The Violin Music of Arthur Foote

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Title: The Violin Music of Arthur Foote
Otros títulos: La Música de Violín de Arthur Foote
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Arthur Foote; Kevin Lawrence; Eric Larsen
Código CDU: Foo.04
Forma Musical: Sonatas (Violin and piano) Violin and piano music.
Abstract: Arthur Foote's music fits the mood of his time and place: turn-of-the century New England. It was lyrical, conservative, Germanic, not arrestingly original, but expressive and formally clear. He was a major figure in his day; many of his orchestral works were premiered by the Boston Symphony. Foote tended to favor abstract forms; he wrote suites and a serenade for string orchestra, a cello concerto, a violin sonata, three string quartets, and the like. But he did occasionally venture into program music, notably with his "symphonic prologue" Francesca da Rimini and his Four Character Pieces after Omar Khayyám for orchestra. His cantatas, now long-forgotten, drew inspiration from Romantic poetry and art, as exemplified by The Farewell of Hiawatha and The Wreck of the Hesperus. After childhood piano studies, Foote entered Harvard in 1870, originally intending to study law, but also enrolled in the music curriculum. There, he studied with John Knowles Paine, and, in 1875 he received the first ...


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1. Sonata in G ... - Allegro appassionato.mp3 6:05 8.357Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Sonata in G ... Op. 20- Alla Siciliano.mp3 4:33 6.239Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Sonata in G ... d Piano Op. 20- Adagio.mp3 7:02 9.650Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Sonata in G ... Op. 20- Allegro molto.mp3 8:26 11.57Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Three Charac ... no Op. 9- Morning Song.mp3 5:03 6.927Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Three Charac ... p. 9- Menuetto Serioso.mp3 4:53 6.712Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Three Charac ... d Piano Op. 9- Romanza.mp3 5:49 7.976Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. Melody for Violin and Piano Op. 44.wav 5:24 54.51Mb WAV audio wav
9. Ballade in F ... iolin and Piano Op. 69.wav 8:32 86.21Mb WAV audio wav
10. Two Pieces for Violin Op. 74- Canzonetta.mp3 4:07 5.651Mb MPEG Audio mp3
11. Two Pieces ... p. 74- A Song of Sleep.mp3 3:51 5.288Mb MPEG Audio mp3
12. Legend for Violin and Piano Op. 76.wav 7:28 75.37Mb WAV audio wav
Sonata in G Min ... Piano Op. 20- Completo.wav 25:58 262.0Mb WAV audio wav
Three Character ... Piano Op. 9- Completo.wav 15:40 158.1Mb WAV audio wav
Two Pieces for Violin Op. 74- Completo.wav 7:55 79.88Mb WAV audio wav

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