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Charles Ives: Piano Sonata No. 2 "Concord, Mass. 1840"

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Good, but...

I agree with John. This is a very introspective reading, which can be a good thing in some parts of the sonata (like sections of the last movement), but overall, it kind of boggs down from a lack of forward momentum. Too bad, too, because Gilbert Kalish is usually excellent on everything I've heard him do. In this case, if you're looking for a truly revelatory reading of the "Concord" sonata, try Marc Andre Hamelin

a little too restrained

Very good performances and recording, but slightly less edgy than one expects from Ive's piano music; might make a good introduction or bridge to the more experimental music of this great american composer.


Born: July 1, 1935 in New York, NY

Genre: Classical

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s

Equally at home in classroom and concert hall, pianist Gilbert Kalish has introduced audiences to a range of modern works that are now considered standards of the repertory. A solo artist who has released over 100 recordings, he is likewise noted for his roles in chamber music ensembles and for his collaborations as accompanist with soprano Dawn Upshaw, cellist Joel Krosnick, and above all, mezzo soprano Jan de Gaetani. Born in New York City, Kalish attended Columbia University. His BA from Columbia...
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Charles Ives: Piano Sonata No. 2 "Concord, Mass. 1840", Gilbert Kalish
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  • Genres: Classical, Music
  • Released: Nov 01, 2005

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