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Wydawnictwo: Chandos
Seria: Louis Lortie Plays Chopin
Nr katalogowy: CHAN 20117
Nośnik: 1 CD
Data wydania: listopad 2020
EAN: 95115211724
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Epoka muzyczna: romantyzm
Obszar (język): polski
Instrumenty: fortepian
Rodzaj: mazurek, polonez, fantazja

Louis Lortie plays Chopin, Vol. 6

Chandos - CHAN 20117
Wykonawcy
Louis Lortie, piano
Quatre Mazurkas, Op. 6
Quatre Mazurkas, Op. 24
Hommage a Mozart, in B flat major, Op. 2
Quatre Mazurkas, Op. 67 post.
Deux Polonaises, Op. 40
Quatre Mazurkas, Op. 41
Fantaisie in F minor, Op. 49
For the sixth volume of his Chopin project, the Canadian pianist and exclusive Chandos Artist Louis Lortie has built a programme that includes works from the earliest to the latest periods in the composer’s life, all of which have connection with or focus on Chopin’s Polish identity.

The Hommage a Mozart, Op. 2 is a brilliant set of variations on ‘La ci darem la mano’ from Don Giovanni. Chopin composed it originally for piano and orchestra, in 1827, when he was just seventeen, and later made this arrangement for solo piano (a common practise at the time). The two Polonaises, Op. 40 date from the late 1830s, and contain some of his most openly nationalistic writing. The first – nicknamed ‘Military’ – evokes sentiments of national identity and pride, whilst the second, more melancholy work portrays feelings evoked by Poland’s vanished statehood. Lortie concludes the album with Chopin’s Fantaisie, Op. 49, from 1841. This work exemplifies the brilliant improvisatory style of Chopin’s writing for piano.

These works are interspersed with four sets of Mazurkas, Opp. 6, 24, 41, and 67. Chopin almost single-handedly introduced the Mazurka to Paris when he arrived there in the late 1820s, and continued to compose them throughout his life, transforming the Polish dance form into some of his most dazzling and memorable compositions.

Recording: Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk; 13–15 January 2020. Piano: Fazioli Model F 278 grand piano (serial no. 2782160).

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