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Lane Richard Trio Viola Cello Piano Mcx55

Richard Lane


for viola, cello and piano

Level: intermediate / advanced
Duration: 17'


I. Allegro non troppo  I. Allegro non troppo

II. Largo  II. Largo

III. Allegro molto  III. Allegro molto

MCX55 Score and parts

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In 1993, Richard Lane was commissioned by Ron Levy and the Manchester Chamber Players (Vermont, USA) to write this Trio for viola, cello and piano.

The first movement depicts a playful and blissful dialogue between the viola and cello and it ends with a hauntingly beautiful atmosphere.

The second movement is characterized by a romantic yearning to find love where all three instrumental parts work in harmony with a touch of harmonic jazz-influences.

The third movement, in ternary form, contrasts a lively rhythmical theme and a more lyrical theme, and ends with an energetic quality.

Demosthenes Dimitrakoulakos

I. Allegro non troppo (6')
II. Largo (6')
III. Allegro molto (5')
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Richard Lane

Richard Lane (1933-2004)

On September 3, 2004, a police patrol intercepted a convertible Ford Mustang that was zigzagging out of control. Richard Lane had just left Cape Cod, where he spent his summers composing, and suffered a stroke while driving back to his home in Paterson, New Jersey. He was urgently taken to Newark University Hospital, but nine days later, he passed... Read more

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