variation 1. [ ] – 0:49
5 Variation 2. Poco Animato - 0:35
6 Variation 3. [ ] – 0:32
7 Variation 4. Poco Allegretto - 0:50
8 Variation 5. [ ] – 0:26
9 Variation 6. Poco Più Vivace – 0:20
10 Variation 7. [ ] – 0:25
11 Variation 8. Allegro - 0:34
12 Variation 9. [ ] – 0:48
13 Variation 10. Feroce, Energico - 0:47
14 Variation 11. Vivace - 0:36
15 Variation 12. Un Poco Andante - 1:00
16 Variation 13. Un Poco Più Andante – 0:39
17 Variation 14. Presto, Ma Non Troppo 1:31
Variations On An Original Theme, Op. 21 No. 1 In D Major (16:38)
18 Thema. Poco Larghetto - 1:31
19 Variation 1. [ ] – 1:20
20 Variation 2. Più Moto – 0:59
21 Variation 3. [ ] – 1:02
22 Variation 4. [ ] – 1:03
23 Variation 5. Temp Di Tema - 1:40
24 Variation 6. Più Moto – 1:07
25 Variation 7: Andante Con Moto - 0:58
26 Variation 8. Allegro Non Troppo 0:49
27 Variation 9. [ ] –– 0:58
28 Variation 10. [ ] – 1:06
29 Variation 11. Tempo di Tema, Poco Più Lento 3:59
30 Sarabande, WoO 5 Posth. No. 2 3:08
31 Scherzo, Op. 4 In E Flat Minor 9:15
32 Intermezzo, Op. 76 No. 3 in A Flat Major 2:14
33 Intermezzo, Op. 118 No. 4 In F Minor 2:53
34 Hungarian Dance, WoO 1 No. 3 In F Major 2:23
35 Intermezzo, Op. 76 No. 4 In B Flat Major 2:08
Variations On A Hungarian Song, Op. 21 No. 2 In D Major (6:39)
36 Allegro - 0:15
37 Variation 1. [ ] – 0:16
38 Variation 2. [ ] – 0:15
39 Variation 3. [ ] – 0:14
40 Variation 4. [ ] – 0:16
41 Variation 5. [ ] – 0:18
42 Variation 6. [ ] – 0:20
43 Variation 7. Poco Più Lento – 0:26
44 Variation 8. [ ] – 0:27
45 Variation 9. [ ] – 0:24
46 Variation 10. [ ] – 0:14
47 Variation 11. [ ] – 0:10
48 Variation 12. [ ] – 0:12
49 Variation 13. [ ] – 0:15
50 Allegro (il Doppio Movimento) – Tempo I Più Animato 2:30
51 Hungarian Dance, WoO 1 No. 1 In G MInor 3:02
52 Hungarian Dance, WoO 1 No. 5 In F Sharp Minor 2:24

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chandos Records Ltd
  • Copyright (c) – Chandos Records Ltd
  • Recorded At – Faculty Of Music Concert Hall, West Road, Cambridge

Credits

  • A&R – Sue Shortridge
  • Booklet Editor – Finn S. Gundersen
  • Composed By – Johannes Brahms
  • Design, Typography – Cap & Anchor Design Co.*
  • Engineer – Ralph Couzens
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Robert Gilmour
  • Liner Notes – Nicholas Marston
  • Liner Notes [French Translation] – Marie-Françoise de Meeûs
  • Liner Notes [German Translation] – Andreas Klatt , Bettina Reinke-Welsh
  • Photography By – Eugene Langan
  • Photography By [Front Cover] – Ekaterina Kraynova*
  • Piano, Liner Notes – Barry Douglas
  • Producer [Recording], Edited By – Jonathan Cooper

Notes

Recorded April 12 & 13, 2015.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (text): 095115187821
  • Label Code: LC 7038
  • SPARS Code: DDD