1 CD / Albany Records / 2008-09-09Works: Joel Hoffman: Sonata for Cello and Piano; Unaccompanied Minor; Self-Portrait with Gebirtig; Karptet
Performers: Hoffman, Gary; Karp, Christopher; Karp, Frances; Karp, Howard; Karp, Parry; Talbot, Katrin
Conductors: Kofman, Roman
Ensemble: Kiev Chamber Orchestra
The works on this recording span 25 years - from the Sonata for Cello (1982) to unaccompanied minor (2007). Joel Hoffman comments that, "Like so...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2006-09-01Works: Joel Hoffman: Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 ("Cubist Blues"); Trio for Piano and Strings No 2 ("Lost Traces"); Trio for Piano and Strings no 3 in C Sharp
Performers: Karp, Christopher; Karp, Frances; Karp, Howard; Karp, Parry
"In Trio No. 2, technique and expression impressively fuse as Hoffman's own style solidifies. Snatches of melody over long pedal-points open the work, and rapidly...continue...