Möst – Accento Austria

Accento Austria (Gramola 99100)

Elisabeth Möst, flute, Maroje Brčić, guitar


Flutist Elisabeth Möst and guitarist Maroje Brčić have presented a lovely collection of works that span nineteenth- and twentieth-century Austria.

While the majority of the works on this album were written in the twentieth-century, two were written by composers whose lives span the eighteenth- and nineteenth-centuries.


Five Miniatures – Cesar Bresgen
I. Ruhig
II. Fließend
III. Gehend
IV. Wiegend. Rascher
V. Gehende Viertel

Grand Duo concertant in A major/A-Dur, op. 85 – Mauro Giuliani
I. Allegro moderato
II. Andante molto sostenuto
III. Scherzo: Vivace
IV. Allegretto espressivo

Scherzo Capriccioso from/aus “Drei Stücke” – Alfred Uhl

Sonata semplice, op. 18 – Jan Truhlář
I. Allegretto con umore
II. Andante
III. Allegro scherzoso

Serenade in D major/D-Dur, op. 19 – Leonardo von/de Call
I. Adagio. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Menuetto. Trio
IV. Rondo

When the listener also considers the various influences surrounding the composition of these works–which include World War II, a highly vocal bel canto style, and socialist realism to name a few–the result is a variety of styles that can be heard in the assorted works on this recording.

The partnership between Möst and Brčić is particularly well-balanced. Möst’s tone is sonorous, and her phrasing is tasteful and carefully done. Overall, this is an excellent recording of works for flute and guitar that are slightly off the beaten path. 

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