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ROCHBERG: Violin Concerto


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ROCHBERG: Violin Concerto

The Violin Concerto is at one and the same time George Rochberg’s most widely performed and least known work, since it was heavily cut in the “Stern version” played and recorded in the 1970s. Here, restored to the composer’s wishes, the score’s primaeval vision of the fate of man trapped in a neutral, unaware universe is powerfully reasserted in music that stretches from anguish and anger, to lyricism and an ending of unsurpassed tranquillity and transcendence.

Rochberg, George

  Violin Concerto (original version)
1.   Introduction 00:06:53
2.   Intermezzo A 00:08:07
3.   Fantasia 00:07:39
4.   Intermezzo B 00:18:35
5.   Epilogue 00:10:26

Total Playing Time: 00:51:40

Rochberg, George

Lyndon-Gee, Christopher

Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra

Sheppard Skærved, Peter

Label: Naxos

Series: American Classics

Genre: Concerto

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.559129

Barcode: 0636943912928

Physical Release: 03/2004

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