Ned Rorem: Chamber Music with Flute / Fenwick Smith, flute; David Leisner, guitar, Ann Hobson Pilot, harp
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2011-08-30Works: Ned Rorem: Mountain Song, for flute (or oboe or violin or cello) & piano; Romeo and Juliet, for flute & guitar; Trio for flute, cello & piano; Book of Hours, pieces (8) for flute & harp; Prayers (4),...
Performers: Lee, Mihae; Leisner, David; Pilot, Ann Hobson; Smith, Fenwick; Thomas, Ronald [Cello]
Ned Rorem's clarity of emotional expression is perfectly suited to the 'breathy gold' of the flute. Covering much of the composer's career, these pieces range...continue...
Recording information: Campion Center, Weston, Massachusetts, USA (04/25/1993); First and Second Church, Boston, USA (04/25/1993); Sonic Temple, Roslindale, Massachusetts (04/25/1993); Campion Center,...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2003-02-01Works: Ned Rorem: End of summer; Book of Hours, pieces (8) for flute & harp; Bright Music, for flute, 2 violins, cello & piano
Performers: Carney, Jonathan; Farrell, Julian; Gough, Ursula; Noakes, Anna; Sturrock, Kathron; Tingay, Gillian
Ensemble: Fibonacci Sequence
"Altough Rorem is a tonal composer, who along with Bernstein defended tonality long before it was fashionable to do so, his harmonies are often spikier...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1994-04-01Works: Ned Rorem: Concerto for Piano no 4, for left hand & orchestra; Eleven Studies for Eleven Players
Performers: Chang, Choong-Jin; Copes, Steven; Englichova, Katerina; Graffman, Gary; Lafargue, Anthony; Lastrapes, Jeffrey; Leveille, Ryan; Lord, Kathy; Ostling, Elizabeth; Raden, Gregory; Sutte, Jack; Uchida, Re...
Conductors: Previn, Andre; Milanov, Rossen
Ensemble: Curtis Institute Orchestra; Instrumental Ensemble