Prokofiev – Symphonies 3 & 7
First: Symphonies 3 & 7 Prokofiev by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kyrill Karabits . These two symphonies are not part of the most known as 1 & 5, but this is very good music . The third , created by Monteux in Paris in 1929 resumed the music of Fiery Angel that knew no representation during his lifetime ; Abbado, Muti or Chailly have often defended it. Withe 7th, the writing became less dissonant, sometimes making think the Classic; it was created in 1952 by Samosoud. The Ukrainian leader Kyrill Karabits gets from his orchestra superb tones and appropriate sounds (the 3rd’s final – . Note that in Karabits gives more » air » and differentiation than Abbado or Chailly for example). He gives as a « bis » a fast variant of the end of the final of the 7th . A Onyx CD.
Bartók – Dance Suite – Songs of Hungarian peasants – Sonate – Romanian Dances – Fourteen trifles
We are currently attending enough more or less young French pianists not to greet the « older » Alain Planes . One can imagine a piano more « Hungarian » ( Sandor. ..) virtuoso (Argerich…), but few lectures with themes as well carved and such a speech clarity and sound reproduction . A CD Harmoniamundi