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Music of Donald Wheelock

Album Summary

>Wheelock, Donald : Piano Variations
>Wheelock, Donald : Music for 7 Players
>Wheelock, Donald : Bagatelles (10), for oboe & string quartet
>Wheelock, Donald : Soliloquy, for cello
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Donald Wheelock is the Irwin and Pauline Alper Glass Professor of Music at Smith College, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1974. His works include five string quartets, several pieces for solo instruments, 11 song cycles, and many larger ensemble and orchestral works. Among his awards are a first prize in a competition sponsored by the Hartford Symphony, a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and two from the Guggenheim Foundation. This compact disc, a retrospective recording of Wheelock's music, offers a wide-ranging survey of his music for chamber ensembles.



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>Wheelock, Donald : Piano Variations
  • Performer: Judith Gordon (Piano)
  • Running Time: 17 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Wheelock, Donald : Music for 7 Players
  • Performers: Allen Blustine (Clarinet); Matthew Gold (Percussion); Judith Gordon (Piano); Christof Huebner (Viola); Renee Krimsler (Flute); Renee Krimsler (Piccolo); Joel Pitchon (Violin); Ashima Scripp (Cello)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Wheelock, Donald : Bagatelles (10), for oboe & string quartet
  • Performers: Laura Ahlbeck (Oboe); Christof Huebner (Viola); Joel Pitchon (Violin); Annie Rabbat (Violin); Ashima Scripp (Cello)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Wheelock, Donald : Soliloquy, for cello
  • Performer: Matt Haimovitz (Cello)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary