Roger Bourland: American Baroque (1993)

August 30, 2007

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Here is a fun piece for piano trio (violin, cello, piano) commissioned by Mark Carlson’s Pacific Serenades. I gravitate toward the sewing machine momentum of Baroque music, but I can’t embrace it’s harmony. So instead, I infuse my own sense of Stravinsky-an Americana into the mix and here’s what I came up with.

[audio:http://rogerbourland.com/v2/assets/american_baroque.mp3]

[Photograph © Roger Bourland. “Pale Silhouette” from RUBIN PORTRAITS]

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