Friday, January 20, 2017

Friendship Trio Sound Files Now Available

Russo was commissioned to compose his Friendship Trio (for flute, clarinet and piano) by the Palisades Virtuosi in August 2016 -- he completed work on this music in September 2016 and the piece was given its first performance in November 2016.    If you would like to listen to the computer generated sound files of each of its three movements you may do so by clicking here.


Saturday, January 7, 2017

1982 Trio Recovered -- Revised and Now Available

Russo's Trio Festivo -- a 3 movement trio scored for oboe, clarinet, bassoon (with English Horn instead of oboe in the 2nd movement) -- was recovered, revised and is now available.   The music was composed in 1982 for the Trio Festivo Ensemble -- the players of this trio were: Nobuo Kitagawa on oboe/English Horn; Andy Grenci on clarinet and Mike Breaux on bassoon.   You may listen to the computer generated sound files of each movement by clicking here.