Mandango: The Complete Piano Works of David Del Tredici, Vol. 2

Marc Peloquin (piano)

Catalog #: TROY1702
Release Date: January 1, 2018
Format: Digital

Composer David Del Tredici credits pianist Marc Peloquin with getting him back to writing music for piano after a 20 year hiatus. The two met at the turn of the century and Del Tredici was so impressed with Peloquin's curiosity, performance skills and joy in his music, that he was persuaded to start again. This is the second in what will be four volumes of Del Tredici's works for piano. The music on this recording includes works written in 1958 and 1984 as well as ones written between 2003 and 2015. Critically acclaimed by the press, Marc Peloquin has appeared in a wide rnge of venues, including the Kennedy Center, the Guggenheim Museum, the American Academy in Rome and Weill Recital Hall, among many others. Known for his advocacy of composer of our time, Peloquin has recorded music by Otto Luening, Chester Biscardi, Samuel Barber, and Dennis Tobenski. He studied at Boston University, the New England Conservatory, and the Manhattan School of music. He is on the faculty of the New School University and artistic director at the Bloomingdale School of Music.


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Track Listing

Title Composer Performer
Carioca Boy - Tango David Del Tredici Marc Peloquin, piano
Three Gymnopedies David Del Tredici Marc Peloquin, piano
Soliloquy David Del Tredici Marc Peloquin, piano
Virtuoso Alice David Del Tredici Marc Peloquin, piano
Mandango David Del Tredici Marc Peloquin, piano


  • "Del Tredici is a good pianist, and the contents of this collection reflects that. He is a postmodernist with great technical facillity and romantic improvisatory inclinations Mr. Peloquin is a gifted pianist who has no problem with Del Tredici's demands. Notes by the composer."

    – American Record Guide

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