Our ensemble's unusual instrumental combination has inspired and intrigued both audiences and major conference venues where we have been featured performers and lecturers. Our vast touring repertoire is of an eclectic nature and includes commissions by prominent living composers, and standard classical repertoire.
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Transcriptions of Traditional Repertoire and other Masterworks
Sonatas and duos for violin and piano, two violins, and saxophone and piano from the baroque, classical and romantic eras through modern times (Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Franck, Debussy, Ravel, Milhaud, Bartok, and others)
*Exclusive permission to transcribe granted by composer/publisher
Original Works and Works Written for The Cleveland Duo & James Umble
Tim Brady (Concordia College, Montreal, Canada)
Evan Chambers (University of Michigan)
Srul Irving Glick (1934-2002; Toronto, Canada)
Jennifer Higdon (Curtis Institute of Music)
David Loeb (Mannes College of Music, NYC)
David Morgan (Youngstown State University)
Alex Shapiro (California)
Nikola Resanovic (University of Akron)
Paul Turok (New York City)
Du Yaxiong (Beijing, China)
Samuel Zyman (Juilliard School)
Jewish Heritage Concerts
We present Jewish Heritage Concerts including, “Our Musical Legacy”, “The Many Facets of Jewish Music”and “What Makes Jewish Music Sound Jewish” featuring music by Jewish composers or music on Jewish subject matter with accompanying lecture or commentary.
A presenter recently wrote to us, "Thank you so very much for an unforgettable evening (of) beautiful music you provided for us this past Friday night. Your selections of music were right on and your musicianship and expressiveness were second to none."
We have presented the following pieces in these programs:
Srul Irving Glick
Poems of the Sea- transcribed for Violin, Alto Saxophone and Piano by C.G. Warner