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Spellbound - Gubaidulina, Beamish and Takano



Playing time: 73'46"
Tracks: 7
Booklet pages: 36
© 2006, 2008 BIS Records AB
Reviewer: Ron Bierman
Review of Spellbound - Gubaidulina, Beamish and Takano published on 7 October 2009

Listen: Takano: Walking (track 4, 0:02-0:57)

Sharon Bezaly, flute

Sofia Gubaidulina (born 1931):

1 '... The Deceitful Face of Hope and Despair' - Concerto for flute and large orchestra (2005)

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Mario Venzago, conductor

Mari Takano (born 1960):
Concerto for Flute and String Orchestra (2004-6)
In Memoriam György Ligeti
2 Chicago
3 The Only Flower in the World
4 Walking

Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Örebro
Anne Manson, conductor

Sally Beamish (born 1956):
'Callisto', Flute Concerto (2005)
5 Callisto and Diana. Allegretto - Allegro
6 Callisto and Juno. Adagio
7 Callisto and Arcas. Andante - Allegro

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins, conductor

All three works are dedicated to Sharon Bezaly and were recorded in the presence of the composers.


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