John Harbison: Piano Trio No. 2 - Amelia Piano Trio; Anthea Kreston (violin); Anthea Kreston (viola); Ida Kavafian (viola); Jason Duckles (cello);...
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  1. Piano Trio No. 2
  2. Gatsby Etudes, for piano
  3. The Violist's Notebooks: Book 1
  4. The Violist's Notebooks: Book 2
  5. Ten Micro-Waltzes, for piano
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  1. Piano Trio No. 2
  2. Gatsby Etudes, for piano
  3. The Violist's Notebooks: Book 1
  4. The Violist's Notebooks: Book 2
  5. Ten Micro-Waltzes, for piano
  6. Cucaraccia and Fugue, for 4 violas
  7. Suite for cello
  8. Piano Trio
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Listeners who aren't already devoted fans of American composer John Harbison might find themselves converted after hearing this album. His music is utterly gripping, engaging, and accessible. This album centers around Harbison's Second Piano Trio, which he claims was inspired by the unpredictable nature of the Haydn piano trios. Performed and commissioned by the Amelia Piano Trio, the work proves that there is still much to be written for this classic combination of instruments. From the melancholy opening of the "Enigma" ...

John Harbison: Piano Trio No. 2 2007, Naxos

UPC: 636943924327

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