Hilary Hahn Paris 45rpm 2LP
Hilary Hahn Paris 45rpm 2LP Hilary Hahn Paris 45rpm 2LP

Hilary Hahn Paris 45rpm 2LP

Hilary Hahn

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SKU:
DGLP39848-45
UPC:
028948398485

Hilary Hahn Performs Chausson, Prokofiev & Rautavaara On 45rpm 2LP!
Features The World Premiere Recording of Rautavaara's Final Score!

Stereophile: Performance 4.5/5 Stars / Sonics 4/5 Stars

Hilary Hahn is one of the most innovative and interesting artists of our time. The three-time GRAMMY award winner is returning to Deutsche Grammophon with her long-awaited new album and pays homage to the rich cultural heritage of a city that has been close to her heart throughout her career. "Paris," says Hahn, "is about expression, it's about emotion, it's about feeling connected to a city and a cultural intersection, in a way that's inspiring for the player and the listener. It has Parisian threads all the way through it. But it's also a big reference to the arc of my career."

The initial idea for recording Paris grew from Hahn's term as artist-in-residence with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France across the 2018-19 season. Following a 2014 performance of Rautavaara's Violin Concerto with Mikko Franck, she asked the conductor whether his friend and fellow-countryman might consider writing a second concerto. Franck and Rautavaara discussed the idea of a set of serenades, but it looked as if its realization would be prevented by Rautavaara's ill health. His death at the age of 87 in July 2016 appeared to settle the matter. Franck was shocked, however, when Rautavaara's widow showed him the near-complete manuscript of a wonderful, elegiac composition for violin and orchestra.

"Mikko realized immediately that this was our piece," recalls Hahn. The OPRF commissioned prominent Finnish composer Kalevi Aho, who had studied with Rautavaara, to complete the orchestration. "Our recording is from the February 2019 world premiere, which closed out Rautavaara's catalogue in an emotional and poignant historical performance."

When choosing works to join Rautavaara's Deux Sérénades on this album, the violinist decided on two pieces rooted in the history of music-making in Paris. It includes Ernest Chausson's Poème and Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No.1, which received its first performance in the French capital in 1923.

These pieces together represent a living history of artistic culture. Everything in this recording is a labor of love, for the love of music and for the love of expression.
-Hilary Hahn
An absolute delight, and, yes, thoroughly Parisian.
-James Manheim, AllMusic.com, 5/5 stars
What a gorgeous recording! Equal credit goes to Hahn, who performs with her customary big-toned generosity and clarity, and to the tasteful, measured Franck, whose quintessentially French orchestra's warm cushion of sound is ideal for this repertoire. If you're shopping for a gift for your sweetheart (who could be yourself), look no farther.
-Jason Victor Serinus, Stereophile, May 2021


Features

  • Double LP
  • 45rpm
  • Gatefold jacket
  • Printed inner sleeves
  • Made in Germany

Musicians

Hilary Hahn violin
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
Mikko Franck conductor

Selections

LP 1

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in D major op. 19
Side A:
  1. Andantino - Andante assai
Side B:
  1. Scherzo. Vivacissimo
  2. Moderato - Allegro moderato - Moderato - Più tranquillo

LP 2

Side A:
Ernest Chausson (1855-1899)
  1. Poème op. 25 for Violin and Orchestra
Side B:
Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-2016)
Deux Sérénades - Written for Hilary Hahn - World Premiere Recording
  1. Sérénade pour mon amour. Moderato
  2. Sérénade pour la vie. Andante assai - Comodo - Agitato
Description

Hilary Hahn Performs Chausson, Prokofiev & Rautavaara On 45rpm 2LP!
Features The World Premiere Recording of Rautavaara's Final Score!

Stereophile: Performance 4.5/5 Stars / Sonics 4/5 Stars

Hilary Hahn is one of the most innovative and interesting artists of our time. The three-time GRAMMY award winner is returning to Deutsche Grammophon with her long-awaited new album and pays homage to the rich cultural heritage of a city that has been close to her heart throughout her career. "Paris," says Hahn, "is about expression, it's about emotion, it's about feeling connected to a city and a cultural intersection, in a way that's inspiring for the player and the listener. It has Parisian threads all the way through it. But it's also a big reference to the arc of my career."

The initial idea for recording Paris grew from Hahn's term as artist-in-residence with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France across the 2018-19 season. Following a 2014 performance of Rautavaara's Violin Concerto with Mikko Franck, she asked the conductor whether his friend and fellow-countryman might consider writing a second concerto. Franck and Rautavaara discussed the idea of a set of serenades, but it looked as if its realization would be prevented by Rautavaara's ill health. His death at the age of 87 in July 2016 appeared to settle the matter. Franck was shocked, however, when Rautavaara's widow showed him the near-complete manuscript of a wonderful, elegiac composition for violin and orchestra.

"Mikko realized immediately that this was our piece," recalls Hahn. The OPRF commissioned prominent Finnish composer Kalevi Aho, who had studied with Rautavaara, to complete the orchestration. "Our recording is from the February 2019 world premiere, which closed out Rautavaara's catalogue in an emotional and poignant historical performance."

When choosing works to join Rautavaara's Deux Sérénades on this album, the violinist decided on two pieces rooted in the history of music-making in Paris. It includes Ernest Chausson's Poème and Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No.1, which received its first performance in the French capital in 1923.

These pieces together represent a living history of artistic culture. Everything in this recording is a labor of love, for the love of music and for the love of expression.
-Hilary Hahn
An absolute delight, and, yes, thoroughly Parisian.
-James Manheim, AllMusic.com, 5/5 stars
What a gorgeous recording! Equal credit goes to Hahn, who performs with her customary big-toned generosity and clarity, and to the tasteful, measured Franck, whose quintessentially French orchestra's warm cushion of sound is ideal for this repertoire. If you're shopping for a gift for your sweetheart (who could be yourself), look no farther.
-Jason Victor Serinus, Stereophile, May 2021


Features

  • Double LP
  • 45rpm
  • Gatefold jacket
  • Printed inner sleeves
  • Made in Germany

Musicians

Hilary Hahn violin
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
Mikko Franck conductor

Selections

LP 1

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in D major op. 19
Side A:
  1. Andantino - Andante assai
Side B:
  1. Scherzo. Vivacissimo
  2. Moderato - Allegro moderato - Moderato - Più tranquillo

LP 2

Side A:
Ernest Chausson (1855-1899)
  1. Poème op. 25 for Violin and Orchestra
Side B:
Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-2016)
Deux Sérénades - Written for Hilary Hahn - World Premiere Recording
  1. Sérénade pour mon amour. Moderato
  2. Sérénade pour la vie. Andante assai - Comodo - Agitato
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Classical
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
4.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Hilary Hahn
Title
Paris
Composer
Chausson, Prokofiev, Rautavaara, Kalevi Aho
Additional Artists
Mikko Franck, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
Record Weight
Record Speed
45RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
01-25-2021
Release Date
04-14-2021
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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