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Étude pathétique in B minor, Op 124


The Étude pathétique in B minor, Op 124, is, as its title implies, an agitated affair: impassioned, vehement, even tragic, chromatically inflected (and afflicted), with grand gestures and dramatic alternations of tempo. But as a piece of rhodomontade it is carried off with fine style.

from notes by Calum MacDonald © 1992

L’Étude pathétique en si mineur, opus 124, est, comme le titre l’indique, un morceau tourmenté: passionné, véhément, même tragique, infligé (et affligé) chromatiquement de nobles gestes et de dramatiques alternances de tempo. Mais c’est un exemple de fanfaronade enlevé avec le plus grand style.

extrait des notes rédigées par Calum MacDonald © 1992
Français: Alain Midoux

Die Étude pathétique in h-Moll Op. 124 ist, wie schon der Titel nahelegt, eine erregtere Angelegenheit: leidenschaftlich, hitzig, ja sogar tragisch, chromatisch angehaucht (und belastet), mit großartigen Gesten und dramatischen Tempowechseln. Doch als Rodomontade wird das Stück in glanzvollem Stil bewältigt.

aus dem Begleittext von Calum MacDonald © 1992
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller


Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 1

Track-specific metadata for CDH55197 track 14

Recording date
25 June 1991
Recording venue
St Silas the Martyr, Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mike Skeet
Recording engineer
Mike Skeet
Hyperion usage
  1. Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 1 (CDA66584)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: April 1992
    Deletion date: July 2004
    Superseded by CDH55197
  2. Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 1 (CDH55197)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: October 2005
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