Widmann: Armonica

Pan Classics: PC10290

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Widmann: Armonica

Catalogue No:

PC10290

Discs:

1

Release date:

13th Jan 2014

Barcode:

7619990102903

Length:

66 minutes

Medium:

CD (download also available)
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Widmann: Armonica


Furrer:

Chiaroscuro – Für R.H.R.

Kagel:

Étude Nr. 3 für großes Orchester

Ruzicka:

Clouds Jörg Widmann

Widmann, J:

Armonica, for orchestra

Antiphon For Orchestral Groups

Souvenir bavarois


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The Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra has had a great deal of experience in the field of contemporary music, from its exceptional work with the early works of Schönberg by its first principal conductor, Hans Rosbaud, to »cresc…«, the new Biennale for Modern Music Frankfurt Rhein Main organised together with the Ensemble Modern. This CD presents six works realised by the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra during recent years with its latest principal conductor, Paavo Järvi, including two world premieres of compositions which were also commissioned by the Frankfurt Radio.

Mauricio Kagel: Etude No. 3

Etude No. 3

Beat Furrer: Chiaroscuro

Chiaroscuro

Jorg Widmann: Antiphon

Antiphon

Peter Ruzicka: Clouds

Clouds

Jorg Widmann: Armonica

Armonica

Jorg Widmann: Souvenir bavarois

Souvenir bavarois

The Guardian

23rd January 2014

****

“The best, most lingering of them is the third of Mauricio Kagel's orchestral Etudes, a pithy demonstration of how to transform witty charm into snarling menace in a few moments, though neither Beat Furrer's Chiaroscuro or Peter Ruzicka's Clouds outstays its welcome, either.”

The Independent

22nd March 2014

****

“it’s Widmann’s title track that stands out: inspired by Mozart’s interest in the glass harmonica, it features a blend of strings, accordion and tuned percussion emulating that instrument’s long, keening tones, everything shaped “lightly and vitreously... like a musical suspension of gravity”, as Widmann describes it.”

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