c.1300-c.2000 ()

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composed by Arnold Schoenberg, Carlo Gesualdo, Claude Debussy, Claudio Monteverdi, Clément Janequin, Domenico Scarlatti, Franz Liszt, Frédéric Chopin, Gilles Binchois, Guillaume de Machaut, Guillaume Dufay, György Ligeti, Henry Purcell, Igor Stravinsky, Philip Glass

American pianist Jeremy Denk is known for unusual programs that juxtapose wildly different kinds of music, but nothing he has done before approaches the novelty of c.1300-c.2000, which is exactly what it sounds like: a survey of seven centuries of music, played on the piano. It's hard to say what Denk is up to here. The earlier pieces are not keyboard transcriptions but simple arrangements of pieces of medieval and Renaissance polyphony, carefully rendered versions of what a music history teacher might play during a class ...

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  1. Doulz amis, oy mon compleint, ballade for 2 voices
  2. Tristre plaisir et douleureuse joie, rondeau for 3 voices, R. 45
  3. Missa prolationum, for 4 voices: Kyrie - Christe eleison
  4. Franc cuer gentil, sur toutes gracieuse, rondeau for 3 voices
  5. Missa "Pange Lingua", for 4 parts: Kyrie
  6. Au joly jeu du pousse avant, chanson for 4 voices, M. 1/12
  7. Fantasia (Voluntary for my Lady Neville), for keyboard in G major, MB 61
  8. O dolce mio tesoro, madrigal for 5 voices (Book 6), W. 6/37
  9. Zefiro Torna, madrigal for 2 tenors and continuo (from Book 9 & Scherzi musicali), SV 251
  10. Ground for harpsichord in C minor (from "Ye tuneful muses" Z344/11), ZT 681
  11. Keyboard Sonata in B flat major, K. 551 (L. 396)
  12. Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, for keyboard in D minor, BWV 903 (BC L34)
  13. Piano Sonata No. 16 in C major ("Sonata semplice") K. 545: II. Andante
  14. Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111: I. Maestoso; Allegro con brio ed appassionato
  15. Fantasiestück ("In der Nacht"), for piano, Op. 12/5
  16. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: Preludes No. 1 in C major & No. 2 in A minor
  17. Isoldens Liebestod: Schlußszene aus Tristan und Isolde, transcription for piano, S. 447 (LW A239) (after Wagner)
  18. Intermezzo for piano in B minor, Op. 119/1
  19. Pieces (3) for piano, Op. 11: No. 1, Mässige Viertel
  20. Reflets dans l'eau, for piano, L. 105/1 (110/1)
  21. Piano-Rag-Music, for piano
  22. Klavierstück I, for piano
  23. Etudes for piano, Vol. 1: Etude No. 2
  24. Etudes, Book 1 No. 6 ("Automne à Varsovie"), for piano
  25. Tristre plaisir et douleureuse joie, rondeau for 3 voices, R. 45
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c.1300-c.2000
2019, Nonesuch

UPC: 075597934717

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