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Charles Reskin (*1946)
Charles Reskin was born in New York City in 1946. Though he started out as a percussionist, he soon became attracted to the trumpet. During his high school years he played both instruments with local professional orchestras and took private classes in ear training and conducting at the University of Miami.He honed his playing and wrote his first compositions at the summer classes of the Brevard...
About Sonata N° 2
The first movement is called Fantasy, for no particular reason, other than gratitude for being alive! In the second movement, Meditation/Elegy, the slow, "dirge" theme reflects not only the somber aspects of life, but also the Eternal. There is beauty in sorrow as well as in joy. The third movement is a "collage" of waltz ideas, derived from varied idioms. It's just pure fun.
- Editions Bim
- 1. Fantaisie (6'30)
2. Meditation/Elegy (7')
3. Three-for-all (A Waltz Collage) (6'30)