Anna Karkowska & Katarzyna Karkowska | Virtuosity Through the Ages

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Virtuosity Through the Ages

by Anna Karkowska & Katarzyna Karkowska

Paganini, Wieniawski, Hubay, Kocian, Liszt-Sitt, Karkowska (Variations on Chopin's Song) XIXth Century to XXIst, 100% of Violin Virtuosity, rare collection of the most beautiful masterpieces in original versions (not Kreisler's easier editions)
Genre: Classical: Romantic Era
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1. Violin Concerto No. 2 in B Minor, Op. 7: III. Rondo, La Campanella Anna Karkowska & Katarzyna Karkowska
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2. Carmen Fantaisie Brillante Anna Karkowska & Katarzyna Karkowska
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3. Polonaise Brillante No. 1 in D Major, Op. 4 Anna Karkowska & Katarzyna Karkowska
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4. Variations On S. Foster's Old Folks At Home Anna Karkowska & Katarzyna Karkowska
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5. I Palpiti, Op.13 Anna Karkowska & Katarzyna Karkowska
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6. Second Hungarian Rhapsody Anna Karkowska & Katarzyna Karkowska
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7. Variations On F. Chopin's "Zyczenie" Anna Karkowska & Katarzyna Karkowska
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8. Theme Original Varie, Op. 15 Anna Karkowska & Katarzyna Karkowska
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Virtuosity has never ceased to excite, inspire, dazzle, surprise and
ensnare. In the Golden Age of Virtuosos thousands flocked to newly
built concert halls to experience the thrill and the wonder of its
magic. Today with classical music so often labeled as “boring”, and
art centers eliminating it entirely from their seasons, it defies my
imagination why such a sure magnet for the public interest
doesn’t receive a broader welcome. And yet every time I
perform virtuoso programs together with my sister they have
never failed to bring standing ovations and encores. No matter
if the audience was well acquainted with the subject of
classical music, came first time in years to experience it or
simply wanted to listen to something entirely new.
In addition there seems to be a confusion about what
really virtuosity is. I have quite often heard Kreisler pieces or
violin sonatas of Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms or Frank referred
to as virtuoso pieces. In fact Kreisler’s compositions are only
meant as charming encores and in the beautiful sonatas I
mentioned only piano parts show any virtuosity at all. By the
way, Kreisler’s versions of Paganini’s works would have surely
inspired the latter to a vendetta bound trip to Vienna (Kreisler cut
out half of La Campanella… the most difficult half!!!).
In this album you will find an intriguing blend of the beloved
masterpieces of Paganini (in their original versions!) and Wieniawski
along with less known pieces of Hubay, Kocian, Sitt and my own
variations. Together with my sister we both hope that “Virtuosity
Through the Ages” will prove a very appealing addition to your music library!


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