WMS 5144220412

Tears of Beauty

Ara Malikian dirige a la

Non Profit Music Chamber Orchestra



This ambitious project, subsidized by the Consejería de Cultura y Deportes of the Comunidad de Madrid, means the presentation of the Non Profit Music Chamber Orchestra. Conducted by the prestigious violinist Ara Malikian, it tries to move the public which is not familiar with instrumental contemporary music. The CD includes works by Attenberg, Hurd, Pärt, Shostakovitch, Finzi, Johnstone, Iglesias, Grundman and Umebayashi. Its prologue has been written by Álvaro Marías, Professor of Recorder at the Real Conservatorio de Música de Madrid and conductor of the Zarabanda baroque music ensemble. The CD has been published by Warner Music Spain.

Suite Nº 3 for Violin, Viola and String Orchestra

Kurt Atterberg (1887-1974)

I. Prelude

II. Pantomim

III. Vision

Yumeji's Theme

Shigeru Umebayashi (1951-)

Sinfonia Concertante

Michael Hurd (1928-2006)

I. Allegro Moderato

II. Andante

III. Presto

Romance for String Orchestra

Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)

Largo for Violin and String Orchestra

Jorge Grundman (1961-)

Fratres for Strings and Percussion

Arvo Pärt (1935-)

String Trio Nº 3

Jorge Grundman (1961-)

I. Moderato

II. Andante

III. Adagio

Nocture (from "The Gadfly" Suite)

Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)


David Johnstone (1959-)

Soy Marco

Alberto Iglesias (1955-)