Marsyas Trio

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Championing lost and rarely performed repertoire of the past three centuries, the Marsyas Trio is also known for their collaborations with living composers.

18th CENTURY

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

  • Trio n°28 in D major, Hob.XV:16 (1790) - 21'

  • Trio no°29 in G major, Hob.XV:15 (1790) - 18'

  • Trio n°30 in F major Hob.XV:17 (1790) - 12'

Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782)

  • Six Sonatas for Keyboard, Violin/Flute & Cello, Op. 2 - various

Muzio Clementi (1752-1832)

  • Sonata n°1 in C major, Op. 29 for Piano, Violin/Flute & Cello - 8'

  • Sonata n°2 in G major, Op. 29 for Piano, Violin/Flute & Cello - 7'

  • Sonata n°3 in D major, Op. 29 for Piano, Violin/Flute & Cello - 10'

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) 

  • Trio Sonata in Bb major, K 10 - 10'

  • Trio Sonata in F major, K 13 - 13'

  • Trio Sonata in C major, K 14 - 11'

  • Trio Sonata in Bb major, K 15 - 10'

Ignaz Pleyel (1757-1831)

  • Grand Trio in D major, Op. 29 - 19'

  • Sonatas for Keyboard, Flute & Cello, Op. 16, No. 1-3 - various

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

  • Trio in G major, WoO 37: (orig. fl, fg, pn) - 25'


19TH CENTURY

Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778-1837)

  • Adagio, Variations and Rondo on Schone Minka, Op. 78 (1818) - 16'

Ferdinand Reis (1784-1838) 

  • Trio in Eb major for Flute, Cello and Piano, Op. 63 - 8'

Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)

  • Trio in G minor, Op. 63 (1819) - 22'

Friedrich Kuhlau (1786-1832)

  • Trio in G minor, Op. 119 - 20'

Carl Czerny (1791-1857)

  • Fantasia concertante, Op. 256 (1832) - 15'

Louise Farrenc (1804-1875)

  • Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 45 (1856) - 25'

Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel (1805-1847)

  • 'Trio in D minor', Op. 11 (1846) - 25'

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

  • Trio in D minor, Op. 49 (trans. for flute by the composer) (1839) - 31'


20TH CENTURY & CONTEMPORARY

Amy Beach (1867-1944) 

  • Pastorale & Caprice “The Water Sprites”, Op. 90 (1921) - 7’

Philippe Gaubert (1879-1941)                            

  • Trois aquarelles (1915) - 15'

  • Pièce romantique - 8'

Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959)

  • Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano (1944) - 18'

Eugene Goossens (1893-1962)

  • Five Impressions of a Holiday, Op. 7 (1914) - 16'

Marcelle de Manziarly (1899-1989)

  • Flute Trio (1952) - 16'

Jean Damase (1928-2013)                                   

  • Sonate en concert (1952) - 13'

Thea Musgrave (b. 1928) 

  • Canta Canta (1997) for alto flute, cello and piano (orig. cl/vc/pn) - 4'

George Crumb (b. 1929)

  • Vox Balaenae (1971) - 20'

Richard R. Bennett (1936-2012)

  • Commedia II (1972) - 9'

Katherine Hoover (b. 1937)        

  • Lyric Trio (1983) - 18'

Michael Finnissy (b. 1946)          

  • Alternative Readings (2002) - 8'

Alan Taylor (b. 1946) 

  • Muted and Changing Voices (2013) (Composed for the Marsyas Trio.) - 13'

Hilary Tann (b. 1947)   

  • Gardens of Anna Maria Luisa de ‘Medici (2004) - 13'

  • In the Theatre of Air (2017) (Commissioned by the Marsyas Trio, funded by the RVW Trust and Fidelio Charitable Trust) - 14'

Elena Firsova (b. 1950)

  • A Triple Portrait, Op. 132 (2011) (Commissioned by the Marsyas Trio, funded by the PRS for Music Foundation.) - 12'

