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BA9332

Trojahn: Piano Quartet

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    1. Composer: Manfred Trojahn
    2. Instrumentation: Piano Quartet (Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello)
    3. ISMN: 979-000653374-9
    4. Size: 10.5 x 12.8 inches

    Manfred Trojahns amply dimensioned piano quartet in four movements with a duration of approx. 40 minutes was composed and developed in several stages. The inner movements, a Vivace characterised by lombard rhythms and vitality and a dream-like adagio were written in the Mozart Year 2005. By 2008 the outer movements were completed. The opening Adagio Zerbrochenes Lied is an imposing lamentation of the dead whereas the Finale, a profound, moving Wanderlied, was dedicated to Trojahns friend and composer Wilhelm Killmayer on the occasion of his 80th birthday. In this way Trojahns work stands in the tradition of Mozarts two piano quartets, but adds a biographical element.

    This is a large, musically demanding but rewarding work for ambitious musicians.

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