Ascent - Matthew Lipman and Henry Kramer

Ascent - Matthew Lipman and Henry Kramer

CDR 90000 184 (Cedille, CD)

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Playing time: 64'37"
Tracks: 10
Booklet pages: 16
© 2018 Cedille Records
Country of recording: US
Country of manufacture: US
Reviewer: Geoff Pearce
Review of Ascent - Matthew Lipman and Henry Kramer published on 24 May 2019

Matthew Lipman, viola
Henry Kramer, piano

York Bowen (1884-1961):

1 Phantasy for Viola and Piano, Op 54

Clarice Assad (born 1978):

Metamorfose (first recording)
2 Crisálidas
3 Dança das Borboletas

Robert Schumann:

Märchenbilder, Op 113
4 Nicht Schnell
5 Lebhaft
6 Rasch
7 Langsam, mit melancholischem Ausdruck

Garth Knox (born 1956):

8 Fuga libre

Dmitri Shostakovich:

9 Impromptu for Viola and Piano, Op 33 (first recording)

Franz Waxman (1906-1967):

10 Carmen Fantasie (first recording on viola)

Recorded 1-3 October 2017 (Bowen, Schumann, Knox and Waxman) and 25-26 April 2018 (Assad) at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA, and 7 July 2018 at Oktaven Audio, Mount Vernon, NY, USA (Shostakovich)

 

 

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