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Albany Records U.S., 2004
American Romance features lush compositions by Newark, New Jersey native, Henry Holden Huss (1862-1953); Mortimer Wilson (1876-1932), of Charlton, Iowa; and, Adolf Martin Foerster (1854-1927), of Pittsburgh. Recorded by The Rawlins Piano Trio (Susan Keith Gray, piano; John Thomson, violin; Richard Rognstad, cello) members of the Department of Music at The University of South Dakota. The trio's third CD has been called ". . . fascinating and enjoyable chamber music . . ." by the American Record Guide. Gramophone magazine summed up its review by noting, "What's so wrong with nostalgia when it sounds as appealing as this?"
(click links below to hear MP3 excerpts)
Henry Holden Huss: Trio in d minor, Opus 23, "The Munich"
1. Allegro molto appassionata
2. Intermezzo (Romance)
Mortimer Wilson: Suite, "From My Youth," Opus 5
5. Funeral of a Calico Cat, Opus 5, No. 5
6. Love-Song of an Alpine Doll, Opus 5, No. 6
7. Tin-Soldier Dress-Parade, Opus 5, No. 7
8. Over the Little Blue Tea-Set, Opus 5, No. 8
Adolph M. Foerster: Serenade, Opus 61
9. Tempo rubato
10. Andante sostenuto
11. Allegro molto
Duration: 64' 39"
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