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Wydawnictwo: Tyx Art
Nr katalogowy: TXA 20145
Nośnik: 1 CD
Data wydania: czerwiec 2020
EAN: 4250702801450
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Epoka muzyczna: barok
Obszar (język): angielski, niemiecki
Instrumenty: fortepian
Rodzaj: fuga

Bach / Byrd / Gibbons: Bach, Byrd, Gibbons + Contemporary Music

Tyx Art - TXA 20145
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
William Byrd (1539/40-1623)
Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Oliver Knussen, Markus Horn, John Tavener, John Adams, Xiaoyong Chen
Alexandra Sostmann, piano
Nagrody i rekomendacje
klassik heute 10 Pizzicato 5
Johann Sebastian Bach:
Musical Offering Ricercar a 3 voci, BWV 1079
Musical Offering Ricercar a 6 voci, BWV 1079

Oliver Knussen:
Prayer bell sketch

John Tavener:
The Lord’s Prayer

William Byrd:
Pavan MB 52, FVB 254/255
Galliard MB 52, FVB 254/255

Markus Horn:
Piece after Byrd

John Tavener:
In memory of my two cats

John Adams:
China Gates

Orlando Gibbons:
Pavan Lord Salisbury, MB 18/19
Galliard Lord Salisbury, MB 18/19

Xiaoyong Chen:
Diary VI
This new recording is about polyphonic references between the great counterpoint artists Byrd, Gibbons, Bach and the contemporary composers John Tavener, Oliver Knussen, John Adams, Markus Horn and Xiaoyong Chen. The two Bach Ricercari from the Musical Offering form the bracket. The exciting connection of the individual, different works to each other is created by the polyphonic structures, the modal church keys or by religious, spiritual references. 429 years lie between the work of Byrd and the work of Xiaoyong Chen composed for the CD. With Bach, Byrd, Gibbons and Contemporary Music, the listener can expect a recording that is wonderfully audible, in a positive sense unexhausting.

You have to get involved with the depth, the space and sometimes the silence, but it is worth it, because the music changes your own self and focuses attention on you. “I’m interested in the connections between different epochs and their polyphonic structures. So obviously there was no way that I could ignore Johann Sebastian Bach. However, I considered what to combine with his Ricercares a 3 and a 6 from The Musical Offering.

First I thought of William Byrd, as I knew that polyphony and contrapuntal style were important to him, despite the fact that he was almost 150 years older than Bach. I began with vocal polyphony and arrived at Orlando Gibbons and virginal music, which I wanted to combine with contemporary music. And then the search began …” (Alexandra Sostmann)

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