Music of Fred Lerdahl, Vol. 5
BRIDGE 9484


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The four virtuosic performances on this CD represent a number of different phases in Lerdahl’s career, providing rich evidence of the expressive and formal flexibility afforded by the composer's “post-modernism”, though this term hardly does justice to Lerdahl's originality and communicative power.  Using what the composer calls “spiral” forms, Lerdahl's music is much admired for examining qualities of recurrence and reminiscence in the course of variations that blossom and expand upon themselves.   

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Episodes and Refrains (1982)
Windscape: Tara Helen O'Connor, flute, Randall Ellis, oboe, Alan R. Kay, clarinet, David Jolley, horn, Frank Morelli, bassoon

Quiet Music (1994, arr. 2001)
Quattro Mani: Steven Beck, piano, Susan Grace, piano

Times 3 (2012)
Weiss-Kaplan-Stumpf Trio: Yael Weiss, piano, Mark Kaplan, violin, Peter Stumpf, cello

Time and Again (2014)
The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Roberto Abbado, conductor

BRIDGE 9484

Related Quattro Mani discs:

9496, 9486, 9447, 9366, 9308, 9260, 9253, 9231, 9224, 9155, 9143, 9105