℗ 2011 Chandos

Haydn: Piano Sonatas, Vol. 3

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

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Keyboard Sonata No. 29 in E Flat Major, Hob.XVI:45  
I. Moderato
Franz Joseph Haydn; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
II. Andante
Franz Joseph Haydn; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
III. Finale. Allegro di molto
Franz Joseph Haydn; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
Keyboard Sonata No. 33 in C Minor, Hob.XVI:20  
I. Moderato
Franz Joseph Haydn; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
II. Andante con moto
Franz Joseph Haydn; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
III. Finale. Allegro
Franz Joseph Haydn; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
Keyboard Sonata No. 42 in G Major, Hob.XVI:27  
I. Allegro con brio
Franz Joseph Haydn; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
II. Menuet
Franz Joseph Haydn; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
III. Finale. Presto
Franz Joseph Haydn; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
Keyboard Sonata (Partita) No. 16 in D Major, Hob.XVI:14  
I. Allegro moderato
Franz Joseph Haydn; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
II. Menuet - Trio
Franz Joseph Haydn; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
III. Finale. Presto
Franz Joseph Haydn; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    75:12
"... if you’ve been collecting this series you won’t need any recommendation from me, if you haven’t been, you ought to start. Once again Jean-Efflam Bavouzet’s Haydn sweeps the field. Another great release in a standard-setting series."
- ClassicsToday.com

"Five Stars ... (Bavouzet's) best yet. In the first two installments, the lucidity of touch and depth of insight were outstanding. To this he brings a more consistent use of enlivening decoration in repeats and a still firmer grasp of the long-breathed paragraphing behind Haydn's neatly demarcated sentences."
- BBC Music Magazine

"Five Stars ... Bavouzet employs the full range of available ornamentation in his mission to present the clearest, richest musical argument possible ... cleanly precise, sure-fingered yet beautifully delicate, Bavouzet warms the heart with his humour and gentle passion. A recording worth rushing to the shops for. Bavouzet plays these inventive masterpieces with real love."
- Classic FM

Multiple award-winning pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet continues his critically acclaimed survey of Haydn’s piano sonatas with this third volume, released in September 2011.

"Each volume of this ambitious, extended project will arrive over the years like a postcard, dispatched during my travels ... undertaken with the greatest passion for trying to convey as vividly as possible to 21st century ears the boundless treasures of this sublime music."
- Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Chandos Studio Masters

Recording producer: Rachel Smith
Sound engineer: Jonathan Cooper
Editor: Rachel Smith
A & R administrator: Mary McCarthy
Recording venue: Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, May 16 - 18, 2011
Artwork imagery photographs of Jean-Efflam Bavouzet © Paul Mitchell
Design and typesetting: Cassidy Rayne Creative
Booklet editor: Finn S. Gundersen

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