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1505 Baley: Sacred Monuments: Symphony No. 1 (1985; 1997-99)
[TNC CD 1505]
$12.95
by Professional Reviews Date Added: Jan 09, 2005
...'Duma, a soliloquy' [from Symphony No. 1: “Sacred Monuments] by Virko Baley is written in a vivid contemporary musical language. A work of original and deep reflections (based on) the motives of the Choral Concerto No. 3 of Artem Vedel, it is..

Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
by Professional Reviews Date Added: Jan 09, 2005
Ukrainian composer Virko Baley's Symphony No. 1 "Sacred Monuments" takes the Mahlerian view that "the symphony must be the world, it must embrace everything." What this means in practice is a wide range of musical reference, from folk music and Roman..

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
by Professional Reviews Date Added: Jan 09, 2005
An evocative and emotionally satisfying take on Ukrainian music. In Dreamtime, his last major composition, the Ukrainian-born, Las Vegas-based composer Virko Baley stretched anyone's definition of a chamber work with a focused instrumentation that b..

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
by Professional Reviews Date Added: Jan 09, 2005
Virko Baley completed his big Symphony No. 1, “Sacred Monuments,” in 1999 after an extended gestation that began with the composition of "Dumas, a soliloquy," in 1985…The work is big not only in length—almost an hour—but in..

Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
by Professional Reviews Date Added: Jan 09, 2005
After my first encounter with the music of Ukrainian-born Virko Baley (b 1938), I remarked that he "writes abstract music that holds my interest"…This fascinating piece of music reminds me quite strongly of Alfred Schnittke "Peer Gent" and, some..

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
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