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Finnegan's Wake / Wolfgang David


Release Date: 09/28/2004 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 680   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Aaron CoplandElliott CarterChing-Chu HuJeremy Dale Roberts,   ... 
Performer:  Wolfgang DavidDavid Gompper
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Major contemporary works for violin and piano. Wolfgang David (b.1971) has become ensconced on the international stage, both as a recitalist, and as a guest soloist with many of the world's leading orchestras. His teachers included Rainer Kuelchl, the concert master of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Igor Ozim at the Berne Conservatory and Yfrah Neaman at London's Guildhall School of Music. David Gompper (b.1954) has lived and worked professionally as a pianist, a conductor, and a composer in New York, San Diego, London, Nigeria, Michigan and Texas. He is currently Professor of Composition and Director of the Center for New Music at the University of Iowa. In 2002-2003, he was in Russia as a Fulbright Scholar, teaching, performing and Read more conducting at the Moscow Conservatory. He has performed with Wolfgang David in Moscow, the United States and Vienna.

REVIEWs:

"The playing is sensitive and accurate making this a fine recital blending new and old." (American Record Guide)

"The playing on this CD is highly accomplished... a well considered and attractive programme which will provide an interesting voyage of pleasant discovery for many. ...this CD deserves solid and unreserved recommendation." (Musicweb.com)
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Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Violin and Piano by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Wolfgang David (Violin), David Gompper (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1943; USA 
2.
Riconoscenza per Goffredo Petrassi by Elliott Carter
Performer:  David Gompper (Piano), Wolfgang David (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; USA 
3.
Passions by Ching-Chu Hu
Performer:  David Gompper (Piano), Wolfgang David (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2001; USA 
4.
Capriccio for Violin and Piano by Jeremy Dale Roberts
Performer:  David Gompper (Piano), Wolfgang David (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965 
5.
Spring of Chosroes by Morton Feldman
Performer:  David Gompper (Piano), Wolfgang David (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978; USA 
6.
Finnegan's Wake by David Gompper
Performer:  David Gompper (Piano), Wolfgang David (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; USA 

Sound Samples

Violin Sonata: I. Andante semplice
Violin Sonata: II. Lento
Violin Sonata: III. Allegretto giusto
4 Lauds: No. 2. Riconoscenza per Goffredo Petrassi
Passions
Capriccio for Violin and Piano
Spring of Chosroes
Finnegan's Wake

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