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Edwin Barker:
Concerti for Double Bass
Edwin Barker: CONCERTI FOR DOUBLE BASS
New release!

Edwin Barker is recognized as one of the most gifted bassists on the American concert scene. Barker is currently the principal bassist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Acknowledged as an accomplished solo and ensemble player, Mr. Barker has concertized in North America, Europe and the Far East.

Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston is an innovative, musician-run orchestra that brings a creative mix of classical and new music to the concert stage while truly reaching out to the community. It is New England's only professional cooperative chamber orchestra, representing the area's finest free-lance musicians. Its players regularly perform with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, the Boston Symphony, the Boston Ballet, Handel and Haydn Society, and the Boston Lyric Opera.

Qty: CD Price: $12.00

      
PERFORMERS
Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra with Edwin Barker, double bass; Gunther Schuller, conductor.
   
PROGRAM
THEODORE ANTONIOU
Concertino for Contrabass and Orchestra
1 I Prestissimo 4:22
2 II Cantilena 5:21
3 III Presto 5:18
JOHANN BAPTIST VANHAL
Concerto in D major for Double Bass and Orchestra
4 I Allegro moderato 7:42
5 II Adagio 8:35
6 III Allegro moderato 5:51
GUNTHER SCHULLER
Concerto for Double Bass*
7 I Introduction -- Moderato -- Tempo commodo 3:13
8 II Presto 3:26
9 III Adagio 2:21
10 IV Molto tranquillo 2:18
11 V Andante sostenuto 3:00
12 VI Presto 1:41
13 VII Tempo commodo -- Coda 1:51
TOM JOHNSON
14 Failing: A Very Difficult Piece for String Bass* 11:36
*Recorded "live" in concert
 
 
Producer: Gunther Schuller