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GEN 12229 22.6.2012
18.90 €

Claude Debussy (1862–1918)  
Children´s Corner
Claude Debussy  
Hommage à Haydn
Claude Debussy  
Cakewalk – Le petit nègre
Claude Debussy  
Berceuse héroique
Claude Debussy  
Élégie
Claude Debussy  
Pièce sans titre
Claude Debussy  
Pièce Série I
Claude Debussy  
Pièce Série II
   

Hommage à Debussy CD IV


Works for Piano: Childrens Corner, Études Série I & II et al.

The young, talented Finnish-Russian pianist Julia Dahlkvist has provided the finale in the four-part Blüthner-Debussy cycle on GENUIN. And she shows that etudes certainly do not have to be dull, nor do children's pieces have to be only for young people. From the slightly elegiac, finely satirical tones of Doctor gradus ad parnassum (Children’s Corner) to the ecstatic chord sequences of the last Etudes, she works out the infinitely detailed richness of Debussy's piano works with superior technique and audible joy in the tone colours. This is Monet for the ears…



Booklet online
You can find more information in the booklet of the special edition which contains the four Blüthner CDs "Hommage à Debussy". Please find the booklet here in low resolution and high resolution. The special edition will be available in June 2012 directly from GENUIN and Bluthner.

American Record Guide
"The performance, sound, and booklet are all in keeping with the greatness of the music."
Review on the American Record Guide by James Harrington, 12. November 2012