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Distant Light: Violin Concertos of J.S. Bach and Peteris Vasks / Renaud Capuçon, violin; CO of Europe

Album Summary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin in D minor, BWV 1052
>Vasks, Peteris : Tala gaisma (Distant Light), concerto for violin & string orchestra
Performer Conductor Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Violinist Renaud Capuçon presents a new album that marries old with new, a program as intriguing as it is unexpected - pairing the music of J.S.Bach and Peteris Vasks. Capuçon describes his decision to record Distant Light, saying: "I fell in love with [Distant Light] as soon as I discovered it." With respect to the continuity of the album, Capuçon indicated that he decided to "put together two different worlds, Bach's and Vasks'...Their music does, however share a purity...it rises up from a source. When you play it, you don't get tired... It is healing music, feeding you and giving you energy." This is Capuçon's first recording as both soloist and conductor and also his first recording with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Darius Milhaud Conservatory, Aix en Provence (12/05/2013-12/07/2013).



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Works Details

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042
  • Performer: Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
  • Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
  • Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • Notes: Darius Milhaud Conservatory, Aix en Provence (12/05/2013-12/07/2013)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1730

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin in D minor, BWV 1052
  • Performer: Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
  • Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
  • Notes: Darius Milhaud Conservatory, Aix en Provence (12/05/2013-12/07/2013)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1730

>Vasks, Peteris : Tala gaisma (Distant Light), concerto for violin & string orchestra
  • Performer: Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
  • Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
  • Notes: Darius Milhaud Conservatory, Aix en Provence (12/05/2013-12/07/2013)
  • Running Time: 30 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1996