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Slava Kazykin, Ludmila Zaitseva. Quasi una Fantasia. /digi-pack/.

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Slava Kazykin, Ludmila Zaitseva. Quasi una Fantasia. /digi-pack/.
Even though the clarinet was invented in 1690, its real birth took place in the 19th century. As a result of lots of transformations and improvements, it turned into what we know it today: wide range, richness of timbre and great technical opportunities. Intrigued by all of these qualities, quite a lot of composers appeared interested in the instrument, which resulted in that the best-known pieces for the clarinet were composed in the 19th century.

(information from the release's polygraph)

This CD is the result of a work on the 19th century's Western Europa music, under the artistic directorship of one of the best French clarinettists, Slava Kazykin's professor at the Musical Conservatory of Nantes (1995-1998), Jacques Dambrine. The disc reunites original works, which became traditional repertory of clarinet, such as: "Introduction, theme and variations" as well as "Fantasy" for clarinet and piano by G. Rossini, and "Fantasy on the themes of Rigoletto" by Verdi/Bassi. One can also find in there some adaptations made by Slava Kazykin on pieces like the "Gypsy Airs" by P. Sarasate using traditional techniques of the gypsy music, "Moto perpetuo" by N. Paganini with the process of circular breathing, and to finish two pieces for amusement - "Hungarian Dance n5" by J. Brahms and the "Flight of the bumblebee" by N. Rimsky-Korsakov, where clarinet and piano play in unison. (information from the official press-release)

In our turn, let us remind you that our visitors have already had the opportunity to hear the clarinet of Vyacheslav Kazykin in composition of the Inter-quartet "Clarinetissimo!", in the album "Bachiazzola" there music composed by him even sounds. However, this time exclusively classics. Diverse here you will find both deep pieces and entertaining ones. And the thing that unites them is the standards of the performers' virtuosity and you will find it here, indeed. It is not by chance that the duet Kazykin-Zaytseva, which was formed as long ago as in 1986, has been existing until now disregarding the fact (and probably due to the fact) that the both musicians in parallel take part in other projects as well. It seems to us that creative unions can be so long-term only provided permanent mutual growth of the participants. And the mastery of the performance represented here seems to us a great proof in favor of such thought.

Publisher: Tempora
Catalogue number: 020/08
Year: 2008

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Slava Kazykin
Ludmila Zaitseva

Domestic price: 168.30UAH 151.47UAH
International price: $15.30USD $13.77USD
Discount: 10%
CD1
1.  Introduction and theme with variations
music: Gioachino Rossini
2. Mp3Fantasy
music: Gioachino Rossini
3.  Fantasy on the themes of "Rigoletto"
music: Luigi Bassi
4. Mp3Gypsy Airs (adapt. by V. Kazykin)
music: Pablo Sarasate
5. Mp3Moto perpetuo (adapt. by V. Kazykin)
music: Nikkolo Paganini
6.  Hungarian Dance n5 (adapt. by V. Kazykin)
music: Johannes Brahms
7. Mp3Flight of the bumblebee
music: Nikolay Rimski-Korsakov
 Total playing time: 50:08

Fragments of the compositions marked with Mp3 mark are available for listening. How to listen?

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Philharmonic Orchestra of Luhansk, Choir of Shevtchenko Universitat Luhansk "Viva". Salzsymphonie. (Salt Symphony)


Why "Salt Symphony"? Because this record was made in spring 2006, during the already third festival of classic music, which takes place in a Donbas town of Soledar. Actually, the concerts took place not in the town, but in a salt cave, where they used to extract rock-salt.
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Quartet "Rasumovsky". Masterpieces of the Viennese Classics.


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Pearls of Classical Music. Golden Collection.


If you respect classical music, this disc is another opportunity for you to listen again to favourite musical compositions, which belong even not to the national, but to the world cultural treasury.
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