Piano Trio #2, "Grenzen" ("Borders")


Year Authored (or revised): 


Instrumentation : 

vn, vc, pno

Duration (min): 



Wann sie dem Land die Grenzen zogen (When they drew the borders of the land)
Stille, die uns überkommt (Stillness by which we are overcome)
Wir wollen über Grenzen sprechen (We want to speak over borders)


Capriccio CAP 71095: “Ingeborg Bachmann, Writing against War,” Haydn Trio Eisenstadt

First Performance: 

Haydn Trio Eisenstadt, Musikverein, Vienna, Austria


  • Commissioned by the Haydn Trio Eisenstadt   
  • "The piece is a delight -- intellectually engaging, explosive with imagination and with a satisfying visceral power."  (Stephen Brookes, The Washington Post, 2006)
  • "David Froom's Piano Trio No. 2 "Grenzen" -- a piece so full of life it almost bursts out of its skin -- received a spectacularly energetic and focused performance from Elisabeth Adkins on violin, Rachel Young on cello, and Lisa Emenheiser at the piano." (Stephen Brookes, The Washington Post, 2010)






Listening Sample: 

Print Edition Price: 

$39 score, set of parts
$26 score only
Place an order/Inquire about this work