Content:

Alexey Stanchinsky

Piano Works



Artists:
Peter Jablonski, piano

Genres:
Instrumental

Format:
CD

Released:
March 2021

Catalogue No.:
ODE 1383-2

EAN/UPC Code:
0761195138328

Track listing

CD 73:46
Alexey Stanchinsky (1888-1914)
1 Sonata in E flat minor (1906) 11:29
2 Nocturne (1907) 4:55
Three Preludes (1907) 5:09
3 No. 1 in C sharp minor (Lento) 1:52
4 No. 2 in D major (Con moto) 1:01
5 No. 3 in E flat minor (Adagio) 2:16
Five Preludes (190712) 7:19
6 No. 1 in C minor (Andante) 2:04
7 No. 2 in F minor (Lento espressivo) 1:45
8 No. 3 in B flat minor (Presto) 1:05
9 No. 4 in B minor (Animato) 0:33
10 No. 5 in C (Largo) 1:50
Three Songs Without Words (1903) 9:31
11 No. 1, Largo 2:49
12 No. 2, Andante cantabile 3:52
13 No. 3 2:48
14 Mazurka in D flat major (1905) 4:20
15 Mazurka in G sharp minor (1907) 2:12
16 Tears (1906) 2:15
17 Variations (1911) 4:51
Three Sketches (191113) 3:10
18 No. 1, Allegro marcato 0:33
19 No. 2, Allegretto 1:15
20 No. 3, Presto tempestoso 1:20
Twelve Sketches (191113), Op. 1 18:57
21 No. 1, Moderato 1:10
22 No. 2, Presto 0:40
23 No. 3, Vivace 0:36
24 No. 4, Lento cantabile 2:24
25 No. 5, Allegro 1:18
26 No. 6, Andante epico 2:43
27 No. 7, Adagio teneramente 2:10
28 No. 8, Molto vivace 1:13
29 No. 9, Largamente 2:22
30 No. 10, Con moto 1:18
31 No. 11, Allegro con spirito 1:09
32 No. 12, Presto assai 1:21



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Complete description

Peter Jablonski’s second album on Ondine features a large selection of piano works by Alexey Stanchinsky (1888–1914), one of the most talented Russian composers of the early 20th Century. Stanchinsky was not only a talent but a genuine innovator who despite of his early death had a profound influence on the generation of composers to follow. Peter Jablonski is the perfect interpreter to these magnificent gems.

 

Although often described as ‘experimental’, in some sense Stanchinsky’s music continues Scriabin’s musical ideas. It was only through the first publication of Stanchinsky’s complete works in 1990 that the musical world finally became aware of his high standing in Russian piano music. Relatively little is known of his life, even his death raises many questions, and no biography has ever been written about him. Most of his works were published only after his death and many of his works were either lost or destroyed. Following Stalin’s purges, Stanchinsky’s works were banned.

 

Peter Jablonski is an internationally acclaimed Swedish pianist. Discovered by Claudio Abbado and Vladimir Ashkenazy and signed by Decca at the age of 17, he went on to perform, collaborate, and record with over 150 of the world’s leading orchestras and conductors, including the Philharmonia, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Mariinsky, La Scala Philharmonic, Tonhalle Zurich, Orchestre Nationale de France, NHK Tokyo, DSO Berlin, Warsaw Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Philadelphia and Cleveland Orchestras, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Valery Gergiev, Kurt Sanderling, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Riccardo Chailly, Daniele Gatti, and Myung-Whun Chung, to name a few. He has performed and recorded the complete piano concertos by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Bartók, and all piano sonatas by Prokofiev. Hailed as an ‘unconventional virtuoso’, during his three-decade-long career he developed a diverse and worked with composers Witold Lutosławski and Arvo Pärt. Jablonski’s extensive discography includes several award-winning recordings.