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Karl Pilss, Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann

Rob van de Laar

Heartfelt - Romantic Works for Horn

  • Type SACD
  • Label Challenge Classics
  • UPC 0608917274523
  • Catalog number CC 72745
  • Release date 13 January 2017
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About the album

Rob van de Laar, 29 years old, is the Principal Horn of the Mozarteum Salzburg. This being his first solo album, he chose the great music of the German Romanticism for horn. Brahms' Trio was composed in 1865, during a peaceful summer at Clara Schumann's house in the Black Forest. The Adagio and Allegro by Schumann was composed in 1849 and is one of a series of miniatures for different solo instruments and piano written by Schumann in Dresden in 1849. Schumann was among the first to explore the expanded possibilities offered by the new valve horn. Schubert wrote his son gAuf dem Strom in 1828, the final year of his short life, to a text by Ludwig Rellstab. It was written for a concert at the Vienna Musikverein, marking the first anniversary of the death of Ludwig van Beethoven on March, 26. Schubert, who was a great admirer of Beethoven, saw his opportunity to compose a special song as an ode to the master. He added a dazzling horn part here. The composer Karl Pilss is perh

Three Edison Classical nominations for Challenge Classics


image The Edison Nominations have been announced. Dutch pianist Hannes Minnaar has been nominated for the Edison Audience Award with his Gabriel Faure album. You can vote for this album: here Furthermore horn player Rob van de Laar has been nominated in the Category ' The Debut' with his album 'Heartfelt' and conductor James Gaffigan and the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in the Category 'The Orchestra' for the album with Prokofiev's Symphonies 1 & ...

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