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Michelle Makarski
Elogio per un'ombra

Michelle Makarski violin
Thomas Larcher piano
Tartini: Sonata VII, a-moll
Luigi Dallapiccola: Due Studi
Goffredo Petrassi: Elogio per un'ombra
Luciano Berio: Due Pezzi
Elliott Carter: Riconoscenza per Goffredo Petrassi
George Rochberg: Caprice Variations
Anonymous: Lamento di Tristano

Recorded May 1999
ECM New Series 1712
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A splendid Italian-American recital. Michelle Makarski, American violinist of Italian descent , explores the compositions of Dallapiccola, Petrassi and Berio - and American friends and contemporaries Carter and Rochberg - and relates them all to Tartini and the anonymous 14th century "Lamento di Tristano". The programme is highly imaginative; the playing is stunning.