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Pēteris Vasks: Distant Light - Daniel Rowland
CC72830 (Challenge Classics, CD)
Playing time: 71'56"
Booklet pages: 24
℗ 2020 Challenge Classics
© 2020 Challenge Classics
Main country of recording: Netherlands
Country of manufacture: Austria
Reviewer: Paul Sarcich
Review of Pēteris Vasks: Distant Light - Daniel Rowland published on 13 February 2021
Listen: Pēteris Vasks: Dona nobis pacem (track 11, 5:10-6:08)
Daniel Rowland, violin (tracks 1-10)
Maja Bogdanović, cello (track 10)
Consensus Vocalis (tracks 10 and 11)
Stift Festival Orchestra (tracks 1-9 and 11)
Thomas Caroll, conductor (track 9)
Benjamin Goodson, conductor (tracks 10 and 11)
Pēteris Vasks (born 1946):
Violin Concerto 'Distant Light' (1996/7)
1 Andante I
2 Cadenza I
3 Cantabile I
5 Cadenza II
6 Cantabile II
7 Cadenza III
8 Andante II
9 'Lonely Angel', meditation for violin and strings (1999, revised 2006)
10 Plainscapes (2002)
11 Dona nobis pacem (1996)
Recorded 24 August 2019 at St Plechelmusbasiliek, Oldenzaal, Netherlands