1 CD / Albany Records / 2011-07-12Works: Ernest Bloch: Suite no 3 for solo cello; Roger Sessions: Pieces (6) for cello; John Harbison: Suite for cello; Witold Lutoslawski: Metamorphoses for 'cello and piano; Steven Stucky: Studi su un nome;...
Performers: Morkoski, Molly; Stinson, Caroline
Lines, the title of this imaginative program, beguilingly performed, links pupils to teachers in three principal strands: Bloch-Sessions-Harbison; Lutoslawski-Stucky-Waggoner and Weesner; and Boulange...continue...
Recording information: The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York city (2009-10-22&2009-10-23&2009-)....continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2007-06-01Works: Roger Sessions: Concerto for Violin; James Bolle: Ritual, for violin & orchestra
Performers: Bohn, Ole
Conductors: Bolle, James
Ensemble: Monadnock Festival Orchestra
Receiving its first commercial recording in 40 years, Sessions'work is a masterpiece, worthy of comparison to the Alban Berg Concerto. Bolle describes his work as...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2005-11-01Works: Roger Sessions: Sonata for Piano no 1; From My Diary for piano; Second Sonata for piano; Pieces (5) for piano; Waltz for piano; Sonata for piano ("Kennedy Sonata" ), no 3
Performers: Salwen, Barry David
Roger Sessions music is not for the casual listener of someone just getting into modern music. If you start with one of his later symphonies,...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2004-11-01Works: Hayes Biggs: Susan's Waltz (Valse sentimentale), for piano; Wayne Peterson: Valse Subliminale, for piano; Robert Helps: Valse Mirage for piano; Andrew Imbrie: Waltz for piano, for piano; Eric Moe: Pu...
Performers: Moe, Eric [Composer]
1 CD / Albany Records / 2003-05-01Works: Roger Sessions: Quintet for 2 violins, 2 violas & cello; Samuel Rhodes: Quintet for 2 violins, 2 violas & cello; Walter Mays: Quartet for Strings in G minor
Performers: Rhodes, Samuel [Viola]
Ensemble: Pro Arte String Quartet
"The Pro Arte play all of this very demanding music with perfect sympathy and superb musicanship, and Albany's sound is ideal. Anyone who cares about...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 1990-10-01Works: Robert Helps: Homages (3) for piano; John Adams: China Gates, for piano; Phrygian Gates, for piano; Todd Brief: Nightsong for piano; Roger Sessions: Sonata for Piano no 1
Performers: O'Riley, Christopher