Hovhaness: Symphony no 2 Op 132 "Mysterious Mountain", etc; Harrison / Russell Davies, Jarrett, et al
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2008-08-12Works: Alan Hovhaness: Symphony no 2 ("Mysterious Mountain"), Op. 132; Lousadzak, concerto for piano & strings, Op. 48; Lou Harrison: Symphony no 2 ("Elegiac")
Performers: Jarrett, Keith
Conductors: Davies, Dennis R.
Ensemble: American Composers Orchestra
This disc unites works by two distinctly original American composers who, while maintaining their own identities, share many similarities....continue...
1 DVD Audio / CD Baby Independants / 2008-03-25Works: Unspecified: Untitled CD-ROM Track; Alan Hovhaness: Janabar, for violin, trumpet, piano & strings, Op. 81; Talin, concerto for viola (or clarinet) & string orchestra, Op. 93/1; Shambala, concerto for...
Performers: Bowman, Michael; Fong, Christina; Hersey, Paul; Mazumdar, Gaurav
Conductors: Stür, Rastìslav
1 CD / Centaur / 2007-09-01Works: Alan Hovhaness: Artik, concerto for horn & strings, Op. 78; Psalm and Fugue no 2, for 4 horns; Concerto 3 ("Diran"), for baritone horn (or trombone) & strings, Op. 94; Chahagir, for viola solo, Op. 5...
Performers: Banister, Suzanne; Dauer, Robin; Griebling, Karen
Conductors: Griebling, Karen
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2006-12-12Works: Alan Hovhaness: Khrimian Hairig, for trumpet & string orchestra, Op. 49; Concerto for guitar & orchestra, Op. 325; Symphony no 60 ("To the Appalachian Mountains"), Op. 396
Performers: Leisner, David; Ranch, Lars
Conductors: Schwarz, Gerard
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
"What is so often missing from many performances [of Hovhaness' music] is committed playing, giving the music the strength, beauty, and confidence that so often...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-11-15Works: Alan Hovhaness: Symphony no 4, for wind symphony, Op. 165; Return and Rebuild the Desolate Places, concerto for trumpet & wind symphony, Op. 213; Grand Final Processional; Prayer of St Gregory, Op. 6...
Performers: Wallace, John [Trumpet]
Conductors: Brion, Keith
Ensemble: Royal Scottish Academy Wind Orchestra
Of Armenian and Scottish origins, the American composer Alan Hovhaness was a trend-setting pioneer who absorbed an eclectic variety of archaic and modern influences from...continue...
1 CD / Telarc / 2000-04-25Works: Alan Hovhaness: Spirit of Trees, sonata for harp & guitar, Op. 374; Concerto for harp & string orchestra, Op. 267; Upon Enchanted Ground, for flute, cello, giant tam-tam & harp, Op. 90; Sonata for ha...
Performers: Coryn, Herwig; Kondonassis, Yolanda [Harp]; Leisner, David; Zukerman, Eugenia
Conductors: Werthen, Rudolf
Ensemble: I Fiamminghi
While hardly "typical" of his work, this album of harp-based music displays the Hovhaness stamp in terms of organization, structure, etc. (his style, once identified,...continue...
1 CD / Crystal Records / 1994-03-01Works: Alan Hovhaness: Symphony no 9, Op. 180 "St Vartan"; Artik, concerto for horn & strings, Op. 78
Performers: Rimon, Meir
Conductors: Hovhaness, Alan; Amos, David
Ensemble: ; Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
1 CD / Crystal Records / 1994-03-01Works: Alan Hovhaness: And God Created Great Whales, Op. 229; Concerto no 8 for Orchestra, Op. 117; Elibris (Dawn God of Urardu), Op. 50; Alleluia; Anahid, Op. 57
Performers: Bowling, Sue; Bright, Dudley; Messiter, Christine
Conductors: Amos, David
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
"Sheer sonic impact... remarkable sense of drama. Recommended wholeheartedly... Some of Hovhaness' finest works." -Fanfare. "Because of his ability to produce beautiful sounds and the...continue...
1 CD / Koch International / 1991-08-20Works: Charles Tomlinson Griffes: Poem, for flute & orchestra, A. 93; Howard Hanson: Serenade for flute, harp & strings, Op. 35; Alan Hovhaness: Elibris (Dawn God of Urardu), concerto for flute & orchestra,...
Performers: Mills-Williams, Carolyn; Still, Alexa; Yendoll, Vyvyan
Conductors: Braithwaite, Nicholas
Ensemble: New Zealand Chamber Orchestra