Pulse, Piano pieces by

Ivo Nilsson (b. 1966) 
Johannes Jansson (b. 1950) 
Werner Wolf Glaser (b. 1910) 
Mats Larsson Gothe (b. 1965) 
Kjell Perder (b. 1954) 
Maurice Karkoff (b. 1927 
Bo Nilsson (b.1937) 
Jan Sandström (b. 1954) 
Folke Rabe (b. 1935)

PULSE 2003

How lively is the piano’s pulse in the year 2003? The piano holds its own with a steady pulse, or so it seems, even if its position that we have taken for granted as the home instrument is threatened by all kinds of electronic novelties. The present recording presents piano pieces which have been composed during the last two decades of the 20th century by composers of different generations – the oldest is 90 and the youngest 34.

Matti Hirvonen is an enthusiastic interpreter of contemporary music and has given first performances of many Swedish works many of which have been dedicated to him. When he chose a selection of nine works for this recording he wanted to display the richness and variety of the repertoire with which he has worked in recent years, while at the same time representing different generations of composers and forms of expression. He has principally selected works which he himself has performed frequently and found to work successfully in concert.

Tracklist:
Track list:

1. Ivo Nilsson (b. 1966) Puls/Pulse/1988 rev.-92 * [5.47]

2. Johannes Jansson (b. 1950) Näktergalen/The Nightingale/1983, rev-84 * [4.40]

3. Werner Wolf Glaser (b. 1910) Präludium 1994 * [2.21]

4. Werner Wolf Glaser (b. 1910) Sospeso 1995 * [2.03]

5. Mats Larsson Gothe (b. 1965) Valkyrieritt/Ride of th Valkyries/1994 * [7.05]

6. Kjell Perder (b. 1954) London Vertigo 1993 * [8.19]

7. Maurice Karkoff (b. 1927) Fantasia For The Left Hand 1992 **** [6.02]

8. Bo Nilsson (b. 1937) Arctic Romance (To Gudrun) 1995 *** [3.47]

9. Jan Sandström (b. 1954) Campane in campi aperti 1985 ** [10.36]

10. Folke Rabe (b. 1935) With love #1 1984 ** [2.10]

11. Folke Rabe (b. 1935] With love #2 1984 ** [3.57]

Total: [57.53]

1012 Pulse Matti Hirvonen Piano Solo

Daphne Records AB

  • Facebook
  • YouTube

Stora Kvinns Väg 80

SE-125 59 Älvsjö

Sweden

Telefon +46 708 63 42 10

Email: info@daphne.se

© 2019 Daphne Records AB