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Igor Levit – “Bach, Beethoven, Rzewski”

Igor Levit – “Bach, Beethoven, Rzewski”
  • wykonawca: Igor Levit
  • tytuł: Bach, Beethoven, Rzewski
  • premiera: 09-10-2015
  • nośnik nr kat: 88875060962 (3CD)

Trzy płytowy box, będący kontynuacją poprzednich albumów artysty (“Beethoven – The Late Piano Sonatas” oraz “Bach – Partitas”), dzięki którym pianista zdobył uznanie światowej krytyki muzycznej. Obecny zestaw zawiera kolejne „wielkie” pozycje światowej literatury pianistycznej: Wariacje Goldbergowskie Bacha, Wariacje na temat Diabellego Beethovena oraz utwór Frederica Rzewskiego – The People United Will Never Be Defeated.
Levit jet zdobywcą licznych nagród : w 2013 roku otrzymał nagrodę BBC Music Magazine, w 2014 Newcomer of The Year. W tym samym roku the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Young Artist Award, oraz nagrodę ECHO 2014 w kategorii Solowe Nagranie Roku. Jego nagranie 6 Pertit Jana Sebastiana Bacha zostało uhonorowane nagrodą magazynu Gramophone – Disc of the Month.
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): The Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
DISC 1
1. Aria
2. Variation 1 a 1 Clav.
3. Variation 2 a 1 Clav.
4. Variation 3 a 1 Clav. Canone all’ Unisuono
5. Variation 4 a 1 Clav.
6. Variation 5 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav.
7. Variation 6 a 1 Clav. Canone alla Seconda
8. Variation 7 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav.
9. Variation 8 a 2 Clav
10. Variation 9 a 1 Clav. Canone alla Terza
11. Variation 10 a 1 Clav. Fughetta
12. Variation 11 a 2 Clav
13. Variation 12 Canone alla Quarta
14. Variation 13 a 2 Clav.
15. Variation 14 a 2 Clav.
16. Variation 15 a 1 Clav. Canone alla Quinta. Andante
17. Variation 16 Ouverture a 1 Clav.
18. Variation 17 a 2 Clav.
19. Variation 18 – Canone alla Sesta a 1 Clav.
20. Variation 19 a 1 Clav.
21. Variation 20 a 2 Clav.
22. Variation 21 Canone alla Settima
23. Variation 22 Alla breve a 1 Clav.
24. Variation 23 a 2 Clav.
25. Variation 24 Canone all’ Ottava a 1 Clav.
26. Variation 25 a 2 Clav.
27. Variation 26 a 2 Clav.
28. Variation 27 Canone alla Nona
29. Variation 28 a 2 Clav.
30. Variation 29 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav.
31. Variation 30 a 1 Clav. Quodlibet
32. Aria da capo
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): 33 Variations on a Waltz by Anton Diabelli, Op. 120
DISC 2
1. Thema Vivace
2. Variation 1Alla Marcia maestoso
3. Variation 2 Poco allegro
4. Variation 3 L’istesso tempo
5. Variation 4Un poco piu vivace
6. Variation 5 Allegro vivace
7. Variation 6 Allegro ma non troppo e serioso
8. Variation 7 Un poco piu allegro
9. Variation 8 Piu vivace
10. Variation 9 Allegro pesante e risoluto
11. Variation 10 Presto
12. Variation 11 Allegretto
13. Variation 12 Un poco piu moto
14. Variation 13 Vivace
15. Variation 14 Grave e maestoso
16. Variation 15 Presto scherzando
17. Variation 16 Allegro
18. Variation 17 (without tempo indication)
19. Variation 18 Poco moderato
20. Variation 19 Presto
21. Variation 20 Andante
22. Variation 21 Allegro con brio
23. Variation 22 Allegro molto ( alla “Notte e giorno faticar” di Mozart)
24. Variation 23 Allegro assai
25. Variation 24 Fughetta. Andante
26. Variation 25 Allegro
27. Variation 26
28. Variation 27 Vivace
29. Variation 28 Allegro
30. Variation 29 Adagio ma non troppo
31. Variation 30 Andante, sempre cantabile
32. Variation 31 Largo, molto espressivo
33. Variation 32 Fuga. Allegro
34. Variation – 33Tempo di Menuetto moderato
Frederic Rzweski (*1938): The People United Will Never Be Defeated
DISC 3
1. Thema “With determination”
2. Variation 1 “Weaving: delicate but firm”
3. Variation 2 “With firmness”
4. Variation 3 “Slightly slower, with expressive nuances”
5. Variation 4 “Marcato”
6. Variation 5 “Dreamlike, frozen”
7. Variation 6 “Same tempo as beginning”
8. Variation 7 “Lightly, impatiently”
9. Variation 8 “With agility; not too much pedal; crisp”
10. Variation 9 “Evenly”
11. Variation 10 “Comodo, recklessly”
12. Variation 11 “Tempo I, like fragments of an absent melody — in strict time.”
13. Variation 12
14. Variation 13
15. Variation 14 “A bit faster, optimistically”
16. Variation 15 “Flexible, like an improvisation”
17. Variation 16 “Same tempo as preceding, with fluctuations; much pedal / Expansive, with a victorious feeling”
18. Variation 17 “L.H. strictly: R.H. freely, roughly in space”
19. Variation 18
20. Variation 19 “With energy”
21. Variation 20 “Crisp, precise”
22. Variation 21 “Relentless, uncompromising”
23. Variation 22 “very expressionate”
24. Variation 23 “As fast as possible, with some rubato”
25. Variation 24
26. Variation 25
27. Variation 26 “In a militant manner”
28. Variation 27 “Tenderly, with a hopeful expression: cadenza”
29. Variation 28
30. Variation 29
31. Variation 30
32. Variation 31
33. Variation 32.
34. Variation 33
35. Variation 34
36. Variation 35
37. Variation 36
38. Cadenza (optional improvisation).
39. Thema (reprise)