YSAŸE: 6 Violin Sonatas, Op. 27 | BARTÓK • CHANSAREL • CRICKBOOM • ENESCU • GODOWSKY • QUIROGA

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Eugène Ysaÿe’s set of Six Sonatas for solo violin, Op. 27, was written in July 1923. Each sonata was dedicated to one of Ysaÿe’s contemporary violinists. Compositions and arrangements by each of these dedicatees are also featured on this well-crafted and superbly performed recording.

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Description

Dmitry Smirnov violin
Marco Scilironi piano *
Benedek Horvath piano

Eugène YSAŸE (1858–1931)
6 Violin Sonatas, Op. 27 and Works/arrangements by BARTÓK • CHANSAREL • CRICKBOOM • ENESCU • GODOWSKY • QUIROGA

CD1                                                                                                                               
Manuel QUIROGA (1892–1961)
1. Canto y Danza Andaluza (Allegretto non Troppo – Più Lento) (1937) *

Eugène YSAŸE (1858–1931)
Sonata No. 6 in E major, Op. 27 [for Manuel Quiroga] (1923)
2. Allegro giusto non troppo vivo

Manuel QUIROGA
3. Zortzico (Danse Basque) (pub. 1928) *

René CHANSAREL (1864–1945)
4. Sérénade for Violin and Piano (Assez modéré) (19??) *

Eugène YSAŸE
5–8. Sonata No. 2 in A minor, Op. 27 [for Jacques Thibaud] (1923)

René CHANSAREL (arr. for violin and piano, 1906?)
9. Berceuse for Violin and Small Orchestra (Assez vif) (1905?) *

Eugène YSAŸE
10–11. Sonata No. 5 in G major, Op. 27 [for Mathieu Crickboom]

Mathieu CRICKBOOM (1871–1947)
12. Poème, Op. 10 (À Mariano Perelló) (Moderato – Andante – Piu Mosso) (1905) *

Eugène YSAŸE
13–16. Sonata No. 1 in G minor, Op. 27 [for Joseph Szigeti]

Béla BARTÓK  (1881–1945)
17–23. For Children, BB53 (based on Hungarian folk tunes) (1908–10) *
(arr. József Szigeti, 1892–1973) (1926–27)

CD2                                                                                                                                
Leopold GODOWSKY (1870–1938)
12 Impressions (1916)
1. No. 4. Tyrolean (Schuhplattler) (Allegro con umore) *

Eugène YSAŸE
2–4. Sonata No. 4 in E minor, Op. 27 [for Fritz Kreisler] (1923)

Leopold GODOWSKY
12 Impressions
5 – No. 10. Oriental (Andante cantabile) * [2:30]

Georges ENESCU (1881–1955)
6–8. Pastorale, Menuet triste et Nocturne (original version) (1900) * †
for violin and piano four hands

Eugène YSAŸE
9. Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 27 [for George Enescu] (1923)

Recorded at Auditorio Stelio Molo, Radio della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, 3–5 September 2021 and 7–9 January 2022
Engineered, edited and mastered by Wolfgang Müller
Executive producer: Christian Gilardi