Category Archives: Chamber Music

Trio ‘Mimi’ for oboe, violin, double bass

Trio ‘Mimi’ for oboe, violin, and double bass is Patrick Neher’s newest chamber music composition, and is playfully described as a “mini-operetta.”  It combines three character roles (where each player must speak and/or sing a bit – along with skillfully playing their instrument) in a short drama about Mimi, the cat. Trio ‘Mimi’ is in one movement divided into four… (more…)

New Release: Dittersdorf Sonata for viola & contrabass, or 2 basses

Karl Ditters Von Dittersdorf composed this Sonata in Eb for viola and contrabass sometime in the 1780s. This new edition is a completely revised editing and arrangement of the work. The editing, done by Patrick Neher, professor of music, takes into account the two existing scores of the piece and adapts much to accommodate the modern double bass. It is… (more…)

New CD Released Sept. 1

Music For Friends, Two has just been released and features new compositions of Patrick Neher. The program includes performances by Neher, Miroslava Panayotova, Scott Slapin, Tanya Solomon, Betty Allen, Suzanne Knosp, and Mark Rush. The commissioned compositions include: Games for Two Violas, Sonatina #3, Looking Glass Waltzes for solo piano, and “Septembering Arms” – arts songs from the poetry of… (more…)

Exclusive Editions of Luigi Negri

ISG Publications is the sole, World-wide publisher of the new editions of short opera buffa pieces of Luigi Negri. Luigi Negri (1837-1891), like Giovanni Bottesini, was a student of Luigi Rossi, then the bass teacher at the conservatory of music in Milan, Italy. When Rossi died, Negri succeeded him as teacher of the Academy of Music (1858) and as Principal… (more…)