Musical Miniatures

July 13, 2018, 10:00 pm

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Chopin, Kreisler, Bach and more have written compositions less than three minutes in length. This trend is no stranger to contemporary pieces. We’ll pack as many of these tiny gems as possible as we uncover why composers enjoy creating these mini masterworks.


3 Miniatures  for Violin and Piano, by Krzysztof Penderecki
Ida Bieler, violin; Nina Tichman, piano

Petit quatuor, by André Cormier             
Bozzini Quartet

Free Tango Lessons on Wednesday, by Jeff Morton       
Bozzini Quartet

Slanted Birds, by Anna Höstman             
Bozzini Quartet

Talking with Strangers, by Alex Eddington
Bozzini Quartet

Six Fugitive Memories, by Vera Ivanova               
Nadia Shpachenko, piano

Piano Miniatures, by Mohammed Fairouz
Katie Reimer, piano

Fractal Miniatures, by Roger Zare               
EOS Repertoire Orchestra; Jiao Wang, conductor