Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin

Works by Schubert and Chopin

Gabriel Schwabe and Nicholas Rimmer
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In the seventh part of the Home Music Berlin series, cellist Gabriel Schwabe and pianist Nicholas Rimmer meet at the Schinkel Pavillon to play works by Schubert and Chopin. The Arpeggione Sonata, most likely originally composed for a kind of guitar-cello, works well in a whole series of modern transcriptions. The first movement is incredibly rich, summoning up the mystical melodies of Schubert's later symphonies. By contrast, Chopin's only cello sonata clearly builds to a climax: the wonderful finale, in which three separate themes meet and jostle with one another. 


A coproduction with Naxos Audiovisual, PARS Media and the Schinkel Pavillon.




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recorded at 04/24/2020, 08:30pm (CEST)
Home Music Berlin #7
Schwabe and Rimmer: Schubert and Chopin
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Franz Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata D 821
  • I. Allegro moderato
  • II. Adagio
  • III. Allegretto
Frédéric Chopin: Sonata for violoncello and piano op. 65
  • I. Allegro moderato
  • II. Scherzo
  • III. Largo
  • IV. Finale