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Complete Crumb Edition, Vol. 19: Metamorphoses, Book 1 / Barone

Release Date: 06/19/2020 
Label:  Bridge   Catalog #: 9535  
Composer:  George Crumb
Performer:  Marcantonio Barone
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The great American composer, George Crumb's most recent compositions have been two large piano compositions, "Metamorphoses, Books 1 and 2", completed in 2019. Volume 19 of Bridge's Complete Crumb Edition, a series of recordings supervised by the composer himself, is made up entirely of Metamorphoses Book 1, performed by Crumb specialist, Marcantonio Barone. The work consists of ten movements, each based on a famous painting by artists including Paul Klee, Vincent van Gogh, Marc Chagall, James Whistler, Jasper Johns, Paul Gauguin, Salvador Dali, and Vasily Kandinsky. At 90, George Crumb continues to produce works of incredible detail and passion. Critic David Hurwitz wrote that "Bridge’s decision to embark on a complete Read more edition of George Crumb’s music remains one of the most significant recording projects currently in progress, as well as one of the most artistically successful." Read less

Works on This Recording

Metamorphoses, Book I by George Crumb
Performer:  Marcantonio Barone (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2017; United States 

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