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Due to release in May 2021

We presented La Muse at a festive release-concert on 23 May 2021 in Splendor Amsterdam. You can watch a compilation here.

Florent Schmitt (1870-1958) String Trio op. 105 (1944)

Darius Milhaud (1892-1974) Suite ‘La muse ménagère’ (The Household Muse) (1944) Arrangements of the original piano suite made by: Bob Gilmore, Tim Kliphuis, Petra Griffioen and Marijn van Prooijen

Our newest CD La Muse has very personal history to tell. It starts with our choice for this music. We present to you two completely different works from 1944. One is turbulent and magnificent, the other intimate and poetic. The two composers could not be more different, and might be said to clash. And yet, we feel their works are a beautiful match and complement each other well. Was it inspiration, call it the Muse, that brought the two together? Florent Schmitt’s muse seems to be Music itself, leading him on in an explosion of compositional creativity. Darius Milhaud names his wife Madeleine as his muse and pours his gratitude into a musical tribute.

La Muse was released by Cobra Records. A variety of Super Audio formats is available via their site. It was voted Album of the Year 2021 by NativeDSD, worldwide platform for high-quality releases.


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As part of our audio visual project Textures, a photo book has been published with photos of Merijn Bisschops in a beautiful large format. A CD with the music of Textures, recorded in Helmond by Prisma String Trio, is part of this superb release.

The photo book including CD can be ordered via the site of Merijn Bisschops. The CD is also available separately at our concerts.


 VOYAGE has been rated 10 out of 10 in music magazine Luister!

'Prisma trio convinces with a full sound and swinging rhythms (…) Their own adaptation of Ravel's Ronsard à son âme is particularly successful, with Kliphuis' Space Opera the trio goes 'where no man has gone before' (…) Lots of praise for it's enterprising initiative to self-publish this CD. '

Voyage can be listened to as a Prisma concert program. The starting point is the magnificent trio of Jean Cras. This French naval commander unjustly remained unknown as a composer. He wrote the trio in 1926 aboard his naval frigate Lamotte-piquet. A work full of adventure, the scent of the sea and distant lands, and nostalgia for the music of Brittany.

Jean Cras Trio pour violon, alto et violoncelle (1926)

Maurice Ravel Ronsard à son âme (1924)

Morris Kliphuis Space Opera (2012)

Renaissance music for 3 voices (Johannes Ockeghem, Orlando di Lasso, Jacob Obrecht)

Dick van der Harst 't Is stille! (2006)

Maurice Horsthuis Voyage dans le palais (2013)

Albert van Veenendaal Early Reflections (2010)

Special feature: 28 page CD book with pen drawings and watercolors by Sipke Huismans and 4 specially written ZKVs (Very Short Stories) by A.L.Snijders

The release in 2013 received extensive attention on TV and Radio: Watch the broadcast of VPRO Vrije Geluiden here

In De Tiende van Tijl, Prisma played a fragment from Jean Cras’ ​​trio.

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