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  • Violin Concerto No. 1
  • By Anders Hillborg
  • 12-0571539793
  • $59.95
  • Full Orchestra (Full Score)
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Hillborg's first violin concerto, composed in the early nineties, is a pivotal work in his oeuvre. Composed in the wake of his highly experimental Clang & Fury and Celestial Mechanics---both of which employ complex and unconventional tuning systems---the concerto displays a more pragmatic approach, though the drama it sets up is far from conventional, with a very fluid soloist-orchestra relationship. Esteemed conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen, who has recorded the concerto in 2002, has described it as one Hillborg's best pieces.