Posts tagged as "istvan-hajdu"

Ravel: Piano Trio; Violin Sonata; Debussy: Violin Sonata; Cello Sonata

May 25, 2016

The two Debussy sonatas date from late in the composer’s life and are wistful pieces though not without humour. The Ravel Violin Sonata is sleek, elegant and has a delightful jazzy movement while the Trio is a masterpiece, a tour de force of writing for these three instruments and a hugely enjoyable work. This early […]

Violin Sonatas

April 29, 2016

This must surely be a unique event in recording history! In 1959, Arthur Grumiaux went into the studios to overdub – as both violinist and pianist – the Mozart and Brahms Violin Sonatas on this recording. A bold venture of its kind in instrumental classical music and on two such different instruments, the recording has […]

French & Belgian Violin Sonatas

April 28, 2016

Sonatas and concert pieces by Fauré, Franck, Ravel, Debussy, Vieuxtemps, Ysäye and Lekeu. The stereo recording with Varsi, which receives its first international release on CD.

Baroque Violin Sonatas

April 28, 2016

An old-world interpretation of Baroque sonatas and concert pieces which shine and shimmer in Grumiaux’s telling interpretations.