1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2007-02-27Works: Stefan Wolpe: The Man from Midian, ballet for 2 pianos, C. 97; Sonata, for violin & piano, C. 117
Performers: Fleezanis, Jorja; Grant, Cameron; Ohlsson, Garrick; Winn, James
In his early career as a composer, Berlin-born Stefan Wolpe espoused social causes and wrote songs on revolutionary themes. With the rise of Nazism he...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2006-11-21Works: Stefan Wolpe: Quartet for Strings; Second Piece for Violin Alone, C. 165; Trio in two Parts for Flute, Cello and Piano, C. 163; Piece for Oboe, Cello, Percussion & Piano (Oboe Quartet), C. 130
Performers: Appel, Toby; Arm, Theodore; Karis, Aleck; Kennedy, Daniel [Percussion]; Macomber, Curtis; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Sollberger, Harvey; Taylor, Stephen W. [Oboe]; Wuorinen, Charles
Conductors: ; Sollberger, Harvey
Ensemble: Columbia University Group for Contemporary Music
Most of the works on this disc date from the 1960s, when Stefan Wolpe reduced the complexity of his music and became fascinated by classical...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2006-08-01Works: Henry Cowell: Sonata for violin & piano, HC 705; Stefan Wolpe: Second Piece for Violin Alone, C. 165; George Antheil: Sonata, for violin, piano & drums no 2, W. 131; Johanna Beyer: Suite for violin &...
Performers: Abe, Miwako; Harvey, Michael Kieran
Henry Cowell (1897-1965), in the introduction to the first edition on his prophetic "symposium" titled American Composers on American Music (1933), described features of contemporary...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1996-12-01Works: Arthur Berger: Pieces (5) for piano, complete; Septet; Stefan Wolpe: Form IV; Piece in Two Parts for Violin Alone, C. 162
Performers: Harbison, Rose Mary; Miller, Robert; Sherman, Russell
Ensemble: University of Chicago Contemporary Chamber Players
"...As to 'Form': the show-stopper for me, Berger's 'Five Pieces for Piano' of 1969, opens the program...Convinced as I am that all the performances on...continue...