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"Sechs Bagatellen im Namen Beethoven" by italian composer Alberto Jacopucci is part of Vol. 6 of Susanne Kessel's global composition project
"250 piano pieces for Beethoven"
250 composers from all over the world are invited to write new piano pieces for Beethoven's 250th anniversary in the year 2020. All pieces refer to Beethoven's music and/or his life.
Susanne Kessel plays the world premieres of all the piano pieces in Beethoven's birthtown Bonn. And further performances also in other cities and countries.
All pieces are published within a high quality sheet music edition by EDITIONS MUSICA FERRUM / London.
You can find the sheet music of this piece in Vol. 6 of the project's edition.
„The „Sechs kleine Bagatelle im Namen Beethoven“ were written for „250 piano pieces for Beethoven“, under the commission of the excellent pianist Susanne Kessel.
All six bagatelle, make mention in the titles, among the most important piano works of mature Beethoven.
In these passages, the bagatella is to be understood as a musical form, while the titles refer to the Beethovenian piano works. Isolated sounds, dynamics shaking the silence, agglomerations of violent agreements, as if by magic, here comes the last theme of the opus 81 in the last bagatelle, but deprived of its development, only timbre-dynamic embryo, as Schönberg would have said: Yes think about how much self-control is necessary to achieve such conciseness. You can … However, to express a novel by means of a single gesture, a moment of joy by means of a single breath is only possible where there is no correspondent.“
released May 9, 2019
Executive Producer: Susanne Kessel
Recording Producer: Stephan Schmidt
Steinway D: Schoke Flügel & pianos (Köln)
German pianist Susanne Kessel invited 250 composers all around the globe to write piano pieces "for Beethoven". In
celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven's 250 anniversary in the year 2020, thshe plays all the 250 p ieces and publishes the sheet music within 10 festive Volumes at Editions Musica Ferrum / London....more