Introducing Easley Blackwood
- CDR 5002
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The program includes movements from Blackwood's Clarinet Sonata, Op. 31; Twelve Microtonal Etudes; and String Quartet No. 3; movements from Ives' "Concord" Sonata and Elliott Carter's Cello Sonata; and solo piano works by Blackwood, Nielsen, and Casella.
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