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Inspired by Bach / Pogossian

Release Date: 10/19/2018 
Label:  New Focus   Catalog #: 206  
Number of Discs: 1 
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Movses Pogossian's follow up release to his Bach Sonatas and Partitas recording on New Focus explores three works for solo violin that are inspired by those iconic pieces. Featuring solo music by Kaija Saariaho, Gabriela Lena Frank, and Andrew McIntosh, Pogossian's powerful performances carry the spirit of this most intimate of instrumentations forward, connecting the listener with Bach and extending the legacy of the unaccompanied string works further. He writes: “This is a happy [album]. It celebrates creativity and beauty, through the eyes of three very different composers. Directly or indirectly, Bach was the inspirational point of reference for each of these works. As for me, conceiving this project seemed a natural segue from my most Read more recent recording prior to this one… As they say, all roads lead to Bach…” Read less

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