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Anthology of American Piano Music, Vol. 1


Cecile Licad, Piano

DACOCD 774 [DDD] - Released 2016

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This is a major piano release! After world famous pianist Cecile Licad played the Ornstein Sonata on DACOCD 739 Danacord decided to record a series of American piano music and the first result is here with four important sonatas. This is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable collections to be released this year.
Content of DACOCD 774
Alexander Reinagle (1756-1809)
 
Philadelphia Sonata I in D major:
[ 1 ] Allegro con brio 5:57 Play
[ 2 ] Allegro 3:38 Play
 
Edward MacDowell (1861-1908)
 
Sonata No. 1 in g minor, Op. 45 »Tragica« 28:21
[ 3 ] Largo maestoso; Allegro risoluto; Allegro appassionato 5:57 Play
[ 4 ] Molto allegro, vivace 2:54 Play
[ 5 ] Largo con maestà 7:57 Play
[ 6 ] Allegro eroico; Maestoso 8:00 Play
 
Charles T. Griffes (1884-1920)
 
Sonata for Piano 16:54
[ 7 ] Feroce 7:11 Play
[ 8 ] Molto tranquillo 4:36 Play
[ 9 ] Allegro vivace, Appassionato; Lento; Presto 5:08 Play
 
Elie Siegmeister (1909-1991)
 
American Sonata (Piano Sonata No. 1) 16:13
[10] Fast, with firey energy 3:57 Play
[11] Moderately slow, with great dignity 5:41 Play
[12] Lusty and joyous 6:35 Play
 
Cecile Licad, Piano
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