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Altenberg Trio

Mendelssohn: Piano Trios 1&2 (SACD)

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Altenberg Trio

Mendelssohn: Piano Trios 1&2 (SACD)

Regular price €20,95
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Felix Mendelssohn | Piano Trios 1&2 

Altenberg Trio Wien

Claus-Christian Schuster, piano | Amiram Ganz, violin | Martin Hornstein, violoncello

Challenge Classics | HQ|NORTHSTAR

Catalogue: CC72097

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About the Album

Mendelssohn's trios are real masterpieces. The pieces won a place of honor among trio compositions soon after their premier. His Trio No. 1 still belongs to one of the most played compositions in all of chamber music. His second trio sounds like a sonorous chronicle of the months when it was created.

The following leitmotivs can be heard: distress and rescue, waking and living of nature, the struggle of the seasons, prayer and thanks. It was to be Mendelssohn's last chamber music piece with a piano. The Altenberg Trio plays this famous work with such precision and devotion that listeners become breathless.  


Album Tracks

1 Trio for Piano, Violin and Violoncello No. 1 in D minor, op. 49 Molto allegro agitato

2 Andante con moto tranquillo

3 Scherzo: Leggiero e vivace

4 Finale: Allegro assai appassionato 

5 Trio for Piano, Violin und Violoncello No. 2 in C minor, op. 66 Allegro energico e fuoco

6 Andante espressivo 

7 Molto allegro quasi presto

8 Finale: Allegro appassionato



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