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Haimovitz, Matt And Burrrleson, Geoffrey / Odd Couple
Album:Odd Couple Collection:Classical
Artist:Haimovitz, Matt And Burrrleson, Geoffrey Added:09/2008
Label:Oxingale Records 

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Add Date:2009-06-14 Pull Date:2009-08-16 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:2 Aug19 Jul12 Jul5 Jul21 Jun
Airplays:11121

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 31, 2009:Memory Select
Sonata for Cello and Piano (Elliott Carter): Moderato/Vivace, Molto Leggiero
4.Jul 04, 2009:Music Casserole
Canto I
2.Jul 17, 2009:Memory Select, guest Rent Romus
Part I -- I
5.Jul 01, 2009:Briefcase Full Of Simchas
Canto I
3.Jul 10, 2009:Trailways
Canto Iii
6.Jun 17, 2009:KZSU's Heartbleeps
Canto I

Album Review
Wedge
Reviewed 2009-06-08 
Modern classical music, cello/piano duets.

1,2 -- by David Sanford, action-packed
3,4,5 -- Sonata by Samuel Barber, quite 'classical' sounding
6,7,8,9 -- Elliott Carter. More abstract but not over the edge
10,11,12,13 -- Augusta Read Thomas. Quite modern.

1,2-- An action-packed piece: tense, hard piano and stiff, vicious cello. Part 2 starts quiet, but both get raucous.
3- Dramatic, sweeping. Fast-paced, very "classical" feeling. Touches of slow, dark romance in the middle.
4- Sad. Super perky fast segment in the middle, though.
5- A wandering tunefulness, mostly mid/fast. Rumbly intro. Grumpily dramatic, satisfying ending.
6- Prickly clockwork piano gives way to bold, sweeping cello
7- Percolating, sunny.
8- A mid/fast moroseness, forceful
9- Busy; lots of quick, criss-crossing lines. Gets vicious but ends surprisingly quietly
10- Spiky fast. Poking piano; plucky cello
11- Slow, floating, a little unsettling. Cobwebs.
12- Snappy, fast
13- Slow, questioning. Ends on an extremely high, glassy note (and 13 seconds of silence).

Track Listing
1.I 7.Vivace, Molto Leggiero
2.Ii 8.Adagio
3.Allegro Ma Non Troppo 9.Allegro
4.Adagio - Presto - Adagio 10.Canto I
5.Allegro Appassionato 11.Canto Ii
6.Moderato 12.Canto Iii
 13.Canto Iv