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William Bolcom: Piano Music

Constantine Finehouse (piano), Estela Olevsky (piano), Ursula Oppens (piano) & Christopher Taylor (piano)

Bolcom is a stylistic chameleon whose own voice is not so much absent as (purposely?) underplayed…Maybe this hardly matters given the sheer finesse of his writing, not least as rendered by four... More…
  • Presto Editor's Choice
    December 2017

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Contents

Bolcom: New York Lights, Concert Paraphrase

Work length3:33
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  • Ursula Oppens (piano)

New York Lights

Track length3:33
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Bolcom: Fantasy-Sonata

Work length25:05
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  • Christopher Taylor (piano)
  • Recorded: 26-29 September, 1 and 5-7 October 2014
  • Recording Venue: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA

I. Maestoso, ma non largo

Track length8:07
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II. Burlesque. Allegro, Very Rhythmic

Track length2:58
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III. Andante, cantando ed un poco misterioso - Variations - Andante

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IV. Finale. Burlesqued Variations and Coda

Track length5:11
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Bolcom: 3 Dance Portraits

Work length13:28
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  • Ursula Oppens (piano)
  • Recorded: 26-29 September, 1 and 5-7 October 2014
  • Recording Venue: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA

No. 1, The Dead Moth Tango

Track length4:53
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No. 2, Knock-Stück

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No. 3, Abbacadabra

Track length4:19
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Bolcom: Spring Dances

Work length7:10
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  • Constantine Finehouse (piano)
  • Recorded: 8 April and 18-20 May 2015
  • Recording Venue: Fraser Studio, WGBH, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

No. 1, Lively

Track length1:55
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No. 2, Slow and Contemplative

Track length1:37
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No. 3, Clowns. Fast and with Humor

Track length1:34
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No. 4, Cantabile

Track length2:04
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Bolcom: 12 Piano Études, Book 1

Work length7:54
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  • Christopher Taylor (piano)
  • Recorded: 26-29 September, 1 and 5-7 October 2014
  • Recording Venue: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA

No. 1, Slowly, Mysteriously

Track length2:11
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No. 2, Flowing, Underground

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No. 3, Sonorously, moderato

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No. 4, With Constrained Expression

Track length2:39
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Bolcom: 12 Piano Études, Book 2

Work length11:13
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  • Recorded: 26-29 September, 1 and 5-7 October 2014
  • Recording Venue: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA

No. 5, Tranquil, Mystic

Track length3:05
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No. 6, Scherzino - Variations

Track length1:03
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No. 7, Fast and Declamatory; Ferociously; Scherzando

Track length3:34
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No. 8, Softly, Very Slowly

Track length3:31
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Bolcom: 12 Piano Études, Book 3

Work length16:13
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  • Recorded: 26-29 September, 1 and 5-7 October 2014
  • Recording Venue: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA

No. 9, Tremolando

Track length2:00
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No. 10, Gestures

Track length3:13
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No. 11, Very Rhythmic, Light

Track length1:22
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No. 12, Apotheosis. Slowly, with Majesty

Track length9:38
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Bolcom: Night Pieces

Work length7:17
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  • Ursula Oppens (piano)
  • Recorded: 26-29 September, 1 and 5-7 October 2014
  • Recording Venue: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA

No. 1, Andante

Track length1:30
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No. 2, Quarter Note = 86

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No. 3, Sostenuto

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No. 4, Quarter Note = 92

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No. 5, Largo

Track length2:02
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Bolcom: Conversations with Andre

Work length4:04
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  • Constantine Finehouse (piano)
  • Recorded: 8 April and 18-20 May 2015
  • Recording Venue: Fraser Studio, WGBH, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

No. 1, Molto allegro

Track length0:41
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No. 2, Moderato, comodo

Track length0:45
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No. 3, Presto

Track length0:25
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No. 4, Andantino, più lento

Track length0:49
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No. 5, Allegro risoluto

Track length0:20
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No. 6, Andante maestoso

Track length1:04
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Bolcom: Estela - Rag Latino

Work length5:19
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  • Estela Olevsky (piano)

Bolcom: Night Meditations

Work length8:32
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  • Constantine Finehouse (piano)
  • Recorded: 8 April and 18-20 May 2015
  • Recording Venue: Fraser Studio, WGBH, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

No. 1, Moderato

Track length2:32
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No. 2, Cantabile

Track length2:03
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No. 3, Lively - Misterioso

Track length2:43
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No. 4, Calmo, moderato

Track length1:14
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Bolcom: Romantic Pieces

Work length24:37
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  • Constantine Finehouse (piano)
  • Recorded: 26-29 September, 1 and 5-7 October 2014
  • Recording Venue: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA

No. 1, Andantino

Track length1:24
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No. 2, Allegro grazioso

Track length1:19
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No. 3, Lento sostenuto

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No. 4, Presto ma non troppo

Track length5:03
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No. 5, Andante grazioso e piacevole

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No. 6, Chorale

Track length2:19
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No. 7, Allegretto

Track length6:11
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Bolcom: The Brooklyn Dodge

Work length5:43
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  • Christopher Taylor (piano)

Bolcom: Variations on a Theme by George Rochberg

Work length8:18
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  • Constantine Finehouse (piano)

Bolcom: Dream Music No. 1

Work length11:09
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  • Christopher Taylor (piano)

Bolcom: Ballade

Work length13:01
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  • Ursula Oppens (piano)