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Release Date: 06/19/2001 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 57179   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Shulamit RanChen YiHans Werner HenzeYinam Leef,   ... 
Performer:  Michal KankaEdna MichellNachum ErlichUlf Hoelscher,   ... 
Conductor:  Lukas FossAndreas Weiss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Chamber OrchestraKarlsruhe EnsembleCzech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra cellos
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded at Rudolfinum, Dvorák Hall, Prague, Czech Republic, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City and Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe, Germany Selections recorded at Rudolfinum, Dvorák Hall, Prague, Czech Republic, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City and Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe, Germany Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Yearning by Shulamit Ran
Performer:  Michal Kanka (Cello), Edna Michell (Violin)
Conductor:  Lukas Foss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; USA 
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 8 Minutes 8 Secs. 
2.
Romance of Hsiao and Ch'in by Chen Yi
Performer:  Nachum Erlich (Violin), Ulf Hoelscher (Violin)
Conductor:  Andreas Weiss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Karlsruhe Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; USA 
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
3.
Adagio adagio by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Edna Michell (Violin), Igor Ardasev (Piano), Michal Kanka (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
4.
T'filah by Yinam Leef
Performer:  Ulf Hoelscher (Violin), Nachum Erlich (Violin), Edna Michell (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; Israel 
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 5 Minutes 44 Secs. 
5.
Credo by Poul Ruders
Performer:  Shlomo Mintz (Violin), Ludmila Peterková (Clarinet), Ulf Hoelscher (Violin)
Conductor:  Lukas Foss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996; Denmark 
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 5 Minutes 38 Secs. 
6.
Innocence by Somei Satoh
Performer:  Patricia Rozario (Soprano), Edna Michell (Violin)
Conductor:  Lukas Foss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra cellos
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Japan 
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 7 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Japanese 
7.
Cantilena by Wolfgang Rihm
Performer:  Edna Michell (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2000; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
8.
Hunem-Iduhey by Iannis Xenakis
Performer:  Edna Michell (Violin), Michal Kanka (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996 
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
9.
Romance for Violin, Soprano and String Orchestra by Lukas Foss
Performer:  Patricia Rozario (Soprano), Edna Michell (Violin)
Conductor:  Lukas Foss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 5 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
Stčle by Karel Husa
Performer:  Edna Michell (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 6 Minutes 13 Secs. 
11.
Achňt Ketana by Betty Olivero
Performer:  Patricia Rozario (Soprano), Ulf Hoelscher (Violin), Bohuslav Matousek (Violin),
Edna Michell (Violin)
Conductor:  Lukas Foss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Hebrew 
12.
Ligatura by György Kurtág
Performer:  Ulf Hoelscher (Violin), Edna Michell (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998; Amsterdam, Netherlan 
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
13.
Echorus by Philip Glass
Performer:  Allen Ginsberg (Spoken Vocals), Ulf Hoelscher (Violin), Edna Michell (Violin)
Conductor:  Lukas Foss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994-1995; USA 
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 7 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This recording of Philip Glass's "Echorus" features excerpts of a poem by Allen Ginsburg ("Wales Visitations") narrated by the author. 
14.
Duet for 2 Violins and Orchestra by Steve Reich
Performer:  Edna Michell (Violin), Ulf Hoelscher (Violin)
Conductor:  Andreas Weiss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Karlsruhe Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; USA 
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
15.
Song of the Angel by John Tavener
Performer:  Susan Narucki (Soprano), Ulf Hoelscher (Violin)
Conductor:  Lukas Foss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Date of Recording: 1999-2001 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Song Of The Angel (Quietly Ecstatic - Calm, pure and free)
Yearning (Misterioso)
Romance of Hsiao and Ch'in
Adagio adagio
T'Filah
Credo (Appasionato intimo)
Innocence
Cantilena (Sehr ruhig)
Hunem-Iduhey
Romance
Stele
Achot Ketana (In Memoriam)
Ligatura - Hommage a Yehudi Menuhin
Echorus
Duet

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