Rorem: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello; After Reading Shakespeare ()

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composed by Ned Rorem

Rorem: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello; After Reading Shakespeare - Jaime Laredo (violin); Sharon Robinson (cello); IRIS Orchestra; Michael Stern (conductor)
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  1. Double Concerto for violin, cello & orchestra
  2. After Reading Shakespeare, for cello
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Ned Rorem's Double Concerto for violin, cello, and orchestra was commissioned for the two soloists heard on this recording: Jaime Laredo and Sharon Robinson. It is programmatic in nature in that Rorem ascribes titles to each of the movements (e.g., "Looking" and "Conversation at Midnight"). What Rorem does differently, however, is leaves the meaning of these titles up to the listener. There's no back story or information that Rorem had in mind, and there's no linear connection between each of the movements. Listeners are ...

Rorem: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello; After Reading Shakespeare 2006, Naxos

UPC: 636943931622

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