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Diana Ketler – Ensemble Raro: Songs and Dances of Life

Title: Songs and Dances of Life

Catalogue No.: SM 113

Release: 21.08.2007


Members of the Ensemble RaRo are playing Romanian Songs and Dances of BARTÓK, SCHUBERT, MARTINU and other composers

The ensemble Raro was created 2004 by four outstanding musicians, whose goal is it to create unusual chamber-musical moments. In order to realize this as consistently as possible, the ensemble prefers the position „Ensemble in Residence “, which has it in Munich, Traunstein, Augsburg, Germany, Bucharest and Kobe, Japan. Diana Ketler, who’s been ask to became in 2001 a professor for piano at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and being a Soloist with considerable Orchestras in nearly all countries in the world, uses themselves passionately for the music of the Baltic countries and works closely together with composers such as Peteris Vasks and Arvo Pärt. Razvan Popovici plays as soloist in several European countries. Its participation as a viola player under Abbado, Harnoncourt, Maazel and Wand coined its career. He created the Ensemble Raro and is Initiator of several important Music Festivals.

After this release a new Co-Produktion with the “Bayerische Rundfunk” with works of Peteris Vasks and Johannes Brahms follows this autumn on the Solo Musica Label.


01- 03 44 Duos für zwei Violen SZ 98 (Auswahl 1) – Béla Bartók
04 Colo pe din sus de sat für Klavier Solo – Liviu Comes
05 Sarbatoarea recoltei für Klavier Solo – Dumitru Marinescu
06 Sus din varful muntelui für Klavier Solo – Liviu Comes
07 Noapte für Klavier Solo – Anatol Vieru
08-11 44 Duos für zwei Violen SZ 98 (Auswahl 2) – Béla Bartók
12-15 Vier kleine Klavierstücke – Franz Liszt
16 44 Duos für zwei Violen SZ 98 (Auswahl 3) – Béla Bartók
17 Hungarische Melodie D871 für Klavier solo – Franz Schubert
18 Balada si joc für zwei Violinen – György Ligeti
19-21 44 Duos für zwei Violen SZ 98 (Auswahl 4) – Béla Bartók
22-23 Rumänische Volkstänze für Klavier SZ 56 (Auswahl) – Béla Bartók
24-32 44 Duos für zwei Violen SZ 98 (Auswahl 5) – Béla Bartók
33 Märchen aus Loutky für Klavier Solo – Bohuslav Martinu
34-41 44 Duos für zwei Violen SZ 98 (Auswahl 6) – Béla Bartók
42 Madonna von Frydek from Auf dem verwachsenen Pfad für Klavier Solo – Leos Janácek
43-46 44 Duos für zwei Violen SZ 98 (Auswahl 7) – Béla Bartók
47-56 Rumänische Weihnachtslieder(Heft I) für Klavier Solo – Béla Bartók