Di Tanti Palpiti
Duo Birringer: Violin & Piano

RCD 1034
September 2019

In contrast to their debut album of sonatas by Franck & Grieg (RCD1007), violinist Lea Birringer with her pianist sister Esther offer a sparkling virtuosic recital of some of the most famous showpieces for violin and piano in the repertoire. From serious to light-hearted, these works are a test of a violinist’s technical prowess as well as being great fun to listen to – especially when performed with such artistry as displayed on this new album.

 TitleDuration
  1. Henryk Wieniawski Polonaise de concert op.4 5:14
  2. Pablo de Sarasate Gypsy Airs op.20 7:41
  3. Camille Saint-Saëns Introduction et Rondo capriccioso op.28 9:17
  4. Maurice Ravel Tzigane 9:36
  5. Dmitri Shostakovich Romance from The Gadfl y Suite op.97a no.8, arr. Konstantin Fortunatow 2:32
  6. Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Figaro – Concert-Rhapsodie on Rossini’s ‘Largo al factotum’ from The Barber of Seville 5:17
  7. Niccolò Paganini I palpiti op.13 – Introduction and variations on ‘Di tanti palpiti’ from Rossini’s Tancredi 9:53
  8. Franz Waxman Carmen Fantasie 10:41
  9. Antonín Dvoˇrák Humoresque op.101 no.7, arr. Franz Waxman 3:29
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