Beethoven : Intégrale Sonates pour violoncelle - Meunier - Le Bozec
Alain Meunier, cello - Anne Le BOZEC, piano
2 CDs-LIVE recording in Théâtre Impérial de Compiègne 15 & 16 mars 2013.
Anne Le Bozec and Alain Meunier, occurs around premlier cycle for cello and piano in music history: an intimate portrait of the composer.In this cycle, they add a sonata unknown: the transcript of his String Trio, Op.3.
n addition to the corpus of the original five sonatas (0p. 5 No. 1 & 2, 69 and 102 n ° 1 & 2), this double CD include the op. 64 in Eb Major, which is no other than the transcript of the String Trio Op 3 No 1. (1794-1795), published in Vienna in 1807 from the publisher Artaria.This arrangement has been possible with his approval. The transcript was widely practiced at the time, has the double merit circulate and know works, and provide a profit for their food author - reality that Beethoven was not insensible. Besides the quality of this album, its presence in the record, we can see how Beethoven, when he confronts the sonata form, especially for these two instruments (Op. 5), develops a language of a different magnitude, it will constantly evolve, beyond the peak of the third sonata Op 69, to a contraction or even dissolution (Op. 102).If everything does not say - more than ten years of compositions are still to come - these sonatas are not under the testimony of a titanic trajectory milestones in the life of a man determined to think the musical art for the time to come ...