George Rochberg -
'... an eloquent performance, effectively recorded.'
George Rochberg (1918-2005) was an American composer of contemporary classical music. And like several prominent musicians of his generation he eventually veered away from the strictures / straightjacket of atonality. Most of his works are held in the archive of Paul Sacher's Foundation in Basel, Switzerland.
Métier's choice of artist is English violinist Peter Sheppard Skærved, a dedicatee of well over two hundred solo works, including Michael Finnissy, Paul Ruders and Hans Werner Henze. He regularly appears as soloist in over thirty countries...
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