Dragon Rhyme

Naxos: 8572889

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Dragon Rhyme

Label:

Naxos

Catalogue No:

8572889
(8.572889)

Discs:

1

Release date:

1st Oct 2012

Barcode:

0747313288977

Length:

56 minutes

Medium:

CD (download also available)
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Dragon Rhyme


Chen Yi:

Dragon Rhyme

Higdon:

Soprano Saxophone Concerto

Carrie Koffman (soprano saxophone)

Weill, K:

Concerto for Violin & Wind Orchestra, Op. 12

Anton Miller (violin)


Hartt School Wind Ensemble, Glen Adsit

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The wind band offers considerable variety and color to composers, as demonstrated by these three disparate works. Jennifer Higdon’s Soprano Saxophone Concerto brings to the instrument an unerring warmth and sizzling dexterity perfectly suited to its plangent beauty. Kurt Weill’s 1924 Violin Concerto exudes neo-classicism, Mahlerian influence and a pungent dynamism that account for its popularity. Chen Yi’s Dragon Rhyme employs musical intervals familiar from Beijing Opera, in a work rich in textual color and vivid intensity.

Jennifer Higdon: Soprano Saxophone Concerto

Soprano Saxophone Concerto

Kurt Weill: Violin Concerto, Op. 12

I. Andante con moto

II. Notturno: Allegro un poco tenuto - Cadenza: Moderato - Vivace - Serenata: Allegretto

III. Allegro molto, un poco agitato

Yi Chen: Dragon Rhyme

I. Mysteriously - Harmoniously

II. Energetically

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