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Debussy - Piano Music Volume 2

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Catalogue numberBIS-CD-1205
Release date2003-01-31
Discs1
Orig. sample rate44100Hz

Gramophone: Editor's Choice; Penguin Guide 3 stars.


Noriko Ogawa’s Debussy series continues with some of the best-known – and best-loved – music Debussy ever wrote. The first book of Preludes and, especially, Children’s Corner belong to those rare works which form part of the repertoire of both performers and happy amateurs. But however well-known La fille aux cheveux de lin or Golliwogg’s cake-walk may be, Noriko Ogawa manages to create them anew for us with an approach that can described with a quote from a review of the previous instalment: "almost Mozartian in its clarity, delicacy and impeccable sense of proportion." That she also treats us to some rarities, such as Debussy’s homage to Haydn, and rounds off the program with the delightful waltz La plus que lente can only add to the pleasure!

Some press voices:
"Every bar of these new performances confirm Ogawa as a most elegant, scrupulously sensitive interpreter of 'music like a dream from which one draws away the veil." Gramophone, March 2003
"A particularly fine Debussy player...These performances are of consistently high standard." International Piano, September 2003
"Le disque de Noriko Ogawa révèle une excellente musicienne, de temperamente classique: une concéption mesurée et narrative de Debussy, reposant sur un piano somptueux. Un très beau disque." Classica, June 2003
“Noriko Ogawa legt den zweiten Teil ihrer Debussy-Sammlung vor und belegt erneut, dass sie eine Künstlerin ist, die Technik, Stilbewusstsein und gestalterische Dringlichkeit vereint." Fono Forum, July 2003
 
Extra material for download
 
 
  Composer: Debussy, Claude
  Préludes, Book 1 40:50
01 I. ...Danseuses de Delphes 02:45 $ 0.58 USD
02 II. ...Voiles 03:55 $ 0.82 USD
03 III. ...Le vent dans la plaine 02:16 $ 0.48 USD
04 IV. ...Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l´air soir 03:27 $ 0.72 USD
05 V. ...Les collines d´Anacapri 03:09 $ 0.66 USD
06 VI. ...Des pas sur la neige 04:21 $ 0.91 USD
07 VII. ...Ce qu´avu le d´Ouest 03:38 $ 0.76 USD
08 VIII. ...La fille aux cheveux de lin 02:39 $ 0.56 USD
09 IX. ...La sérénade interrompue 02:40 $ 0.56 USD
10 X. ...La Cathédrale engloutie 06:17 $ 1.32 USD
11 XI. ...La danse de Puck 03:12 $ 0.67 USD
12 XII. ...Minstrels 02:31 $ 0.53 USD
 
 
  Composer: Debussy, Claude
  D´un cahier d´esquisses, L 99
13 D´un cahier d´esquisses, L 99 04:36 $ 0.97 USD
 
 
  Composer: Debussy, Claude
  Pièce pour piano (Morceau de concours), L 108
14 Pièce pour piano (Morceau de concours), L 108 00:48 $ 0.17 USD
 
 
  Composer: Debussy, Claude
  Hommage à Joseph Haydn, L 115
15 Hommage à Joseph Haydn, L 115 02:27 $ 0.51 USD
 
 
  Composer: Debussy, Claude
  The Little Nigar (Cake-Walk), L 114
16 The Little Nigar (Cake-Walk), L 114 01:42 $ 0.36 USD
 
 
  Composer: Debussy, Claude
  Children´s Corner 16:47
17 I. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum 02:24 $ 0.50 USD
18 II. Jimbo´s Lullaby 03:41 $ 0.77 USD
19 III. Serenade of the Doll 02:34 $ 0.54 USD
20 IV. The snow is dancing 02:27 $ 0.51 USD
21 V. The little Shepherd 02:37 $ 0.55 USD
22 VI. Golliwogg´s cake walk 03:04 $ 0.64 USD
 
 
  Composer: Debussy, Claude
  La plus que lente, L 121
23 La plus que lente, L 121 05:05 $ 1.07 USD
 
  Album total 72:15
ComposerDebussy, Claude
PianoOgawa, Noriko

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