American Tango CD - Cala Records

CALA Records
3214 Doroteo Way
Sacramento CA 95833
fax: 916.925.2255

Cala Records Releases AMERICAN TANGO Featuring World Premiere Recordings Of Works For Cello and Piano, Cello and Timpani, and Cello and Marimba, Mark Motycka, Cello

August 21, 1997 - New York, Sacramento, London

CALA Records is pleased to announce the realese of an exciting and innovative CD of world premiere cello recordings with piano, timpani, and marimba.

American Tango features works by William Bolcom, David Ott, David Maves, and Vincent Persichetti. The featured artist on this CD is Mark Motycka, cello.

With his colleagues, Svetlana Rodionova, piano and Dwight Thomas, timpani and marimba, Mr. Motycka has fashioned a breakthrough in recorded works of American composers for cello.

Mr. Motckya performs widely as a chamber musician as well as with the Omaha Symphony and as Principal Cellist with the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, both in Nebraska. He has studied with Nathaniel Rosen, Janos Starker and Stephen Geber. In Omaha, he has appeared on the "Bagels and Bach" series at the Joslyn Museum where he will appear again this year (October 5 and November 2, 1997).

In addition to these world premiere recordings, Mssrs. Bolcom, Maves, and Ott have included recorded comments about their compositions which can be found at the end of the CD.

Available at Retail in October '97

Mark Motycka cello
Svetlana Rodionova piano
Dwight Thomas timpani and marimba
William Bolcom CAPRICCIO for Cello and Piano (1985)*
David Maves FANTASY for Cello and Percussion (1962)*
David Ott SINFONIA for Cello and Piano (1990)*
Vincent Persichetti VOCALISE for Cello and Piano (1958)*
William Bolcom DARK MUSIC for Cello and Timpani (1970)*
David Ott WENCESLAS SUITE for Cello and Piano (1989)*

For information or to order contact
Jeremy Swerling, Vice President, Cala Records
1.800.TRY.CALA (1.800.879.2252)


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