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Title
Violin concertos
Composer
Bohuslav Martinu 1890-1959
Performer
Frank Peter Zimmermann  (viool) Bamberger Symphoniker  (orkest)
Conductor
Jakub Hrusa
Publisher
BIS Records, 2020
1 cd + boekje
Recording date
2018, 2019
Playing time
74'40
Note
Ook afspeelbaar als sacd
EAN
7318599924571
CDR
BBX3478
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11 - Orkest met (solo)-strijkinstrument(en) (NBLC) K2 - Orkest met solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

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About Bohuslav Martinu

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Bohuslav Jan Martinů (Czech: [ˈboɦuslaf ˈmarcɪnuː] (listen); December 8, 1890 – August 28, 1959) was a Czech composer of modern classical music. He wrote 6 symphonies, 15 operas, 14 ballet scores and a large body of orchestral, chamber, vocal and instrumental works. He became a violinist in the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, and briefly studied under Czech composer and violinist Josef Suk. After leaving Czechoslovakia in 1923 for Paris, Martinů deliberately withdrew from the Romantic style in which he had been trained. During the 1920s he experimented with modern French stylistic developments, exemplified by his orchestral works Half-time and La Bagarre. He also adopted jazz idioms, for instance in his Kitchen Revue (Kuchyňská revue).

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