Beyond Bach, Other Composers I Adore

Jacques Loussier

Beyond Bach Other Composers I Adore
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    DISC ONE  
    1. The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 2 in G minor Summer: Allegro non molto 8:52
    2. The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 2 in G minor Summer: Adagio 4:20
    3. The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 2 in G minor Summer: Presto 4:01
    4. Gymnopédie No. 1, Variation 1 4:36
    5. Gnossienne No. 1 3:56
    6. Passacaglia 5:04
    7. Sonata No. 33 in B minor 4:54
    8. Boléro 17:11
    9. Clair de lune 8:02
    10. Arabesque 6:22
    DISC TWO  
    1. Theme of Symphony No. 7 - Allegretto 5:48
    2. Variation Two of Symphony No. 7 - Allegretto 5:29
    3. Variation Five of Symphony No. 7 - Allegretto 3:52
    4. Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488: Allegro 12:24
    5. Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488: Adagio 5:58
    6. Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488: Allegro Assai 8:27
    7. Von Fremden Ländern und Menschen (Of Foreign Lands and Peoples) 2:52
    8. Träumerei (Dreaming) 9:54
    9. Nocturne No. 5 in F-sharp major, Op. 15, No. 2 2:35
    10. Nocturne No. 11 in G minor, Op. 37, No. 1 1:56
    11. Nocturne No. 14 in F-sharp minor, Op. 48, No. 2 2:27
    12. Nocturne No. 20 in C-sharp minor, Op. posthume 1:57

For more than six decades, pianist Jacques Loussier has explored where the structure and traditions of classical music intersect with the spontaneous and exploratory nature of jazz. In the early years of his career, his Play Bach Trio focused on developing improvisatory compositions around the works of Johann Sebastian Bach. In more recent years with Telarc and a newly formed trio assembled in the 1980s Loussier expanded his repertoire by taking a similar approach to composers like Debussy, Ravel, Vivaldi, Beethoven and others. In honor of Jacques Loussier s 80th birthday year, Telarc is releasing an album with selections from 10 other composers that Jacques has lent his jazz arrangements to over the years.

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