Dramatic Frescoes

Eduardas Balsys

Dramatic Frescoes
Year of publication: 2003
Record company: Music Information Centre Lithuania
Record company contacts: A. Mickevičiaus 29, 08117 Vilnius, Lithuania; www.mic.lt, info@mic.lt
Duration: 142′50″
Price: 10.00 €
Media: CD

From his first solo composition to his last opus - such is the scope of Eduardas Balsys' first double CD, "Dramatic Frescoes", recently released by the Music Information and Publishing Centre. The CD offers the composer's most important instrumental works, marking the most significant turning points not only in his own creative biography, but in that of Lithuanian music overall.

 

LMIPCCD022-023

Disk #1

  1. String Quartet. Adagio. Allegro molto ed agitato (1953) 09′19″

  2. String Quartet. Vivace 04′32″

  3. String Quartet. Adagio molto cantabile 04′46″

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    String Quartet. Adagio molto cantabile

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  4. String Quartet. Allegro con brio 05′

    Lithuanian Quartet:
    Eugenijus Paulauskas (1st violin)
    Kornelija Kalinauskaitė (2nd violin)
    Jurgis Fledžinskas (viola)
    Ernestas Bertovskis (cello)
    Recorded in 1965

  5. Concerto for Violin and Symphony Orchestra No.1. Allegro moderato ed agitato (1954) 11′32″

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    Concerto for Violin and Symphony Orchestra No.1. Allegro moderato ed agitato (1954)

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  6. Concerto for Violin and Symphony Orchestra No.1. Andante cantabile e sostenuto 07′24″

  7. Concerto for Violin and Symphony Orchestra No.1. Allegro vivo 05′39″

    Aleksandras Livontas (violin)
    Lithuanian Radio Symphony Orchestra
    Conductor Abelis Klenickis
    Recorded in 1956

  8. Little Asp - Mischief Maker (1963) 02′08″

    Fragment from Ballet "Eglė, Queen of the Grass-snakes"
    Raminudas Katilius (violin)
    Larisa Lobkova (piano)
    Recorded in 1980 - 1981

  9. Lament (1963) 03′33″

    Fragment from Ballet "Eglė, Queen of the Grass-snakes"
    Raimundas Katilius (violin)
    Larisa Lobkova (piano)
    Recorded in 1980 - 1981

  10. Tiny Fishes (1963) 01′58″

    Fragment from Ballet "Eglė, Queen of the Grass-snakes"
    Raimundas Katilius (violin)
    Larisa Lobkova (piano)
    Recorded in 1980 - 1981

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    Tiny Fishes (1963)

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  11. Mermaid (1963) 02′43″

    Fragment from Ballet "Eglė, Queen of the Grass-snakes"
    Raimundas Katilius (violin)
    Larisa Lobkova (piano)
    Recorded in 1980 - 1981

  12. Welcoming March (1963) 01′57″

    Fragment from Ballet "Eglė, Queen of the Grass-snakes"
    Raimundas Katilius (violin)
    Larisa Lobkova (piano)
    Recorded in 1980 - 1981

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    Welcoming March (1963)

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  13. Concerto for Violin and Symphony Orchestra No.2. Recitative (1958) 02′03″

  14. Concerto for Violin and Symphony Orchestra No.2. Scherzo 03′23″

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    Concerto for Violin and Symphony Orchestra No.2. Scherzo

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  15. Concerto for Violin and Symphony Orchestra No.2. Improvisation 03′52″

  16. Concerto for Violin and Symphony Orchestra No.2. Humoresque 03′29″

    Ingrida Armonaitė (violin)
    Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra
    Conductor Juozas Domarkas
    Recorded in 2003

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    Concerto for Violin and Symphony Orchestra No.2. Humoresque

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Disk #2

  1. Dramatic Frescoes (1965) 24′27″

    Aleksandras Livontas (violin)
    Olga Šteinbergaitė (piano)
    State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
    Conductor Juozas Domarkas
    Recorded in 1970

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    Dramatic Frescoes (1965)

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  2. Introduction and Passacaglia (1974) 08′17″

    Leopoldas Digrys (organ)
    Group of the State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
    Conductor Juozas Domarkas
    Recorded in 1974

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    Introduction and Passacaglia (1974)

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  3. Reflections of the Sea. Introduzione (1981) 06′13″

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    Reflections of the Sea. Introduzione (1981)

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  4. Reflections of the Sea. Toccata 04′06″

    Strings of the State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
    Conductor Juozas Domarkas
    Recorded in 1988

  5. Portraits. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis. (1983) 06′50″

  6. Portraits. Stasys Šimkus 04′38″

  7. Portraits. Juozas Gruodis 05′34″

    State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
    Conductor Juozas Domarkas
    Recorded in 1988

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    Portraits. Juozas Gruodis

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  8. Concerto for Violin Solo. Prelude (1984) 02′44″

  9. Concerto for Violin Solo. Fugue 02′16″

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    Concerto for Violin Solo. Fugue

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  10. Concerto for Violin Solo. Chaconne 02′57″

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    Concerto for Violin Solo. Chaconne

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  11. Concerto for Violin Solo. Toccata 01′30″

    Raimundas Katilius (violin)
    Recorded in 1988

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