Works for Viola, solo and accompaniedLILLIAN FUCHS (1902-1995): Sonata Pastorale for Solo Viola, SYLVIE BODOROVÁ (b.1954): Gila Rome - Meditation for Solo Viola, GRAŻYNA BACEWICZ (1909-1969): Polish Capriccio for Solo Viola, REBECCA CLARKE (1886-1979): Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale for Viola and Clarinet, Morpheus for Viola and Piano, Passacaglia on an Old English Tune for Viola and Piano, SLÁVA VORLOVÁ (1894-1973): Fantasia on a 15th Century Folk Song for Solo Viola, Op. 33*, MARIA THERESIA VON PARADIS (1759-1824): Sicilienne for Viola and Piano. * - First Recording.
Catalogue Number: 09X062
Reference: UP 0236
Description: Vorlová was a composition student of Vítězslav Novák and a piano student of Václav Štěpán and František Maxián. She wrote Moravian-Slovakian Concerto for Viola and Orchestra and other works; this little six-minute piece comes from 1953. Bodorová, a known quantity, provides another six-minute work inspired by Gypsy (Roma) songs. Kristina Fialová (viola), Jitka Čechová (piano), Anna Paulová (clarinet).