DVARIONAS, B.: Violin and Piano Works (Complete)

dvarionas complete works for violin and piano

Pezzo elegiac

From DVARIONAS, B.: Violin and Piano Works (Complete) (2017)

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Dvarionas: Pezzo elegiac

One of the most gifted and prominent of all twentieth-century Lithuanian musicians, Balys Dvarionas was a musical polymath who excelled as a composer, pianist, conductor and teacher. He viewed his native country’s folklore as a fundamental part of his artistic heritage and his aesthetic ideas were formed under the influence of nineteenth-century Romanticism. His violin works occupy a special place in his oeuvre. The Sonata-Ballade is his violin masterpiece, full of idiosyncrasies and luminous warmth, while the miniatures encompass subtle charm and effortless virtuosity.

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