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Reskin Charles 3 Gestures TP371


Charles Reskin

3 Gestures

for trumpet and harp

TP371 - CHF25.00 (Print)

  • Level: intermediate / advanced
  • Duration: 10'30
  • Genre: contemporary
  • Composed: 2013
Charles Reskin

Charles Reskin (*1946)

Charles Reskin was born in New York City in 1946. Though he started out as a percussionist, he soon became attracted to the trumpet. During his high school years he played both instruments with loc... Read more

About 3 Gestures

I wrote this piece at the suggestion of my dear friend, harpist Deborah Fleisher, to whom the work is dedicated.

The first movement, "Seascape", is a free-form fantasy, suggesting, perhaps, a calm day on the sea.

The second movement, "The Temple Ghost", takes place at a deserted Japanese temple at dusk. Suddenly, the apparition of the temple's old master appears, full of mischief, but meaning no real harm. He dances about, appearing and re-appearing, and finally disappears with a flourish.

The third movement, "Duende en el Aire", is simply an evocation of the spirit and passion of the Spanish soul.

Charles Reskin

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