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Chiaroscuro: Chamber Music Of Richard Lavenda

Lavenda / Buyse / Kamins / Trio Con Brio / Fischer
Release Date: 10/29/2013 
Label:  Ravello   Catalog #: 7881   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard Lavenda
Performer:  Matthew StraussLeone BuyseBenjamin KaminsTimothy [Double Bass] Pitts,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Trio Con BrioChiara String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

CHIAROSCURO, Chamber Music by Richard Lavenda is a bright and engaging new album of some of composer Richard Lavenda's favorite chamber works–all written for personal friends. The title track refers to the visual art technique of a strong contrast between dark and light, and this motif aptly describes the listening experience. CHIAROSCURO, Chamber Music by Richard Lavenda is a bright and engaging new album of some of composer Richard Lavenda's favorite chamber works–all written for personal friends. The title track refers to the visual art technique of a strong contrast between dark and light, and this motif aptly describes the listening experience. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Chiaroscuro by Richard Lavenda
Performer:  Matthew Strauss (Vibraphone), Leone Buyse (Alto Flute), Benjamin Kamins (Bassoon),
Timothy [Double Bass] Pitts (Double Bass)
2. Rhapsody (at the center, stillness) by Richard Lavenda
Performer:  Misha Galaganov (Viola), John Owings (Piano)
3. Rhapsody Tropes by Richard Lavenda
Performer:  Richard Nunemaker (Saxophone)
4. Heat of the Moment by Richard Lavenda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Trio Con Brio
5. Quintet for Strings "Thoughts Fly" by Richard Lavenda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chiara String Quartet

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