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The piece called Círculo, the third and last Piano Trio written by Joaquín Turina, expresses in its three movements the cycle of 'sunrise', 'midday' [listen -- track 2, 0:00-0:54] and 'twilight', music of exquisite quality given an affectionate performance. And the recital ends in ebullient fashion with the Kandinski Trio's own Gitane á Trois, an exciting amalgam of gypsy music using the full and colourful resources of the piano trio to fine effect [listen -- track 13, 7:31-8:29].

Copyright © 25 December 2003 Patric Standford, Wakefield UK


Kandinsky Trio - Trios in Foreign Lands

BR 135 DDD Stereo NEW RELEASE 59'07" 2003 Brioso

Kandinsky Trio: Benedict Goodfriend, violin; Alan Weinstein, cello; Elizabeth Bachelder, piano

Turina: Círculo; Rachmaninov: Trio Elegiaque (1892); Cowell: Four Combinations for Three Instruments; Bridge: Miniatures (1906-8); Chien-Tai Chen: In foreign lands; arr Kandinsky Trio: Gitane à trois


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