#290 Still Life

Still life paintings encourage us to see everyday objects in a new context but, as applied to music, the still life concept has taken on a life of its own. We feature several musical interpretations of the still life.


Still Life (mvmt 3) by Elena Kats-Chernin
– Performed by Stephen Emmerson, piano and Patricia Pollett, viola

Still Life (mvmt 1) by Alyssa Weinburg
– Performed by the Enso Quartet with Benjamin Mitchell, clarinet

Still Life Crumbles by Tonia Ko
– Performed by Laura Colgate, violin and Andrew Welch, harpsichord

Still Life With Avalanche by Missy Mazzoli
– Performed by Eighth Blackbird

Still Life with Violin and Orchestra by Christopher Cerrone
– Performed by the New York Youth Symphony and Hahn-Bin, violin

The Ascent by Seth Boustead
– Performed by the Amos Gillespie Quartet

Still Life by Stephen Goss (mvmts 4 and 5)
– Performed by the Patterson/Sutton Duo

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