Dukas & Barraque - Piano Sonatas | Solstice SOCD315316

Dukas & Barraque - Piano Sonatas

Label: Solstice

Cat No: SOCD315316

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Instrumental

Release Date: 29th January 2016



Francoise Thinat (piano)


Barraque, Jean

Piano Sonata

Dukas, Paul

Piano Sonata in E flat minor


Francoise Thinat (piano)


The two works brought together on this recording might appear somewhat arbitrary, but are in fact like the reflection of a very agitated, very fecund period, when the word of a great philosopher or a great musician carried weight that is unimaginable nowadays. The word sonata covered multiple meanings for Dukas and Barraqué and they both followed Beethoven’s teaching – not to preserve the old forms, but to look through open windows to the sky.

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