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Delirium Potastis per clarinetto, sassofono e pianoforte

Copyright © 2015, F P Ubertelli. Played by the Thelema Trio at the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam (NY), October 31, 2017. Video courtesy of the Crane School of Music. Delirium Potastis is Latin for a “given delirium,” poetically stirred up by the consequences of war (the theme suggested by the Thelema Trio for their commission) [...]

La Fille sur l’Eau per trio d’archi

Performed by Gwyneth Thomson, Maxime Despax and Bryan Lu (cello). I wrote La Fille sur l’Eau for the birth of my second child, Anna. It is a tribute to the fragility of life, its transcendental beauty, and the overwhelming fear of the unknown. It is intended to portray a continuum from “the fear of trying,” [...]

Elle & Lui, dialogus per violoncello

Performed by Bryan Lu. Elle et Lui is a tribute to Benjamin Britten’s Cello Suite No. 1, Opus 72. It is intended to portray a dialogue between two opposite, yet complementary characters. It does not seek to develop any material, but to articulate a collection of events inspired by the expressivity of the cello’s registers [...]