Søren Elbæk, Morten Mogensen – Kreisler, Massenet, Schubert etc: Classical Violin Pearls (KON 32335)

32335 Classical Violin Pearls: Søren Elbæk To close the 2004 Kontrapunkt releases Denmark’s leading violinist Søren Elbæk joined by Morten Mogensen on piano presents the “ultimate violin recital”. From the Heifetz arrangement of Manuel Ponce’s “Estrellita” to Massenet’s “Thaïs – méditation” the CD is packed with the famous melodies brilliantly performed. 1. Estrellita (Juan Ponce)2. Liebeslied (Fritz Kreisler)3. La Gitana (Fritz Kreisler)4. Thaïs (Jules Massenet)5. Romance 1 (Egil Harder)6. Romance 2 (Egil Harder)7. Nigun (Ernest Bloch)8. Tonerna (Carl Sjöberg)9. Nocturne (Frédéric Chopin)10. Cantabile (Niccolò Paganini)11. Ave Maria (Franz Schubert)12. Mélodie (Jules Massenet)13. Praeludium and allegro (Fritz Kreisler) UPC/EAN: 716043233526 … Continue reading

Søren Elbæk, Morten Mogensen – Franck, Lekeu: Sonatas for Violin and Piano (KON 32324)

1. Sonata for Violin and Piano A Major: Allegretto ben moderato (César Franck)2. Sonata for Violin and Piano A Major: Allegro (César Franck)3. Sonata for Violin and Piano A Major: Recitativo-fantasia. Ben moderato (César Franck)4. Sonata for Violin and Piano A Major: Allegretto poco mosso (César Franck)5. Sonata for Violin and Piano: I Très modéré. Vif et passionné (Guillaume Lekeu)6. Sonata for Violin and Piano: II Très lent (Guillaume Lekeu)7. Sonata for Violin and Piano: III Très animé (Guillaume Lekeu) UPC/EAN: 716043232420 … Continue reading

Morten Mogensen – Weyse: Piano Sonatas, Volume 2 (KON 32323)

32323 C. F. E. Weyse: Piano Sonatas Vol. 2 MORTEN MOGENSEN piano Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, the late 18 th century Danish composer of German extraction was himself a virtuoso pianist and wrote emphatically for piano. Although Weyse is deeply rooted in the 18 th century music represented by Handel, Bach and Haydn, on this second volume of his piano works the three pieces from Allegri di bravura indicate his development toward the new tradition of Viennese Classical. Morten Mogensen is one of the elite pianists of the younger generation in Denmark. His earlier releases of another Danish composer P.E. Lange-Müller’s complete piano works (Kotrapunkt 32228, 32248 & 32258) received … Continue reading

The Copenhagen Trio, Søren Elbæk, Morten Mogensen, Troels Svane – Nørholm: Trios 1959 – 1979 – 1999 (KON 32315)

For more than a half century Ib Nørholm has undoubtedly been the leading figure of contemporary Danish music. To celebrate his 70 th birthday (on January 24, 2001) Kontrapunkt releases a world premier recording of Nørholm’s three trio works which makes an interesting study of a composer’s development. The Copenhagen Trio to whom the latest trio (opus 155) was dedicated interprets Nørholm’s music with authority and profound understanding. 1. Trio Op. 22: Andante (Ib Nørholm)2. Trio Op. 22: Allegretto (Ib Nørholm)3. Trio Op. 22: Moderato (Ib Nørholm)4. Trio Op. 22: Adagio (Ib Nørholm)5. Trio Op. 22: Allegro (Ib Nørholm)6. Trio No. 2 Op. 77 Essai Prismatique: I (Ib Nørholm)7. Trio … Continue reading

Troels Svane, Morten Mogensen – Beethoven: Complete Works For Cello And Piano (KON 32290/91)

1. Sonata No. 1 F Major Op. 5/1: Adagio sostenuto – Allegro (Ludwig van Beethoven)1. Sonata No. 3 A Major Op. 69: Allegro ma non troppo (Ludwig van Beethoven)2. Sonata No. 1 F Major Op. 5/1: Rondo. Allegro vivace (Ludwig van Beethoven)2. Sonata No. 3 A Major Op. 69: Scherzo. Allegro molto (Ludwig van Beethoven)3. Sonata No. 2 G Minor Op. 5/2: Adagio sostenuto e espressivo – Allegro molto piu tosto presto (Ludwig van Beethoven)3. Sonata No. 3 A Major Op. 69: Adagio cantabile – Allegro vivace (Ludwig van Beethoven)4. Sonata Bo. 4 C Major Op. 102/1: Andante – Allegro vivace (Ludwig van Beethoven)4. Sonata No. 2 G Minor Op. … Continue reading

