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Klami & Englund: Violin Concertos / Schmid, Gustavsson, Oulu Symphony


Release Date: 10/14/2016 
Label:  Ondine   Catalog #: 1278   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Einar EnglundUuno Klami
Performer:  Benjamin Schmid
Conductor:  Johannes Gustavsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oulu Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Uuno Klami write his Violin Concerto during World War II and it was premiered in Stockholm in 1944. The piece was lost during the war and Klami completed a new version in 1954. Klami is known for the strong influences he takes from French music and from Stravinsky. Known for his exceptionally wide repertoire and a great sense of musicality, Benjamin Schmid is one of the most versatile violinists of today. Described as "one of the most valuable of today's golden-age-violinists" - The New York Sun Uuno Klami write his Violin Concerto during World War II and it was premiered in Stockholm in 1944. The piece was lost during the war and Klami completed a new version in 1954. Klami is known for the strong influences he takes from French music and from Stravinsky. Known for his exceptionally wide repertoire and a great sense of musicality, Benjamin Schmid is one of the most versatile violinists of today. Described as "one of the most valuable of today's golden-age-violinists" - The New York Sun Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra by Einar Englund
Performer:  Benjamin Schmid (Violin)
Conductor:  Johannes Gustavsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oulu Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981 
2.
Concerto for Violin, Op. 32 by Uuno Klami
Performer:  Benjamin Schmid (Violin)
Conductor:  Johannes Gustavsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oulu Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943/1954; Finland 

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