WOW HD GB
FREE SHIPPING AVAILABLE!

Explore

In Stock

Artists

Actors

Authors

Format

Theme

Genre

Rated

Label

Specialty

Decades

Size

Color

Deals

Ghost Trio /  Triple Concerto

Ghost Trio / Triple Concerto

  • By Beethoven
  • Release 08/05/2020
  • Media Format CD
Share Twitter
CD 
Price: £16.07

Product Notes

In a series of 3 albums, the Beethoven Trio Bonn explores the confrontation between one of Beethoven's standard works for piano trio with a further "house music" arrangement of one of his orchestral works. More than providing an interesting pairing, the Beethoven Trio Bonn was keen on interpreting an original work for piano trio alongside an arrangement of an orchestral work "downsized" to piano trio format. This new concept delivers surprising, unforeseen results. Composers and publishers in Beethoven's day sought to indulge the pleasures of the middle class: dozens of arrangements and transcriptions of orchestral works were in wide circulation for domestic use. Haydn, Mozart and many others had always tried to provide access to the wonders of symphonic music for those members of the population who could not gain entrance to the grand concerts of the upper classes. Up to the 1930s, music publishers continued to commission composers to arrange and transcribe symphonies and other orchestral works, in order to make them readily available as chamber music; no composer found the task too lowly, since such work was a good source of steady income. When we hear Beethoven's Triple Concerto performed by a piano trio, as on this album, we are full of admiration for these three musicians who play all the additional orchestra notes apart from their own virtuoso solo parts. The piano has the toughest job of them all! Still, the resulting blend is thoroughly satisfying. Beethoven's Triple Concerto, arranged for piano trio by German composer Friedrich Eduard Wilsing (1909-1893), sounds entirely convincing; it still sports the same rhythmic drive as Beethoven's original work - particularly thanks to BTB's refreshing, energetic playing in an interpretation they have thought out with care.

Details

Title: Ghost Trio / Triple Concerto
Release Date: 08/05/2020
Label: Avi
Media Format: CD
UPC: 4260085531080
Item #: 2289127X
We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. More details
Understood