DANCE! Daniel Hope

DANCE! Daniel Hope

4864994 (Deutsche Grammophon, CD, 2 discs)

FIRST RELEASE (2 February 2024)

Playing time: 62'19"/53'21" - TT 115'40"
Tracks: 22 + 20
Booklet pages: 28
℗ 2024 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH
© 2024 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH
Main country of recording: Switzerland
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of DANCE! Daniel Hope published on 21 January 2024

Daniel Hope, violin
Zürcher Kammerorchester

Marie-Pierre Langlamet, harp (CD2 track 20)
Benjamin Günst, violin (CD1 tracks 14 and 15; CD2 track 12)
Joscho Stephan, guitar (CD1 tracks 14-16; CD2 track 16)
Emanuele Forni, baroque guitar and theorbo (CD2 tracks 1-11)
Omar Massa, bandoneon (CD1 tracks 14-16; CD2 track 12)
Jenö Lisztes, cymbalom (CD1 track 14 and CD2 track 12)
Stéphane Logérot, double bass (CD1 tracks 14-16; CD2 tracks 12 and 16)
Jacques Ammon, piano (CD1 tracks 15 and 15)
Markellos Chryssicos, harpsichord (CD2 tracks 1-11)
Michael Metzler, percussion (CD1 tracks 2, 11 and 12; CD2 tracks 1, 3, 4 and 9-11)
Sascha Johannes Meisel, percussion (CD1 tracks 2, 11 and 12; CD2 tracks 1, 3, 4 and 9-11)


Dmitri Shostakovich, arranged by Paul Bateman:

1 Waltz No 2 (Suite for Variety Orchestra, No 7)

Camille Saint-Saëns, arranged by Paul Bateman:

2 Danse macabre, Op 40

Sergei Prokofiev, arranged by Paul Bateman:

3 Dance of the Knights (Romeo and Juliet)

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, arranged by Paul Bateman:

4 Pas de deux (Swan Lake, Op 20)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with cadenza by Daniel Hope:

5 Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in B flat, K 269 (261a)

Franz Schubert:

Funf Deutsche Tänze, D 89/6-10
6 No 1 in C
7 No 2 in G
8 No 3 in D
9 No 4 in F
10 No 5 in C

Georges Bizet, arranged by Paul Bateman:

11 Farandole (L'Arlésienne)

Jacques Offenbach, arranged by Paul Bateman:

12 Can-can (Galop infernal) (Orphée aux enfers)

Johannes Brahms, arranged by Paul Bateman:

13 Hungarian Dance No 5 in G minor, WoO 1/5


14 Odessa Bulgar

Carlos Gardel, arranged by Paul Bateman:

15 Por una cabeza

Astor Piazzolla:

16 Escualo

Béla Bartók, arranged by Arthur Willner:

Romám népi táncok (Romanian Folk Dances), Sz 56
17 Jocul cu bâtă (Stick Dance)
18 Brâul (Sash Dance)
19 Pe loc (Stamping Dance)
20 Buciumeana (Dance of Buchum)
21 Poarga românească (Romanian Polka)
22 Mărunţel (Fast Dance)


Jean-Baptiste Lully:

1 Marche pour la cérémonie des turcs (Le Bourgeois gentilhomme, LWV 43)

George Frideric Handel:

2 Rigaudon (Water Music, HWV 350/3)

Matthew Locke:

3 Lilk (The Tempest)

Henry Purcell:

4 Curtain Tune on a Ground (Timon of Athens, Z 632)

Evaristo Felice Dall'abaco:

Concerto a più istrumenti in D, Op 5/6 - movements 3, 4 and 5
5 Ciaccona. Allegro e spiccato
6 Rondeau. Allegro
7 Allegro

Tarquinio Merula:

8 Ciaccona, Op 12/20

anonymous sixteenth century:

9 Saltarello

Nicola Conforto:

10 Fandango (L'Endimione)

anonymous fourteenth century:

11 Lamento di Tristano (e la rotta) (British Library Add MS 29987 No 9)

Leó Weiner, arranged by Paul Bateman:

12 Rólka-Tánc (Fox Dance) (Divertimento No 1 on old Hungarian Folk Dances, Op 20)

Wojciech Kilar:

13 Orawa

Edward Elgar, arranged by Paul Bateman:

14 Minuet in A minor, Op 21

Florence Price, arranged by Olivier Fourés:

15 Ticklin' Toes (Three Little Negro Dances, No 3)

Duke Ellington:

16 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)

Erwin Schulhoff:

17 Alla Tarantella (Five Pieces for String Quartet, No 5)

Benjamin Britten:

18 Romance (Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op 10, Variation 3)

Igor Stravinsky, arranged by Paul Bateman:

19 Tarantella (Pulcinella)

Maurice Ravel, arranged by Georges Catherine:

20 Vocalise-étude en forme de Habanera, M 51

Daniel Hope has long been fascinated by the power of dance to move and inspire. Taking listeners on a journey through seven centuries of music history, his latest Deutsche Grammophon album, DANCE!, celebrates the rhythms that have set bodies in motion and lifted hearts since time began.

Recorded in April 2023 at ZKO-Haus, Zurich, Switzerland (CD1 tracks 1-12, 14, 17-22 and CD2 tracks 1-11, 13-15 and 17–19) and in September 2023 at Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany (CD1 tracks 13, 15, 16 and CD2 tracks 12, 16 and 20).