Émile Jaques-Dalcroze Piano Music, Volume Two

The Swiss composer Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865–1950) is best remembered for his development of Eurhythmics, which teaches the appreciation of music through movement. But Jaques-Dalcroze, who studied with Delibes and Fauré in Paris and with Bruckner and Fuchs in Vienna, was a considerable composer in his own right, with operas, cantatas and orchestral works among his substantial output. His 20 Caprices and Rhythmic Studies constitute an important but hitherto unknown set of character-studies, combining a relaxed lyricism with technical challenges of considerable subtlety for the player.

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Paolo Munaò, piano

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Catalogue No: TOCC0532
EAN/UPC: 5060113445322
Release Date: 01.05.2019
Composer: Émile Jaques-Dalcroze
Artists: Paolo Munaò

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    Cascades (c. 1910)

  1. Cascades
  2. 20 Caprices and Rhythmic Studies: Set I (publ. 1920)

  3. No. 1 Allegro giusto
  4. No. 2 Tranquillo e soave
  5. No. 3 Agitato
  6. No. 4 Poco lento e calmato
  7. No. 5 Lento deciso
  8. No. 6 Con forza e ritmo
  9. No. 7 Tranquillo
  10. No. 8 Strepitoso
  11. No. 9 Moderato con dignità
  12. No. 10 Allegramente
  13. Esquisse pour un exercice de cordes (c. 1930)

  14. Esquisse pour un exercice de cordes
  15. 20 Caprices and Rhythmic Studies: Set II (publ. 1920)

  16. No. 11 Moderato
  17. No. 12 Movimento di Valse lente
  18. No. 13 Allegretto capriccioso
  19. No. 14 Allegramente
  20. No. 15 Un poco animato ed intimo
  21. No. 16 Capriccioso e con gioia
  22. No. 17 Deciso
  23. No. 18 Leggiero e con tenerezza
  24. No. 19 Leggiero e con semplicità
  25. No. 20 Animato assai ma a tempo

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