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Re: Georges Enescu
« Reply #160 on: July 24, 2021, 02:37:20 PM »
I read in the linear notes of some CD or another that Enescu assigned numbers to works he never wrote down, but had in his mind.

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Re: Georges Enescu
« Reply #161 on: July 24, 2021, 06:55:04 PM »
Enescu’s opus numbering is kind of confusing like, for example, he numbers the Cello Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2 both as Op. 26, but designated like this: Op. 26/1 and Op. 26/2 and these works are roughly 40 yrs. apart. :-\ Anyway, I prefer late Enescu to early, but there’s still some good stuff in the earlier part of his compositional career.
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Re: Georges Enescu
« Reply #162 on: November 21, 2021, 07:45:10 AM »
Coming up, this interesting-looking concert with Ensemble Raro, in a celebration of Romania, with two Enescu items that look intriguing. I don't know the Sérénade lointaine at all, and the arrangement of the Rhapsody looks worth hearing (along with the rest of the program). And yes, the violinist is the founder of the Sitkovetsky Trio.

2 December 2021
Weill Recital Hall
Ensemble Raro

ENESCU Sérénade lointaine
FAURÉ Piano Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 15
ENESCU Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A Major, Op. 11 (arr. for piano quartet by Thomas Wally)
DVOŘÁK Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 87

Ensemble Raro
··Alexander Sitkovetsky, Violin
··Razvan Popovici, Viola
··Justus Grimm, Cello
··Diana Ketler, Piano

https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2021/12/02/15-Years-of-SONORO-Festival-On-the-Occasion-of-the-National-Day-of-Romania-0800PM

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Re: Georges Enescu
« Reply #163 on: Today at 11:55:06 AM »
Well, a NEW Enescu recording to contemplate -  8)

Violin Concerto w/ Carolin Widmann, and Phantasy for Piano & Orchestra w/ Luiza Borac; NDR Radiophilharmonie, Peter Ruzicka - being offered at PrestoMusic and JPC - looking forward to comments and reviews - have not added a CD to my collection in a while -  ;D  Dave