Anne-Sophie Mutter: The Silver Album

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Anne-Sophie Mutter: The Silver Album
Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) & Lambert Orkis (piano)

[ Deutsche Grammophon / 2 CD ]

Release Date: Friday 23 May 2014

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This special 2 CD collection celebrates 25 years of Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis performing and recording together. The celebrated violinist says: "Meeting Lambert was a stroke of luck for me. It quickly became clear how perfectly we breathe and phrase together. With Lambert I can do anything." Ever since, the two of them have explored the musical worlds of many different composers in a wonderful artistic partnership.

With 40 minutes of new music, which she will be featuring on her tour concerts, and some of her most famous encores this album is a must-have for all Anne-Sophie Mutter fans.

"Never before have Mutter and Orkis seemed so joined at the hip, giving and taking, conducting dialogue, chasing each others' thoughts...She plays with a new degree of maturity and depth, especially visible in the slow movements...Magical music-making, this." The Times, 19th March 2010 ***** (on the Brahms)

"it is possible to say that Orkis finishes Mutter's sentences and that they play as a single voice...it is undeniable that this is a disc of strong identity and integrity." (Gramophone)

"A glorious selection from the 25-year partnership of Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis - with new recordings of Penderecki's virtuosic violin solo La Follia and Andre Previn's Second Sonata." (Five Stars BBC Music)

Tracks:

Beethoven:
Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30 No. 2

Brahms:
Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100
Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor
Hungarian Dance No. 2 in D minor
Hungarian Dance No. 5

Debussy:
Beau Soir
Arr. Jascha Heifetz

Fauré:
Violin Sonata No. 1 in A major, Op. 13

Kreisler:
Schön Rosmarin
Caprice Viennois, Op. 2
Liebesleid

Massenet:
Meditation (from Thaïs)
Transcribed by M. P. Marsick. New Recording

Mozart:
Violin Sonata No. 33 in E flat major K481

Penderecki:
La Follia per violino solo
Dedicated to Anne-Sophie Mutter. First performance 14 December 2013, Carnegie Hall, New York. World-premiere recording

Previn:
Violin Sonata No. 2
Commissioned by Anne-Sophie Mutter and the Klavier-Festival Ruhr. Dedicated To Anne- Sophie Mutter. World-premiere recording

Ravel:
Vocalise-étude en forme de habanera