Reskin Charles 3 Gestures TP371 Digital
Charles Reskin
3 Gestures
for trumpet and harp
intermediate / advanced Duration: 10'30

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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 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...
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About 3 Gestures

I wrote this piece at the suggestion of my dear friend, harpist Deborah Fleisher, to whom the work is dedicated.

The first movement, "Seascape", is a free-form fantasy, suggesting, perhaps, a calm day on the sea.

The second movement, "The Temple Ghost", takes place at a deserted Japanese temple at dusk. Suddenly, the apparition of the temple's old master appears, full of mischief, but meaning no real harm. He dances about, appearing and re-appearing, and finally disappears with a flourish.

The third movement, "Duende en el Aire", is simply an evocation of the spirit and passion of the Spanish soul.

Charles Reskin

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trumpet part in C and Bb
Editions Bim
1. Seascape (3’15)
2. The Temple Ghost (3’15)
3. Duende en el Aire (4')

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