Giuseppe Sammartini: Concertos & Overtures

1. Concerto grosso Op. 2: no 1 in A major 0:00
2. Concerto grosso in A minor, Op. 5/4 8:36
3. Concerto for Oboe in C major 18:50
4. Overture in F major, Op. 10/7 36:01
5. Concerto for oboe in G minor, Op. 8/5 43:44
6. Overture in D major, Op. 10/4 49:56
7. Concerto grosso in E minor, Op. 11/5 59:33
8. Overture in G major, Op. 7/6 1:07:39

Ensemble “Les Muffatti”
Peter Van Heyghen, direction

Clara Schumann: Complete Piano Works

Präludien und Fugen Op.16
I.Andante – Allegro vivace / G minor (00:00)
II.Allegretto – Andante / B-flat Major (03:28)
III.Andante – Andante con moto / D minor (07:12)

Variationen über ein Thema von Robert Schumann Op.20 (11:19)

Trois Romances Op.11
I.Andante / E-flat minor (21:39)
II.Andante und Allegro / G minor (24:48)
III.Moderato / A-flat Major (30:09)

Romance variée Op.3 (34:52)

Caprices en forme de Valse Op.2
I.Allegro moderato / C Major (46:16)
II.Allegro moderato / D Major (48:33)
III.Andantino / E-flat Major (50:31)
IV.Allegro / A-flat Major (52:33)
V.Allegretto / B-flat Major (54:16)
VI.Allegro risoluto / C Major (56:20)
VII.Allegro ma non troppo / A-flat Major (57:37)
VIII.Allegro assai / E-flat Major (59:15)
IX.Allegretto / D-flat Major (1:00:29)

Souvenir de Vienne, Impromptu Op.9 (1:01:29)
Valse Romantique Op.4 (1:07:46)
Variation de Concert sur Cavatine du Pirate de Bellini Op.8 (1:15:16)

4 Polonaises Op.1
I.E-flat Major (1:30:35)
II.C Major (1:34:12)
III.D Major (1:37:06)
IV.C Major (1:40:50)

4 Pièces Caractéristiques Op.5
I.Impromptu. Le Sabbat – Allegro furioso (1:43:40)
II.Caprice à la Boléro – Presto (1:45:24)
III.Romance – Andante con sentimento (1:49:12)
IV.Scène Fantastique. Le Ballet des Revenantes Allegro ma non troppo (1:52:16)

4 Pièce fugitives Op.15
I.Larghetto / F Major (1:56:17)
II.Un poco agitato / A minor (1:58:58)
III.Andante espressivo / D Major (2:01:23)
IV.Scherzo / G Major (2:06:19)

3 Fugen über Themen von J.S. Bach
I.Fuga a 4 voci / E-flat Major (2:08:35)
II.Fuga a 4 voci / E Major (2:10:29)
III.Fuga a 4 voci / G minor (2:13:44)

3 Romanzen Op.21
I.Andante, Sehr innig bewegt, Tempo 1 / A minor (2:16:37)
II.Allegretto, Sehr zart zu spielen / F minor (2:21:41)
III.Agitato, Langsamer, Tempo 1 / G minor (2:22:54)

Sonata in G minor
I.Allegro (2:27:07)
II.Adagio (2:35:28)
III.Scherzo (2:38:38)
IV.Rondo (2:41:15)

Romanze in B minor (2:46:43)
Impromtu in E Major (2:52:11)
Romanze in A minor (2:54:36)
Scherzo Op.10 in D minor (2:59:28) Deuxième Scherzo Op.14 in C minor (3:04:11) Prãludium in F minor (3:08:20)

Soirées Musicales
I.Toccatina in A minor – Presto (3:10:03)
II.Notturno in F Major – Andante con moto (3:12:02)
III.Mazurka in G minor – Moderato (3:16:49)
IV.Ballade in D minor – Andante con moto (3:20:26)
V.Mazurka in G Major – Con moto (3:26:34)
VI.Polonaise in A minor – Non troppo Allegro (3:28:59)

Etude in A-flat Major (3:32:41)
March in E-flat Major (3:34:33)

Josef De Beenhouwer, piano

“…The composition of the phenomenal Wunderkind and the successful young piano virtuoso Clara Wieck, and of the mature, trend-setting artist Clara Schumann have long been thought to be little worthy of attention. Her creative activities are for the greater part unthinkable and not understandable if not seen in relation to her friend, fiancé and husband Robert Schumann. It would be very unjust, however, to see her relatively small oeuvre as merely an echo or seven as a lacklustre reflection of Schumann’s music. The fact os that Schumann already took her seriously as a composer in her own right when she was a 12-year-old girl, and much more so when she was his fiancée and wife. He has stimulated, inspired and supported her creative work to the best of his abilities…”