1 CD / First Edition / 2005-02-22Works: Henry Cowell: Hymn and Fuguing Tune no 3 for orchestra, HC 660; Lou Harrison: Suite for Symphonic Strings, for string orchestra; Alan Hovhaness: Symphony no 15, Op. 199 "Silver Pilgrimage"; Luigi Dal...
Performers: Bowman, Peter; Fulkerson, Gregory; Harrell, Lynn [Cello]; Larsen, Susan; Lowenthal, Jerome; Mitchell, Leona; Owen, Benjamin; Tocco, James [Piano]
Conductors: Whitney, Robert; Mester, Jorge; Smith, Lawrence Leighton; Endo, Akira; Gilbert, David; Harth, Sidney; Zinman, David; Slatkin, Leonard; Comissiona, Sergiu; Harbison, John; Previn, Andre
Specially priced, this essential 75-minute all-world premiere collection features 17 legendary composers of 20th century music. This virtual 'who's who' celebration of major modern world...continue...
1 CD / First Edition / 2004-09-01Works: Tobias Picker: Symphony no 2 for soprano & orchestra ("Aussöhnung"); Quartet for Strings no 1 ("New Memories")
Performers: Mitchell, Leona
Conductors: Comissiona, Sergiu
Ensemble: Houston Symphony Orchestra
Picker's homage to Georgia O'Keefe. The work receives a memorable, evocative performance from the Mendelssohn String Quartet. The inspiration for Picker's second symphony stems from...continue...