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Introducing Easley Blackwood

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Introducing Easley Blackwood

Easley Blackwood

  • CDR 5002

 

The longer Cedille Selects track excerpts are designed to provide a representative overview of the album

    • I. Molto Allegro (8:36)

    • Clarinet Sonatas by Blackwood & Reger
      CDR 90000 022
      with John Bruce Yeh, clarinet
      Blackwood: Sonata in A minor, Op. 37

      I. Molto Allegro (8:36)

    • II. Hawthorne (11:08)

    • Piano Sonatas by Ives and Copland
      CDR 90000 005
      Ives: Piano Sonata No. 2 "Concord"

      II. Hawthorne (11:08)

    • III. Scherzo. Molto allegro (9:40)

    • Blackwood & Bridge: Cello Sonatas
      CDR 90000 008
      with Kim Scholes,cello
      Blackwood: Cello Sonata, Op. 31

      III. Scherzo. Molto allegro (9:40)

    • I. Impromptu (2:26)

    • Radical Piano
      CDR 90000 027
      Nielsen: Three Pieces, Op. 59 (8:19)

      I. Impromptu (2:26)

    • II. Adagio (1:57)

    • II. Adagio (1:57)

    • III. Allegro non troppo (3:48)

    • III. Allegro non troppo (3:48)

    • A major (1:38)

    • Blackwood Plays Blackwood
      CDR 90000 038
      Blackwood: Seven Bagatelles, Op. 36 (10:50)

      A major (1:38)

    • G minor (1:02)

    • G minor (1:02)

    • C major (1:17)

    • C major (1:17)

    • D minor (1:08)

    • D minor (1:08)

    • C minor (1:45)

    • C minor (1:45)

    • A-flat major (2:20)

    • A-flat major (2:20)

    • F major (1:23)

    • F major (1:23)

    • I. Moderato (4:47)

    • Early Chamber Music of Elliott Carter
      CDR 90000 048
      Carter: Sonata for Cello and Piano

      I. Moderato (4:47)

    • I. Prelude (Allegro) (2:49)

    • Easley Blackwood: Microtonal
      CDR 90000 018
      with Jeffrey Kust, guitar
      Blackwood: Suite for Guitar in 15-note Equal Tuning

      I. Prelude (Allegro) (2:49)

    • 20 notes - Comodo (3:57)

    • Blackwood: 12 Microtonal Etudes for Electronic Music Media

      20 notes - Comodo (3:57)

    • 8. In modo di tango (5:03)

    • Piano Music of Casella & Szymanoski
      CDR 90000 003
      Casella: Nove Pezzi, Op. 24

      8. In modo di tango (5:03)

    • 9. In modo rustico (3:36)

    • 9. In modo rustico (3:36)

    • IV. Allegro deciso (6:21)

    • String Quartets by Easley Blackwood
      CDR 90000 050

      IV. Allegro deciso (6:21)

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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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Program Notes

Album Details

Total Time: 75:52

Producer: James Ginsburg
Engineer: Bill Maylone
Cover Photo: Nesha & Kumiko Fotodesign
Design: Melanie Germond

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