compact disc cover for Symphonic Images

Music by David Hoenigsberg and Robert Rollin; conducted by Rollin and Hoenigsberg

This recording is part of the Dana Recording Project and is sponsored by the New Music Society with additional support from the Dana School of Music, The Youngstown State University College of Fine and Performing Arts, and the Ohio Arts Council. Proceeds benefit the New Music Society Guest Artist and Young Composers Scholarship Funds. All music licensed by ASCAP

In Memoriam David Hoenigsberg

Recorded at the Great Kiev Recording Studio of the Ukranian National Radio

Produced by Dr. Robert Rollin
Manager of Kiev Philharmonic: Alexander Hornostai
Audio Engineer: Andrej Mokritzy
Premastering Engineer: Johnterryl Plumeri
Mastering Engineer: Arnie Acostra
Cover Art: Susan Dunn
Mastered at The Mastering Lab — Ojai, California

Track Listing / Program Notes by Walter Mony and Robert Rollin

  1. AFRICAN IMAGES FOR VIOLIN AND STRING ORCHESTRA Robert Rollin • African Images is an original work which hints obliquely at an old Zulu melody without ever really quoting it. A stately original theme is followed by a lighter, more dance-like one with repetitive rhythmic patterns… more
  2. VIOLIN CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN AND FULL ORCHESTRA Robert Rollin • The Violin Concerto was originally premiered in Guadalajara, Mexico by Gwyneth Rollin, the composer’s wife, in two performances with the Filharmónica de Jalisco… more
  3. FANTASY ON POLISH FOLK SONGS FOR VIOLIN STRING ORCHESTRA Robert Rollin • Much like the “Allegretto” of Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony, this one movement piece is a theme and variations with interludes appearing periodically for contrast… more
  4. VIOLA CONCERTO FOR VIOLA & FULL ORCHESTRA David Hoenigsberg • The Viola Concerto was commissioned by the South African Performing Rights Organization and was dedicated to Walter Mony for his birthday… more
  5. LYRIC COUNTERPOINT FOR VIOLIN AND STRING ORCHESTRA Robert Rollin • This contrapuntal piece is a set of variations on “Eyfin Pripitchok,” a melody by Mark Warshawsky (1845-1904)… more