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Eastern Discoveries - Music for Bassoon and Piano from Eastern Europe

MS 1517


Playing time: 55'33"
Tracks: 15
Booklet pages: 8
© 2014 Maria Wildhaber
Reviewer: Geoff Pearce
Review of Eastern Discoveries - Music for Bassoon and Piano from Eastern Europe published on 6 November 2014

Maria Wildhaber, bassoon
Scott Pool, bassoon (1-4)
Mia Elezovic, piano (5, 6)
Tania Tachkova, piano (7-15)

Four Bulgarian songs, arranged for two bassoons by Maria Wildhaber (2013)
1 Dilmano Dilbero
2 Kaval is Playing
3 Todora Lay Down for a While
4 George is Sitting

Boris Papandopulo (1906-1991):
5 Elegy for bassoon and piano (1965)
6 Scherzo for bassoon and piano

Benzion Eliezer (1920-1993):
Sonata for bassoon and piano (1969)
7 Allegro
8 Adagio cantabile
9 Allegro assai e giocoso

Tadeusz Baird (1928-1981):
Four Preludes for Bassoon and Piano (1954)
10 Moderato
11 Allegretto moderato
12 Adagio, con dolore
13 Allegro giocoso

Lubos Sluka (born 1928):
Sonata for Bassoon and Piano (1954, arranged 1971 for bassoon)
14 Andante sostenuto
15 Allegro energico

Recorded in 2012 at Adelphi University Hall, Garden City, New York and Yale University Marquand Chapel, New Haven, Connecticut, USA


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