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ROREM: Double Concerto / After Reading Shakespeare

Composer(s)Rorem, Ned
Genre Classical Music
Category ConcertosInstrumental
Catalogue 8.559316
Label / Series Naxos / American Classics
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
USD 9.99

USD 6.99

  Booklet / liner notes available

Ned Rorem's life, as his diaries have revealed, has been unconventional, but his music is conceived largely in accordance with traditional, tonal norms, treated with originality and immense inventiveness. He has had a long acquaintance with both Sharon Robinson and Jaime Laredo, the soloists on this disc, of whom he says “...gradually they came to exemplify for me the ideal string players.” Having already created works for both of them individually, Rorem felt they would make an ideal team, which resulted in the Double Concerto. Rorem suggests that the two instruments “are born on stage, emerging from the womb of the orchestra.” After Reading Shakespeare for solo cello is a refutation of the notion that a rich-sounding string instrument such as


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ROREM: Double Concerto / After Reading Shakespeare 54:14   
  Double Concerto for Violin and Cello              
      I. Morning 1:28    0.99   Add to cart  
      II. Adam and Eve 5:30    1.59   Add to cart  
      III. Mazurka 3:16    0.99   Add to cart  
      IV. Staying on Alone 1:54    0.99   Add to cart  
      V. Their Accord 2:22    0.99   Add to cart  
      VI. Looking 2:06    0.99   Add to cart  
      VII. Conversation at Midnight 14:27    2.39   Add to cart  
      VIII. Flight 1:17    0.99   Add to cart  
  After Reading Shakespeare              
      I. Lear 4:41    0.99   Add to cart  
      II. Katharine 1:16    0.99   Add to cart  
      III. Lear 3:28    0.99   Add to cart  
      IV. Titania and Oberon 2:03    0.99   Add to cart  
      V. Caliban 1:41    0.99   Add to cart  
      VI. Portia 1:23    0.99   Add to cart  
      VII. Why hear'st thou music sadly? 0:49    0.99   Add to cart  
      VIII. Remembrance of things past 2:33    0.99   Add to cart  
      IX. Iago and Othello 4:00    0.99   Add to cart  
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