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Duell by T. Lundquist

 The Swedish composer Torbjorn Lundquist wrote Duell in 1966 for the great accordion pioneer Mogens Ellegaard and percussionist Bengt Lylloff.  Lundquist was fascinated with the endless possibilites which this instrumental combination offered.  More

Alexina Louie's Earth Cycles was commissioned by Joseph Macerollo in 1987 with the assistance of a grant from the Ontario Arts Council.  Written for accordion and pre-recorded tape, it consists of three movements.  More  

Toronto is blessed with a breadth and wealth of musical excellence which can be envied internationally.  When given the opportunity to record two works involving accordion and string orchestra, the ensemble of choice for Macerollo was The Composers' Orchestra under the baton of Gary Kulesha.   More                                                                 

 


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PERSUASION: 1.the act of influencing the mind by arguments or by anything that moves the mind or passions 2. inducement 3. a system of beliefs 4. sweet-talk 5. coquetry 6. A NEW CD FEATURING JOE MACEROLLO!

Canadian concert accordion virtuoso Joe Macerollo opens our eyes to an incredible range of contemporary music on this new CD! Joe calls himself an "accordion pioneer" and he has blazed new trails in the Canadian music scene. This CD includes several works by Canadian composers, among them two pieces by Alexina Louie and Fantasy on themes of the Past by Walter Buczynski. The title track, Persuasion is a jazz-tinged composition by Norman Symonds.

Once you hear this adventurous CD, Joe Macerollo's inspired performances will persuade you to listen again and again.

 

 

Earth Cycles by A. Louie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fantasy on Themes from the Past by W. Buczynski.

 

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