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concert Legato, World of the Piano: Aimard Bach, Carter, Benjamin, Beethoven

Bach, Carter, Benjamin, Beethoven

Legato, World of the Piano: Aimard Bach, Carter, Benjamin, Beethoven


We live in the "renaissance of the piano," as the NY Times put it in summer 2005. A new generation has made the piano popular again: pianists with a passion for virtuosity and a wilingness to expand their repertoire. In addition to the usual classics they perform formerly scorned works or they discover neglected composers.

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  • Johann Sebastian Bach, The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080
    • Canon alla duodecima in contrapunto alla quinta
    • Contrapunctus III
    • Contrapunctus IV
    • Canon per Augmentationem in Contrario Motu
    • 5. Contrapunctus inversus 12/1
    • 6. Contrapunctus inversus 12/2
    • Contrapunctus X
  • Elliott Carter, Matribute
  • Elliott Carter, 2 Diversions
    • 1st Diversion
    • 2nd Diversion
  • Elliott Carter, Catenaires
  • George Benjamin, Shadowlines
    • 1. Cantabile
    • 2. Wild
    • 3. Scherzando
    • 4. Tempestoso
    • 5. Very freely, solemn and spacious
    • 6. Gently flowing, flexible
  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110
    • 1. Moderato cantabile molto espressivo
    • 2. Allegro molto
    • 3. Adagio ma non troppo
    • 4. Fuga


  • Directed by:
    • Jan Schmidt-Garre
  • Production date: 2008
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min
  • Production: © Pars Media / EuroArts Music International
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