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Drei Novellen, Op 17
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'Medtner: Arabesques, Dithyrambs, Elegies & other short piano works' (CDA67851/2)
Medtner: Arabesques, Dithyrambs, Elegies & other short piano works
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No 1: Daphnis und Chloe: Andante
Track 1 on CDA67851/2 CD2 [3'43] 2CDs Please, someone, buy me …
No 2: Tempo giusto
Track 2 on CDA67851/2 CD2 [4'48] 2CDs Please, someone, buy me …
No 3: Allegro, molto sostenuto
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Drei Novellen, Op 17
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The original title for the three Novellen Op 17 was to be Novelletten, an obvious nod in the direction of Schumann’s Op 21 set. The conflict between the idyllic dream and the struggle of reality was a prominent artistic motif at this time—the so-called Silver Age in Russia. Daphnis and Chloe (No 1) exudes contentment and innocent playfulness, whereas the bellicose No 2, with more than a hint of Polonaise rhythm, has the relentless drive of an army on the march. In the third and most substantial piece the idyll returns in a heightened and more rapturous form, rising to near ecstasy at its conclusion.

from notes by Hamish Milne © 2012

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Details for CDA67851/2 disc 2 track 2
Tempo giusto
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-11-85202
Duration
4'48
Recording date
22 September 2010
Recording venue
Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Jeremy Hayes
Recording engineer
Ben Connellan
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  1. Medtner: Arabesques, Dithyrambs, Elegies & other short piano works (CDA67851/2)
    Disc 2 Track 2
    Release date: March 2012
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