Ispirare

Sono Luminus (2015)

 Cover photo by Collin Rae

Cover photo by Collin Rae

 

Melia Watras, viola + Winston Choi, piano + Galia Arad, voice
+ Valerie Muzzolini Gordon, harp + Matthew Kocmieroski, percussion

David Frost, producer + Michael Jinsoo Lim, associate producer
+ David Dusman, recording engineer
+ Tim Martyn, mixing and mastering engineer

George Rochberg (1918-2005)
Sonata for viola and piano (1979)
①  I. Allegro moderato   8:51
②  II. Adagio lamentoso   5:42
③  III. Fantasia: Epilogue   2:49
Melia Watras, viola; Winston Choi, piano

Atar Arad (b. 1945)
④  Caprice Four (George) for viola solo (2003)   4:05
Melia Watras, viola

Luciano Berio (1925-2003)
⑤  Black is the color...for mezzo-soprano, viola and harp, from Folk Songs (1964)   2:57
Galia Arad, mezzo-soprano; Melia Watras, viola; Valerie Muzzolini Gordon, harp

Shulamit Ran (b. 1949)
⑥  Perfect Storm for viola solo (2010)*   10:22
Melia Watras, viola

Luciano Berio
⑦  Naturale (su melodie siciliane) for solo viola, percussion and recorded voice (1985)   20:02
Melia Watras, viola; Matthew Kocmieroski, percussion

*World premiere recording