NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers Performs New Morten Lauridsen Association

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Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers and pianist Fabio Bidini have not too long ago launched a recording of a observe from Meyers’ new album “Shining Night time.” The album options a variety of music, together with works by Corelli, Paganini, and Villa-Lobos.

The album’s identify derives from a choral work by Morten Lauridsen entitled “Certain on this Shining Night time.” At Meyers’ request, Lauridsen made a violin-piano association of the piece particularly for her and pianist Fabio Bidini.

“It began after I requested Morten Lauridsen if he had written any duos, and led to those preparations, Certain on This Shining Night time and Dirait-On,” Anne Akiko Meyers wrote. “Shining Night time relies on a poem by James Agee, and describes a person occurring a stroll and considering again over his life.”

You may order or stream Meyers’ album “Shining Night time” right here. This week, The Violin Channel can be making a gift of 5 copies of the album signed by Meyers herself; you possibly can enter to win one right here.