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[Download MP3] - Lara Downes: Invitation to the Dance

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Item Number: 87720012
Artist: Downes, Lara
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With her debut Postcards recording, entitled Lara Downes: Invitation to the Dance, Classical pianist Lara Downes beckons you to the dance floor as she interprets works by 19th and 20th century masters, such as Frederic Chopin, Maurice Ravel, Carl Maria Von Weber, Samuel Barber, Alberto Ginastera, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, among others. This collection of solo pieces captures the spirit of ballet and the ballroom through the ages.

 

“A balletic keyboard reverie rendered with nuance and drama”

                                                                                    Washington Post

 

 “Pianist Lara Downes gave the striking impression of Clara

Schumann's alter ego... graceful and sparkling... a very impressive player.”                                                                        - Hartford Courant

 

Lara Downes has been hailed as one of the most promising young classical pianist today, and her choice of repertoire runs from the traditional to the avant-garde. On this Postcards collection of solo Classical pieces by 19th and 20th century Masters, entitled Lara Downes: Invitation to the Dance (also available on CD), all the music relates to popular dances of their time, making the album a fascinating recap of where we've been on the dance floor for the last 200 years.


 

Selections Include:

 

1. Polonaise from Eugene Onegin (Liszt/Tchaikovsky)
2. Invitation to the Dance (Carl Maria Von Weber)

      Danzas Argentinas (Alberto Ginastera)

3.       Danza del Viejo Boyero
4.       Danza de la Moza Donosa
5.       Danza del Gaucho Matrero
6.  La Valse (Maurice Ravel) Choreographic poem for Orchestra 

                                         transcribed for solo piano by the composer     
 7. Bolero, Op.19 (Frederic Chopin)
     Souvenirs, Op. 28 (Samuel Barber)
 8.       Waltz
 9.       Schottische
10.      Pas de Deux
11.      Two-Step
12.      Hesitation-Tango
13.      Galop


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