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3 Album Box Set: The Return, Crossing Borders, and The Universal Language

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The trilogy of recordings by pianist Luke Welch is now available as one collection.  These albums include ‘The Return’ (2019), ‘Crossing Borders’ (2017), and ‘The Universal Language’ (2015).  As a collection, the program presents a diversity of musical styles and eras ranging from Baroque to contemporary.  This series includes compositions from Scarlatti, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, and Oskar Morawetz.  Highlight pieces include Schumann Kinderszenen, Op. 15, Carnival Jest from Vienna (Faschingsschwank aus Wien), Op. 26, Schubert Sonata in A Minor, D. 784, Beethoven sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 26, Chopin Mazurkas, Op. 24, and more.

The Universal Language represents the debut album of pianist Luke Welch, which was released in 2015.  This album features a diverse program, including works by Robert Schumann, Frederic Chopin, Oskar Morawetz, and Franz Schubert:

Schumann – Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15
Chopin  – Mazurkas, Op. 24
Chopin – Nocturne in F-sharp Minor, Op. 48, No. 2
Morawetz – Scherzo
Schubert – Sonata in A Minor, D. 784

Crossing Borders is available for purchase in compact disc edition by clicking the ‘Add to Cart’ button and digital download can be found here.

This album features an all-Scarlatti program, including favourites such as Sonata in B minor L. 449 (K. 27) and Sonata in E major L. 23 (K. 380) as well as some lesser known gems.  The complete program includes:

Sonata in E Major L. 430/K. 531
Sonata in G Major L. 349/K. 146
Sonata in F Minor L. 118/K. 466
Sonata in B Minor L. 449/K. 27
Sonata in D Major L. 418/K. 443
Sonata in B Minor L. 147/K. 197
Sonata in C Major L. 457/K. 132
Sonata in E Major L. 23/K. 380

This album by pianist Luke Welch, entitled The Return, represents his third professional release in addition to The Universal Language and Crossing Borders which features works by Ludwig van Beethoven – including his famous “Funeral March” Sonata in A-flat major Op. 26 and two Rondos Op. 51 – as well as Robert Schumann’s Faschingsschwank aus Wien (Carnival Jest from Vienna), Op. 26. Recorded in Cologne, Germany, this program sets the perfect balance of contrasts between classical and romantic repertoire and exemplifies the artistry and brilliance of these two great composers. The album officially released on Friday, February 15, 2019, and is available in digital format on CD Baby as well as compact disc edition.

The program includes:

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 12 in A-flat Major, Op. 26
Ludwig van Beethoven: Rondo in C Major, Op. 51 No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven: Rondo in G Major, Op. 51 No. 2
Robert Schumann: Carnival Jest from Vienna (Faschingsschwank aus Wien), Op. 26

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The trilogy of recordings by pianist Luke Welch is now available as one collection.  These albums include ‘The Return’ (2019), ‘Crossing Borders’ (2017), and ‘The Universal Language’ (2015).  As a collection, the program presents a diversity of musical styles and eras ranging from Baroque to contemporary.  This series includes compositions from Scarlatti, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, and Oskar Morawetz.  Highlight pieces include Schumann Kinderszenen, Op. 15, Carnival Jest from Vienna (Faschingsschwank aus Wien), Op. 26, Schubert Sonata in A Minor, D. 784, Beethoven sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 26, Chopin Mazurkas, Op. 24, and more.

The complete program includes:

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 12 in A-flat Major, Op. 26
Ludwig van Beethoven: Rondo in C Major, Op. 51 No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven: Rondo in G Major, Op. 51 No. 2
Robert Schumann: Carnival Jest from Vienna (Faschingsschwank aus Wien), Op. 26

Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in E Major L. 430/K. 531
Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in G Major L. 349/K. 146
Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in F Minor L. 118/K. 466
Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in B Minor L. 449/K. 27
Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in D Major L. 418/K. 443
Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in B Minor L. 147/K. 197
Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in C Major L. 457/K. 132
Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in E Major L. 23/K. 380

Robert Schumann: Scenes from Childhood (Kinderszenen), Op. 15
Frederic Chopin: Mazurkas, Op. 24
Frederic Chopin:  Nocturne in F-sharp Minor, Op. 48, No. 2
Oskar Morawetz: Scherzo
Franz Schubert: Sonata in A Minor, D. 784

 

 

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