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The Verdehr Trio

Trios for violin, clarinet and piano by Max Bruch, Leslie Bassett, Charles Hoag and Katherine Hoover. Walter Verdehr, violin; Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr, clarinet; Gary Kirkpatrick, piano. Leonarda CD #LE326. Duration 65:57.

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Trios: Violin, Clarinet, Piano


Max Bruch (1838-1920) (Germany)
Four Pieces from Opus 83  (17:50) (pub. 1910)
1. Andante
2. Romanian Melody
3. Allegro con moto
4. Andante con moto

mp3, Bruch
Leslie Bassett (b.1923) (USA)
Trio (17:28) (1980)
5. Energetic
6. Assertive
7. Lyrical
8. Reflective
9. Affirmative

mp3, Bassett
Charles Hoag (b.1931) (USA)
Inventions On the Summer Solstice (16:11) (1979)
10. Pharaoh's Nile Rises at Solstice
11. St. John's Eve: Watchfires Roar Along the Fjord
12. Midsummer Sunrise at Stonehenge
13. This is Very Midsummer Madness (Shakespeare)
14. The Murmurous Haunt of Flies on Summer's Eve
15. The Inexorable Procession of the Sun to Summer Solstice

mp3, Hoag
Katherine Hoover (b.1937) (USA)
Images (14:09) (1981)
16. Allegro
17. Variations On a Colonial Hymn
18. Allegro vivace

mp3, Hoover

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Production: Sound recordists: David B. Hancock (Bruch, Bassett, Hoag) and Dean Bredwell (Hoover). Recorded at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in New York City (Bruch, Bassett, Hoag) and Michigan State University (Hoover), 1987. ADD. Graphic Design, Cover Photo: Marnie Hall (Photograph of the University of Kansas campus). Support: This recording is made possible with public funds from The New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency. This recording was funded in part by public funds from The National Endowment for the Arts (American works). Additional funding for this recording was generously provided by Michigan State University, the Ditson Fund of Columbia University, and Mobil Foundation, Inc.

Rights: Copyright © Leonarda Productions, Inc. 1988. All rights reserved. Made in the U.S.A. Music Publishers: Hoover: Theodore Presser Co. Bassett: C.F. Peters Corp.


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