WOW HD AU
FREE SHIPPING ON EVERYTHING!

Explore

In Stock

Artists

Actors

Format

Theme

Genre

Rated

Label

Specialty

Decades

Size

Color

Deals

Rebecca Clarke: Works for Viola

Rebecca Clarke: Works for Viola

  • By CLARKE / BONATESTA / BONATESTA / CAMPAGNA
  • Release 12/02/2016
  • Media Format CD
Share Twitter
Sold out - We don’t know when or if this will be available again.

Product Notes

English composer Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979) is best known for her chamber music compositions, many of which feature the viola. Clarke moved to the United States in 1916, after her father disowned her. The Sonata for Viola and Piano was composed in 1919 when Clarke was 33 years old. It premiered at the Berkshire Music Festival the same year, and was well received. Chester Music published the piece two years later. The Viola Sonata, which is becoming more and more a staple in the violist's repertoire due to it's many obstacles and idiomatic writing, opens with a pentatonic theme, and features thick harmonies, dense, complex rhythmic texture, and an emotionally intense nature that has been compared to the impressionism of Debussy. Diana and Arianna Bonatesta, The Runya Duo sisters, perform with incredible harmony and add a sweetness and femininity to this album. Recorded by Alessandro Simonetto, this album is free from any mastering additions.

Details

Title: Rebecca Clarke: Works for Viola
Release Date: 12/02/2016
Label: Aevea
Media Format: CD
UPC: 720189872938
Item #: 1564437X
This product is a special order
We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. More details
Understood