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Lions and Dragons

Piano music by Schubert
and Thomas Osborne -
heard by HOWARD SMITH

'Derek Kealii Polischuk ... handles the Schubert D 935 Impromptus with considerable assurance.'

Terra Incognita - Impromptus by Franz Schubert and Thomas Osborne. © 2013 Blue Griffin Recording Inc

Thomas Osborne's music draws inspiration from numerous sources, places and eras. His interest in both Western and non-Western music prompted works inspired by African polyphony, Indonesian gamelan, Japanese court music, ancient Persian music and Kentucky country fiddle playing. He has written many works for standard Western orchestral instruments as well as the Japanese koto and the Korean gayageum, both traditional Asian instruments.

Born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1978 and raised in Greenfield (Indiana), he grew up playing the piano under the instruction of Elizabeth Brock...

Copyright © 26 August 2014 Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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