Galactic Folds

Galactic Folds

Galactic Folds

Fred Sherry, cello
Curtis Macomber, violin
James Winn, piano
The New York New Music Ensemble: Jayn Rosenfeld, flute; Jean Kopperud, clarinet; Linda Quan, violin; Christopher Finckel, cello; James Winn, piano; Jeffrey Milarsky, conductor

The Washington Square Contemporary Music Society: Jayn Rosenfeld, flute; Brian Greene, oboe; Jean Kopperud, clarinet; Daniel Druckman, percussion; James Winn, piano; Deborah Wong, violin; Lois Martin, viola; Theodore Mook, cello; Andrea Cawelti, soprano; Bradley Lubman, conductor

Included Works

Galactic Folds five players (1992)
Songs of Distance and Light soprano and eight players (1988)
Ricercare violin unaccompanied (1992)
Sonata for Violoncello and Piano cello and piano (1990)

The dominant characteristic of Louis Karchin´s music is energy. Even in the very infrequent moments of repose there is the obvious desire to be moving — building in the background, waiting for the moment to burst forth and sweep all before — that recalls Beethoven. The comparison between the forty-two year old Karchin and the great Viennese master is surprisingly apt in a number of ways…

John Story, Fanfare

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