Albert Tepper

Music of Albert Tepper Performed by The American Chamber Ensemble
A musical survey of the career of Albert Tepper, including his wonderful Sonata for Viola and Piano from 1948 right through to 1995s Trio Barocco for Violin, Clarinet and Piano, with marvelous performances by the American Chamber Ensemble. This wonderful collection of duos and trios includes Mr. Tepper’s superb A Shakespeare Garland for soprano, clarinet and piano – songs he has composed during his more than 25 years of writing original music for Hofstra University’s nationally-known Shakespearean productions.

Featured performers include American Chamber Ensemble Directors Blanche Abram, pianist and Naomi Drucker, clarinetist, mezzo-soprano Deirdre Kingsbury, violinist Eriko Sato, violist Lois Martin, flutist Patricia Spencer and bassoonist Braden Toan.

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Trio Barocco (for violin, clarinet and piano)1. Overture


2. Interrupted Sarabande

3. Gavotte and Musette

4. Gigue

The Toy Flute (for flute and piano and soprano)5. Wooden Soldiers


6. Whistling Song


7. Dream Waltz

8. Square Dance

Suite for Clarinet and Bassoon9. Rondo (Homage to A.S.)


10. March (Homage to P.H.)


11. Pastoral and Musette (Homage to D.M.)


12. Dialogue (Homage to I.S.)


13. Dance (Homage to B.B.)


Sonata for Viola and Piano14. Slow

15. Fast


16. Slow

Three Inventions on DBH (for flute, clarinet and bassoon)17. Prelude

18. Air

19. Fugue


A Shakespeare Garland (for soprano, clarinet and piano)

20. Orpheus, with his lute (King Henry VIII)

21. Spring (Love’s Labour’s Lost)


22. Sigh no more, ladies (Much Ado About Nothing)


23. O mistress mine (Twelfth Night)

24. Under the greenwood tree (As You Like It)

25. Blow, blow, thou winter wind (As You Like It)


26. Come away, come away, death (Twelfth Night)

27. It was a lover and his lass (As You Like It)

28. Winter (Love’s Labour’s Lost)


29. Moorish Drone Dance