Works by Cassadó, Kodály
Title:

Works by Cassadó, Kodály

Composer:
Artists:

Antonio Meneses, cello
Claudio Cruz, violin

Release Date:

6th November 2015

Cat No:

AV2351

Price:

£12.49

Summary:

Following the success of Capriccioso, a solo spectacular of works written by cellists for cellists, Antonio Meneses’ dazzling virtuosity is on display again with the rarely recorded Suite for Solo Cello by the Spanish cellist-composer Gaspar Cassadó alongside two early works by his Hungarian contemporary Zoltán Kodály – the Duo for Violin and Cello, with violinist Claudio Cruz who was the conductor on Antonio’s Grammy-nominated recording of the Concertos by Elgar and Gál; and the Sonata for Solo Cello which was written in 1915 and is released in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the work.

Tracklist:

Gaspar Cassadó (1897-1966)
Suite for Solo Cello
I. Prelude-Fantasia
II. Sardana – Danza
III. Intermezzo e danza finale

Zoltán Kodály
(1882 – 1967)
Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7
I. Allegro serioso, non troppo
II. Adagio
III. Maestoso e largemente, ma non troppo lento

Sonata for Solo Cello, Op. 8
I. Allegro maestoso ma appassionato
II. Adagio (con grand’ espressione)
III. Allegro molto vivace

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