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Walker: Chamber Music and Songs
Stasio, Green, Martin
Walker: Chamber Music and Songs
Genre: Classical
 
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Pulitzer Prize-winning African- — American composer George Walker — enjoys exploring the possibilities — offered by different combinations of — voice types and instrumental — sonorities. His songs belong among — the finest of an...  more »

     
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All Artists: Stasio, Green, Martin, Son Sonora String Quartet, Capitol Chamber Artists, Videmus Ensemble, Cygnus Ensemble, Walker
Title: Walker: Chamber Music and Songs
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Label: Naxos American
Original Release Date: 1/1/2010
Re-Release Date: 7/27/2010
Genre: Classical
Style: Chamber Music
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 636943965924

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Pulitzer Prize-winning African-
American composer George Walker
enjoys exploring the possibilities
offered by different combinations of
voice types and instrumental
sonorities. His songs belong among
the finest of any contemporary
composer, Lyric for Strings is one of
the most frequently performed
works by an American composer,
and Poem was declared a
masterpiece after its première
in 1987. Encouraged by Nadia
Boulanger, Walker has assimilated
serialism, neo-classicism and
African-American music into a
personal style, gaining him
recognition as a true elder statesman
of contemporary classical music.