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Valse-caprice No 2 in D flat major


The Valse-Caprice No 2 in D flat major is an elaboration of a piece by Alexander Taneyev, a distant relation of the much better known Sergey. Here Balakirev gives full rein to his gift for cadenza-like flourishes, which introduce and punctuate Taneyev’s music, culminating in a coda that features the most extravagant of many textural accretions.

from notes by David Fanning © 2011

La Valse-Caprice no 2 en ré bémol majeur développe une pièce d’Alexander Taneïev, un parent éloigné du célèbre Sergueï. Ici, Balakirev donne carrière à son don pour les fioritures façon cadenza, qui introduisent et ponctuent la musique de Taneïev pour culminer en une coda mettant en scène les plus extravagants des nombreux accroissements de texture.

extrait des notes rédigées par David Fanning © 2011
Français: Hypérion

Die Valse-Caprice Nr. 2 in Des-Dur ist die Ausarbeitung eines Stücks von Alexander Tanejew, ein entfernter Verwandter des wesentlich bekannteren Sergei Tanejew. Hier lässt Balakirew zur Einführung und Punktierung von Tanejews Musik seiner Begabung für kadenzähnliche Verzierungen freien Lauf, die ihren Höhepunkt in einer Coda mit den extravagantesten der im übrigen zahlreichen strukturellen Ballungen finden.

aus dem Begleittext von David Fanning © 2011
Deutsch: Henning Weber


Balakirev: Piano Sonata & other works
Studio Master: CDA67806Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Track-specific metadata for CDA67806 track 8

Recording date
4 March 2010
Recording venue
Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Andrew Keener
Recording engineer
Simon Eadon
Hyperion usage
  1. Balakirev: Piano Sonata & other works (CDA67806)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: February 2011
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