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Chamber music by
Kurt Rohde -
heard by
HOWARD SMITH

'... dramatic and powerfully intimate.'

One - Chamber Music of Kurt Rohde. © 2012 Innova Recordings

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 Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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ONE - CHAMBER MUSIC OF KURT ROHDE

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