Frank Lewin

Music for the
New Family of Violins

Performed on instruments designed and
hand-crafted by Dr. Carleen M. Hutchins

Originally produced for, and released on LP by The Musical Heritage Society in 1979, this historic archive recording by renowned composer, Frank Lewin, has been digitally re-mastered for this New Violin Family Association CD. As the first professional quality recording of music composed specifically for the Violin Octet, this recording holds an honored position in history of the instruments of the New Violin Family. The New Violin Family Association gratefully acknowledges Professor Lewin for granting permission to release this recording.

Item Number:
Frank Lewin: Music for the New Family of Violins

Total Duration of this CD is approximately 20 minutes.


Frank Lewin (b. 1925)
Music for the New Family of Violins

1. Sanctus and Pleni Sunt Coeli
From the Mass L'Homme Armé by Palestrina
2. Introduction on a Psalm Tune
3. Dramatic Suite for New Violins
Prelude and Chorale
Toccata and Passacaglia
Fugato and Epilogue

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