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Sunleif Rasmussen: Dancing Raindrops / Aldubaran Ensemble

Rasmussen / Aldubaran
Release Date: 05/31/2011 
Label:  Dacapo   Catalog #: 8226567   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sunleif Rasmussen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aldubaran
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The five works on this CD offer a broad perspective on the Faroese composer Sunleif Rasmussen (b. 1961), who continues to be inspired by the elements of nature as well as drawing on a wide range of idioms, periods and styles. In the virtuoso playing of the ensemble Aldubáran, the listener can hear lyrical echoes of traditional folk music, Baroque structures and electronically manipulated sounds, as Rasmussen combines the seven instruments of the ensemble in a wide variety of configurations. The five works on this CD offer a broad perspective on the Faroese composer Sunleif Rasmussen (b. 1961), who continues to be inspired by the elements of nature as well as drawing on a wide range of idioms, periods and styles. In the virtuoso playing of the ensemble Aldubáran, the listener can hear lyrical echoes of traditional folk music, Baroque structures and electronically manipulated sounds, as Rasmussen combines the seven instruments of the ensemble in a wide variety of configurations. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Dancing Raindrops by Sunleif Rasmussen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aldubaran
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; Denmark 
2.
Suite for guitar and effect processor by Sunleif Rasmussen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aldubaran
Period: 21st Century 
Written: 2007; Denmark 
3.
Andalag no 2 for two flutes by Sunleif Rasmussen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aldubaran
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Denmark 
4.
Like the Golden Sun by Sunleif Rasmussen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aldubaran
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; Denmark 
5.
Mozaik/Miniature by Sunleif Rasmussen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aldubaran
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; Denmark 

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