1 800 222 6872

On Course / Laurie Altman

Audio Samples

>Altman, Laurie : South of New Jersey, for string quartet
>Altman, Laurie : Homage a Stravinsky, for 8 players
>Altman, Laurie : Calle de La Amargura, for voice, flute & piano
>Altman, Laurie : Theme, Variations and Finale, for 2 pianos
>Altman, Laurie : Antartic Songs (3), for voice & piano
>Altman, Laurie : On Course, for 8 players
>Altman, Laurie : Come Dance With Me, for piano quintet
>Altman, Laurie : States of Waiting, for solo voice

Album Summary

>Altman, Laurie : South of New Jersey, for string quartet
>Altman, Laurie : Homage a Stravinsky, for 8 players
>Altman, Laurie : Calle de La Amargura, for voice, flute & piano
>Altman, Laurie : Theme, Variations and Finale, for 2 pianos
>Altman, Laurie : Antartic Songs (3), for voice & piano
>Altman, Laurie : On Course, for 8 players
>Altman, Laurie : Come Dance With Me, for piano quintet
>Altman, Laurie : States of Waiting, for solo voice
Performers Conductors Ensemble
  • >
Composer

Notes & Reviews:

The works from 'On Course' represent a broad cross section of sonic and stylistic moments created over an almost 24 year period by composer Laurie Altman. The generative links between all the pieces seem to be an overarching lyrical sentiment coupled with the interplay of animation, dance and drama. Laurie Altman attended Mannes, studying with Lester Trimble and William Sydeman. Influences abound with Altman: The Village Vanguard (Bill Evans), the Five Spot (Monk and Trane); the Chicago Symphony, jazz performances at The Blue Note and Soundscape - a joining of classical and jazz.



Reviews

There are currently no reviews, be the first one!
Login or Create an Account to write a review
 

Also Purchased



Previous


Next


Works Details

>Altman, Laurie : South of New Jersey, for string quartet
  • Performers: Elizabeth Thompson (Cello); Vesselin Gellev (Violin); Zach Brock (Violin); Caleb Burhans (Viola)
  • Notes: Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ (01/17/2007-01/20/2007)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1997

>Altman, Laurie : Homage a Stravinsky, for 8 players
  • Performers: Flora Newberry (Trumpet); Andrew Rathbun (Soprano Saxophone); Randall Bauer (Piano); Tomasz Rzeczycki (Cello); James Day (Guitar); Tom Buckelew; Kenneth Ellison (Clarinet)
  • Conductor: Ruth Ochs
  • Notes: Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ (01/17/2007-01/20/2007)
  • Running Time: 14 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2006

>Altman, Laurie : Calle de La Amargura, for voice, flute & piano
  • Performers: Michael Fennely (Piano); Helen Richman (Flute); Patrice Michaels (Soprano)
  • Notes: Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ (01/17/2007-01/20/2007)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1995

>Altman, Laurie : Theme, Variations and Finale, for 2 pianos
  • Performers: Ena Barton (Piano); Phyllis Lehrer (Piano)
  • Notes: Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ (01/17/2007-01/20/2007)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1985

>Altman, Laurie : Antartic Songs (3), for voice & piano
  • Performers: Laurie Altman (Piano); Elem Eley (Baritone)
  • Notes: Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ (01/17/2007-01/20/2007)
  • Running Time: 13 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2006

>Altman, Laurie : On Course, for 8 players
  • Performers: Jesse Mills (Violin); Steven Beck (Piano); Douglas Perkins (Maracas); Gilad Harel (Clarinet); Yevgeny Faniuk (Flute); Alexandra Sopp (Flute); Alistair MacRae (Cello); Jason Treuting (Vibraphone)
  • Conductor: Carl Bettendorf
  • Notes: Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ (01/17/2007-01/20/2007)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2006

>Altman, Laurie : Come Dance With Me, for piano quintet
  • Performers: Zach Brock (Violin); Vesselin Gellev (Violin); Randall Bauer (Piano); Elizabeth Thompson (Cello); Caleb Burhans (Viola)
  • Notes: Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ (01/17/2007-01/20/2007)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2005

>Altman, Laurie : States of Waiting, for solo voice
  • Performer: Patrice Michaels (Soprano)
  • Notes: Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ (01/17/2007-01/20/2007)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1989