Trails of Creativity: Music from between the wars 1918 – 1938
Title:

Trails of Creativity: Music from between the wars 1918 – 1938

Artists:

David Frühwirth, violin
Henri Sigfridsson, piano

 

Cat No:

AV0009

Price:

£12.49 (2 CDs for the price of one)

Summary:

Trails of Creativity: 1918 – 1938. Music from between the wars including Busch, Gál, Gurney, Korngold, Rathaus, Rossé, Walton, Weill, Wellesz

Gramophone Editor’s Choice

Tracklist:

CD1
Hans GÁL (1890 – 1987)
Sonata for Violin and Piano in D (1933)* (25:32)
1. Allegretto quasi andante (10:17)
2. Scherzo (5:39)
3. Largo con espressione – Allegro poco sostenuto, ma con fuoco (9:36)

Karl RATHAUS (1895 – 1954)
Suite, Op. 27 (1927)* (14:26)
4. Bewegt und wuchtig (3:04)
5. Andante (4:09)
6. Capriccio (3:55)
7. Allegro (3:15)

Frederick ROSSE (1867 – 1940), arr. Albert Sammons (1886 – 1957)
Suite: The Merchant of Venice (1905, arr. 1921)* (18:48)
8. Prelude No. 1 (4:14)
9. Intermezzo (3:30)
10. Oriental March (2:35)
11. Prelude No. 2 (4:17)
12. The Doge’s March (4:12)

Erich Wolfgang KORNGOLD (1897 – 1957)
Suite: Much Ado About Nothing, Op.11 (1920) (13:43)
13. Maiden in the Bridal Chamber (3:25)
14. March of the Watch (2:14)
15. Garden Scene (5:51)
16. Hornpipe (2:31)

CD2
William WALTON (1902 – 1983)
1. Toccata for Violin and Piano (1922-23)* (15:46)

Adolf BUSCH (1891 – 1952)
Suite for Violin and Piano in G minor, Op.38 (1927)* (15:16)
2. Praeludium (2:11)
3. Allegro vivace (3:09)
4. Andante cantabile (4:15)
5. Adagio – Presto (5:40)

Egon WELLESZ (1885 – 1974)
Suite for Violin and Piano, Op 56 (1937, rev. 1957)* (11:19)
6. Adagio – Andante (8:30)
7. Allegretto (2:49)

Kurt WEILL (1900 – 1950), arr. Stefan Frenkel (1902 – 1979)
Seven Pieces from The Threepenny Opera (1930) (13:30)
8. The Ballad of Mack the Knife (2:46)
9. Call from the Grave (1:31)
10. The Ballad of Pleasant Living (2:13)
11. Polly’s Song (1:50)
12. The Procurer’s Ballad (1:43)
13. Pirate Jenny (1:28)
14. Cannon Song (2:00)

Ivor GURNEY (1890 – 1937)
15. The Apple Orchard (3:19)
16. Scherzo* (4:49)
*Premiere Recording
Total time: 2:18:12

Recorded 29 July – 2 August 2002 at St. Martin’s Church, East Woodhay, Berkshire, England
Recording Producer: Michael Haas
Sound Engineer and Editor: Simon Fox-Gál

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