LES NEIGES D'ANTAN -- SONATA FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO

Composer: 

Year Authored (or revised): 

1998

Instrumentation : 

vln, pf

Duration (min): 

25

Movements-Titles: 

I. Snow Dreams
II. Elegy
III. Shadow-Dance
IV. The Furies

Recording: 

Rene Jolles, vn, and Max Lifchitz, pf: North/South Records #1029 ('Snows of Yesteryear').

First Performance: 

Rene Jolles, vn, and Max Lifchitz, pf, at Church of Christ and St. Stephens, New York, NY, 5/23/99.

Title means "Snows of Yesteryear", and is taken from a poem by 15th century French poet and criminal, Francois Villon. . . .Movement titles: Snow-Dreams, Elegy, Shadow-Dance, The Furies. . . "A large, emotionally varied statement that would not be out of place in the repertoire of any of the world's great violinists."--Story, Fanfare Magazine 2003.

“[Les Neiges D’Antan (“The Snows of Yesteryear”)] is a poignant reflection on the loss of people close to her, in this case, her father.” - Joseph Pehrson

            “I would think she should be considered one of the best composers on the scene today if not in quantity, and surely in the quality of her work.”
                                                                    - Joseph Pehrson,  The New Music Connoisseur

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