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STUART- IVANOV DUO

STUART- IVANOV DUO
ID: GD340
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Subcollection: Violin

Pianist Svetozar Ivanov has always surprised the listener with the interesting programs that he records. He definitely has an affinity for music of the 20th century and the end of the 19th century. His previous two CDs released by Gega New - Vers la flamme (GD 322) and Naked Tango (GD 327) include mainly works by Debussy, Berg, Schoenberg, Scriabin, Satie, Nazareth, Helps, Tisdall, Stravinsky, Barber. In his latest album Svetozar Ivanov concentrates again on 20th century music. Together with the violinist Carolyn Stuart they present the composer Nikolai Roslavets, who is almost unknown and very rarely performed. In the 20s of the last century, however, Roslavets was among the most famous Russian authors. He was president of the prestigious Association of Contemporary Music, a member of the first Soviet Composers’ Union, chief editor of the journal Muzykalnaya Kultura (Musical Culture), and a highly regarded composer and teacher. After Josef Stalin rose to power the Russian Association of Proletarian Musicians began its attacks on the Association of Contemporary Music, and on experimental artists. Roslavets was pronounced “decadent and formalist”, an “enemy of the people” and by the end of the decade was stripped of his prestigious positions. Many of his works were lost, stolen, or destroyed. The Duo Carolyn Stuart - Svetozar Ivanov have managed to collect some of the works that have survived. A part of them have never been released or performed before. This is a world premiere recording of some of his unpublished miniatures.
Carolyn Stuart currently serves as Associate Professor of Music at the University of South Florida and as chair and jury member for the Rutenberg International Chamber Music Festival and Competition. She has presented master classes at universities and conservatories throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. She often performs at concerts in North America and Europe. An eloquent interpreter of modern music, Ms. Stuart avidly collaborates with current composers and has been a member of the celebrated new music ensemble Quorum. Svetozar Ivanov was born in Bulgaria and graduated at the Prof. Pancho Vladigerov National Conservatory in Sofia. Mr. Ivanov holds a degree from the University of Michigan (DMA). Svetozar Ivanov is Associate Professor of Piano at University of South Florida and has often served on juries for prestigious music competitions and festivals. His gives performances at concerts as recitalist and orchestra soloist in Europe and North America.
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20th & 21st Century Works for Two Pianos and Percussion - VOLAND QUARTET

20th &  21st Century Works for Two Pianos and Percussion - VOLAND QUARTET
ID: GD310
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Subcollection: Piano

Recorded in Bulgaria Concert Hall, Sofia, February 2004
Balance: Miroslav Danev
Editing: Pavel Boliarski (Acoustic Version Studio)

Voland Quartet presents a very interesting program. The works included were created during the last 70 years and they show some trends in the development of 20th and 21st century music. Of special interest is the combination of two pianos with the timbre variety of the different percussion instruments. The four musicians are renowned solo performers, but in the present recordings they have achieved an amazing ensemble performance.
Ivo Varbanov was born in Bulgaria and received his music education in Italy and the UK, having studied with famous piano teachers. He has performed in important venues such as Wigmore Hall, South Bank Centre, S. John’s Smiths Square in London, Carnegie Hall in New York, and Bulgaria Concert Hall in Sofia. Gega New has published two CDs of the musician: the first one containing works for piano by Mussorgsky (GD 117) and the second - works for cello and piano by Pizzetti, recorded together with the cello player Seeli Toivio (GD 275).
Michal Drewnowski studied the piano with Ewa Poblocka in Warsaw and later on with his father, the well known Polish pianist Marek Drewnowski. He has played extensively as a soloist and chamber musician in most of the European countries in important festivals and venues. He has particular affinity to19th and 20th century music, which is evident in his performance in this program.
Christo Yotzov graduated at the State Academy of Music in Sofia with Dobri Paliev. In 1985, he founded Acoustic Version with Antony Donchev and since then has won many prestigious awards at European jazz festivals. He has performed all over the world with Acoustic Version and also with other artists such as Tommy Smith, Andy Scofield, Milcho Leviev, Alexia, Reiner Winterschlagen, Yildiz Ibrahimova, and Adam Pierontchik. He has recorded more than 20 LPs and CDs. This is his first classical music CD.
Radosvet (Eti) Kukudov also studied at the State Academy of Music in Sofia completing his Master Degree with Dobri Paliev. He is a laureate of all national competitions for percussion instruments and chamber music. As a timpanist of the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, he has toured extensively Germany, Spain, Italy, France, Switzerland, Greece, and Turkey. He has also recorded as a chamber musician works by contemporary Bulgarian composers.
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ENRIQUE GRANADOS - LUDMIL ANGELOV, piano

