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Jaan Rääts Piano Sonatas 1-6

by Jeroen Riemsdijk

Released 04/04/2017
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Released 04/04/2017
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Jaan Rääts Piano Sonatas 1-6
Jeroen Riemsdijk, Piano
Catalogue no: MOS1705 (55'44)
NOTES
Estonian Composer Jaan Rääts (1932) will celebrate his 85th birthday in October 2017. His 10 Sonatas form a reflection of his beautiful and interesting oeuvre for Piano.
1959 Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 11 1. Allegro 2. Grave 3. Allegro
1959 Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 11 1. Moderato 2. Allegro 3. Grave 4. Energico
1959 Piano Sonata No. 3, Op. 11 1. Largo 2. Allegro 3. Adagio 4. Allegro
1969 Piano Sonata No. 4, Op. 36 Three movements
1975/1978 Piano Sonata No. 5, Op. 55 1. Allegro 2. Andante 3. Allegro
1976 Piano Sonata No. 6, Op. 57 Three movements

Jaan Rääts Sonatas 7-10

by Jeroen Riemsdijk, Piano

Released 04/04/2017
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Released 04/04/2017
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Jaan Rääts Piano Sonatas 7-10
Jeroen Riemsdijk, Piano
Catalogue no: MOS1706 (47'27)
NOTES
Jaan Rääts Piano Sonatas 7-10
Estonian Composer Jaan Rääts (1932) will celebrate his 85th birthday in October 2017. The 10 Sonatas form a reflection of his beautiful and interesting oeuvre for Piano.
1978 Piano Sonata No. 7, Op. 61 1. Allegro. Adagio 2. Allegro
1980 Piano Sonata No. 8, Op. 64 18' 1. Preamble 2. Rondo-Carneval
1985 Piano Sonata No. 9, Op. 76 three movements
2000 Piano Sonata No. 10, Op. 114 one movement

Jaan Rääts 24 Marginalien & 24 Light Pieces

by Jeroen Riemsdijk

Released 03/15/2017
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Released 03/15/2017
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Jaan Rääts 24 Marginalien opus 85 (1997/'80) & 24 Light Pieces opus 65 (1991)
Jeroen Riemsdijk, Piano
Catalogue no: MOS1703 (51'29)

Jaan Rääts 24 preludes opus 33 & 24 Estonian preludes opus 80

by Jeroen Riemsdijk Piano

Released 02/15/2017
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Released 02/15/2017
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Jaan Rääts 24 preludes opus 33(1965) & 24 Estonian preludes opus 80(1988/'89)
Catalogue no: MOS1702 (45'13)
NOTES
In his article about Estonian 20th century music, Finnish composer Aho mentions the 24 Preludes opus 33 of Rääts as the best Estonian Piano work.

Urmas Sisask Starry Sky Cycle opus 10 & Pleiades opus 11

by Jeroen Riemsdijk, Piano

Released 01/14/2017
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Released 01/14/2017
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Urmas Sisask Starry Sky Cycle Northern Sky opus 10 22 pieces (1980/87)
Pleiades opus 11 7 pieces (1986)
Catalogue no: MOS1701 (57'57)

Romantic Estonian Piano Works

by Jeroen Riemsdijk

Released 02/01/2017
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Released 02/01/2017
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Estonian Piano Music by Eduard Oja, Erkki-Sven Tüür, René Eespere
Jeroen Riemsdijk, Piano
Catalogue no: MOS170x
NOTES
Estonian Piano Music is still unknown to music lovers.
This album gives an introduction to some precious Piano pieces.

Leningrad 1934 24 preludes by Zhelobinsky & Shostakovich

by Jeroen Riemsdijk, Piano

Released 03/24/2017
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Released 03/24/2017
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Leningrad 1934
Valery Zhelobinsky (Valary Jelobinsky) 24 Preludes opus 20 (1934) Premiere Recording
Dmitri Shostakovich 24 Preludes opus 34 (1934)
Jeroen Riemsdijk, Piano
Catalogue no: MOS1704 (51'24)
NOTES
Valery Zhelobinsky (Tambov, 1913 – Leningrad, 1946) is an almost forgotten Russian composer studied and lived during his short life in Leningrad. He composed three Piano Concertos and several Operas. Shostakovich praised Zhelobinsky highly.
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906, Sint-Petersburg-1975, Moskou)
The preludes are small works of a brilliant composer, who infused them with sarcasm, irony and explosive grotesque moments. Nevertheless the Preludes are full of dynamic subtleties in the softer parts and therefore as well the lyrical character could be …
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Debussy Preludes Livre I & Children's Corner

by Jeroen Riemsdijk

Released 10/21/2016
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Released 10/21/2016
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Claude Debussy
Preludes Livre I & Children's Corner
Jeroen Riemsdijk
Catalogue no: MOS1602 (54'02)

Robert Quodbach Piano Sonatas 1 & 2

by Jeroen Riemsdijk, Piano

Released 11/18/2016
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Released 11/18/2016
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Robert Quodbach Piano Sonatas 1 & 2 (1993)
Jeroen Riemsdijk, Piano
Catalogue no: MOS1601 (44'36)
NOTES
Robert Quodbach
Sonata No 1(1993)
1. Allegro 4:45 2. Allegretto: Moderato Con Rubato 6:38 3. Andantino 7:01
Sonata No 2(1993)
1. Adagio con rubato 10:31 2. Adagio con rubato 8:12 3. Adagio con rubato 6:59
Jeroen Riemsdijk, Piano

Post-Classical Piano Music
Robert Quodbach (1963-1994) was a Dutch composer, who unfortunately died at a young age of 31. His relatively small oeuvre contains a unique personal and emotional style.