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GEN 14317
EAN: 4260036253177
18.90 €

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)  
Sextuor, Op. 100
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)  
Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat Major, Op. 16
Guillaume Connesson (*1970)  
Techno Parade
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)  
Summer Music, Op. 31
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)  
Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28

Berlin Counterpoint

Works by S. Barber, L. van Beethoven, G. Connesson, F. Poulenc and R. Strauss

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Berlin Counterpoint is the name of this multinational ensemble now starting on its international career. The young musicians won the Usedom Music Prize in 2013 and are now presenting their debut CD released by GENUIN. This is chamber music for wind instruments and piano bursting with energy original works of Poulenc, Beethoven, Connesson and Barber, as well as their own phenomenal adaptation of Richard Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel. It sounds great and swings, chuckles and giggles. Virtuosissimo wind players!

SPIEGEL online
The German magazine SPIEGEL online has become aware of the multinational wind quintet with piano and dedicated a feature to Berlin Counterpoint in within the "Tageskarte Klassik".
To the feature of Berlin Counterpoint at SPIEGEL Online by Werner Theurich, 19 October 2014

CD of the month at harmonia mundi
The debut CD of the international ensemble Berlin Counterpoint was chosen by Swiss distribution harmonia mundi / Musicora as CD of the month.
See for yourself: http://www.musicora.ch/

Distributor "Note 1" Recommends Berlin Counterpoint
The German distributor for classical music "Note 1" presents in its recommendations for October the debut CD of Berlin Counterpoint.

"The recording is superb, wonderfully clear and immediate, very much in the demonstration bracket."
Review on the magazine Gramophone by Ivan March, January 2015

American Record Guide
"energy and purpose"
Review on the American Record Guide by Patrick Hanudel, 18 May 2015