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Reskin Charles Trumpet Sonata No 2 Tp353

Charles Reskin
Sonata N° 2

for trumpet and piano

  • Level: advanced
  • Duration: 20’
  • Genre: contemporary
  • Composed: 2016-2017

Reference: TP353


  • Published: 2017
  • Publisher: Editions Bim
  • Movements:
    • 1. Fantaisie (6'30)
    • 2. Meditation/Elegy (7')
    • 3. Three-for-all (A Waltz Collage) (6'30)


Charles Reskin

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 loc... Read more

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.