Simon Van Holen - Pro Contra!
Classical | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, booklet | 68:12 min | 284 MB
Label: Challenge Classics | Tracks: 15 | Rls.date: 2016
An unusual disc devoted to the bassoon and contrabassoon, 'Pro Contra!' features music by Mozart, Kees Olthuis, Franz Krommer, Erwin Schulhoff and Jean Françaix, performed by Belgian Simon van Holen, contrabassoonist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Van Holen, a world-beater for sheer virtuosity and singing ability on his instruments, is accompanied on this stunning recording by string players, also from the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.