Charles Wuorinen (b.1938): Metagong; Trio for flute, bass clarinet & piano; Violin Sonata / James Baker, piano; Jayn Rosenfeld, flute; Jean Kopperud, bass clarinet
1 CD / Albany Records / 2014-06-10Works: Charles Wuorinen: Metagong, for 2 pianos & 2 percussionists; Trio for flute, bass clarinet & piano; Sonata for violin & piano; Janissary Music for percussion
Performers: Baker, James; Beck, Steven; Druckman, Daniel; Feinberg, Alan [Piano]; Gosling, Stephen; Kopperud, Jean; Nickson, George; Rosenfeld, Jayn; Steinberg, Mark
Albany Records continues its series devoted to the music of Pulitzer Prize winning composer Charles Wuorinen with this disc, which includes the world premiere recordings...continue...
Recording information: American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York....continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2011-03-29Works: Charles Wuorinen: Scherzo for piano; Quartet for Strings no 1; Viola Variations; Piano Quintet no 2
Performers: Macomber, Curtis; Martin, Lois; Mills, Jesse [Violin]; Serkin, Peter [Piano]; Sherry, Fred [Cello]
Charles Wuorinen's staggeringly prolific output has been remarkably consistent yet tremendously varied. This disc presents the first commercial recordings of three recent pieces, along with...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2007-06-26Works: Charles Wuorinen: Tashi, for clarinet, violin, cello, piano & orchestra; Percussion quartet; Fortune
Ensemble: New Jersey Percussion Ensemble; The Group for Contemporary Music
Charles Wuorinen writes virtuosic music for virtuoso performers. He has a profound desire to engage with the listener and with sympathetic performers, and essential to...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2006-09-26Works: Charles Wuorinen: Sextet for Strings; Quartet for Strings no 2; Divertimento; Piano Quintet
Performers: Gordon, Joshua [Cello]; Hudson, Benjamin; Macomber, Curtis; Martin, Lois; Oppens, Ursula [Piano]; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; St. John, Scott [Violin]; Zeavin, Carol; Zori, Carmit
Ensemble: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center; Columbia University Group for Contemporary Music; Tashi
"Suddenly feeling the weight of Beethoven, Brahms, and Bartok on his shoulders, Wuorinen's penchant for prolix, perversely disquieting dysrhythmia gives way to traditional forms of...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2006-02-21Works: Charles Wuorinen: Trio for Bass Instruments; Trio for Horn, Violin & Piano; Trio for violin, cello & piano; Double Solo for Horn Trio; Trombone Trio
Performers: Borror, Ronald; Braynard, David; Druckman, Daniel; Feinberg, Alan [Piano]; Hudson, Benjamin; Palma, Donald [Double Bass]; Purvis, William [Horn]; Schulte, Rolf; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Taylor, David; W...
Ensemble: Columbia University Group for Contemporary Music
For all Charles Wuorinen's longstanding reputation as a modernist, his musical career has more in common with those of Brahms and Beethoven than with any...continue...
12 CD / Cambria / 2002-01-01Works: Anthony Vazzana: Whispers and Chants, for voice & ensemble; Buccina, suite for horn & piano; Lamentazione; Charles Wuorinen: A Winter's Tale; Trio for Horn, Violin & Piano; A Song to the Lute in Musi...
Performers: Ambroson, Don; Atkinson, James; Blankenburg, Gayle; Boatman, Timm; Bryn-Julson, Phyllis [Soprano Vocal]; Campbell, Nathan [Horn]; Diamond, Theresa; Dickstein, Marcia; Edmondson, Maggie; Ellis, Tony; ...
Conductors: Schmidt, Jeff von der; Mosko, Stephen; Bergamo, John
Ensemble: ; CalArts Gamelan Ensemble; Mentorship Students from John Muir High School, Pa; Southwest Chamber Music Society
1 CD / Cambria / 2002-01-01Works: Charles Wuorinen: A Winter's Tale; Trio for Horn, Violin & Piano; A Song to the Lute in Musicke, for voice & piano; Christes Crosse, for voice & piano
Performers: Atkinson, James; Blankenburg, Gayle; Bryn-Julson, Phyllis [Soprano Vocal]; Edmondson, Maggie; Ginstling, Gary; Gottschewski, Agnes; Karlin, Jan; Schmidt, Jeff von der; Sims, Amy
Conductors: Schmidt, Jeff von der
Ensemble: Southwest Chamber Music Society
"'Christes Crosse' is a witty, tender, and respectful re-imagination of soprano singing the original tune while the piano presents the other vocal lines. Phyllis Bryn-Julson,...continue...
1 CD / Music & Arts / 2000-05-23Works: Charles Wuorinen: Trio for Strings; Arabia Felix; Variations for Piano; Variations I for Flute; Variations II for Flute solo; Bearbeitungen über das Glogauer Liederbuch; Speculum Speculi
Performers: Blackwell, Virgil; Blackwood, Easley; DesRoches, Raymond; Dunkel, Paul; Fitz, Richard; Graham, John; Hudson, Benjamin; MacCourt, Donald; Miller, Robert; Oppens, Ursula; Palma, Donald; Schulte, Rolf; ...
Conductors: Sherry, Fred;
Ensemble: Group for Contemporary Music; Speculum Musicae members
The disc is drawn primarily from Nonesuch originals recorded in 1971 and 1974. In addition to restoring some major Wuorinen back into circulation, they serve...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: Charles Wuorinen: Sonata for violin & piano; Quartet for Strings no 3; Fast Fantasy for cello & piano
Performers: Group for Contemporary Music, The; Hudson, Benjamin; Hudson, Benjamin [Strings]; Martin, Lois; Ohlsson, Garrick; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Wuorinen, Charles [Composer]; Zeavin, Carol
Ensemble: The Group for Contemporary Music