Recordings

New Album

FLAME

FLAME, Gwendolyn's newest album is released on 17 November 2017. It is available on CD via Orchid Classics, as well as digitally on most platforms.

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Video

ORIGIN - Interview

Gwendolyn talks about the album and its making.

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ORIGIN - The Film

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the album.

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ORIGIN Re-released

ORIGIN Deluxe Edition

ORIGIN has been re-released in a deluxe, digital edition and is available at Naxos, and digitally on most platforms.

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ORIGIN on Vinyl

Vinyl Release

A limited edition, 180-gram vinyl (100 LPs) version of ORIGIN (released 2016) is now available on this site's shop.

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Video

Gwendolyn plays Kreisler

Fritz Kreisler penned his work, La Gitana, as an homage to Spanish folk music. Kreisler is acclaimed for his virtuosity and compositional skills.

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Gwendolyn plays Sarasate

Pablo de Sarasate's, Gypsy Airs, quotes the popular Hungarian song, "Csak egy szép lány van a világon," (There’s Only One Lovely Maid in the World). This song was one of Gwendolyn's grandmother's favorites and part of the reason she chose to record the work for ORIGIN.

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Gwendolyn plays Ravel

Maurice Ravel’s "Pièce en forme de Habanera" has new life as played by Gwendolyn and her ensemble.

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Gwendolyn plays de Falla

Manuel de Falla’s spirited works are imbued with and reflect the passion and austerity synonymous with Spanish and Andalusian culture. "Danse Espagnole" leads the cavalcade of heritage that is the collection of songs on ORIGIN.

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New Album

ORIGIN

Aptly named ORIGIN, this album is a collection of the melodies and rhythms that Gwendolyn Masin is made of. The compositions and improvisations on ORIGIN are those that inspire and have shaped this virtuoso’s identity as a musician and artist.

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Gwendolyn plays Dinicu

Grigoraş Dinicu’s "Hora Staccato" is a work that is feared and respected in equal parts by violinists. It's complex but undeniably delightful. Even more compelling than the complexity of sound is the verve and dynamic soulfulness with which Gwendolyn approaches the piece

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Recordings

Gwendolyn plays Ysaÿe

The drama of violinist and composer Eugène Ysaÿe’s work is mirrored in Gwendolyn Masin’s intense and considered performance. She not only interprets the Ballade but is in dialogue with its very essence – the telling of a story, the crafting of a narrative, breathing new life into the legacy of a great master.

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