  • Meditation in the Japanese Garden, Op. 54 (1992) (trans. for the Marsyas Trio by the composer) - 7'

Cecilia McDowall (b. 1951)         

  • Not just a place; dark memories from an old tango hall (2004) - 7'

Kaija Saariaho (b. 1952)                

  • Cendres for Alto Flute, Cello and Piano (1998) - 10'

Chen Yi (b. 1953) 

  • Night Thoughts (2004) - 8’

Judith Weir (b. 1954)                     

  • Several Concertos for Flute, Cello and Piano (1980) - 15'

Elisenda Fábregas (b. 1955)

  • Voices of the Rainforest (2007) - 22'

Armando Ghidoni (b. 1959)

  • Concert-Trio (2002)* - 17'

  • Amour (2014) (Composed for the Marsyas Trio.) - 6'

  • Au rhythme des souvenirs (2014) - 6'

Lowell Liebermann (b. 1961)     

  • Flute Trio No. 1, Op. 83

  • Flute Trio No. 2, Op. 87

Laura Bowler (b. 1986)

  • Salutem (2014) (Commissioned by the Marsyas Trio, funded by the Britten-Pears Foundation.) - 19'

Vox Balaenae at the Iklectik (London)

Vox Balaenae

The Iklectik Arts Lab
London, May 2017


Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

  • Welsh Songs, for voice & piano trio

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

  • Welsh Songs, WoO 155, for voice & piano trio

Maurice Ravel

  • Chansons madécasses [voice, flute, cello & piano]

Arnold Schoenberg

  • Pierrot Lunaire [voice, flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano]

Anne Boyd (b. 1946)

  • Cycle of Love [counter tenor, alto flute, cello, piano]

Elena Firsova (b. 1950)

  • Night Songs, Op. 125 [mezzo-soprano, flute & cello]

WITH VOICE


Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

  • Sonata in G minor, Op.5, Nr. 2, cello & piano

  • Sonata in A major, Op.69, cello & piano

  • Sonata in D major, Op.102, Nr. 2, cello & piano

Frédéric Chopin

  • Introduction et Polonaise Brillante, cello & piano

Claude Debussy

  • Sonate pour violoncello et piano, cello & piano

Astor Piazzolla

  • Le grand Tango, cello & piano

Rebecca Clarke

  • Epilogue, cello & piano

Franz Schubert

  • Variations on ‘Trockne Blumen’, flute & piano

Carl Reinecke

  • Sonata “Undine”, flute & piano

Albert Roussel

  • Joueurs de Flute, flute & piano

Philippe Gaubert

  • Nocturne et Allegro Scherzando, flute & piano

  • Sonata No. 1, flute & piano

Sergei Prokofiev

  • Sonata No. 2, flute & piano

Francis Poulenc

  • Sonata, flute & piano

Andre Jolivet

  • Chant de Linos, flute & piano

Olivier Messaien

  • Le Merle Noir, flute & piano

Henri Dutilleux

  • Sonatine, flute & piano

Elena Firsova (b. 1950)

  • Spring Sonata, Op. 27, flute & piano

  • Homage to Canisy, cello & piano

Heitor Villa-Lobos   

  • ‘Assobio a Jato’ (the Jet Whistle), flute & cello

Elliott Carter

  • Enchanted Preludes, flute & cello

Hilary Tann (b. 1947)

  • Llef, flute & cello

Nigel Butterley (b. 1935)

  • The Wind Stirs Gently, flute & cello

Kaija Saariaho (b. 1952)

  • Mirrors, flute & cello

Carl Vine (b. 1954)

  • Sonata, Op. 23, flute & piano

Ian Clarke (b. 1964)

  • Orange Dawn, flute & piano

DUOS


Elena Firsova (b. 1950)

  • Tender is the Sorrow, Op. 130 (UK premiere) [violin, viola, flute, cello & piano]

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