JOHN SICHEL: OISEAUX ORDINAIRESChamber Music for Violin, Cello and Piano
JOHN SICHEL, piano
PROGRAM NOTESThe composer, John Sichel, received his musical training at the Yale School of Music, where he studied with Martin Bresnick, Jacob Druckman, and Nicholas Maw. It was from Yale that he received his doctorate in 1990. Sichel's recent works, along with those heard on this disc, include settings of the 95th and 137th Psalms, and several orchestral works including, most recently, Turnpike Music (1998), Ballade for orchestra (1999), and Symphonies of Vamps (2000). He is currently composer-in-residence with the New Philharmonic of New Jersey.
Piano Sonata in E minor (1999)
Concerto Mystico III (1995) (piano/cello version)
Suite for Solo Violin (2000)
Oiseaux Ordinaires III (sonata for cello and piano) (1995)
Fantasy Variations (1999)