JOSEF SUK (1874-1935)
   
  Piano works; Klavierwerke; Oeuvres pour piano  
   
 4 Pieces from Klavírní skladby (Piano Pieces) Op. 7 16:52  
  Klavierstücke; Morceaux pour piano  
1 1 Love Songs 6:20
  Adagio non troppo lento  
2 2 Humoresque 1:24
  Allegretto grazioso  
3 3 Little Idylls No. 2 3:25
  Tempo comodo  
4 5 Dumka 5:30
  Andante - Allegro ma non troppo - Andante  
   
 Jaro (Spring) Op. 22a 16:18  
  Früling; Printemps  
5 1 Spring 4:36
  Allegro con brio  
6 2 The Breeze 1:50
  Andante, quasi Allegretto  
7 3 In Expectation 3:52
  Andante con moto ed espressivo  
8 4 - 2:25
  Andante  
9 5 Longing 3:28
  Allegro non troppo  
   
 Letní dojmy (Summer Impressions) Op. 22b 13:29  
  Sommerimpressionen; Impressions d'été  
10 1 At Noon 4:21
  Moderato  
11 2 Children at Play 2:18
  Allegretto  
12 3 Evening Mood 6:47
  Andante espressivo  
   
 About Mother Op. 28 21:42  
  Über Mutter; La mère  
13 1 When Mother was still a Little Girl 2:57
  Allegretto molto moderato  
14 2 Once in Springtime 5:00
  Adagio - Allegro non troppo - Adagio  
15 3 How Mother Sang at Night to the Sick Child 3:42
  Andante  
16 4 About Mother's Heart 4:42
  Andante sostenuto  
17 5 Remembering 5:10
  Andante  
   
 Zivotem a snem (Things Lived and Dreamed) Op. 30 38:45  
  Was ich gelebt und getraümt;  
  Choses vécues, choses rêvées  
  PART I  
18 1 With wit and irony, in places fuming 2:28
  Allegretto moderato  
19 2 Restlessly and shyly, without strong expression 1:49
  Allegro vivo  
20 3 Mysteriously and very light 4:09
  Andante sostenuto  
21 4 Contemplatively, then increasingly aggressive 3:57
  Poco allegretto  
22 5 On the recovery of my son. Calmly, with deep emotion 5:38
  Adagio  
  PART II  
23 6 With expression of quiet, carefree good humour 3:56
  Moderato quasi allegretto  
24 7 Simply - later with expression of oppressive power 4:08
  Adagio non tanto  
25 8 Gently, chirpingly 2:09
  Vivace  
26 9 Whisperingly and mysteriously 4:02
  Poco andante  
27 10 To the forgotten graves in the corner of the Krecovice cemetry. Dreamily 5:57
  Adagio  
   
 Ukolébaveky (Lullabies) Op. 33 20:09  
  Wiegenlieder; Berceuses  
28 1 Over Sleeping Children 3:16
  Andante sostenuto  
29 2 Ditty 1:35
  Andante  
30 3 Sentimental Self-parody on a Street Song 2:47
  Andante quasi Adagio  
31 4 Return to Health 3:20
  Andante moderato  
32 5 A Child's Christmas Dream 2:53
  Moderato con moto  
33 6 Death, come but softly 6:04
  Andante con moto  
   
 Margaret Fingerhut piano
  12-13 January and 8-9 December 1990