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Rhené-Baton: Chamber Music for Piano and Strings


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Although now largely forgotten, Rhene-Emmanuel Bâton (1879-1940) was a key figure in Parisian musical circles during the early 1900s. Rhene-Baton, as he was later known, was born in Normandy to a Breton family. but trained at the Paris Conservatoire to become a composer, pianist and conductor. A meeting with Serge Diaghilev led to the engagement to conduct the Ballets russes on tour, and as a conductor he was the subject dedicatee of several works such as Roussel’s Second Symphony. Meanwhile Rhene-Baton continued to compose, and it was through his own music that he felt most free to express his Breton identity. Almost all the chamber music presented here dates from the years 1921-27. Both the Cello Sonata and Violin Sonata call for piano playing of great virtuosity, probably because Rhene-Baton intended those parts for himself, while the melody line unfolds in a mode of archaic, neoclassical lyricism. The peak of his achievement in the chamber-music genre, however, is the A minor Piano Trio, composed in 1923. The second movement is a ‘Divertissement sur un vieil air Breton’ – the ‘vieil air’ in question being Gwin ar c’hallaoued’ (the wine of Gall), one of the best-known Breton tunes. The Suite Ancienne (1933) is different in character: a collection of dances like a Baroque suite (Prelude, Aria, Gavotte, Gigue). The more intimate mood of this chamber repertoire evokes a series of everyday musical scenes: interiors, winter hearths, summer festivities and ancient celebrations in which Rhene-Baton is both narrator and participant. Founded in 2009, the Wolferl Trio comprises three Italian musicians all with distinguished careers as performers and teachers in their own right.
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Item number BRI95554
Barcode 5028421955544
Release date 7/5/2019
Category Chamber Music
Label BRILLIANT CLASSICS
Media type COMPACT DISC
Number of units 2
Performers
Classical Artist Micucci, Leonardo
Disc: 1
Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 2400:24:00
1 I. Allegro non troppo – Allegro vivo assai 00:08:25 Micucci, Leonardo Basanisi, Francesco
2 II. Larghetto 00:07:33 Micucci, Leonardo Basanisi, Francesco
3 III. Allegro vivo 00:08:11 Micucci, Leonardo Basanisi, Francesco
Violin Sonata No. 2, Op. 4600:17:00
4 Violin Sonata No. 2, Op. 46: I. Allegro comodo 00:17:11 Micucci, Leonardo Basanisi, Francesco
Suite ancienne, Op. 5500:12:00
5 I. Prélude 00:03:07 Micucci, Leonardo Basanisi, Francesco
6 II. Aria 00:04:24 Micucci, Leonardo Basanisi, Francesco
7 III. Gavotte 00:02:10 Micucci, Leonardo Basanisi, Francesco
8 IV. Gigue 00:02:33 Micucci, Leonardo Basanisi, Francesco
Cello Sonata in C Major, Op. 2800:18:00
9 I. Andante tranquillo – Allegro vivo e agitato 00:07:03 Basanisi, Francesco Mansueto, Roberto
10 II. Andante un poco maestoso 00:05:37 Basanisi, Francesco Mansueto, Roberto
11 III. Allegro vivo – Largo e maestoso 00:07:12 Basanisi, Francesco Mansueto, Roberto
Piano Trio, Op. 3100:24:00
12 I. Lento - Allegro 00:10:16 Wolferl Trio
13 II. Divertissement sur un vieil air breton (Allegr 00:04:18 Wolferl Trio
14 III. Andante - Allegro vivace e agitato 00:09:42 Wolferl Trio
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