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Tchaikovsky: Ballet Suites for Piano Duo

Momo Kodama, Mari Komada

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Some of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky's most beloved music can be found in his three great ballets, which have become familiar to audiences in complete performances, as well as variously configured suites and arrangements. This hybrid SACD by pianists Mari Kodama and Momo Kodama offers transcriptions for piano duo by Sergey Rachmaninov, Anton Arensky, Eduard Leontyevich Langer, and Claude Debussy, which capture the brilliance and beauty of the original versions. One is struck by the faithfulness of the arrangers, who eschewed pyrotechnics in favor of accurately re-creating Tchaikovsky's music, and the keyboard versions often bring the orchestral sonorities and textures to mind. The selections also recommend themselves because of their tunefulness and accessibility, and it's likely that listeners will instantly recognize most of the pieces. For sampling, try the famous Adagio from Sleeping Beauty, the sparkling Overture from Nutcracker, or the Dance of the Cygnets from Swan Lake. The playing by the Kodama sisters is meticulous and finely polished, but their liveliness and virtuosity bring the music across with considerable excitement and a feeling of pure enjoyment.
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The Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a (arr. S. Rachmaninov for piano 4 hands) (Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky)

1
I. Introduction - La Fée des Lilas
00:04:51

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Composer - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

2
II. Adagio - Pas d'action
00:04:44

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Composer - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

3
III. Pas de caractère - Le chat botté
00:01:58

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Composer - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

4
IV. Panorama
00:02:21

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Composer - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

5
V. Valse
00:04:06

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Composer - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a, TH 35 (Arr. A.S. Arensky) (Anton Stepanovich Arensky)

6
I. Ouverture
00:03:04

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a, TH 35, Danses caractéristiques (Arr. A.S. Arensky) (Anton Stepanovich Arensky)

7
II. Danses caractéristiques: Marche
00:02:22

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

8
II. Danses caractéristiques: Danse de la Fée-Dragée
00:01:59

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

9
II. Danses caractéristiques: Le Café
00:03:23

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

10
II. Danses caractéristiques: Le Thé
00:01:09

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

11
II. Danses caractéristiques: Danse russe, "Trepak"
00:01:03

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

12
II. Danses caractéristiques: Danse des mirlitons
00:02:25

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a, TH 35 (Arr. A.S. Arensky) (Anton Stepanovich Arensky)

13
III. Valse des Fleurs (Flower Waltz)
00:06:03

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

14
III. Pas de deux
00:05:20

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

Swan Lake, Op. 20, TH 12 (Arr. E. Langer) (Edouard Langer)

15
I. Scène
00:03:02

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer - Edouard Langer, Composer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

16
III. Danses des cygnes
00:01:28

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer - Edouard Langer, Composer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

17
IV. Scène
00:05:04

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer - Edouard Langer, Composer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

Swan Lake, Op. 20, TH 12 (Arr. C. Debussy) (Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky)

18
Act III: Danse russe (Russian Dance)
00:04:18

Claude Debussy, Composer - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

19
Act III: Danse espagnole (Spanish Dance)
00:02:41

Claude Debussy, Composer - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

20
Act III: Danse napolitaine (Neapolitan Dance)
00:02:06

Claude Debussy, Composer - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Composer - Momo Kodama, Performer - Mari Kodama, Performer

2016 PentaTone 2016 PentaTone

Album Description

Some of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky's most beloved music can be found in his three great ballets, which have become familiar to audiences in complete performances, as well as variously configured suites and arrangements. This hybrid SACD by pianists Mari Kodama and Momo Kodama offers transcriptions for piano duo by Sergey Rachmaninov, Anton Arensky, Eduard Leontyevich Langer, and Claude Debussy, which capture the brilliance and beauty of the original versions. One is struck by the faithfulness of the arrangers, who eschewed pyrotechnics in favor of accurately re-creating Tchaikovsky's music, and the keyboard versions often bring the orchestral sonorities and textures to mind. The selections also recommend themselves because of their tunefulness and accessibility, and it's likely that listeners will instantly recognize most of the pieces. For sampling, try the famous Adagio from Sleeping Beauty, the sparkling Overture from Nutcracker, or the Dance of the Cygnets from Swan Lake. The playing by the Kodama sisters is meticulous and finely polished, but their liveliness and virtuosity bring the music across with considerable excitement and a feeling of pure enjoyment.
© TiVo

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