Anne Akiko Meyers - Seasons... Dreams... (2010) with Emmanuel Ceysson (harp) and Reiko Uchida (piano)

Anne Akiko Meyers - Seasons... Dreams... (2010) with Emmanuel Ceysson (harp) and Reiko Uchida (piano)

Anne Akiko Meyers - Seasons... Dreams... (2010) with Emmanuel Ceysson (harp) and Reiko Uchida (piano)
Claude Debussy, Richard Wagner, Beethoven, Gene Pritsker, Vernon Duke, Joseph Kosma, Alfred Schnittke, Gabriel Faure

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 297 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 166 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Evosound Music | # EVSA200 | Time: 01:01:43

"California violinist and former child prodigy Anne Akiko Meyers has stretched the violin recital in interesting ways, venturing into crossover territory (and even appearing at nightclubs) without losing the basic shape of the traditional program. Here's a decent sampling of her talents for those who follow the ways the classical violin is developing in the U.S., or just for those whose tastes run somewhere between Sarah Chang and Vanessa-Mae. The Seasons...Dreams concept of the album is not original, but the material with which Meyers fills it indeed is so. At the center of the program is the Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 3, Op. 24, "Spring," given a restrained performance inflected toward the evanescent, fantasy-like tone of the rest of the album. The other pieces push the seasons-and-dreams theme into unusual territory. Clair de lune is certainly a common enough item on such programs, but Wagner's Träume is less so, as is the shift from harp to piano accompaniment that follows with the Beethoven (the harp returns later)."
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