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Unraveling Beethoven / Solomon, DiEugenio

Release Date: 10/26/2018 
Label:  New Focus   Catalog #: 217  
Number of Discs: 1 
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Violinist Nicholas DiEugenio and pianist Mimi Solomon release their second recording on New Focus- a chronicle of their commissioning project, Unraveling Beethoven. The duo approached several composers, Tonia Ko, David Kirkland Garner, Jesse Jones, Robert Honstein, and Allen Anderson, and asked them to write works that are inspired by Beethoven's Violin Sonatas. The duo writes: “We’ve asked these composers to pull on a “loose thread” of Beethoven’s and reweave it. Originally intended to be included in a cycle of five concerts consisting of two Beethoven sonatas paired with one new work, we have been inspired by our work with these five wonderful composers, as well as many of the listeners at the premieres of these various works, to send Read more these new pieces out into the world together on one album,s tanding apart from (but very much in relation to) Beethoven. In this way, one could consider these new works as distinct, unique mushrooms, having nonetheless all sprouted from the same Beethovenian mycelium.” Read less

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