Members of Classical Archives can hearken to all 11 CDs of this history-making recording now
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet’s 11-CD Chandos recording of all 65 of Franz Josef Haydn’s piano sonatas has been creating a serious stir on this planet of classical music. In BBC’s Classical Music Journal, Bayan Northcott wrote a rave evaluation of disk 11 of the set. After which the classical music world obtained much more excited when within the New York Instances, music critic David Allen wrote a function article about Mr. Bavouzet and his astonishing recording.
This stage of pleasure normally surrounds the discharge of a brand new recording of Wagner’s Ring operas or Berlioz’s les Troyens. Why is all this exhilaration swirling round recordings of Haydn piano sonatas, most of which have normally been categorised as underpowered items that ought to, at finest, be used to open recitals of weightier works that can comply with? It’s as a result of Mr. Bavouzet, because of his 13-year exploration of those items, reveals new ranges of depth which have been missed prior to now. In these recordings, even the only and shortest Haydn sonata appears to announce, “Have a look at me, I’ve one thing new and necessary to say.” And the larger, weightier Haydn sonatas clamber as much as take their deserved place alongside the “larger” sonatas by Mozart, Beethoven and presumably even Schubert.
That is historical past being made.
And in case you are a member of Classical Archives, you may hearken to all 11 CDs of Mr. Bavouzet’s Haydn cycle immediately.
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And we all know you’ll study loads and luxuriate in this video from Mr. Bavouzet
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