Chamber Music

Treatises

TREATISES
on Trans-Traditional Aesthetics
Ensemble Extrakte
Sandeep Bhagwati

Sören Birke - Ravi Srinivasan
Cathy Milliken - Deniza Popova
Wu Wei - Ji-eun Kang
Hoo Yong - Farhan Sabbagh
Gregor Schulenburg - Klaus Janek
Sandeep Bhagwati

catalog number: 21104 

"Ensemble Extrakte – this name outlines a musical program. The thirteen treatises in this album are seismographic soundscapes of uncommon encounters. When we brought together the eleven musical polyglots of Ensemble Extrakte in music, they came from widely different musical backgrounds and cultures; some were virtuosos in more than one genre or tradition. To each of us, music meant something else, they made their music for different communities and contexts. But they all lived in Berlin – and our idea was to create a music that would truly reflect this new ensemble, its roots and its global aspirations." Sandeep Bhagwati

 

Anatolijus Šenderovas.  Music for StringsAnatolijus Šenderovas.
Music for Strings

Art Vio | FortVio
Ingrida Rupaitė-Petrikienė | Kristijonas Venslovas
Tomas Petrikis | Povilas Jacunskas 
Indrė Baikštytė 

Catalog number: 21102

The CD Music for Strings of Anatolijus Šenderovas, one of the most prominent Lithuanian composers, the laureate of the Lithuanian National Prize for Culture and Art, embraces fifteen years (2000-2015) of his chamber oeuvre and reveals the most typical features of his music, i.e. profound emotionalism, temperate modernism and intense dramaturgy.
The recording offers the possibility to hear one of the most significant pieces of Lithuanian music of the recent years – the String Quartet No.3 by Šenderovas – and reflects the creative friendship of the composer with the noted ensembles established firmly in the Lithuanian music elite – the piano trio FortVio and string quartet Art Vio.
The CD also includes the versions of the two pieces dedicated to world-famous Lithuanian German cellist David Geringas to mark the extraordinary friendship and long-standing cooperation of these two artists.

 
Peter Gahn Meinten Sie : RED

Peter Gahn
Meinten Sie: RED

ensemble reflexion K
Conducted by Gerald Eckert

catalog number: 21097

The multi-perspective art of cubism and Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s “pluralistic” compositional style were some of Peter Gahn’s earliest impressions. That he was also receptive for inspiration from other art forms is still a characteristic of his music today: Many of his works open themselves to visual arts, to architecture, literature, dance, theatre and film, which are often directly integrated into the performance. However, Peter Gahn also practices these changes of context and perspective within the internal musical structures: Within a work or in
groups of works whose individual parts can be simultaneously performed in differing constellations.

A co-production with Deutschlandfunk 

 
Geringas The Sound of Lithuania

David Geringas
The Sound of Lithuania 

David Geringas, cello
Indrė Baikštytė | Justas Dvarionas
Petras Geniušas | Jurgis Karnavičius
Birutė Vainiūnaitė | Rokas Zubovas, piano

Works for Cello & Piano by
K. Banaitis - V. Bartulis - B. Budriūnas - M.K. Čiurlionis
B. Dvarionas - B. Gilin - V. Jakubėnas - J. Karnavičius
J. Karosas - B. Kutavičius - F. Latėnas - A. Šenderovas
E. Balsys - S. Vainiūnas

Catalog number: 21099 

Lithuania is my home country. I was born and raised in Vilnius. But what does Lithuania sound like? This double CD is a recollection of the country and the sentiments of its people. Lithuania does not only sound in Lithuania, but everywhere where people remember Lithuania.
David Geringas

 
EOS TRIO

EOS TRIO
Streichtrios v
on
Gideon Klein | Józef Koffler | Ernst Naumann

Elena Tsaur: Violin
Elen Guloyan: Viola
Verena Sennekamp: Violoncello

Catalog number: 21091

The Moravian-born Jewish composer Gideon Klein (1919-45) composed his final work, the String Trio (1944) while interned in Theresienstadt. Quite a few of his works written there are based on Czech folksongs; his string trio falls into this category. Jewish composer Josef Koffler (1896-1944) suffered a similarly tragic fate as Klein. His Trio, op. 10 (1928) was written, however, when he was Prof. of Harmony and Atonal Composition in Lviv (Lemberg). The Trio in D Major by Ernst Neumann (1832-1910) is a work from 1883. The Eos Trio Frankfurt is keen to bring forgotten or unknown works back to audiences.

 
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