VIRTUOSO REALITY – JOEL QUARRINGTON AND FRIENDS

Joel Quarrington, double bass; Jacques Israelievitch, violin; Steven Dann, viola; Andrew Burashko, piano; Eric Robertson, harpsichord; Members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Timothy Vernon, conductor


Sonata for double bass in G minor
Contours for bass viol, harpsichord & strings
Papageno Variations for double bass & strings
Gran Duo Concertante for violin (or clarinet), double-bass & orchestra (or piano)
Sonata No.1  for viola & double bass
Sonatina Tropicale, Op. 222 for double-bass & piano
Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20
arr. for double-bass & piano

Joel Quarrington – the non-conformist, the rebel, the rabble-rouser? Hardly the adjectives we would expect to describe a talented classical musician, let alone a Double bass player. But Joel Quarrington is all of these, and more.

Virtouso Reality-CD coverMatthew Baird, Coordinating Producer, Project Producer Paulette Bourget, Production Coordination
Peter Cook, Digital Editing
Anton Kwiatkowski, Audio Supervisor, Producer
Ed Marshall, Engineer
Charles Metz, Liner Note Translation
Rick Phillips, Liner Notes

CBC Records     1999
Recorded at the Glenn Gould Studio, CBC, Toronto, Ontario, Canada