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The members of Aureole are Laura Gilbert, flute, Mary Hammann, viola, and Stacey Shames, harp.Their concerts and recordings also include a wide variety of popular and folk music from the Celtic, Latin, Indian, Baroque and Classical traditions. Inspired by the combination, some of the most imaginative and creative musicians and composers of our time -- Ravi Shankar, George Tsontakis, Jacob Druckman and Roberto Sierra-- have masterfully composed and arranged for Aureole. The repertoire also includes many significant and powerful works by Twentieth Century composers, including Claude Debussy, Sofia Gubaidulina, Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, Sir John Tavener, Toru Takemitsu, Harrison Birtwistle and Kaiji Saariaho.

Zodiac Mathias, Bax, Bach, Bennett

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Koch Records 2008 | KIC-CD-7538

  • 1. Trio for Harp, Flute and Viola, Op. 70 "Zodiac":
    1st movement, Pisces "Moderato - Allegro vivo"
    Composed by William Mathias (1934 - 1992)

  • 2. Trio for Harp, Flute and Viola, Op. 70 "Zodiac":
    2nd movement, Aries "Moderato - Andante"
    Composed by William Mathias (1934 - 1992)

  • 3. Trio for Harp, Flute and Viola, Op. 70 "Zodiac":
    3rd movement, Taurus "Moderato - Allegro alla danza"
    Composed by William Mathias (1934 - 1992)

  • 4. Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp "Elegiac"
    Composed by Arnold Bax (1883 - 1945)

  • 5. Variations on a Welsh Harp Tune "Eisteddfod"
    Composed by Jan Bach (1937 - )

  • 6. Sonata after Syrinx
    Composed by Richard Rodney Bennett (1936 - )



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