1 CD / New World / 2009-06-09Works: Johanna Beyer: Have Faith!, for voice & flute; Lois V. Vierk: Io, for flute, electric guitar & marimba; Joan La Barbara: Atmos; James Tenney: Seegersong no 2; Larry Polansky: Piker
Performers: Gold, Matthew; Griffith, Beth; Lancaster, Margaret; Polansky, Larry
This gathering of music by five composers spanning more than 70 years demonstrates the richness and possibility of the stylistic freedom that is sometimes called...continue...
2 CD / New World / 2008-05-01Works: Johanna Beyer: Suite for Clarinet I, for solo clarinet; Quartet for Strings no 1; Songs (3), for soprano & clarinet; Bees, for piano; The Federal Music Project, for chorus; Movement for 2 pianos; Sui...
Performers: Bastin, Kim; Dumsday, Peter; Goode, Daniel; Hill, Craig; Quaife, Merlyn; Synot, Nicholas
Conductors: McCaughey, John
Ensemble: Astra Choir
Johanna Magdalena Beyer (1888–1944) was born in Leipzig and moved to the United States sometime around 1924. After studying at various schools in New York,...continue...