Quantity:1
Medtner - Piano Sonatas has been added to your Basket
Includes FREE MP3 version of this album.
+ £1.26 UK delivery
Used: Like New | Details
Sold by vinylsue
Condition: Used: Like New
Comment: We post from the UK on the next working day.
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Basket
£12.99
& FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £20.00. Details
Sold by: Hagewitt
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Available to Download Now
Buy the MP3 album for £7.49

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Colour:
  • Medtner - Piano Sonatas
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
      

Medtner - Piano Sonatas


Price: £11.62 & FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £20. Details
Includes FREE MP3 version of this album.
Does not apply to gift orders. See Terms and Conditions for important information about costs that may apply for the MP3 version in case of returns and cancellations.
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Complete your purchase to add the MP3 version to your Amazon music library. Provided by Amazon EU S.à r.l.
11 new from £4.99 7 used from £4.46
£11.62 & FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £20. Details Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.

Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • Buy a CD from our World, Folk, Classical or Jazz stores to purchase Songlines Music Awards 2015 CD for £3.99. Here's how (terms and conditions apply)

Product details

  • Composer: Nikolay Karlovich Medtner
  • Audio CD (27 Jun. 2004)
  • SPARS Code: DDD
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Marco Polo
  • ASIN: B000024OLB
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 652,384 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Listen to Samples and Buy MP3s

View the MP3 Album.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Samples
Song Title Time Price
Listen  1. Piano Sonata in G Minor, Op. 22: Tenebroso, sempre affrettando - Allegro assai14:44Album Only
Listen  2. Marchen-Sonate in C Minor, Op. 25, No. 1: Allegro abbandonamente14:44Album Only
Listen  3. Piano Sonata in E Minor, Op. 25: Introduzione: Andante - Allegro31:29Album Only

Product Description

Nikolay Medtner (1879 - 1951)
Adám Fellegi, Piano

Sonata in G Minor, Op. 22
1. Tenebroso, sempre affrettando - Allegro assai (14:32)

Sonata-Skazka (Märchen-Sonate, Sonate-Conte) in C Minor, Op. 25, No. 1
2. Allegro abbandonamente (14.34)

Sonata in E Minor, Op. 25, No 2
3. Introduzione: Andante-Allegro (31:29)

Playing Time: 60.57

Recorded at the Italian Institute in Budapest
on 17th & 18th July, 1989
Producer: László Beck
Engineer: János HorváthMusic Notes: David Nelson

Format: CD, DDD, Stereo
Label: Marco Polo (LC 9158)
© 1991 HNH International Ltd.
Bestell-Nr./Catalog#: 8.223371
VÖ/Released: 08.05.1991
Land/Country: Germany
Interpret/Artist: Fellegi,Adam
Komponist/Composer: Nikolay Medtner (Nikolai/ Nikolaj)
Titel/Title: Klaviersonaten op.22 Und op.25
EAN/UPC: 4891030233713

(Hagewitt)

Customer Reviews

2.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
0
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
1
1 star
0
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Format: Audio CD
its unfortunate about the performer because the selection of Medtner sonatas is a perfect selection to this wonderful composer's piano works.
There are a few other Medtner piano sonata Cds, but I am still waiting for THE one that ticks all the boxes.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)

Amazon.com: 1 review
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Great music; performance not up to par 23 Jan. 2010
By Christopher Brooks - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
Medtner is an often overlooked composer from the early 20th century; even in his own time he was largely overshadowed by the relative fame and fortune of his friend and compatriot, Rachmaninov. His spirituality was an integral part of his life, which is reflected in his music and in the modest and traditional lifestyle he led.

Medtner had an amazing sense of form and melody, and as such there is a great intellectual depth to the music which may render it slightly overwhelming at first. If you are new to Medtner, I would suggest starting with his beautiful miniature pieces, such as the Skazki (more commonly, "Fairy tales"). Medtner's music, especially the sonatas, rewards careful listen.

That said, I must say that such great depth of composition requires a first-rate performer. This performance by Mr. Fellegi is a bit lacking in some respects. The last sonata on this disc (Op. 25, no. 2, commonly the "Night Wind sonata") is a monumental work. Many passages presented here, however, are very sloppy, and he loses clarity of phrasing and expression. Mr. Fellegi plays with constant dynamic where there would be an intense and dramatic climax. The sheer beauty of this work is heard much more clearly with Tozer.

The music of Medtner is difficult to fully appreciate without the clarity of expression achieved by the most able pianists. If you do catch a "bug" for Medtner's music, you would be well advised to invest in a complete set of sonatas performed by Hamelin or Tozer.
Was this review helpful? Let us know

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   



Feedback