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Gerard Schwarz

Trio (2010)
JSGS Publishing
Small Ensemble (2-6 players)
Sub Category
Mixed Ensemble
Year Composed
20 Minutes
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Programme Note
Gerard Schwarz Trio (2010)

First performance:
July 26 2010
Jeffrey Fair, horn
Stefan Jackiw, violin
Adam Neiman, piano
Seattle Chamber Music Society
Seattle, WA

With the shofar calls, that ritualistic prologue combines a steady tread at the bottom of the piano and a lamenting violin. This leads to a constant flow of somber, twining melody in the first movement proper. The traded solos that open the second movement, "Recitative and Aria," suggest a conversation: the violin pleading, then a bit unhinged; the horn stern and querulous; the piano a calmer mediator that eventually convinces the other two to launch an opulent, pulsing duet drenched in honey. The third movement, brisk and a bit unsettling, is the most expansive and generous of all...
Gavin Borchert, Seatle Weekly,27/07/2010
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