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Eduard Tubin. Works for Violin and Piano. Vol 1

Keyboard Juggleress (Irina Zahharenkova, DVD)

Ad patrem meum (Anna-Liisa Bezrodny, Glasperlenspiel Sinfonietta, DVD)

Arsis. Legend

Magic of Sound (Ralf Taal)

Maria Magdalena (Sevara Nazarkhan, Riga Dom Cathedral Boys Choir, State Choir Latvija, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra)

Joy and Sorrow Unmasked (European Union Baroque Orchestra, Lars Ulrik Mortensen)

Locus amoenus (René Eespere)

The Best of Arsis Bells (Arsis, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Estonian National Male Choir, Aivar Mäe)

Faust (Ain Anger, Estonian National Opera)

Modigliani − the Cursed Artist (Estonian National Ballet, Risto Joost)

ImagetextWORKS FOR SOLO VIOLIN
Bach • Paganini • Ysaÿe

Sigrid Kuulmann

“From the first moment I heard her I realized that there was an uncommonly talented violinist, with individuality, temperament, performing personality and imaginative musicality...” (Prof Yfrah Neaman)

 

Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
1 I Allemanda 5:02
2 II Corrente 2:33
3 III Sarabanda 4:16
4 IV Giga 3:48
5 V Ciaccona 14:54 
6 Niccolò Paganini Nel cor più non mi sento – Introduction, Theme and Variations on Paisiello’s La Molinara, Op 38, MS 44 14:38
7 Eugéne Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor “Ballade”, Op 27 No 3   7:01
8 Eugéne Ysaÿe Sonata in E major, Op 27 No 6 7:58

player #5, Bach Ciaccona, fragm, 82 sec, mp3
player #6, Paganini Nel cor più non mi sento, fragm, 2 min 2 sec, mp3

Performed by: Sigrid Kuulmann (violin)
Recorded in Dec 2006 in the studio of Estonian Public Broadcasting
Engineered by Maido Maadik / ERR
Liner notes compiled and edited by Inna Kivi and Tiina Jokinen
Design by Regina Kari and Mart Kivisild
Co-produced by Peeter Vähi

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Special thanks: Association of Estonian Professional Musicians, Estonian Cultural Endowment, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Estonian Broadcasting Corporation, Pille Lill Music Fund

ERP 3109
2010
© Sigrid Kuulmann
Manufactured at Baltic Disc

Sigrid Kuulmann started her violin studies at the age of seven. She studied at the Estonian Academy of Music, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, and at Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf. Her teachers include Tiiu Peäske, Yfrah Neaman and Rosa Fain, a former pupil of David Oistrakh. She has taken part in masterclasses with Igor Bezrodny, Michaela Martin and Dmitry Sitkovetsky.
Sigrid Kuulmann is a laureate of Heino Eller International Violin Competition in Tallinn and is gaining further accolades for her performances of Estonian music, especially in Eduard Tubin’s works.
She Estonia-premièred Partita by Lutoslawski, Sequenza VIII by Berio, Violin Concerto No 2 by Virkhaus. She has performed as a soloist with conductors Neeme Järvi, Andres Mustonen, Andrei Chistyakov, Gregory Rose, Nicholas Smith etc, and given recitals in England, Germany, Scandinavia and Estonia. Sigrid Kuulmann has been broadcasted and recorded by Estonian Radio and TV.

Press resonance

... reljeefsed kulminatsioonid erakordse poeesia taustal /.../ sean selle märgiliseks meie kammermuusika elus... (Toomas Velmet, Sirp, 20.06.08, Estonia, whole article)

... Sigrid Kuulmann esitas tõsise väljakutse meie viiulikunstnikele /.../ kontsert, mis võiks saada etaloniks ka järgmistele... (Toomas Velmet, Sirp, 07.07.06, Estonia, whole article)

Tekkis küsimus, kas sellele šarmantsele noorele daamile leidubki praegu meil viiulimängijate seas vastast. Tundus, et ka orkester oli solisti lummuses... (Toivo Peäske, Sirp, 13.08.04, Estonia, whole article)

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Press resonance

Worldwide distribution by Note 1 Music (Carl-Benz-Straße 1, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany, phone +49 6221 720351, fax +49 6221 720381, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.note-1.de) / Naxos Global Logistics
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See also other recordings of Sigrid Kuulmann produced by ERP: Eduard Tubin. Works for Violin and Piano Vol I, Eduard Tubin. Works for Violin and Piano Vol II
See also other violin recordings by ERP: , Suonata à Solo facto per Monsieur Pisendel del Vivaldi; 3-CD Mari Tampere-Bezrodny