ENRIQUE GRANADOS - LUDMIL ANGELOV, piano
ID: GD329
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Collection: Instrumental
Subcollection: Piano

Ludmil Angelov has always surprised the listener with the interesting programs he chooses to record. He has already recorded three programs on the Gega New label: Chopin’s complete rondos and variations (GD 135), works by Richard Strauss (GD 196) and together with the violinist Vesko Eschkenazy - works by Prokofiev, Shostakovich and Shchedrin (GD 269). Two of the releases received international awards. The CD with rondos and variations of Chopin won the Grand Prix du Disque Chopin of the 5th International Frédéric Chopin Competition in Warszaw, 2000, and the CD with Ludmil Amgelov and Vesko Eschkenazy performing received the Golden Muse award in 2003 by the Russian Cultural and Information Centre in Sofia. The present release is also expected to create great interest among music lovers, as Enrique Granados is one of the most distinguished Spanish composers. He began composing the Dances in 1883, but they took the completed form in which we know them today in 1900. According to the latest research of the composer’s works, the titles of only two of the pieces (No. 4 and No. 7) were given by the composer, and the rest were named by the publisher. The last two pieces - Moresque and Canción árabe, were published in 1890 and both have an oriental atmosphere about them.
It is not by chance that Ludmil Angelov has selected to record these works. He resides in Spain, where he has founded and is currently an artistic director of the International Music Festival in Toledo. The pianist began his artistic career in Bulgaria and he has also given concerts throughout Europe, the USA, South America, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan. He has been performing under the baton of conductors such as L. Foster, J. DePriest, J.-B. Pommier, M. Andreae, G. Pehlivanian, F. Glushchenko, J. Pons, P. Halffter, E. Garcia Asensio, M. Boni, R. Raichev, M. Angelov, E. Tabakov, V. Ghiaurov, R. Milanov, etc. Ludmil Angelov has been awarded with prizes at international competitions, including Senigallia (Italy, 1976), Frédéric Chopin (Poland, 1985), Palm Beach International Competition (USA, 1990), Piano Masters (Monte Carlo, 1994) and World Piano Masters Tour (France, 1997). He has had successful recitals at the La Roque d’Anthéron International Piano Festival and the International Chopin Festival in Warsaw. In 2002 Ludmil Angelov made his debut at the Newport Festival in the U.S.A. and in 2005 his debut at “Rarities of Piano Music” Festival in Husum, Germany. The pianist has also recorded for RСА, France Classique, Pentatone and Danacord. His performances have been broadcast by radio and TV stations in Bulgaria, France, Spain, Poland, Hungary, Argentina and Korea.
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NAKED TANGO - Svetozar Ivanov, piano

NAKED TANGO - Svetozar Ivanov, piano
ID: GD327
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Collection: Instrumental
Subcollection: Piano

Svetozar Ivanov has a successful international career as a pianist. He has made numerous appearances as recitalist and orchestra soloist in Europe and North America. Recent venues include Festival “Peter the Great” in the Netherlands, Robert Helps International Festival at Merkin Concert Hall in New York City, Fox River Chamber Music Festival in Wisconsin, Chautauqua Music Festival in New York, Sequoia Concerts in San Francisco, The Steinway Series and the Encore Series in Florida and numerous concert series at universities throughout the USA. He is a piano professor at University of South Florida and serves on the Artist Faculty at Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in Vermont and as Artistic Director of the Steinway Piano Series in Florida. Svetozar Ivanov was born in Bulgaria and is a graduate of the Pancho Vladigerov Bulgarian National Conservatory. He holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from University of Michigan. The first CD of the pianist released by Gega New includes works by Debussy, Berg, Schoenberg and Scriabin (GD 322). The second CD features pieces which present the development of music art within a period of four centuries. Svetozar Ivanov says about the present program: “In 1914 Erik Satie composed Perpetual Tango which was meant to be repeated eternally. Seventy years later John Cage wrote a piece with the same title, shape and structure as Satie's tango. Separately and superimposed, these two works encircle this CD endlessly. The title, Naked Tango is borrowed from a stunning work (reproduced on the cover) by Argentine artist Guillermo Kuitca. I was very fortunate to know Robert Helps during the last few years of his life and he remains a great inspiration for me as a person and as a musician. His music, which is the heart of this CD, along with timeless sounds from the distant past (Tisdall, Rameau) is woven into the perpetual rhythm of the tango as expressed by Nazareth, Stravinsky, Shchedrin and Barber.”
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MUSIC BY MASONIC COMPOSERS - Ventseslav Nikolov, violoncello - Ruzhka Tcharaktchieva, piano

MUSIC BY MASONIC COMPOSERS - Ventseslav Nikolov, violoncello - Ruzhka Tcharaktchieva, piano
ID: GD357
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Subcollection: Violin

The Masonic movement is considered to have originated in the beginning of the 18th century. For this reason, the present release covers three centuries. The composers included are not only among the greatest musicians, but they are also renowned members of Masonic lodges. For example, Haydn and Mozart were members of "Zur wahren Eintracht" (True Harmony), and List was a member of "Zur Einigkeit" (Unity). The performers Ventseslav Nikolov and Ruzhka Tcharaktchieva are among the most distinguished Bulgarian musicians and laureates of prestigious international competitions. Currently they are respected members of the adjudicators’ committees of these competitions. Still giving concerts and making recordings of works from different epochs, they pass their experience to their students at the Prof. Pancho Vladigerov Academy of Music. The programme with music by Masonic composers is a clear example of their excellent performing skill and interpretation of styles !

Ventseslav Nikolov - cello Ruzhka Tcharaktchieva - piano
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ROBERT SCHUMANN - FIAMMETTA TARLI, piano

ROBERT SCHUMANN - FIAMMETTA TARLI, piano
ID: GD325
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Collection: Instrumental
Subcollection: Piano

Fiammetta Tarli was born in Pisa, Italy. She started studying piano with Giampiero Semeraro, Maria Tipo, Lydia Rocchetti-Pezzati (at the Florence Conservatoire); she participated in master classes with Ilonka Deckers, and in a master class for Lieder and Vocal Music with Elio Battaglia in Acquasparta (Terni, Italy). Later she specialised in vocal and instrumental chamber music with Iain Ledingham, former Head of Opera at the Royal Academy of Music (London), and in solo repertoire with Dennis Lee. In November 2003 she took her Master of Musicology (MMus) at King’s College London with a Special Study on Schumann’s early piano music (passed with Distinction). In October 2008 she submitted her PhD thesis, which was completed with an AHRC scholarship, at the same institution. She won awards at prestigious piano competitions: 1st Prize of the National Piano Competition “Muzio Clementi” in Florence, “Pietro Napoli” in Livorno (three times), “Pasquale Cafaro” in Galatina, “J. S. Bach” in Sestri Levante, 1st prize as an accompanist in the “Jugend Musiziert” competition in Munster (Germany), the International Piano Competition in Stresa. She performs regularly in Italy, Germany and the UK in solo recitals and as an accompanying pianist. In January 2003 she made her debut in Bulgaria as a soloist performing Schumann’s Piano Concerto.
The works selected for this programme come as a logical choice, even though Schumann is a great challenge for every pianist (he was called the “Paganini of the piano”). Fiammetta Tarli demonstrates a permanent interest for this composer not only as a performer, but also as a musicologist. Her deep knowledge of his works helps her convey the composer‘s philosophy.
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BÉLA BARTÓK - Sonatas and Rhasodies for Violin and Piano - G. Valtchev, violin - L.Tchekoratova, piano

BÉLA BARTÓK - Sonatas and Rhasodies for Violin and Piano - G. Valtchev, violin - L.Tchekoratova, piano
ID: GD320
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Subcollection: Piano

The young performers Georgy Valtchev and Lora Tchekoratova present an interesting programme with works by Bartok.
Born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Georgy Valtchev studied the violin under Boyanka Shopova, Vladimir Vladigerov, Mitcho Dimitrov and Prof. Dora Ivanova. In the United States he continues his studies at the Julliard School as a student of Dorothy Delay and Masao Kawasaki. He achieved his first international success at age sixteen when he won the Grand Prize of the "Kocian" International Violin Competition in then Czechoslovakia. He has been honoured with a number of awards, among them the First Prize of the Ducrest International Competition in Lafayette, Louisiana, and the Special Prize of the Tibor Varga International Violin Competition in Switzerland.
Lora Tchekoratova began her piano studies in Sofia as a pupil of the legendary piano pedagogue Lydia Kuteva. Later she studied with Vessela Marinova and Prof. Jenny Zaharieva. In 1992, she moved to the United States and become the first Bulgarian musician to hold a Doctorate from Juilliard as a student of Seymour Lipkin. She won numerous awards at international competitions, including the first prize of the 1996 Washington International Competition for Pianists. Her solo debut was at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
Although they perform as soloists on their own, Lora Tchekoratova and Georgy Valtchev often appear together in performances in the USA and in many countries throughout Europe and Asia. Along with the traditional repertoire for violin and piano, they also perform works by 20th century composers.

