Chamber music by
Kurt Rohde -
'... dramatic and powerfully intimate.'
In the 1990s San Francisco-based Kurt Rohde began work as a violist. Later as a self-taught composer he found himself creating distinctive, highly eloquent music bolstered by West coast and Atlantic seaboard colleagues. To a degree his music is likened to work of Harry Partch (1901-1974), an American who created his own musical instruments, and one of the first twentieth-century Western composers to work systematically with microtonal scales.
Rohde is a recipient of the Rome Prize, the Berlin Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and is the winner of the 2012 Lydian String Quartet Commission Prize...
Copyright © 20 June 2013
Masterton, New Zealand