Seong-Jin Cho Debussy 180g 2LP
Seong-Jin Cho Debussy 180g 2LP
Genre: Classical
Composer: Debussy
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Seong-Jin Cho Debussy 180g 2LP

Seong-Jin Cho

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SKU:
DGLP98336
UPC:
028947983361
Tribute To Claude Debussy On 180g Double LP!

With "a poetic sensibility that evokes the fantastical sound world of the early Romantics" (San Francisco Chronicle), 2015 International Chopin Piano Competition winner Seong-Jin Cho explores the music of Claude Debussy in honor of the 100th anniversary of the composer’s death. Seong-Jin Cho’s third album on Deutsche Grammophon features Debussy’s most popular works and cycles, such as Images I & II, Suite Bergamasque and Children’s Corner.

In his latest recording the 23-year-old South Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho presents an all-Debussy programme. Debussy follows Cho’s two best-selling Chopin recordings.

It is entirely fitting that Seong-Jin Cho, winner of the 2015 International Chopin Piano Competition, should now turn to Debussy. Towards his life’s close, the French composer edited the piano works of Chopin, an experience that reignited his creativity, opening his heart to music he had loved since childhood. In turn, Cho’s connection to Debussy runs deep. He performed "Golliwogg’s Cake-walk" from Children’s Corner as part of his first public recital at the age of eleven, and his passion for the composer developed in parallel with his exploration of Chopin. He was therefore delighted to have the opportunity of commemorating the centenary of Debussy’s death, which falls in March 2018, with his own tribute.

Since childhood, Cho has felt many affinities with Debussy and he was keen to mark the centenary in his own style. The album features both books of Images, each comprising three pieces of breathtaking imagination, in company with Children’s Corner and Suite Bergamasque, the latter including the hugely popular "Clair de lune". Rounding things off in jubilant fashion is the beautiful "L’Isle joyeuse".

Cho’s album begins with music that sounds as if it could have existed for all eternity, despite bearing the hallmarks of what its composer described as "the most recent discoveries of harmonic chemistry." The enigmatic opening of “Reflets dans l’eau” from Images I sets the mood for the pianist’s tribute to one of the last century’s most original creative minds. He goes on to perform the remaining works of the two books of Images, bringing out every subtle nuance of music that demands true virtuosity. The Children’s Corner suite offers inventiveness, fantasy and touches of humour followed by the elegant Suite bergamasque, at whose heart lies the haunting "Clair de lune". Rounding off proceedings is L’Isle joyeuse whose atmospheric, energetic writing makes it the ideal finale to this homage to Debussy.

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Limited time download voucher
• Made in Germany

Musicians:
Seong-Jin Cho, piano

Selections:
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Side A:

1-3. Images I
Side B:
1-3. Images II
Side C:
1-6. Children's Corner
Side D:
1-4. Suite bergamasque
5. L'Isle joyeuse
Description
Tribute To Claude Debussy On 180g Double LP!

With "a poetic sensibility that evokes the fantastical sound world of the early Romantics" (San Francisco Chronicle), 2015 International Chopin Piano Competition winner Seong-Jin Cho explores the music of Claude Debussy in honor of the 100th anniversary of the composer’s death. Seong-Jin Cho’s third album on Deutsche Grammophon features Debussy’s most popular works and cycles, such as Images I & II, Suite Bergamasque and Children’s Corner.

In his latest recording the 23-year-old South Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho presents an all-Debussy programme. Debussy follows Cho’s two best-selling Chopin recordings.

It is entirely fitting that Seong-Jin Cho, winner of the 2015 International Chopin Piano Competition, should now turn to Debussy. Towards his life’s close, the French composer edited the piano works of Chopin, an experience that reignited his creativity, opening his heart to music he had loved since childhood. In turn, Cho’s connection to Debussy runs deep. He performed "Golliwogg’s Cake-walk" from Children’s Corner as part of his first public recital at the age of eleven, and his passion for the composer developed in parallel with his exploration of Chopin. He was therefore delighted to have the opportunity of commemorating the centenary of Debussy’s death, which falls in March 2018, with his own tribute.

Since childhood, Cho has felt many affinities with Debussy and he was keen to mark the centenary in his own style. The album features both books of Images, each comprising three pieces of breathtaking imagination, in company with Children’s Corner and Suite Bergamasque, the latter including the hugely popular "Clair de lune". Rounding things off in jubilant fashion is the beautiful "L’Isle joyeuse".

Cho’s album begins with music that sounds as if it could have existed for all eternity, despite bearing the hallmarks of what its composer described as "the most recent discoveries of harmonic chemistry." The enigmatic opening of “Reflets dans l’eau” from Images I sets the mood for the pianist’s tribute to one of the last century’s most original creative minds. He goes on to perform the remaining works of the two books of Images, bringing out every subtle nuance of music that demands true virtuosity. The Children’s Corner suite offers inventiveness, fantasy and touches of humour followed by the elegant Suite bergamasque, at whose heart lies the haunting "Clair de lune". Rounding off proceedings is L’Isle joyeuse whose atmospheric, energetic writing makes it the ideal finale to this homage to Debussy.

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Limited time download voucher
• Made in Germany

Musicians:
Seong-Jin Cho, piano

Selections:
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Side A:

1-3. Images I
Side B:
1-3. Images II
Side C:
1-6. Children's Corner
Side D:
1-4. Suite bergamasque
5. L'Isle joyeuse
Genre
Classical
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
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Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Seong-Jin Cho
Title
Composer
Debussy
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
10-30-2017
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
01-31-2018
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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