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Dinos Constantinides (b.1929): Works for Solo Chamber Group - "Preview of Carnegie Hall Concert III" / Lenora Cox Leggatt, violin; Johanna Cox, oboe; Michael Gurt, piano; Griffin Campbell, saxophone; Brett Dietz, percussion; and more

Album Summary

>Constantinides, Dinos : Reflections 5, for oboe, violin, & piano, LRC 108
>Constantinides, Dinos : Family Triptych, for saxophone, LRC 182e
>Constantinides, Dinos : Silence and Thunder, for violin, oboe, saxophone, percussion & piano, LRC 186b
>Constantinides, Dinos : Rhapsody 2 for oboe & piano, LRC 167b
>Constantinides, Dinos : Fantasia for saxophone, LRC 80
>Constantinides, Dinos : Moto Perpetuo, for marimba, LRC 263
>Constantinides, Dinos : Songs for Epirus (4), for saxophone & percussion, LRC 264
>Constantinides, Dinos : Landscape III, for tuba & string orchestra, LRC 203h
Performers Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Greek-born composer Dinos Constantinides has received numerous commissions, grants, and awards during his career, including first prizes in the Brooklyn College International Chamber Competition, the First Midwest Chamber Opera Conference, and the Delius composition Contest Grand Prize. This release features several of Constantinides' works for solo or chamber group, including his popular Silence and Thunder for Percussion and Ensemble. Constantinides is currently Boyd Professor, the highest academic rank at Louisiana State University, and is the head of the Composition department.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, Louisian (01/26/2014); LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, Louisian (11/20/2013).



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Works Details

>Constantinides, Dinos : Reflections 5, for oboe, violin, & piano, LRC 108
  • Performers: Johanna Cox (Oboe); Michael Gurt (Piano); Lenora Leggatt (Violin)
  • Running Time: 22 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 06/1987

>Constantinides, Dinos : Family Triptych, for saxophone, LRC 182e
  • Performer: Griffin Campbell (Saxophone)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1995-1999

>Constantinides, Dinos : Silence and Thunder, for violin, oboe, saxophone, percussion & piano, LRC 186b
  • Performers: Griffin Campbell (Saxophone); Johanna Cox (Oboe); Brett Dietz (Percussion); Michael Gurt (Piano); Lenora Leggatt (Violin)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 08/13/1999

>Constantinides, Dinos : Rhapsody 2 for oboe & piano, LRC 167b
  • Performers: Johanna Cox (Oboe); Michael Gurt (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1998

>Constantinides, Dinos : Fantasia for saxophone, LRC 80
  • Performer: Griffin Campbell (Saxophone)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Constantinides, Dinos : Moto Perpetuo, for marimba, LRC 263
  • Performer: Brett Dietz (Marimba)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Constantinides, Dinos : Songs for Epirus (4), for saxophone & percussion, LRC 264
  • Performers: Griffin Campbell (Saxophone); Brett Dietz (Percussion)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 02/2013

>Constantinides, Dinos : Landscape III, for tuba & string orchestra, LRC 203h
  • Performer: Joseph Skillen (Tuba)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral