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Scott Davie

Rachmaninoff - Lilacs Scott Davie

Scott Davie presents a program of enchanting works for piano by Rachmaninoff - one of the world's favourite composers of works for piano. Sometimes playful, sometimes profound, his music always captures the imagination.

Recorded on the Overs Piano, a very expressive new Australian instrument designed for greater responsiveness to the pianist, allowing more smooth and rapid playing

  1. Margaritki (Daisies) after Op.38 No.3 (1916),trans.1922,rev.1940
  2. Siren (Lilacs)after Op.21 No.5 (1902),trans.1913,rev.1941 Variations on a theme of Corelli,Op.42 (1931)
  3. Theme (Andante) - Var.1 (Un poco più mosso) - Var.2 (L'istesso tempo)- Var.3 (Tempo di minuetto) - Var.4 (Andante) - Var.5 (Allegro [ma non tanto]) - Var.6 (L 'istesso tempo) - Var.7 (Vivace) - Var.8 (Adagio misterioso) - Var.9 (Un poco più mosso) - Var.10 (Allegro scherzando) - Var.11 (Allegro vivace) - Var.12 (L'istesso tempo) - Var.13 (Agitato) - Intermezzo - Var.14 (Andante [come prima ]) - Var.15 (L'istesso tempo) - Var.16 (Allegro vivace) - Var.17 (Meno mosso) - Var.18 (Allegro con brio) - Var.19 (Più mosso - Agitato) - Var..20 (Più mosso) - Coda (Andante) Six moments musicaux,Op.16 (1896)
  4. No.1 in B-flat minor (Andantino)
  5. No.2 in E-flat minor (Allegretto),rev.1940
  6. No.3 in B minor (Andante cantabile)
  7. No.4 in E minor (Presto)
  8. No.5 in D-flat major (Adagio sostenuto)
  9. No.6 in C major (Maestoso)
  10. Hopak after MODEST MUSSORGSKY (1839-1881) The Fair at Sorochintsy (c.1880) - Finale;;trans.Sergei Rachmaninoff,1923
  11. Lullaby after PYOTR TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893) Cradle Song ,Op.16 No.1 (1872);trans.Sergei Rachmaninoff,1941
  12. The Bumble Bee after NIKOLAY RIMSKY-KORSAKOV (1844-1908) The Tale of Tsar Sultan (1900) - Act 3;;trans.Sergei Rachmaninoff,c.1929 Total Playing Time 60 '55 Scott Davie,Overs piano


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