DISCOGRAPHY

A GRAND JOURNEY

WORKS FOR PIANO TRIO & SOLO PIANO

                                                     Featuring
PIANO TRIO No. 1 - KOREANA and PIANO TRIO No. 2 - PASTORAL

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Inspired by traditional melodies and cultural flavors, A GRAND JOURNEY gives us contemporary chamber works by Richard E. Brown, Ovidiu Marinescu, and Mark G. Simon. Performed by internationally acclaimed Trio Casals, these distinct works immerse listeners in varying motifs drawn from diverse cultures, simulating a journey of melodic Korean folk patterns, Greek mythological icons, Irish fiddling, tango, and sensations garnered from the Black Sea and English countryside.

The composers draw upon a wealth of technical knowledge and established forms to bring their musical visions to life. Brown’s Trio No. 1 applies ideas from pentatonic Korean folk songs to strictly crafted chaconne, scherzo, and fugue forms, while Trio No. 2 follows a looser bookended construction with a pastoral sound. Marinescu’s piece, The Journey, refers both to cultural sources and the composer’s own inner journey as he blends classical form, clocklike repetition, tango rhythms, and fiddle tunes to express his ideas. Simon’s Caucasus Sonata is a hair-raising journey of the soul through rock and hard places, demanding virtuosity and stamina from the performer.

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WOVEN IN TIME

CONTEMPORARY ORCHESTRAL WORKS

                                            Featuring
CONCERTO FOR CLARINET AND CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

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An eclectic collection of cultural themes, WOVEN IN TIME is grounded in connections made through distant timestamps. Each piece weaves culture and ideas of the past with a modern approach to composition, revitalizing and repurposing the popular culture and literature of yesterday into contemporary music for our enjoyment today.

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                                           COMING January 14:

                      legends and light - vol. 2

                                                    FEATURING: 

 

      voices of the night - a nocturnal fantasy for orchestra

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