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The expressive qualities of the cello and piano are explored in this recital.

The compositions on this album range from little-known miniatures to two of the most revered sonatas in the repertoire. From virtuosic flights of fancy to quiet reflection, they explore the gamut of expressive possibilities that the combination of cello and piano has to offer. Cellist Jameson Platte maintains an active career as a performer and teacher. He is principal cellist of The Orchestra of Northern New York, Chelsea Opera, and Bachanalia Virtuosi, among others. On the faculty at Skidmore, Platte works extensively as a clinician, guest conductor, and cello coach. Pianist/composer Matthew Quayle is on the faculty at NYU Abu Dhabi. He has performed widely as a solo pianist and chamber musician and he has received commissions from numerous orchestras and chamber ensembles. This is his second recording for Albany Records.
Emmanuel Chabrier, composer, arr. Matthew Quayle
Bourrée fantasque
Jameson Platte (cello); Matthew Quayle (piano)

Anton Webern, composer
Two Pieces
Jameson Platte (cello); Matthew Quayle (piano)

Matthew Quayle, composer
Jameson Platte (cello); Matthew Quayle (piano)

Tom Cipullo, composer
Entr'acte from the opera Glory Denied
Jameson Platte (cello); Matthew Quayle (piano)

Claude Debussy, composer
Sonate pour violoncelle et piano
Jameson Platte (cello); Matthew Quayle (piano)

Sergei Rachmaninoff, composer
Sonata for Piano and Cello in G minor, Op. 19
Jameson Platte (cello); Matthew Quayle (piano)

"Here we have a program that ranges from the unfamiliar to the great and grand. Platte and Quayle have been collaborators for some time are are members of the Omega Trio.…It commences with an arrangement by Quayle of Emmanuel Chabrier's catchy piano piece from 1891, where the cello is a welcome interloper, to these ears…Then we meet Quayle as a composer with a work modeled on David Popper's Tarantella, he tells us, though there is plenty of originality here as well. Then we meet another modern composer, Tom Cipullo…here with an Entr'acte from his 2005 opera Glory Denied…It's a lovely and thoughtful piece that prepares us well for the famous Debussy sonata from 1915 that follows, played with sensitivity and love. Finally comes the monster, Rachmaninoff's gorgeous 36-minute sonata, written in 1901. This is also played with passion and accuracy…this is a fine collection of music that we should hear and come back to often, recorded with care and played beautifully. Thank you, and keep it going!" (American Record Guide)
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