Gunilla Süssmann

Variations Sérieuses

Format: CD
Label: CAvi
UPC: 4260085533602
Catnr: AVI 8553360
Release date: 28 October 2016
1 CD
 
Label
CAvi
UPC
4260085533602
Catalogue number
AVI 8553360
Release date
28 October 2016
Album
Artist(s)
Composer(s)
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About the album

The art of variation has close ties with the art of improvisation. Audiences revere musicians who can extemporize on a given theme, presenting it with refinement and elaborately increasing its effect. That kind of spontaneous music-making boomed in Mozart and Beethoven’s day: competitions pitting one star pianist against another were all the rage. Such improvisations gave rise to sets of variations which introduced the theme at the beginning and declined it according to skill. Gunilla Süssmann has selected three sets of variations featuring themes with widely different origins and treated in thoroughly different ways.

Artist(s)

In recent years, Norwegian pianist Gunilla Süssmann has been reaping steadily increasing acclaim and has become a much sought-after artist on an international level. Her virtuosity, combined with strong sensitivity and imagination, is highly praised, and her thoroughly personal, passionate interpretations forge a unique bond with audiences and critics. She has performed in venues such as Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Wigmore Hall, the Louvre, and Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, and is a popular guest at major chamber music festivals in Norway and across Europe. The English Chamber Orchestra, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, the Oslo Philharmonic, the WDR Cologne and the Staatskapelle Weimar are amongst the many orchestras with whom she has played. Chamber music holds a special place in her heart, and the core of that devotion is her 12-year collaboration with cellist Tanja Tetzlaff. Critics describe their symbiotic playing as magical, and the duo has recorded two CDs on the Avi label.

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01.
Ballade in the Form of Variatons on a Norwegian Folksong in G Minor Op. 24 (1875/76): Andante espressivo
01:22
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Ballade in the Form of Variatons on a Norwegian Folksong in G Minor Op. 24 (1875/76): Poco meno andante, ma molto tranquillo
01:03
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Ballade in the Form of Variatons on a Norwegian Folksong in G Minor Op. 24 (1875/76): Allegro adigato
01:03
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Ballade in the Form of Variatons on a Norwegian Folksong in G Minor Op. 24 (1875/76): Adagio molto espressivo
01:13
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Ballade in the Form of Variatons on a Norwegian Folksong in G Minor Op. 24 (1875/76): Allegro capriccioso
00:44
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Ballade in the Form of Variatons on a Norwegian Folksong in G Minor Op. 24 (1875/76): Più lento
01:36
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Ballade in the Form of Variatons on a Norwegian Folksong in G Minor Op. 24 (1875/76): Allegro scherzando
01:31
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Ballade in the Form of Variatons on a Norwegian Folksong in G Minor Op. 24 (1875/76): Lento
02:25
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Ballade in the Form of Variatons on a Norwegian Folksong in G Minor Op. 24 (1875/76): Un poco andante
01:57
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Ballade in the Form of Variatons on a Norwegian Folksong in G Minor Op. 24 (1875/76): Un poco allegro e alla burla
01:14
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Ballade in the Form of Variatons on a Norwegian Folksong in G Minor Op. 24 (1875/76): Più animato
02:05
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Ballade in the Form of Variatons on a Norwegian Folksong in G Minor Op. 24 (1875/76): Allegro furioso
00:32
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Ballade in the Form of Variatons on a Norwegian Folksong in G Minor Op. 24 (1875/76): Prestissimo
00:46
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Ballade in the Form of Variatons on a Norwegian Folksong in G Minor Op. 24 (1875/76): Andante espressivo
00:55
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54 : Theme
00:48
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 1
00:37
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 2
00:30
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 3
00:21
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 4
00:22
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 5
00:24
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 6
00:20
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 7
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 8
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 9
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 10
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 11
00:42
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 12
00:29
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 13
00:40
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 14
01:01
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 15
00:24
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 16
00:19
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Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54: Variation 17
02:15
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Aria
00:50
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation I : L'Istesso tempo
00:57
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation II : Con espressione
00:43
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation III : Grazioso
00:44
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation IV : Resoluto – Con fuoco – Staccato
00:48
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation V : Affetuoso - Espressivo
01:05
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation VI : Sordo e legato
00:52
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation VII : Con vivacita
00:36
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation VIII : Martellato/Distinto, non legato
00:37
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation IX : Poco sostenuto, legato
00:59
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation X : Energico
00:34
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XI : Lusingando, con tenerezza - Dolce - Legato
01:05
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XII : L'Istesso tempo - Semplice - Soave - Legato
01:15
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XIII : Largamente, ma non più - Espressivo
01:32
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XIV : Vivace – Sciolto
00:42
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XV : L'Istesso tempo
00:45
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XVI: Scherzando
00:35
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XVII: Più mosso – Semplice
00:32
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XVIII: Grazioso
00:43
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XIX: Leggiero e vivace, alla Siciliana
01:05
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XX: Andante espressivo, legato
01:25
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XXI: Allegretto vivace, dolce/leggiero
00:59
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XXII: Alla Musette
00:54
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XXIII: Vivace - Sospetto - Vivace e staccato
00:35
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XXIV: L'Istesso tempo - Tumultuoso - Feroce
00:42
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Variation XXV: Poco più lento - Festivo - Fieramente, con tutta forza
00:39
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Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel Op. 24 (1861): Fuga
05:09
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