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Yolanda Kondonassis - Salzedo's Harp
Seeded by steven on 15 Jan 2009
Author: telarc
CD to be released on Oct 23, 2007 Hailed by The New York Times for her "powerful playing," harpist Yolanda Kondonassis is one of the world's preeminent performers of the works of Carlos Salzedo. With this collection, Kondonassis presents an authentic and exciting glimpse of Salzedo's genius. Her selections are chosen to reflect what she categorizes as Salzedo's three compositional styles: Traditional, Transitional, and Contemporary. Included on the album are: Salzedo's Variations On A Theme in Ancient Style, Bolero, Tango, Rumba, Seguidilla, Chanson dans la nuit (Song in the Night), La Désirade, Scintillation, and the Sonata for Harp and Piano. Yolanda Kondonassis is recognized as one of the world's foremost harpists, performing as a soloist throughout the United States, Far East, and Europe. Praised by Gramophone magazine for the "clarity, colour, and rhythmic vitality of [her] playing," Kondonassis marks her thirteenth Telarc recording with the release of Salzedo's Harp. Her pu