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Orchestral music by
Jan van der Roost -
heard by
PAUL SARCICH

'... colourful and indeed striking ...'

Jan Van der Roost: Sirius and other works for orchestra. © 2013 Navona Records LLC

I first became aware of the music of Belgian composer Jan van der Roost on another Navona CD, Sculpting the Air (NV5852). His aphoristic Chemical Suite for trombone quartet stood out on that disc for its wit, invention, and clever handling of the instruments, all within a modern but listenable style. So it was with curiosity and interest that I approached a disc of his orchestral music.

'Filmic' was the first word that entered my head on listening to Sirius, an overture originally written for an ad hoc orchestra of young music students and their professional tutors...

Copyright © 16 August 2013 Paul Sarcich,
London UK

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JAN VAN DER ROOST: SIRIUS AND OTHER WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

NAVONA RECORDS

BELGIUM

RUSSIA

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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