Inventions

Inventions

by Renaud Capuçon, Gautier Capuçon

CD

Overview

The brothers demonstrate their rich, powerful tone, fine ensemble playing and wide range of repertory on their new disc, “Inventions.”

Product Details

Release Date: 10/31/2006
Label: Erato
UPC: 0094633262621
catalogNumber: 32626

Tracks

  1. Two-Part Invention, for keyboard No. 8 in F major, BWV 779 (BC L49)  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  2. French Suite, for keyboard No. 2 in C minor, BWV 813 (BC L20): Aria  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  3. The Well-Tempered Clavier (24), collection of preludes & fugues, Book I, BWV 846-869 (BC L80-103): Prélude No. 5 en ré majeur, BWV 850  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  4. French Suite, for keyboard No. 2 in C minor, BWV 813 (BC L20): Menuet  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  5. English Suite, for keyboard No. 3 in G minor, BWV 808 (BC L15): Gavotte  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  6. English Suite, for keyboard No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807 (BC L14): Gigue  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  7. Two-Part Invention, for keyboard No. 13 in A minor, BWV 784 (BC L54)  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  8. Duo for violin & cello, Op 7  - Hanns Eisler  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  9. Masques I (Modéré), for violin & cello  - Karol Beffa  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  10. Hungarian Folksongs (20) (Húsz magyar népdal), for voice & piano in 4 volumes, Sz. 92, BB 98: Allegro ironico  - Béla Bartók  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  11. Hungarian Folksongs (20) (Húsz magyar népdal), for voice & piano in 4 volumes, Sz. 92, BB 98: Allegretto  - Béla Bartók  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  12. Hungarian Folksongs (20) (Húsz magyar népdal), for voice & piano in 4 volumes, Sz. 92, BB 98: Moderato  - Béla Bartók  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  13. Hungarian Folksongs (20) (Húsz magyar népdal), for voice & piano in 4 volumes, Sz. 92, BB 98: Choral: Andante  - Béla Bartók  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  14. Hungarian Folksongs (20) (Húsz magyar népdal), for voice & piano in 4 volumes, Sz. 92, BB 98: Allegretto  - Béla Bartók  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  15. Hungarian Folksongs (20) (Húsz magyar népdal), for voice & piano in 4 volumes, Sz. 92, BB 98: Con moto  - Béla Bartók  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  16. Hungarian Folksongs (20) (Húsz magyar népdal), for voice & piano in 4 volumes, Sz. 92, BB 98: Vivace  - Béla Bartók  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  17. Masques II (Rhythmiquement souple), for violin & cello  - Karol Beffa  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  18. Duo for violin & cello  - Gideon Klein  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  19. Duo for violin & cello No. 2 in D major, H. 371  - Bohuslav Martinu  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon
  20. Marche Miniature Viennoise for violin & piano  - Fritz Kreisler  - Alain Lanceron  - Renaud Capuçon  - Gautier Capuçon  - Aude Capuçon

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Inventions 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
STVessels More than 1 year ago
The gathering, on an album, of works from different periods can have a collective intent, like the chapters of a book, or the panels of a folding screen. The Capucon brothers both began their musical training at age four. Their playing is sensitive, intelligent and deep, as is their selection of works for this recording and the order in which the works are arranged. They begin with seven Bach transcriptions for violin and cello duet that demonstrate a sampling of Bach's oceanic expressive range. The rest of the recording is devoted to 20th -- and one 21st -- Century composers: Proceeding from a compositional system dependant upon tonal hierarchies to one designed to subvert them, they present next a work by Hanns Eisler, one of the first serialist composers, a foot soldier in WWI and a confirmed communist. Next comes a piece, dedicated to the brothers, by Karol Beffa, who was thirty-two at the time he composed it, in 2005. The title, Masques 1, is ironic, for the music is absorbed with hidden truths, not surfaces, wending through a trackless idiom of interlacing harmony and dissonance - it is easy to imagine the composer trying to make sense of three-hundred-plus years of violence, upheaval and musical discourse. If the story is not yet in focus, past seven Hungarian folk songs by Bela Bartok and Masque 2, by Beffa, we come to a piece by Gideon Klein, a composer whose potential was cancelled at the age of twenty-six in a Nazi concentration camp. Then follows a surging, lovely, enigmatic piece by Bohuslav Martinu, and the CD concludes with an irreverent march by Fritz Kreisler. "Inventions," is the name of the album. More than any question of purpose, what stays with me is the idea of two brothers conversing, via their instruments - at work, play or prayer, take your pick - on the storm-blown fields of the human heart. Stephen T. Vessels