American Classics - Corigliano: The Red Violin Caprices, etc; Thomson: Three Portraits, etc / Quint, Wolfram
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2008-05-27Works: John Corigliano: The Red Violin Caprices for Violin solo; Sonata for violin & piano; Virgil Thomson: Three Portraits, for violin & piano (transcribed by Samuel Dushkin); Five Ladies, portraits (5) fo...
Performers: Quint, Philippe; Wolfram, William
John Corigliano has revisited his score for the 1997 film 'The Red Violin' several times. In 'The Red Violin Caprices', content is allied to a...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-09-20Works: Virgil Thomson: Synthetic Waltzes; Songs (4) to Poems of Thomas Campion; Sonata for Violin and Piano; Two by Marianne Moore; Praises and Prayers (5)
Performers: Evans, Rachel; Krakauer, David; Lang, Ellen; Reit, Alyssa; Sachs, Joel; Seltzer, Cheryl; Wu, Mia
Much of Thomson's early music, which comprises setting of Stein's poetry and the 'Synthetic Waltzes', balances modernity and classicism, and the 'Sonata for Violin &...continue...