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Feral Wildness

Music by Osias Wilenski -
heard by the late
HOWARD SMITH

'Lauded for his compositional style, Wilenski's unique works range from narrative symphonic poems and operatic spin-offs to instrumental miniatures.'

Osias Wilenski: La Leyenda del Kakuy and four other works. © 2012 Navona Records LLC

This Wilenski-a-rama is lamentably inadequate with such skeletal album notes. The four soloists occupying tracks 8-13 are minisculely printed (in white on apricot): Czech violinist Vít Muzík, clarinettist Juame Sanchis Carretero, bassoonist Bernardo Verde and, listed for Improvviso with solo piano, Osias Wilenski himself.

Vít Muzík presents a powerful account of the Solo Violin Sonata. This is reminiscent of works of the 1920s and 30s — Paul Hindemith (1895-1963), for example...

Copyright © 17 November 2015 Estate of the late Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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OSIAS WILENSKI: LA LEYENDA DEL KAKUY ETC

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