Three Insanities

(Viola and Harpsichord).
Total duration ca. 4 minutes (2012)
Published by Activist Music (ASCAP).
Commissioned in 2012 by Sherwin Abrams, for Kathleen McIntosh.
One movement work. 7 pages, 8.5" x 11".

Also available as:

VIVACE, the third movement of
Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano

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of the Vivace mov't from the Trio

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Score and part available from Activist Music for $20.00 print; $10 digital.

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Score and parts available from Activist Music for $36.00 print; $18 digital.



Having brought my ridiculously silly piece Slip to life a few years ago in a wonderful recording with violinist Robin Lorentz, harpsichordist Kathleen McIntosh felt a need for more silliness, went through my catalog, and pointed directly to a little ditty called Transplant, for organ, which can probably best be described by the suggestion, "imagine the Three Stooges performing open heart surgery." This was the piece she wanted to do with her duet partner Marlow Fisher. And, after determining that yes, it would indeed sound great with a frantic violist trying to keep up with a possessed harpsichordist, I was off and running, so that the two of them soon would be as well.

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