Meditations on a Mendelssohn Song Without Words : for piano trio
by Adam Starr (2009)
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Performance by Freshwater Trio from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 111.
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The bulk of this conversational work arranges ideas from Mendelssohn's Allegro Non Troppo in C minor (Book 3, No. 2, Op. 38), culminating in an arranged excerpt to 'bring it home'. It represents an attempt to compose a new klezmer work making use of some of Mendelssohn's melodic ideas (amongst others). Be prepared to teeter out of control.
Instrumentation: Piano trio
Duration: 8 min.
Commission note: Commissioned by Freshwater Trio.
First performance: by Freshwater Trio — 16 Dec 09. The Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre
The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
Mendelssohn's Allegro Non Troppo in C minor (Book 3, No. 2, Op. 38) Klezmer
Performances of this work
16 Dec 09: The Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre. Featuring Freshwater Trio.
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