FREDERICO DE FREITAS (1902-1980): Complete Music for Violin - Sonata for Violin and Cello, Violin and Piano: Allegro appassionato, Notturno, Violin Sonata, Berceuse, Clown Dance, 3 Short Pieces.
Catalogue Number: 11R058
Label: Brilliant Classics
Description: Composer, conductor (founder of the Portuguese radio orchestra), writer, teacher and instrumentalist, De Freitas’ early compositions are inspired by the musical trends of the time (polyrhythms and polytonality), later he developed a more classical style, in which his own harmonic language (augmented modality) and the inspiration of his country’s rich folk music tradition are the most important elements. Carlos Damas (violin), Jill Lawson (piano), Jian Hong (cello).