Brahms: The Violin Sonatas – Kavakos

Scherzo In C Minor For Violin & Piano (From The FAE-Sonata)
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.1 in G, Op.78
1. Vivace ma non troppo (Original Version)
2. Adagio (Original Version)
3. Allegro molto moderato (Original Version)
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2 in A, Op.100
1. Allegro amabile (Original Version)
2. Andante tranquillo – Vivace – Andante – Vivace di più – Andante vivace (Original Version)
3. Allegretto grazioso Quasi andante (Original Version)
Sonata for Violin and Piano No 3 in D minor, Op.108
1. Allegro (Original Version)
2. Adagio (Original Version)
3. Un poco presto e con sentimento (Original Version)
4. Presto agitato (Original Version)
Wiegenlied (Lullaby), Op.49, No.4

Leonidas / Wang, Yuja Kavakos

Format: 1 CD
Release date: 31/3/2014
Barcode: 0028947864424 Catégories : ,



   in Piano International (Sep, 2014)
The meteoric career of the Chinese virtuoso Yuja Wang, born in Beijing in 1987, continues apace. Her mastery of Brahms, especially in dazzling renditions of that composer’s Paganini Variations (one was released on Deutsche Grammophon, DG 0289 477 8795 2) is well known to fans. Yuja-watchers may be disappointed that in the photos adorning this new release, the pianist is cloaked in a relatively modest body-length black dress that leaves far more to the imagination than her usual, much-publicised, recital mini-dresses. There is, however, cutesiness aplenty in the programme of this CD, starting with an aggressive Scherzo that the young Brahms wrote in 1853.

The CD ends with a sugary, pianistically …

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