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Sarabesque
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Sarabesque for solo piano, like the epic Ghost Variations (1991), confirms George Tsontakis’s affinity for the piano. His writing revels in the sound of the instrument. Written for his friend Sarah Rothenberg, a pianist and Artistic Director of Da Camera of Houston, Tsontakis’s Sarabesque moves away from the well-known piano arabesques of Schumann and Debussy. In no way a simply decorative miniature, the piece conjures, in a few short minutes, a sonorous, open musical horizon.

from notes by Grant Hiroshima © 2007

Track-specific metadata
Details for CDA67564 track 17
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-07-56417
Duration
5'47
Recording date
6 November 2006
Recording venue
St George's, Brandon Hill, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Andrew Keener
Recording engineer
Simon Eadon
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