Recorded at Patrych Sound Studios, Bronx, New York in December 2006 and January 2007
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MINTCHO MINTCHEV, violin - MARINA KAPITANOVA , piano

MINTCHO MINTCHEV, violin - MARINA KAPITANOVA , piano
ID: GD359
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Subcollection: Piano

“It is not that difficult to play the violin. It is a simple thing, once you reach a certain stage.” - Mintcho Mintchev often repeats these words of Professor Yfrah Neaman and goes on: “The difficult part is to be able to decide what you want. If you know what you really want, then you will find the way to accomplish it.” It looks as if he had always known what he wanted, because when we listen to him we are amazed at the ease and simplicity of his manner of playing. He started taking violin lessons at an early age and gave his first solo concert when he was nine. He studied at the “Lyubomir Pipkov” National Music School, the “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov” National Academy of Music and then furthered his violin studies for two years in London. His teachers were the famous violinists and pedagogues Emil Kamilarov and Yfrah Neaman. Mintcho Mintchev is laureate of the most prestigious international competitions: “Carl Flesch” in London, “Wieniawski” in Poland and “Paganini” in Italy, and today he is a respected adjudicator at these compositions. His concert activity is connected with the greatest orchestras in the world: the London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra, Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Dresden Philharmonic, etc., and among the conductors that he worked with are Sir Neville Marriner, Sir Alexander Gibson, John Eliot Gardiner, Leonard Slatkin. He has played in the most renowned halls worldwide and also at some untypical places - for example in the big cave of the National Historical Archeological Reserve Madara. His repertoire is impressive and also includes many works composed specially for him. He plays on a Stradivarius - Baron Wittgenstein, made by the great Italian master in 1716 and bought by the Bulgarian country in 1877 for Mintcho Mintchev. Apart from his concert activity, Mintcho Mintcho is also famous with his work as a violin teacher. Since 1990 he has been a professor at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, Germany, but he also leads master classes in many countries in Europe (in Bulgaria - in Sofia, at the international festivals “Varna Summer”, “March Music Days” in Russe, “Apolonia” in Sozopol, “Chamber Music Days” in his native town Gabrovo), in America, Asia and Australia. In spite of his busy concert, recording and teaching career, Mintcho Mintchev always finds time to support the activity of different foundations: he is president of the “Pancho Vladigerov” Foundation and president of the International Violin Adjudicators to the International Competition for Piano and Violin “Pancho Vladigerov”, artistic director of the International Summer Music Academy “Varna Summer”, member of the Managing Board of the International Foundation “St. St. Cyril and Methodius”. A worthy co-performer in this release is the pianist Marina Kapitanova. Her creative biography is also impressive. She is a preferred performing partner and has played with Dina Schneiderman, Emil Kamilarov, Mintcho Mintchev, Eugenia-Maria Popova, Vesko Eschkenazy (Panteleev), etc. She has worked in the master classes of Mintcho Mintchev, Rosa Fein, Sashko Gavrilov, Oleg Krisa, Sergey Kravchenko, Takashi Shimizo, Devin Early, Michael Frischenschlager and has participated in concerts throughout Europe, in Japan, China, Korea…She has received awards and diplomas for best accompaniment at the competitions “Pancho Vladigerov”, “David Oystrach”, “Beijing 1986”, Belgrade, etc. Since 2005 Marina Kapitanova has been associate professor in piano accompaniment at the “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov” National Academy of Music.
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EL JARDÍN DE LINDARAJA - New music for guitar - Augustin Maruri, guitar

EL JARDÍN DE LINDARAJA - New music for guitar - Augustin Maruri, guitar
ID: E084
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Collection: Instrumental
Subcollection: Guitar

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3 Guitars:solos for Vihuela,baroque and Classic Guitar

3 Guitars:solos for Vihuela,baroque and Classic Guitar
ID: CLS0201
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Collection: Instrumental
Subcollection: Guitar

3 Guitars, presented and performed by David Rogers, features three different eras of guitar music and historical instruments. The sixteenth-century vihuela is featured in the improvisational and sometimes Moorish-inspired music of Renaissance Valencia's Luis Milan. The five-course Baroque guitar is featured in the courtly French dance music of Louis IV's Versailles, represented by the works of Francisco Corbetta and Robert De Visee. A mid-nineteenth century guitar is featured in the classical music of Fernando Sor, in later works by Paraguayan Agustin Barrios Mangore, and in contemporary setting of the traditional African-American spiritual, "There Is A Balm In Gilead". Having Rogers perform these works on the instruments they were intended for and created upon heightens the interpretive and expressive power of the music and gives the performer an inner view of the intentions of each composer.

David Rogers Vihuela after various XVI century models Baroque guitar after Stradivari (1680) Classic guitar after Rene Lacote (c.1840). This CD features a Multimedia Booklet (PC / Mac Compatible) including all the scores.
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