Richard Walz, mandolin, was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and began his musical studies with Albert Bellson. He subsequently studied music, musicology, and anthropology at the University of Minnesota. In addition to his activities in baroque, classical, and romantic music, Mr. Walz has participated in a number of contemporary works, including one of the first performances of George Crumb's "Voices of Ancient Children." Mr. Walz makes his home in France.
Mari Tomizuka, piano, was born in Chicago and raised in Tucson. She studied at the New England Conservatory of Music, and took a Certificate in Fortepiano from the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. Ms Tomizuka has won acclaim as a performer and recording artist in Europe and England.
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1. C.Munier, Capriccio Spagnuolo, Op.276
2. R.Calace, Variazioni su Tema di Beethoven, Op.67
3. R.Calace, Concerto no.1, Op. 113 - Marziale
4. Largo tranquilo
6. S.Leonardi, La bella Sorrentina Tarantella
7. D.Dounis, RÃªve Oriental, Op.12
8. G.Pettine, Fantasia Romantica
9. R.Leoncavallo, Vesti la Giubba for solo mandolin