Ivan Pochekin & Mikhail Pochekin - The Pochekin Brothers: The Unity of Opposites (2018) [Official Digital Download]

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Ivan Pochekin & Mikhail Pochekin - The Pochekin Brothers: The Unity of Opposites (2018) [Official Digital Download]

Ivan Pochekin & Mikhail Pochekin - The Unity of Opposites (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 72:55 minutes | 752 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Melodiya presents the string duet of brothers Ivan and Mikhail Pochekin.

This is another Melodiya present for music lovers that acquaint us with representatives of musical performing art of the new generation. The young soloists continue a renowned musical dynasty – their father is a famous violin maker, and their mother is a violin teacher. Prize-winners of prestigious international competitions, Ivan and Mikhail Pochekin have appeared at some of the leading venues of Russia, Europe and the world, and been active as both solo and ensemble performers for a decade.

An unusual composition of this album is noteworthy – it is a sort of “two-part concert” where the first part is dedicated to musical classicism and the other to Russian music of the 20th century. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s duo for violin and viola is here next to a rarely performed cycle by Michael Haydn, Joseph Haydn’s younger brother and a friend of the Mozart family. Sergei Prokofiev’s Sonata for two violins concludes the album along with another musical rarity – 12 duos for strings by Reinhold Glière, Prokofiev’s first teacher and a representative of the Sergei Taneyev’s school. His music combines Russian melodiousness and oriental grace with amazing harmonic wealth.

The compositions were recorded by the duet of Ivan and Mikhail Pochekin in 2017 at the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory.

Tracklist:
01. Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423: I. Allegro
02. Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423: II. Adagio
03. Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423: III. Rondeau-Allegro
04. Duo for Violin and Viola in C Major, MH 335: I. Allegro
05. Duo for Violin and Viola in C Major, MH 335: II. Adagio
06. Duo for Violin and Viola in C Major, MH 335: III. Rondo con spirito
07. 12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: I. Andante
08. 12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: II. Andantino
09. 12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: III. Andante
10. 12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: IV. Poco allegro
11. 12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: V. Vivace
12. 12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: VI. Con moto
13. 12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: VII. Allegretto
14. 12 Duos For 2 Violins, Op. 49: VIII. Con Fuoco
15. 12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: IX. Andante
16. 12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: X. Con moto
17. 12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: XI. Cantabile
18. 12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: XII. Vivace
19. Sonata for 2 Violins in C Major, Op. 56: I. Andante cantabile
20. Sonata for 2 Violins in C Major, Op. 56: II. Allegro
21. Sonata for 2 Violins in C Major, Op. 56: III. Commodo-quasi allegretto
22. Sonata for 2 Violins in C Major, Op. 56: IV. Allegro con brio

Composers:
Glière, Reinhold (1875-1956)
Haydn, (Johann) Michaël (1737-1806)
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-91)
Prokofiev, Sergei Sergeievitch (1891-1953)

Personnel:
Ivan Pochekin, Mikhail Pochekin (violins)

foobar2000 1.3.7 / Dynamic Range Meter 1.1.1
log date: 2018-01-21 15:39:09

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Analyzed: Ivan Pochekin, Mikhail Pochekin / The Unity of Opposites
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DR Peak RMS Duration Track
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DR14 -1.70 dB -20.97 dB 6:56 01-Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423: I. Allegro
DR13 -8.36 dB -25.36 dB 3:42 02-Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423: II. Adagio
DR13 -3.33 dB -21.22 dB 5:32 03-Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423: III. Rondeau-Allegro
DR14 -2.85 dB -20.99 dB 5:33 04-Duo for Violin and Viola in C Major, MH 335: I. Allegro
DR13 -5.93 dB -23.54 dB 3:44 05-Duo for Violin and Viola in C Major, MH 335: II. Adagio
DR14 -3.25 dB -20.84 dB 4:31 06-Duo for Violin and Viola in C Major, MH 335: III. Rondo con spirito
DR12 -5.78 dB -22.86 dB 3:51 07-12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: I. Andante
DR12 -6.80 dB -22.89 dB 2:15 08-12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: II. Andantino
DR13 -2.60 dB -22.09 dB 2:11 09-12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: III. Andante
DR12 -6.75 dB -23.76 dB 2:15 10-12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: IV. Poco allegro
DR13 -2.98 dB -19.53 dB 1:09 11-12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: V. Vivace
DR12 -4.90 dB -22.75 dB 1:49 12-12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: VI. Con moto
DR12 -8.62 dB -24.46 dB 2:28 13-12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: VII. Allegretto
DR14 -1.01 dB -18.86 dB 1:41 14-12 Duos For 2 Violins, Op. 49: VIII. Con Fuoco
DR13 -5.41 dB -24.47 dB 3:06 15-12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: IX. Andante
DR13 -7.77 dB -24.23 dB 2:07 16-12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: X. Con moto
DR12 -9.65 dB -25.77 dB 1:46 17-12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: XI. Cantabile
DR15 -1.74 dB -22.15 dB 2:01 18-12 Duos for 2 Violins, Op. 49: XII. Vivace
DR12 -5.58 dB -23.33 dB 2:55 19-Sonata for 2 Violins in C Major, Op. 56: I. Andante cantabile
DR14 -1.30 dB -18.69 dB 3:16 20-Sonata for 2 Violins in C Major, Op. 56: II. Allegro
DR13 -9.15 dB -27.04 dB 4:22 21-Sonata for 2 Violins in C Major, Op. 56: III. Commodo-quasi allegretto
DR14 -1.18 dB -21.13 dB 5:57 22-Sonata for 2 Violins in C Major, Op. 56: IV. Allegro con brio
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Number of tracks: 22
Official DR value: DR13

Samplerate: 48000 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 1440 kbps
Codec: FLAC
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