Richard Festinger: Tapestries and Other Works
Liner Notes   Cat. No. NWCR832     Release Date: 2007-01-01
The Laurel Trio: (Sunghae Anna Lim, violin, Amy Levine Tsang, cello, Dena Levine, piano); Earplay: (Janet Kutulas, flute, Peter Josheff, clarinet, Karen Rosenak, Piano); The Alexander String Quartet: (Ge-Fang Yang, Frederick Lifsitz, violins, Paul Yarbrough, viola, Sandy Wilson, cello); Curtis Macomber, violin

Richard Festinger (b. 1948) studied composition and conducting at the University of California in Berkeley under Andrew Imbrie, earning a Ph.D. degree in composition in 1983. Before turning to composing, he led his own groups as a jazz performer. In 1978-80 he studied in Paris as recipient of the George Ladd Prize.

Richard Festinger's music has been performed in the United States, Europe and Asia. His works have been commissioned by Parnassus, Earplay, the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, the New York New Music Ensemble, the Alexander String Quartet, The University of California, the Left Coast Ensemble, the City Winds, and Alter-Ego. He has received recent awards from the Jerome Foundation, the Fromm Foundation at Harvard University, the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress, and the Alice M. Ditson Fund at Columbia University, and in 1993 he received the Walter Hinrichsen Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

This title, originally issued on the CRI label, is now available for order from New World Records as an on-demand CD (CD-R). It can also be downloaded in MP3/320, FLAC and/or WAV format(s).

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Richard Festinger: Tapestries and Other Works

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Track Listing

Tapestries
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Trionometry: I. A la breve
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Trionometry: II. Andantino
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Trionometry: III. Allegro
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String Quartet: I. Adagio; più mosso
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String Quartet: II. A la breve
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String Quartet: III. Allegro ritmico
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Twinning: I. Allegro energico
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Twinning: II. Adagio
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Twinning: III. Presto sfrenato
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