8 thoughts on “ James Ehnes, Paganini* - 24 Caprices (CD, Album) ”

  1. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Paganini: 24 Caprices [ Recording] - James Ehnes on AllMusic -
  2. Ehnes is Artistic Director of the Seattle Chamber Music Society. He and violinist Amy Schwartz Moretti, violist Richard O'Neill, and cellist Edward Arron perform as the Ehnes Quartet. Ehnes lives in Ellenton, Florida with his wife and two children. Discography. Niccolò Paganini: 24 Caprices for Solo Violin.
  3. James Ehnes (violin) Label: Onyx. Catalogue Number: Performance: Sound: Once considered borderline-unplayable, Paganini’s 24 solo violin Caprices have in the past half century become essential learning for the aspiring virtuoso. During the s, Ruggiero Ricci (Decca) and Michael Rabin (Angel/EMI) held sway with their trailblazing.
  4. I have just listened to this CD 24 Caprices and thought immediately of Chopin's Etudes which are absolutely wonderful to listen to but so very difficult to play: the virtuosity to play these amazing pieces must be close to perfection (I am sure Paganini wrote them to show off his own incredible talent and to frustrate lesser violinists); Ehnes does fulfill the requirements admirably - if you Reviews:
  5. Nov 08,  · Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises Caprice No. 24 in A Minor: Tema con variazioni, quasi presto · Nicolò Paganini · James Ehnes Paganini: 24 Caprices ℗ James Ehnes .
  6. Additional Track Information Paganini: Caprices Paganini: Caprices Description James Ehnes revisits the most demanding work in the violin repertoire, and delivers an astonishing new interpretation, focusing on the lyrical rather than the pyrotechnics in the 24 Caprices though there is .
  7. James Ehenes delivers a revelatory recording of Paganini's devilish 24 Caprices Ehnes has recorded the Caprices before, inn at the age of Since then his view of the music hasn't changed a great deal - the smoother, more subtly phrased chordal passages in No.5 is a typical example of refinement of interpretation rather than a radical 5/5(9).
  8. I have just listened to this CD 24 Caprices and thought immediately of Chopin's Etudes which are absolutely wonderful to listen to but so very difficult to play: the virtuosity to play these amazing pieces must be close to perfection (I am sure Paganini wrote them to show off his own incredible talent and to frustrate lesser violinists); Ehnes does fulfill the requirements admirably - if you /5(9).

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