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Tedi Papavrami, Ysaÿe, Sonata nr. 4

Sequence published on 4/13/21
Composer : Eugene Ysaye
Year of composition : 1923
Artistic period : 20th century
Musical category : Sonata
Academy : Academy Apr. 11 - Apr. 18, 2021
Master(s) : Tedi Papavrami
Student : Anoush Papouam
Date of recording : 10/22/21
Instrument(s) played :

"the musical goal has to be anticipated, and the technical means used to achieve it has to give the direction." Tedi Papavrami

About the Violon class of Tedi Papavrami on the Six sonates

Master class de Violon, Tedi Papavrami | Ysaÿe, Six sonates

The class encounters a main difficulty, which is highlighted by the teacher at the beginning: the
lack of weight of the right arm of the student, and the consequence of this in the production of
sound. The master notices this at the beginning, tries to continue with other things, but
constantly returns to this topic: “it's all about relaxation, arm weight, etc (…) try to put your right
arm down more, finally. (…) I'd still like it to be a bit more organic. (…) it was the sound that is a
bit lacking, when you get to the high notes (…) you play a little too much at the point and you're
a little blocked there and so you're a little bit exhausted without, without result (…) too much
bow, too much air” 

A theme that stands out, almost from the beginning, exceeds this class since it has to do with a
bad habit of violinists who interpret repertoire for solo violin: “As soon as you play the violin
alone, you equate it with a cadenza. It's not a cadence. No pianist, playing Ravel or Debussy,
would have the impression that he could improvise. But on the violin, because of the repertoire,
it, unfortunately, gives this bad habit of distending, of widening a tight rhythm, or, on the
contrary, of rushing…”
In this sense, he highlights that Ysaÿe has very precise writing, so the interpreter has to respect
what is in the score: “So there's no margin, really. If there is afterward, once you do exactly what
he says, but. He puts a line, not a dot on the E”, he remarks.

What we learn in this Violon Master class

- The musical goal has to be anticipated, and the technical means used to achieve it have to
give the direction
- Ysaÿe is ultra-precise. He's one of the most precise composers, and he´s also a great violinist.
- Thinking about the weight of the right arm to achieve better sound is important: “It doesn't
require any effort, it's just putting your arms in the right place, using gravity.

About Eugène Ysaÿe's work

Eugène Ysaÿe, Sonate n°4 The set of six sonatas for solo violin, Op. 27, was written in July 1923. This one, the fourth one, has three movements: Allemande (Lento maestoso); Sarabande (Quasi lento); Finale (Presto ma non troppo). It is important to emphasize, as the master does, that Ysase was a violinist, so his violin pieces are idiomatic, which is usually an advantage, as they stand as a great technical challenge for the interpreters since a great technical repertoire to interpret what the composer indicates in the score.
This sonata is dedicated to Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962), who was considered one of the leading violinists of his time. Extraordinary talented, he started his musical studies at age 4, and he was admitted to the Vienna Conservatory at age 7. He took violin lessons with Hellmesberger Jr., studied theory with Anton Bruckner, gave his first public performance at age 9, and graduated at 10. Kreisler achieved fluid technical perfection, and he was particularly renowned for his elegant bowing, graceful phrasing, “and a sweetness of tone”. His vibrato produced, according to Ysaÿe, a “uniquely full and sweet tone.” Kreisler was known to delight audiences with performances of lost classics by famous composers; in reality, he had composed these pieces himself. Ysaÿe evokes this clever ruse by including an “Allemande,” “Sarabande,” and Presto “Finale” in this Sonata.
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