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Clarke: A Different Game / Fidelio Trio


Release Date: 03/17/2017 
Label:  Metier   Catalog #: 28561  
Composer:  Rhona Clarke
Performer:  Mary DulleaRhona ClarkeDarragh MorganAdi Tal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fidelio Trio
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Rhona Clarke is one of the Irish composers living in a shadow - the perception that Irish music consists only of stepdancing, jigs and reels. Our ongoing series of Irish music albums should demonstrate that fallacy. Clarke's work is eclectic, brilliant and vaired - from relatively "tough" constructs to quite tonal works with influences of jazz. Her Piano Trio No. 2 appeared on the previous Metier release "Dancing in Daylight", prompting one review to hope for a whole album devoted to her work - here it is. As well as three full pieces for Piano Trio, there are three for members of the ensemble. Apart from the said No. 2 Trio, all the works here are receiving the first recording. The Fidelio Trio continues to gain an ever Read more more positive reputation as one of Europe's most skillfull and innovative ensembles, and is also gaining quite a following in the USA. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Piano Trio No. 3 by Rhona Clarke
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fidelio Trio
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2002; Ireland 
2.
Gleann Dá Loch by Rhona Clarke
Performer:  Mary Dullea (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; Ireland 
3.
Piano Trio No. 2 by Rhona Clarke
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fidelio Trio
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2001; Ireland 
4.
Con Coro by Rhona Clarke
Performer:  Rhona Clarke (Tape), Darragh Morgan (Violin), Adi Tal (Cello)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2011; Ireland 
5.
Piano Trio No. 4 "A Different Game" by Rhona Clarke
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fidelio Trio
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2016; Ireland 
6.
In Umbra by Rhona Clarke
Performer:  Adi Tal (Cello)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2000; Ireland 

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