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Giacinto Scelsi

The works for violin

Label: Mode

Format: CD

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This is the first complete recording of Giacinto Scelsi's works for solo violin. They span from the earlier 'Divertimenti' in his more traditional virtuoso style, to the two later works which find Scelsi exploring the sound 'inside of the note'. 'Divertimento No. 2' receives its first recording here ('Divertimento No. 1' has never been found). Taiwanese born violinst Weiping Lin is Assistant Concertmaster of the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna (RSO-Wien) and a well-respected violinist for contemporary music. Ms. Lin has performed numerous premieres. As a chamber musician and soloist Ms. Lin has performed numerous concerts in countries throughout Europe and Asia, playing with ensembles such as Ensemble Modern, Ensemble die reihe, Ensemble 20. Jahrhundert, Ensemble EIS and Zur Eisernen Zeit. The recording was produced by Scelsi specialist Sharon Kanach. Liner notes by Walter Weidringer.

Cat. number: mode 256
Year: 2013

Recorded at 4Tune Studio, Vienna, Austria on 13-14 November 2008.
'Divertimento No. 2' is a first recording.

Housed in jewel case with 16 page booklet containing English, German and French liner notes.

℗© 2013 mode records. Made & Printed in USA.

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