Chamber Music
for string trio

“... tapping bows, glissandos, and strong lines for the viola...” Northwest Reverb

In 1914, Erik Satie composed 21 short piano interludes called Sports et Divertissements. To close the two-week contemporary music festival March Music Moderne IV, composer/curator Bob Priest invited composers to respond to #17 Le Tango Perpétuel. I composed Tangosa...


Duration: variable (circa 1 minute)
Instrumentation: violin, viola, cello
Premiered by the Free Marz Trio: Hae-Jin Kim (violin), Kenji Bunch (viola), Diane Chaplin (cello)
Commissioned by March Music Moderne, Portland OR, March 2014
Dedicated to intercultural collaboration, Byron Au Yong composes songs of dislocation, music for a changing world. He teaches in Performing Arts & Social Justice at the University of San Francisco.

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