Words and Phrases Found: Brahms, Needham, Janacek, Stravinsky
May 16, 2015
Stories, aphorisms, poems and speech…music begins where words end. Janacek crafts melodies from the pitch and rhythm of the Czech language, Bernard Rands draws us into the distilled, highly-charged world of Samuel Beckett, and Stravinsky spins a dreamlike tale of exile and alienation.
Leos Janacek, Sonata for violin & piano, JW 7/7 (1917)
Bernard Rands, Prelude...sans voix parmi les voix… for flute, viola & harp
Igor Stravinsky, Suite from Histoire du Soldat for clarinet, violin & piano
Clint Needham, Axioms for flute, clarinet, string trio, piano & percussion
Johannes Brahms, Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87