The Rawlins Piano Trio commissioned five American composers--Emma Lou Diemer, James Lentini, Timothy Hoekman, Miguel Roig-Francoli, Stephen Yarbrough...the result is five substantial 21st-century pieces....widely divergent in their approaches.
Stunning re-discovered works by Clara Kathleen Rogers, a talented composer of the 1880s and 1890s. The haunting melodies and contagious energy of these pieces make them as listenable today as on the day they were written.
Latin Romance features 4 works of sublime romanticism by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Marc Eychenne and Carlos Guastavino. All are intricate works for clarinet and piano which feature both instruments equally interwoven in constant harmony letting the two instruments become one.