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Víkingur Ólafsson - From Afar (LP, Album)


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Description

Víkingur Ólafsson (born 14 February 1984) is an Icelandic pianist. He has performed with leading orchestras in Europe and America, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Philharmonia Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and with such conductors as Thomas Adès, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Santtu-Matias Rouvali. He has won numerous awards, including Album of the Year at the 2019 BBC Music Magazine Awards for Johann Sebastian Bach.Víkingur's album Philip Glass Piano Works saw him named "Iceland's Glenn Gould" by the New York Times, and a "breathtakingly brilliant pianist" by Gramophone; Le Monde heralded his "volcanic temperament, great virtuosity, taste for challenges".

Release Info

Artist: Víkingur Ólafsson
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Format: LP, Album
Country: Europe
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Released: 2022-10-00
Genre: Classical
Style: Baroque, Contemporary, Romantic, Classical, Modern

Tracklist

First Part Played On Grand Piano
A1 Das Orgelbüchlein, BWV 599–644: Christe, Du Lamm Gottes, BWV 619 (Arr. Kurtág)
A2 6 Studies In Canonic Form, Op. 56: No. 1, Nicht Zu Schnell
A3 Sonata For Solo Violin No. 3 In C Major, BWV 1005: I. Adagio (Arr. Vikingur Ólafsson)
A4 Játékok, Book 3: Harmonica (Hommage à Borsody László)
3 Hungarian Folksongs From The Csìk, Sz. 35a
A8 7 Fantasies, Op. 116: No. 4, Intermezzo In E Major. Adagio
A9 Játékok, Book 5: A Voice In The Distance
A10 Where Life And Death May Dwell (Icelandic Folk Song)
A11 Trio Sonata No. 1 In E-Flat Major, BWV 525: I. Allegro Moderato (Transcr. Kurtág)
B1 Ave María (Arr. Víkingur Ólafsson)
B2 Játékok, Book 1: Little Chorale
B3 Vesperae Solennes De Confessore, K. 339: V. Laudate Dominum Omnes Gentes (Arr. Vikingur Olafsson)
B4 Játékok, Book 1: Sleepily
B5 Kinderszenen, Op. 15: No. 7, Träumerei
B6 Játékok, Book 7: Flowers We Are
B7 The Branch
B8 Játékok, Book 1: Twittering
B9 Waldszenen, Op. 82: No. 7, Vogel Als Prophet
B10 Játékok, Book 3: Scraps Of A Colinda Melody. Faintly Recollected (Hommage à Farkas Ferenc)
Second Part Played On Upright Piano
C1 Das Orgelbüchlein, BWV 599–644: Christe, Du Lamm Gottes, BWV 619 (Arr. Kurtág)
C2 6 Studies In Canonic Form, Op. 56: No. 1, Nicht Zu Schnell
C3 Sonata For Solo Violin No. 3 In C Major, BWV 1005: I. Adagio (Arr. Vikingur Ólafsson)
C4 Játékok, Book 3: Harmonica (Hommage à Borsody László)
3 Hungarian Folksongs From The Csìk, Sz. 35a
C8 7 Fantasies, Op. 116: No. 4, Intermezzo In E Major. Adagio
C9 Játékok, Book 5: A Voice In The Distance
C10 Where Life And Death May Dwell (Icelandic Folk Song)
C11 Trio Sonata No. 1 In E-Flat Major, BWV 525: I. Allegro Moderato (Transcr. Kurtág)
D1 Ave María (Arr. Víkingur Ólafsson)
D2 Játékok, Book 1: Little Chorale
D3 Vesperae Solennes De Confessore, K. 339: V. Laudate Dominum Omnes Gentes (Arr. Vikingur Olafsson)
D4 Játékok, Book 1: Sleepily
D5 Kinderszenen, Op. 15: No. 7, Träumerei
D6 Játékok, Book 7: Flowers We Are
D7 The Branch
D8 Játékok, Book 1: Twittering
D9 Waldszenen, Op. 82: No. 7, Vogel Als Prophet
D10 Játékok, Book 3: Scraps Of A Colinda Melody. Faintly Recollected (Hommage à Farkas Ferenc)

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