Morten Mogensen – Weyse: Piano Sonatas, Volume 1 (KON 32284)

1. Sonata E Flat Major (1790): Allegro (Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse)2. Sonata E Flat Major (1790): Andante (Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse)3. Sonata E Flat Major (1790): Presto (Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse)4. Sonata A Major (1790-94): Allegro (Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse)5. Sonata A Major (1790-94): Cantabile (Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse)6. Sonata A Major (1790-94): Vivace (Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse)7. Sonata F Major (1790-94): Allegro moderato (Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse)8. Sonata F Major (1790-94): Presto (Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse)9. Sonata C Major (1790-94): Allegro moderato (Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse)10. Sonata C Major (1790-94): Andantino (Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse)11. Sonata C Major (1790-94): Presto (Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse) UPC/EAN: 716043228423 … Continue reading

The Copenhagen Trio, Søren Elbæk, Morten Mogensen, Troels Svane – Schubert: Trio Works (KON 32273)

1. Trio Op. 100 D.929: Allegro (Franz Schubert)2. Trio Op. 100 D.929: Andante con moto (Franz Schubert)3. Trio Op. 100 D.929: Scherzando. Allegro moderato (Franz Schubert)4. Trio Op. 100 D.929: Allegro moderato (Franz Schubert)5. Sonatensatz D.28 (Franz Schubert)6. Adagio (Notturno) Op. posth 148 D.897 (Franz Schubert) UPC/EAN: 716043227327 … Continue reading

Troels Svane, Per Salo – Reger: Complete Works For Cello And Piano (KON 32270/71)

Kontrapunkt 32270/71 Max Reger: complete sonatas for cello and piano TROELS SVANE cello PER SALO piano MORTEN MOGENSEN piano * Recorded 1996 MAX REGER (1873-1916) DISC ONE: SONATA No. 1, F minor Op. 5 (1892) [29:41] SONATA No. 2, G minor Op. 28 (1898) [25:19] CAPRICE, B minor Op. 79e.1 (1904) 2:27 KLEINE ROMANZE, D major Op. 79e.2 (1904) 2:42 CAPRICE, A minor (1901) 1:23 ARIA Op. 103a No. 3* (1908) 4:47 (Original transcription by the composer) Total Playing Time 66:40 DISC TWO: SONATA No. 3, F major Op. 78 (1904) [32:43] SONATA No. 4, A minor Op. 116 (1910) [34:55] Total Playing Time 67:49 Cellist Troels Svane chose Max … Continue reading

Morten Mogensen – Lange-Müller: Complete Piano Works, Volume 3 (KON 32258)

P.E. Lange-MüllerComplete Piano Works vol. 3 MORTEN MOGENSEN piano PER SALO piano * Recorded 1995-97 PETER ERASMUS LANGE-MÜLLER (1850-1926) XII VARIATIONS Op. 8 21:48 DANCES FOR PIANO [22:32] SIX ALBUM LEAVES [18:47] MERANER-REIGEN Op. 26 for piano duet [14:36]* Total Playing Time 78:08 1. XII Variations Op. 8 (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)2. Dances for Piano: Allegretto grazioso (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)3. Dances for Piano: Allegretto quasi andantino (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)4. Dances for Piano: Allegretto moderato marcato (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)5. Dances for Piano: Allegretto grazioso (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)6. Dances for Piano: Moderato commodo (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)7. Dances for Piano: Allegretto Animato (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)8. Vivace, ma non troppo presto (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)9. Dances … Continue reading

Morten Mogensen – Lange-Müller: Complete Piano Works, Volume 2 (KON 32248)

32248 P.E. Lange-Müller: Piano Works Vol. 2 MORTEN MOGENSEN piano PETER ERASMUS LANGE-MÜLLER (1850-1926) DANSE & INTERMEZZI Op. 49 [45:50] LAMENTATION, C minor 3:32 LITTLE PIANO PIECES FOR CHILDREN [23:48] Total Playing Time 73:16 Recorded 1996 1. Dances and Intermezzi Op. 49: Moderato (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)2. Dances and Intermezzi Op. 49: Appassionato, ma non troppo presto (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)3. Dances and Intermezzi Op. 49: Allegretto con anima (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)4. Dances and Intermezzi Op. 49: Allegretto (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)5. Dances and Intermezzi Op. 49: Andantino cantabile (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)6. Dances and Intermezzi Op. 49: Allegro vivace (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)7. Dances and Intermezzi Op. 49: Allegro moderato (Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller)8. Dances … Continue reading