About this title: Morton Feldman's late style is well represented in this disc's two extended works, Violin and Orchestra (1979) and Coptic Light (1985). The first piece, like several other works Feldman composed for solo instrument and orchestra, superficially resembles a concerto, for its focus is on the violin throughout. However, there are no virtuosic passages or cadenzas for the soloist, and the orchestra's activity is fairly constant and independent, admitting little of what could be called repartee or accompaniment. Even so, the ...
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