Violin Adventures with Rachel Barton Pine
Episode 67: Native Informant – Composer Mohammed Fairouz

Episode 67: Native Informant – Composer Mohammed Fairouz

 

Upcoming Events: February 2 – concert with the New York Chamber Soloists Orchestra in St. Augustine, Florida (works by Paganini, Bach, Albeniz, Piazzola, and Mozart), February 8 – recital with pianist Matthew Hagle in Montpelier, Vermont (works by Beethoven, Villa-Lobos, Mohammed Fairouz, and Strauss), February 9 – recital with pianist Matthew Hagle in Montreal (works by Beethoven, Villa-Lobos, William Grant Still, and Strauss)

 

Inquiries from my Inbox: Hannah asks: “How important do you think it is to have an urtext edition as opposed to International or another cheap one?” Corey asks: "Do you practice with a metronome or are you able to dictate the tempo as the sheet music notates it?”

 

Random Musical Thought: Can a violin be considered a co-commissioner?

 

Main Topic: A conversation with talented young composer Mohammed Fairouz, including a discussion of the five-movement unaccompanied violin sonata written for Rachel Barton Pine entitled “Native Informant,” with musical excerpts. For more information about Mohammed Fairouz, please visit www.mohammedfairouz.com

 

Total playing time: 00:54:01

 

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