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Reflections - Music By Arni Egilsson


Release Date: 02/25/2003 
Label:  Cambria   Catalog #: 1132   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Arni Egilsson
Performer:  Gloria ChengClaudine CarlsonRobert Hunter
Conductor:  Hannu KoivulaJón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony OrchestraHollywood Studios Woodwinds QuintetLangholt Church Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 55 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Arni Egilsson has earned an international reputation as a double bass soloist, having performed in his native Iceland, all of Europe and throughout the United States. He was brought to the United States by the late Sir John Barbirolli to play with the Houston Symphony Orchestra. While there, he established an enduring relationship with Andre Previn. A versatile instrumentalist, equally comfortable in jazz and classical venues he has recorded a classical solo album with Vladimir Ashkenazy and a jazz classical album with Ray Brown. Egilsson is highly regarded as a leading session player in the orchestras of the Los Angeles recording studios serving as Principal bass player for most of Hollywood's top composers. He has been a Professor of Read more Double Bass at California State University, Northridge and in recent years has become well-known as a composer of works for double bass, chamber ensemble and symphony orchestra as well as for solo voice and chorus. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Reflections by Arni Egilsson
Conductor:  Hannu Koivula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; USA 
2.
Blaer by Arni Egilsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Studios Woodwinds Quintet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; USA 
3.
Just a Thought by Arni Egilsson
Performer:  Gloria Cheng (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
4.
Erinnerungen by Arni Egilsson
Performer:  Claudine Carlson (Mezzo Soprano), Robert Hunter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
5.
Dies Irae by Arni Egilsson
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; USA 

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