The Venetian Concertos

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  1. Concerto No. 3, Movement 1
  2. Concerto No. 3, Movement 2
  3. Concerto No. 3, Movement 3
  4. Concerto No. 1, Movement 1
  5. Concerto No. 1, Movement 2
  6. Concerto No. 1, Movement 3
  7. Concerto No. 2, Movement 1
  8. Concerto No. 2, Movement 2
  9. Concerto No. 2, Movement 3
  10. Concerto No. 4, Movement 1
  11. Concerto No. 4, Movement 2
  12. Concerto No. 4, Movement 3

Great album! It's a marvelous re-thinking of an old form that really works and is "contemporary music for those who don't like contemporary music." - KPBX

"Breathes new life into the old forms." - Colin Clarke, Fanfare Magazine

"Check this one out - you will be surprised by the music and the stunning performances." - Classical CD Review

"His work already has a far-seeing quality that raises him to the status of a musician’s musician" - World Music Report

David Chesky's newest radically original powerful compositions, The Venetian Concertos, are a tribute to the classic Italian Concerto Grosso form. Chesky uses his fondness for the Baroque as a starting point. However, influenced and inspired by Brazilian, Urban, and Latin music, he then replaces the Baroque line contour with dense chromatic polyphony. The collision of styles creates a powerful new definition of the Orchestral Concerto form, one which embraces a more contemporary and relevant approach to both counterpoint and energy.