Alisa Weilerstein – Transfigured Night

Haydn & Schoenberg

Trondheim Soloists

Pentatone, 2018

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Alisa Weilerstein: Transfigured Night – From our review:

A excellent performance, wonderfully captured by the engineering: this is the right synthesis of Alisa Weilerstein’s Transfigured Night, an album she dedicates to the music of Haydn and Schoenberg, featuring the two cello concerto written by the former and the string sextet Verklärte Nacht by the latter. In this way, as she states in the booklet notes, «the small orchestra intimacy of the Haydn concerti along with the dynamic range of the Schoenberg allowed the session to feel both big and small».

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Alisa Weilerstein: Transfigured Night – Tracklist:

  1. Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major, Hob. VIIb :2 : I. Allegro moderato
  2. Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major, Hob. VIIb :2 : II. Adagio
  3. Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major, Hob. VIIb :2 : III. Rondo Allegro
  4. Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. VIIb :1 : I. Moderato
  5. Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. VIIb :1 : II. Adagio
  6. Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. VIIb :1 : III. Finale Allegro molto
  7. Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 (Version for String Orchestra) : Grave –
  8. Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 (Version for String Orchestra) : Molto rallentando –
  9. Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 (Version for String Orchestra) : A tempo –
  10. Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 (Version for String Orchestra) : Adagio –
  11. Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 (Version for String Orchestra) : Adagio (molto tranquillo)

Recording location:  Selbu Kirke, Trondheim, Norway in April 2018