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Roger Sessions: Violin Concerto; James Bolle: Ritual ()

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Roger Sessions: Violin Concerto; James Bolle: Ritual - Ole Böhn (violin); Monadnock Festival Orchestra; James Bolle (conductor)
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  1. Violin Concerto
  2. Ritual, for violin & orchestra
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Although Roger Sessions' Violin Concerto (1935) is considered one of his major works (and Elliott Carter, in his program notes for this recording, calls it one of the outstanding works of its era) it has never caught on with performers or audiences, either in concert or on recordings. Part of its neglect may be traced to the cultural climate in America at the time of its composition. In the midst of their own Depression, with disturbingly dark clouds gathering over Europe, Americans were more open to new music with the ...

Roger Sessions: Violin Concerto; James Bolle: Ritual 2007, Albany Music

UPC: 034061093824

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