Release Date: October 1, 2012
Catalog #: NV5889
Format: Digital & Physical
21st Century
String Quartet

Laws of the Pipe

Janice Fiore soprano
David Geber cello
Curt Cacioppo piano
Adeline Tomasone flute
Borromeo String Quartet
The Chamber Orchestra of Bryn Mawr | Heidi Jacob music director

A collection of works by Curt Cacioppo celebrating and lamenting the history of the Native American peoples. Composed and performed with impeccable attention to detail and historical accuracy, these vibrant and emotional tone poems urge the listener to consider the vibrancy and plight of Native American culture as they guide us through musical narratives of the past.


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Artist Information

Curt Cacioppo


Curt Cacioppo's compositions synthesize and reflect multiple dimensions of his musical and humanistic experience. Like his mentor Leon Kirchner, and other composer/performers such as Frederic Rzewski and George Walker, he is a formidable pianist, fully grounded in the traditional solo, ensemble, and concerto literature, and avidly involved with new repertoire.

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Heidi Jacob


Composer, cellist, and conductor, Heidi Jacob is Associate Professor of Music at Haverford College. A graduate of both the Curtis Institute of Music and The Juilliard School, she has performed throughout the United States and Europe, including the Phillips Collection in Washington DC, Bedford Springs Festival, "Mozart on the Square" in Philadelphia, the Dubrovnik Festival, and on National Public Radio.

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