by T. Lundquist
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.