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CD135: Duos for Cello and Bass. COENRAAD BLOEMENDAL, CELLO; JOEL QUARRINGTON, BASS. UPC 00941471352-0 BUY NOW
Gioacchino Rossini, Duetto for Cello and Bass; Luigi Boccherini, Sonata in Bb; Franz Joseph Keyper, Rondo Solo for Bass; Jacques Offenbach, Duo for Cello and Bass; Jules Massenet, Duo for Bass and Cello; Charles Nicolas Baudiot, Theme and Variations; Don Thompson, In Memory of Glenn (Duo for Cello and Bass).
Joel Quarrington is probably the best-known soloist on the string bass in North America and probably the world. He was principal bass with the Toronto Symphony from 1991 to 2006, and is presently principal bass with the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa. He has performed solos throughout the world and performed with many of the world's leading string quartets. Coenraad Bloemendal has performed solos with orchestras through Canada and plays with some of the best chamber ensembles in Canada. This CD presents duos by well-known names from the classical period as well as the world premiere recording (and performance) of a piece, based on themes by Bach, written especially for the duo by renowned award-winning composer and jazz bassist Don Thompson. The name "In Memory of Glenn" refers to Glenn Gould, with whom Bloemendal, Quarrington, and Thompson worked frequently. They were involved in the last recording that Glenn Gould did before his death.
Sound samples (uses RealPlayer) Click on the link to hear approximately one minute of the movement shown. Rossini: Duetto I. Allegro II. Andante molto III. Allegro Boccherini: Sonata I. Allegro moderato II. Grave III. Minuetto Keyper: Rondo Solo for Bass Offenbach: Duo I. Allegro II. Andante III. Allegretto Massenet: Duo Baudiot: Theme and Variations Thompson: In Memory of Glenn
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