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Title: My New York Years
Autor/ Compositor: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Ludwig Van Beethoven; Bohuslav Martinu; Sergei Prokofiev
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Gary Levinson
Código CDU: Medio Digital Levinson. 01
Forma Musical: Sonata
Tríos
Madrigales
Abstract: I chose the title "My New York Years" after much discussion with colleagues, family and friends. Their ideas were insightful, humorous, and touching. We all wanted it to be a personal statement about the music and its meaning. Framing the thought process in that manner, the title became apparent. Each work recorded on this disc evokes wonderful personal memories, in part because I first performed them in New York City. My father and I played the Mozart Sonatas at Avery Fisher Hall. Our friends in the audience were surprised how effective it was, given the difference in tessitura between the two instruments and the size of the performance space. Martinů wrote the Madrigals for Joseph and Lillian Fuchs. Lillian was one of my most influential chamber music pedagogues. Decades after their premiere, she taught them to me in her Juilliard studio, lovingly and with total abandon, Late one night while studying for a Juilliard music history exam I heard the mellifluous voice of ...


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01. Sonata in F Major K. 46D Allegro.mp3 2:27 5.597Mb mp3 audio .mp3
02. Minuet I and II.mp3 3:22 7.723Mb mp3 audio .mp3
03. Sonata in C Major K. 46E Allegro.mp3 1:41 3.868Mb mp3 audio .mp3
04. Minuet I and II.mp3 3:14 7.398Mb mp3 audio .mp3
04. Minuet I and II.mp3 3:14 7.398Mb mp3 audio .mp3
05. String Trio in D major.mp3 5:25 12.39Mb mp3 audio .mp3
06. Andante quasi Allegretto.mp3 5:40 12.95Mb mp3 audio .mp3
07. Minuetto.mp3 3:46 8.618Mb mp3 audio .mp3
08. Rondo Allegro.mp3 6:18 14.42Mb mp3 audio .mp3
09. Three Madrigals Poco Allegro.mp3 4:08 9.465Mb mp3 audio .mp3
10. Adagio.mp3 6:02 13.81Mb mp3 audio .mp3
11. Allegro poco Moderato.mp3 5:44 13.09Mb mp3 audio .mp3
12. Sonata in D Major Op. 94A Moderato.mp3 8:28 19.37Mb mp3 audio .mp3
13. Scherzo Presto.mp3 4:59 11.39Mb mp3 audio .mp3
14. Andante.mp3 3:50 8.787Mb mp3 audio .mp3
15. Allegro con Brio.mp3 7:35 17.35Mb mp3 audio .mp3

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