Geoffrey Gordon - Stanza della Segnatura, after the Raphael frescoes in the Vatican (2004) - III - The Cardinal VirtuesThe performers are the United Kingdom based ensemble Passacaglia. For mroe information on the group, please visit http://www.passacaglia.com/. About Composer Geoffrey GordonGeoffrey Gordon's list of works includes orchestral and chamber music--vocal and instrumental--as well as scores for theater, film and dance. His music has been called “brilliant” (Philadelphia Inquirer), “stunning” (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel), “wonderfully idiomatic” (Salt Lake Tribune), “haunting” (Strings Magazine) and “remarkable” (Fanfare). Chicago Tribune music critic John von Rhein called Mr. Gordon’s lux solis aeterna, premiered in January of this year by the new music ensemble Fulcrum Point, “a cosmic beauty … of acutely crafted music.”For a full biography, please downlaod this PDF file.This audio content is Copyright © 2009 Geoffrey Gordon and appears here on the GambaCast by permission. For more information on Geoffrey Gordon, visit http://www.geoffreygordoncomposer.com/, http://www.reverbnation.com/geoffreygordoncomposer & http://www.myspace.com/lcmartistgordon. ‘Viols in Our Schools’ and the GambaCast is Copyright © 2009 Dr. Phillip W. Serna. For more information, visit http://www.thegambacast.org/ & http://www.violsinourschools.org/.
The GambaCast is a natural extension of Phillip Serna's educational outreach program Viols in Our Schools, recipient of Early Music America's Outreach Award for 2010. The GambaCast's primary aim is to offer Early Music, specifically music for Viola da Gamba, to wider audiences through compelling performances by a variety of performers demonstrating the highest degree of scholarship and excellence in performance.