The idea for Burn3 simply came from the title and the myriad of ways a fire can burn. What results is a perpetual motion tour-de-force work for both players that takes listeners on a journey.
This arrangement provides plenty of opportunity for both melodic and technical playing. The passages are nicely distributed between the three parts making for a fun and challenging piece.
Divertimento is in three movements. The first movement, "Frolic," has three main thematic ideas. The first contains dotted rhythms, staccato articulation, and meter change. The second thematic idea
Arvo Pärt's Mozart-Adagio (1992) was composed for the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio on commission by the Helsinki Festival, where it was premiered. The piece is in memory of Oleg Kagan, who was a
Ernest Toch, edited by Bruce Gbur.