1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2006-05-16Works: Roger Sessions: Quintet for 2 violins, 2 violas & cello; Canons for string quartet, "To the Memory of Igor Stravinsky"; Pieces (6) for cello; Quartet for Strings no 1 in E minor
Performers: Douglass, Jenny; Gordon, Joshua [Cello]
Ensemble: Columbia University Group for Contemporary Music
Roger Sessions' influence as a teacher of American composers compares favorably with that of Schoenberg, Hindemith, and Boulanger. In his works he evolved a remarkably...continue...
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...