Áskell Másson (*1953)
Played by the best orchestras, ensembles and soloists, his music reflects a powerful sense of drama. The variety of rhythms and sounds, the combination of lyrical and percussive moments, give to his compositions a unique intensity.
Áskell Másson (b. 21. November 1953) is amongst Iceland´s leading composers. With a varied background as a woodwind player and percussionist, he was...
A quasi romantic melody
The work begins on a tonal introduction with broken chords after which a quasi romantic melody evolves, suggesting reveries. A chromatic contrapuntal section follows, which shows different acoustical elements of the two instruments and their combination. The work then finds it´s way to it´s initial tenderness.
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