All Martinu¯ articles

  • Martinu-milhaud-koch

    Martinu¯: Sonatine. Milhaud: Sonata. Moszkowski: Suite in G minor


    The Strad Issue: January 2017Description: Likeable trios for violins and piano make for a family affairMusicians: Koch TrioComposer: Martinu¯, Milhaud, MoszkowskiCatalogue number: ETCETERA KTC 1543 Three chamber works for the unusual combination of two violins and piano come courtesy of a family trio: father and daughter Philippe ...

  • Dvorak-Poltera

    Dvorák: Cello Concerto in B minor op.104. Martinu¯: Cello Concerto no.1


    The Strad Issue: June 2016 Description: Poltéra explores dark places in two Czech cello concertos Musicians: Christian Poltéra (cello) Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Thomas Dausgaard Composer: Dvorák; Martinu¯ The Dvorák Concerto is as much a recording rite of ...

  • Janacek-Doric

    Janácek: String Quartets no.1 ‘The Kreutzer Sonata’; no.2 ‘Intimate Letters’. Martinu¯: String Quartet no.3


    The Strad Issue: July 2015Description: Four become one in Janácek’s autobiographical quartet diptychMusicians: Doric QuartetComposer: Janácek, Martinu¯The players of the Doric Quartet clearly appreciate the drama at the heart of Janácek’s two quartets. They emphasise the tragedy of no.1 and one can sense the narrative of Tolstoy’s ...

  • Martinu-Rysanov

    Martinu¯: Rhapsody-Concerto; Three Madrigals; Duo no.2; Viola Sonata


    THE STRAD RECOMMENDSThe Strad Issue: July 2015Description: Martinu¯’s viola works majestically performed by Rysanov and friendsMusicians: Maxim Rysanov (viola) Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin) Katya Apekisheva (piano) BBC Symphony Orchestra/Jirí BÄ›lohlávekComposer: Martinu¯In his teens, Bohuslav Martinu¯ seemed to be heading towards a career as a violin virtuoso. Although his ...

  • JohannaMartzy

    Johanna Martzy Vol.3. Works by Vivaldi, Szymanowski, Martinu¯, Ravel, Bartók, Brahms, Falla, Mozart, Bach & Suk


    The Strad Issue: February 2015Description: Welcome exposure for the artistry of a neglected Hungarian virtuosoMusicians: Johanna Martzy (violin) Adolph Hallis, István Hajdu (piano) Stuttgart Radio Orchestra/Hans Müller-Kray, Netherlands Radio Orchestra/Willem van Otterloo, New York Philharmonic/André Cluytens, Cleveland Orchestra/George SzellComposer: Vivaldi, Szymanowski, Martinu¯, Ravel, Bartók, Brahms, Falla, Mozart, ...