Contents: Sonata for Viola and Piano, op. 69 / Nikolai Kapustin -- Two Pieces for Solo Viola / John McLaughlin Williams -- Second Sonata for Viola and Piano / Ross Lee Finney -- Wending -- Jeffrey Mumford -- Sonata for Viola and Piano / George Walker. With pianist James Howsman. Includes one CD and…
This three-movement sonata by Kapustin is described as being joyous and mischievous. Of advanced difficulty. With biographical and program notes.
In three movements. Of advanced difficulty.
This set of short pieces is light-hearted, but nonetheless involving and challenging to perform. With program and biographical notes.
This is the most serious of three short pieces for cello and piano composed by Kapustin in 1999. The music is lyric and nostalgic. With program and biographical notes.
This challenging sonata contains three movements which contain often constant and energetic rhythmic ideas, as well as a contrasting slow movement. This is a full-length sonata.
Kapustin did not compose his first piano sonata until 1984. The music is in three movements which are played without break, and progresses from searching to highly energetic. Of advanced difficulty. With program and biographical notes in English.
In one movement. With program and biographical notes. This work was composed as an encore to Kapustin's Suite, Op. 106, for the same instrumentation. The viola player is asked to scat sing for about 30 measures. Of advanced difficulty.
Contains: Day-Break, Op. 26; Suite in the Old Style, Op. 28; Toccatina, Op. 36; Variations, Op. 41; Motive Force, Op. 45; Big Band Sounds, Op. 46; Contemplation, Op. 47; Andante, Op. 58; Berceuse, Op. 65; Humoresque, Op. 75; Paraphrase on a Theme by P. Dvoyrin, Op. 108. Notes in English and…
A concerto in three movements. With program notes in Russian, Japanese and English. Biographical sketch in Japanese and English. This two-piano reduction was supervised by the composer. Kapustin considers this work to be the result of inexperience at composing in this genre.
This is the shortest of the thirteen piano sonatas composed to date by Kapustin. All three movements exhibit elements of nostalgia. Of advanced difficulty. With program and biograpical notes.
I. Overture - II. Slow Waltz - III. Intermezzo - IV. Rondo. Program notes in Russian, Japanese and English. Edited by Masahiro Kawakami.
This set of preludes follows Chopin's model in terms of brevity and key scheme. They are infused with a great many jazz styles and improvisational spontaneity. Of advanced difficulty. With biographical and program notes.
Contents: Eight Concert Etudes -- Sonata Fantasy, Op. 39 -- Suite in Old Style, Op. 28 -- Variations, Op. 41.
Contents: Concerto for Two Pianos and Percussion, Op. 104 -- Eight Concert Etudes, Op. 40 -- Sonata 14, Op. 120 -- Paraphrase on Dizzy Gillespie's Manteca, for Two Pianos. With Daniel del Pino and Ludmil Angelov, pianos; and Juanjo Guillem and Rafael Galvez, percussion.
In one movement. With a preface in English and German. Dedicated to Nikolai Kapustin. A challenging work, based on Flight of the Bumble Bee.
Hamelin performs jazz-influenced music by Nikolai Kapustin, George Antheil, Friedrich Gulda, and Alexis Weissenberg.
This flute, cello and piano trio consists of Anna Stokes, Louisa Tuck, and John Reid. They perform music by Nikolai Kapustin, Philippe Gaubert, Robert Schumann, Francois Borne, Louise Farrenc, and Astor Piazzolla.
Music by Sergey Lyapunov, Unsuk Chin, Karol Szymanowski, and Nikolai Kapustin. Contents: 12 Études d'exécution transcendante, Op. 11: No. 4 -- 12 Études d'exécution transcendante, Op. 11: No. 5 -- 12 Études d'exécution transcendante, Op. 11: No. 6 -- Piano Etude No. 1, (In C) -- Piano Etude No. 2,…
Two collections of jazz-influenced piano music by Kapustin.
Hamelin plays the pulsing jazz-influenced piano music of the Russian composer Kapustin.
A program of music for solo piano by the contemporary Russian composer Kapustin.