Brian Banks: Sonatas and Preludes

Artists

  • Geoffrey Burleson, piano
  • Composer - Brian Banks

Tracks

  1. Piano Sonata No. 1 14:37
  2. Pentatonic Preludes (5), for piano 7:28
  3. Piano Sonata No. 2 ("Se questo un uomo") 22:34
  4. Piano Sonata No. 3 ("Sonata for the Rainy Season") 14:38
  5. Port Townsend Preludes, for piano 7:14

About Brian Banks: Sonatas and Preludes

Brian Banks' music projects a wide array of influences, images & synthesized genres. Deeply evocative and affecting, his musical language incorporates several different kinds of pentatonic scales, modal fugues, the blues, dramatic dissonant passages in complex meters, and profoundly lyrical writing. This release contains piano compositions written since 1999, including 3 piano sonatas, and two sets of preludes. A native of the Pacific Northwest, Mr. Banks now lives in Mexico, where he teaches composition at the Universidad de las Americas, Puebla.

Brian Banks:  Sonatas and Preludes - Centaur Records, Catalog Number: CRC 2893, released in 2008

Centaur Records, Catalog Number: CRC 2893, released in 2008

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