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Il ritorno / Skaeverd, Mathews


Release Date: 11/17/2017 
Label:  Metier   Catalog #: 28574  
Composer:  Michael Alec Rose
Performer:  Peter Sheppard SkaervedDiana Mathews
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Michael Alec Rose is a leading light in the contemporary music world with compositions in many genres. He has received thirty composition awards to date, and is also an author of books and essays. He currently teaches at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. This album contains music for violin-viola duo and for solo violin, which is both gently modernist and also post-impressionist – music inspired by places (for example Dartmoor in England) and by paintings. The soloists are both highly regarded both in their native England and internationally. Skærved is well represented in many recordings as soloist and as leader of Longbow Ensemble and the Kreutzer Quartet and has made over 60 albums for Divine Art/Metier as well as Toccata, NMC, Read more Naxos and other labels. He has given concerts in over 30 countries, has had over 400 works dedicated to him and is also an accomplished painter and writer. Violist Diana Mathews is sought after as soloist, chamber and orchestral player and is very active in the new music world. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Unturned Stones by Michael Alec Rose
Performer:  Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Violin), Diana Mathews (Viola)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
2.
Perambulation for Unaccompanied Violin "Il Ritorno" by Michael Alec Rose
Performer:  Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Violin)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
3.
Mornington Caprice by Michael Alec Rose
Performer:  Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Violin), Diana Mathews (Viola)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
4.
Diaphany by Michael Alec Rose
Performer:  Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Violin)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 

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