Déjà Vu - Colgrass, Schuller / New England Conservatory Wind

Album Summary

>Colgrass, Michael : Deja vu, for percussion quartet & orchestra
>Colgrass, Michael : Dream Dancer
>Schuller, Gunther : In Praise of Winds
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Michael Colgrass and Gunther Schuller have led lives musically rich in varied influences - performing music of the 19th century tradition, embracing the 20th century innovations of both the academy and the avent-garde, and the exploration of jazz and ethnic music. They are composers who enthusiastically cross musical genres and cultures, combining the elements they discover into works of great color and energy.



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Works Details

>Colgrass, Michael : Déjà vu, for percussion quartet & orchestra
  • Performers: Timur Rubinshteyn (Percussion); William Klymus (Percussion); Jeffrey Means (Percussion); David Victor (Percussion)
  • Conductor: Charles Peltz
  • Ensemble: New England Conservatory Ensemble
  • Running Time: 17 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1977

>Colgrass, Michael : Dream Dancer
  • Performer: Kenneth Radnofsky (Saxophone)
  • Conductor: Charles Peltz
  • Ensemble: New England Conservatory Ensemble
  • Running Time: 20 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Schuller, Gunther : In Praise of Winds
  • Performer: Kenneth Radnofsky (Saxophone)
  • Conductor: Charles Peltz
  • Ensemble: New England Conservatory Ensemble
  • Running Time: 28 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1981