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HIGDON, J.: Piano Trio / Voices / Impressions


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HIGDON, J.: Piano Trio / Voices / Impressions

Jennifer Higdon’s philosophy in composing is simple: make sure the music communicates. It is her goal to write music that speaks not only to the seasoned professional performer, but also to audiences that come to this music with all types of understanding, from the first-time listener to the most sophisticated Classical connoisseur. For her, music is purely a reflection of life and should be enjoyed as such. In her Piano Trio, Higdon explores the relationship between sound and color, and the potential for such elements to convey different moods. The three movements of Voices depict contrasting states of mind, from highly agitated to serene. In Impressions for string quartet, the composer returns to the world of impressionist painting as her source of inspiration.

Higdon, Jennifer

  Piano Trio
1.   I. Pale Yellow 00:07:56
2.   II. Fiery Red 00:05:25
3.   I. Blitz - 00:06:20
4.   II. Soft Enlacing - 00:06:17
5.   III. Grace 00:04:55
6.   I. Bright Palette 00:08:44
7.   II. Quiet Art 00:08:08
8.   III. To The Point 00:03:35
9.   IV. Noted Canvas 00:06:23

Total Playing Time: 00:57:43

Higdon, Jennifer

Cypress String Quartet

Huang, Hsin-Yun; Kitchen, Nicholas; Kleinbart, Melissa; Meyers, Anne Akiko; Neiman, Adam; Smith, Wilhelmina; Weilerstein, Alisa

Label: Naxos

Series: American Classics

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.559298

Barcode: 636943929827

Physical Release: 12/2006

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