Orford Six Pianos Vol.2: Khachaturian, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky & Mussorgsky | Atma Classique ACD22733

Orford Six Pianos Vol.2: Khachaturian, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky & Mussorgsky


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Label: Atma Classique

Cat No: ACD22733

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Chamber

Release Date: 26th February 2016



Orford Six Pianos


Khachaturian, Aram

Gayaneh: Ballet Suite no.1
» Danse des jeunes filles a la rose (arr. for 6 pianos)
» Danse des montagnards (arr. for 6 pianos)
» Lezghinka (arr. for 6 pianos)
Gayaneh: Ballet Suite no.3
» Gopak (arr. for 6 pianos)
» Sabre dance (arr. for 6 pianos)
Masquerade Suite (arr. for 6 pianos)

Mussorgsky, Modest

A Night on the Bare Mountain (arr. for 6 pianos)

Prokofiev, Sergei

Symphony no.1 in D major, op.25 'Classical' (arr. for 6 pianos)

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Romeo and Juliet: Fantasy Overture in F major, op.64 (arr. for 6 pianos)


Orford Six Pianos


Six pianists. Sometimes soloists, often accompanists, always performers. This second recording by the Orford Six Pianos ensemble marks the 10th anniversary of a group whose name evokes the French 20th-century composers known as “Les Six”.

“Anything rhythmic works well with this lineup — Russian music and symphonic pieces are perfect for pianos,” says ensemble member Mariane Patenaude. For this album, Olivier Godin, Francis Perron, and Louis Dominique Roy have transcribed works by Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, and Khachaturian, adapting them for piano sextet.

Orford Six Pianos:
- Sandra Murray
- Claire Ouellet
- Mariane Patenaude
- Francis Perron
- Pamela Reimer
- Louis Dominique Roy

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