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Czech Portraits / Adams, Salomon


Release Date: 05/13/2016 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3470   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ladislav VycpalekLeos JanácekOtakar Zich
Performer:  Jacob AdamsPascal Salomon
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Containing works by Czech composers Ladislav Vycpalek, Leos Janacek, and Otakar Zich, this new release features some of the finest Czech viola music that has been composed. Ladislav Vycpalek (1882-1969) typically composed vocal and choral works. His Suite for Solo Viola, Op. 21 has been chosen for this recording. The Leos Janacek works chosen for this release, his Sonata for Violin and Piano, Dumka for Violin and Piano, and Romance for Violin and Piano, have been arranged for viola by Jacob Adams, who also performs these works accompanied by Pascal Salomon. Containing works by Czech composers Ladislav Vycpalek, Leos Janacek, and Otakar Zich, this new release features some of the finest Czech viola music that has been composed. Ladislav Vycpalek (1882-1969) typically composed vocal and choral works. His Suite for Solo Viola, Op. 21 has been chosen for this recording. The Leos Janacek works chosen for this release, his Sonata for Violin and Piano, Dumka for Violin and Piano, and Romance for Violin and Piano, have been arranged for viola by Jacob Adams, who also performs these works accompanied by Pascal Salomon. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Suite for Viola solo, Op. 21 by Ladislav Vycpalek
Performer:  Jacob Adams (Viola)
Period: 20th Century 
2.
Sonata for Violin and Piano by Leos Janácek
Performer:  Jacob Adams (Viola), Pascal Salomon (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1921; Brno, Czech Republic 
3.
Dumka for Violin and Piano by Leos Janácek
Performer:  Jacob Adams (Viola), Pascal Salomon (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1880; Brno, Czech Republic 
4.
Romance for Violin and Piano by Leos Janácek
Performer:  Jacob Adams (Viola), Pascal Salomon (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1879; Brno, Czech Republic 
5.
Elégie by Otakar Zich
Performer:  Jacob Adams (Viola), Pascal Salomon (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Czech Republic 

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