Exiled Music : Works for violin and piano from the 20th and 21st centuries
Austrian Gramophone AG0008

Setareh Najfar-Nahvi, violin
Theresia Schumacher, piano
Recording Date : February 2017
Recording Venue : Tonstudio FM, Vienna (Austria)
Release : October 2017
Total Time : 74:03

 

 

Exiled Music shows the multifaceted diversity of the modernizing tone language of instrumental duos in the 20th and 21st century chamber music genre.
The five composers on this CD were politically unwanted, ostracized and prosecuted, either because of their affiliation with Judaism or their use of new musical theories and shapes.
The healing power of music can still be experienced, which takes away the heaviness of the pain and in the process, gives hope for redemption.

Erich Wolfgang Korngold : Viel Lärm um Nichts, op. 11
  1. Mädchen im Brautgemach - Langsam 3:31
  2. Holzapfel und Schlehwein (Marsch der Wache) - Im Zeitmaß eines grotesken Trauermarsches 2:40
  3. Gartenscene - Sehr ausdrucksvoll (breit, doch nicht zu langsam) 7:36
  4. Mummenschanz (Hornpipe) - Bewegt 2:03

Nikolai Andrejewitsch Roslawez (Roslavetz)
  5. Elégie (1908) - Andantino cantabile 4:23
  6. Romance (1907) - Andante 2:30
  7. Rêverie (1908) - Adagio 4:20
  8. Morgenstimmung (1907) - Moderato 2:03
  9. Nocturne (1935) - Andante 2:56
10. Poème douloureux (1909/10) - Lento 1:33
11. Poème lyrique (1909/10) - Andante lirico 1:27

Reza Najfar : Elégie pour une amie
12. Andante nostalgico 9:35

Alfred Schnittke : Suite im Alten Stil
13. Pastorale - Moderato 3:10
14. Ballett - Allegro 2:19
15. Menuett - Tempo di Minuetto 3:05
16. Fuge - Allegro 2:40
17. Pantomime - Andantino 3:38

Egon Joseph Wellesz : Fünf Miniaturen, op. 93
18. Adagio 3:54
19. Appassionato (ma non troppo animato) 1:36
20. Scherzando 1:17
21. Andante funebre 3:32
22. Adagio 4:02