R. David Salvage (b. 1978, Boston MA) is a composer and pianist whose piano, chamber, vocal, and orchestral works have been performed by many of America’s most gifted musicians, including the Arcturus Chamber Ensemble, the Rosetta String Trio, the Monticello String Quartet, the Cygnus Ensemble, Miranda Cuckson (violinist), Christopher Swanson (tenor), Thomas Meglioranza (baritone), David Thomas (clarinetist), and the Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra (OH). He has been in residence with the Atlantic Center for the Arts and is an alumnus of the Conservatoire Americain in Fontainebleau, France. He is a former Managing Editor of Sequenza21.com and the creator of Albumleaves.com. Salvage holds degrees from Harvard, the Manhattan School of Music, and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His teachers have included Richard Danielpour, David Lewin, and Jeff Nichols. He is currently Assistant Professor of Fine Arts at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia.


Lock & Key

Release Date: September 1, 2012
Catalog Number: NV5881
21st Century
Solo Instrumental
LOCK AND KEY opens the door to discover harmonious, melodic chamber works tied together by a shared understanding of the most treasured aspects of humanity. Through diverse experiences and impressionism, each composer highlights that which makes us human but is all too easy to hide away. Navona presents these works together as a reminder that inspiration can be found through appreciating the beauty of nature, the thrill of a first kiss, lighthearted fun on a night out, or simply by being alive.