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Pieces From The Past
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CD

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POGUS 21058 POGUS 21058
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RELEASE DATE
6/27/2011

Subtitled: By Philip Corner for The Violin Of Malcolm Goldstein. It has been a while in the works, but finally Pogus can proudly announce the release of this wonderful disc. Five works spanning 30 plus years by experimental composer Philip Corner, interpreted by his friend and fellow composer and utterly amazing violinist Malcolm Goldstein. These works consist of early pieces with notes though not notated in the traditional, linear way, as well as later pieces with graphic and/or verbal notation as with the gamelan series. And the graphically notated scores themselves are quite lovely. As noted above, four of the works are from live performances and they are must hears (as of course is the fifth recording 'The Gold Stone' taken from the out of print Sounding the New Violin by Goldstein. The interpretation/performances are intense and magical and should be savored. The long friendship and working relationship of these two are probably best summed up by Goldstein: 'I have had the pleasure & honor of playing Philip's music since the early 1960s. Always his music opened up new dimensions for me; compositional structures that incorporated a variety of improvisation frameworks, with sonic materials that focused the performer within the full spectrum of sound-texture qualities, that invited the musician to participate in the realization of the music and revealed unique realms of music making/thinking.' Amen to that."