Dussek Duos and Sonata

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Catalogue No: ATH 23010
EAN/UPC: 5022736001026
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Release Date: June 1996
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Discs: 1
Sample: Duo Concertant no.3 - Rondo

J. L. Dussek (1760-1812) had a brilliant career as a pianist and composer. His relationships with two harpists (one of whom he married) led to his composing several works for the harp, distinguishing him from most composers of the period.

DEREK BELL (Erard Grecian Harp)
JOANNA LEACH (Stodart Square Piano, 1823 and Clementi Square Piano, 1832)

Former catalogue number ATHCD10

Track Listing

    Jan Ladisław Dusik (Dussek):

  1. I. Duo Concertant,op. 69 no. 1 – Allegro con fuoco (8:41)
  2. II. Duo Concertant,op. 69 no. 1 – Marche Funebre (6:00)
  3. III. Duo Concertant,op. 69 no. 1 – Minuetto (5:53)
  4. I. Keyboard Sonata in F sharp minor, OP. 61 – Lento patetico – tempo agitato (11:58)
  5. II. Keyboard Sonata in F sharp minor, OP. 61 – Quasi presto – tempo vivace (5:39)
  6. I. Duo Concertant,op. 69 no. 2 – Allegro moderato (10:36)
  7. II. Duo Concertant,op. 69 no. 2 – Larghetto (6:45)
  8. III. Duo Concertant,op. 69 no. 2 – Rondo (alla Turca) (5:18)

Reviews

The Consort

The sound quality of the Athene CD is glowing and has a brilliant clarity which puts it firmly in the drawing room, without the distraction of an overblown acoustic. This is a performance of sensitivity and integrity, with a real understanding of the cadence, and the balance between both instruments and players is just right. Joanna Leach absolutely shines in the stunning F sharp minor sonata. I recommend buying the Joanna Leach and Derek Bell CD, as a recording to enjoy over and over again.

” —Penelope Cave