GORDON JACOB

CD: The Music of Françaix, Jacob and Mozart CD: Jacob: Music For Clarinet and Strings

Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano

DATE WRITTEN  1969
DEDICATED TO  John White, Martin Ronchetti and Martin Jones
COMMISSIONED BY  BP, Harlow
FIRST PERFORMANCE  23 July 1969, BP House, Harlow, Essex
The Stadler Trio (above dedicatees)
MOVEMENTS  Adagio, Minuetto & Trio, Adagio Molto, Presto Assai

FROM CD NOTES (Charles Russo recording)
The Trio is unusually structured, with two slow movements (1 & 3) that hint at Russian solemnity in their plodding, somber character. Jacob's genius in color and texture are evident here, notable in several duets between the clarinet and viola.

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