Composed in 1998, Laderman's Violin Duets are miniature meditations, each composed in a single session, a day, a few hours, that performed together accumulate artistic weight through comparison and contrast.
Title: Violin Duets, By Laderman, Ezra, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 50485858
Mondschatten (Moon Shadow) was written in 2006 to a commission
from the Cunz/Ott Duo, and is dedicated to the violinist Rahel Cunz and
the percussionist Jacqueline Ott Yesilalp.
After its opening knocking signals, the marimba follows different
fragments of a developing line, from whose shadow the violin then frees
itself. The composition begins three times before the music is able to
advance in an expressive counterpoint. A frenetic dance forms the
starting-point of a continuous build-up of virtuosity, dynamics and
aggression. Cries of despair. Reconciliation. Reminiscence. Elegy -
This CD-ROM includes scores and parts to 49 string trios. Includes trios for two violins and
viola, two violas and cello, and violin, viola and cello. Also included
are articles on String Trios and related articles from the 1911 edition
of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians.