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Kalevi Aho - Two Quintets

Composer Kalevi Aho
Performer Sinfonia Lahti Chamber Ensemble
Period Contemporary
Catalogue Number BIS-1036 CD
EAN 7318590010365
Format CD
Release date Feb 2000
Total time 64'51

Critics' Choice, American Record Guide
Penguin Guide 3 stars ; 10/10/10
"The compositional brilliance in the two quintets is very arresting" Fanfare; "I urge you to become acquainted with this important, challenging composer." American Record Guide; "Neben dem phantastischen Niveau der Interpreten besticht vor allem Ahos Musik selbst: stets in sich stimmig, phantasievoll, kapriziös, lyrisch und doch unkonventionell.”
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  Kalevi Aho
  Quintet for Oboe and String Quartet (1973) 29'09
01 I. Moderato - Più mosso - Prestissimo - Cadenza (Tempo rubato) - Allegretto 14'03
02 II. Prestissimo - Passionato - Allegretto grazioso - Cadenza 15'06
  Seven Inventions and Postlude for oboe and cello 15'10
03 I. Andante 1'27
04 II. 0'48
05 III. Con tristezza 1'04
06 IV. 2'08
07 V. Andante 1'34
08 VI. 2'42
09 VII. 1'13
10 Postludi 4'14
11 Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Violin, Viola and Cello (1977) 18'56
  Album total 64'51
EnsembleSinfonia Lahti Chamber Ensemble (Sinfonia Lahti Kamariyhtye)
ComposerAho, Kalevi

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