New Recording: Music for Viola

There was always a lot of music in my home, when I grew up. Perhaps that is the source of my love of the sound of the viola.

On this new recording we hear a fairly unknown artist to American audiences, presenting unfamiliar music from Easter Europe.


The violist is Kristina Fialova: And the music serves as an Introduction to the following compositions:


Dzha more


O Crux – Meditation


Sonata-Song for Viola Solo


Cadenza for solo viola


Introduction and Allegro, Op. 44


Elegy, for solo viola

All performed by Kristina Fialova (viola)

The virtuosic young Czech viola player Kristina Fialová presents contemporary and 20th-century works by Rózsa, Godár, Penderecki, Khachaturian, Stravinsky and Bodorová. These are fine performances of music by composers from middle and Eastern Europe.

Here is Ms. Fialove performing the viola sonata by Paul Hindemith:


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