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The Golden Age of Hollywood

Bennett, Robert Russell: Hexapoda

Herrmann, Bernard: Pastoral (Twilight)

Korngold, Erich Wolfgang: Much Ado About Nothing, op.11: Suite for violin (or cello) and piano

Moross, Jerome: Recitative and Aria for violin and piano

Roemheld, Heinz: Sonatina for violin and piano

Rozsa, Miklos: Variations on a Hungarian Peasant Song, op.4

Waxman, Franz: Scenes (4) from Childhood, for violin and piano

A remarkable album of concert works by legendary composers of Hollywood’s Golden Age.

The recording features music for violin and piano by Erich Korngold, Franz Waxman, Bernard Herrmann, Miklós Rózsa, Robert Russell Bennett, Jerome Moross and Heinz Roemheld. Much of the music is rarely heard and the album features three world-premiere recordings. Australian-born violinist Patrick Savage researched and compiled the programme during COVID lockdowns and performs the works alongside pianist Martin Cousin.


Company/organization: Quartz