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Release Date: Friday 12 March 2021
Recorded at the height of the international Covid lockdown, Oliver Davis's sixth album for Signum is a feat of both technological as well as artistic achievement. Following from draws together artists from across the globe for a selection of moving works for a variety of forces - recording a violinist in Los Angeles, a piano duo in The Netherlands, a guitarist in Argentina and the Budapest Scoring Orchestra conducted by Péter Illényi in Budapest.
British composer Oliver Davis has parlayed a long record as a composer of film and television scores into a successful career as a composer of orchestral music that in performance have attracted top-notch London orchestras and soloists. He has also been active as a composer of ballet - most recently premiering Lineage with choreographer Edwaard Liang at New York City Ballet's prestigious Fall Fashion Gala.
1 Clarity for solo violins and strings
2 Solace for solo violin and strings
3 This Mortal Man for soprano, harp and strings
4 Narcisuss and Echo
5 - 6 Equinox for violin and strings
7 - 9 Guitar Concerto
10 - 12 Kaleidoscope piano duet
13 Sun Stands Still for treble and piano
14 - 16 Bute Cello Duets
17 - 20 Eros and Psyche for soprano and orchestra
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