Dancing Through Time

 

Johann Sebastian Bach - French Suite V

 

 

 

Robert Schumann - Papillons, Op. 2

 
 

Frédéric Chopin - Polonaise in A flat major, Op. 53

 
 

Franz Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6

 

 

 

Manuel de Falla - Ritual Fire Dance

 
 

Alberto Ginastera - Danzas Argentinas

 
 

Igor Stravinsky - Tango

 

 

 

George Gershwin - Three Preludes

 
 

Walter Gieseking - Three Dance Improvisations

 

 


 
This Andreas Klein recording that gives us a snapshot of 300 years of music possessing dance rhythms. Perhaps the cover photograph of a barefoot Klein smiling at us and dressed in preppy clothing offers a good hint of the performances. They are on the benign side and rather optimistic as if Klein is saying to us, "Let's dance and have fun". On the other hand, I don't want to give the impression that Klein is an inconsequential pianist. On the present disc he is technically adept, rhythmically alert to the various dance patterns, and always has a keen sense of the sweep of the music.
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Title

Title: Dancing Through Time

Composer: J.S. Bach, R. Schumann, F. Chopin, F. Liszt, M. de Falla, A. Ginastera, I. Stravinsky, G. Gershwin, W. Gieseking

Release Information

Date of release: 10 / 6 / 2003

Label: Eroica

Product-ID (barcode): JDT 3138

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