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Viola Swirl - Carol Rodland (viola); Tatevik Mokatsian (piano)
Track Listing
  1. Suite for viola & piano
  2. Summer, for viola & piano
  3. Flow My Tears, for solo viola
  4. Fascinatin' Rhythm, song (from Lady, Be Good!, musical)
  5. Summertime, song (from Porgy and Bess, opera)
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  1. Suite for viola & piano
  2. Summer, for viola & piano
  3. Flow My Tears, for solo viola
  4. Fascinatin' Rhythm, song (from Lady, Be Good!, musical)
  5. Summertime, song (from Porgy and Bess, opera)
  6. I Got Rhythm, song (from Girl Crazy, 1930)
  7. From this moment on, song (from film "Kiss Me Kate")
  8. Begin the beguine, song (from "Jubilee")
  9. Anything Goes, song (for the musical Anything Goes)
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Don't judge a book by its cover, and don't judge a CD by its hokey title. Despite its cheesy name, Viola Swirl for the most part features some exemplary compositions for the viola along with some first-rate performances. First on the program is the Suite by composer Kenji Bunch. Himself a violist, Bunch's composition plays directly to the strengths of the instrument and downplays its weaknesses. The five very unique movements give the viola an opportunity to shine rhythmically (as in the Scherzo), melodically (as in the ...

Viola Swirl 2007, Crystal Records Dist.

UPC: 009414783424

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