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; 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) / 2008-01-29Works: Charles Wuorinen: The Mission of Virgil; The Great Procession, ballet; The River of Light, ballet
Performers: Bush, Phillip; Carroll, Paul [Percussion]; Cobb, Timothy; Finn, Michael; Grant, Cameron; Jolles, Susan [Harp]; Kay, Alan R.; Kolor, Thomas; Macomber, Curtis; Moredock, Richard; Neubauer, Paul; Oldfat...
Conductors: Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: Contemporary Music Group
In his long composing life, Charles Wuorinen has drawn on an extremely wide range of intellectual and musical inspirations, including many from science and literature....continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2006-11-01Works: Charles Wuorinen: Katz Fugue, for piano; Christes Crosse, for voice & piano; Short Pieces (12), for piano; Self-Similar Waltz, for piano; Album Leaf for Howard Klein; Violin Variations; Album Leaf fo...
Performers: Bowyer, Kevin; Farnum, Elizabeth; Hudson, Benjamin; Macomber, Curtis; Nonken, Marilyn; Schick, Steve; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Winn, James
"Thanks to Wuorinen's connections and his credibility as a pianist, the performers here are of the highest quality-many of them were members of Wuorinen's Group...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 / Albany Records / 2004-08-01Works: Charles Wuorinen: Genesis, oratorio for chorus & orchestra; Ave Christe of Josquin; A Solis Ortu; Mass for the Restoration of St. Luke in the Fields
Performers: Alessi, Joseph [Trombone]; Chaney, Harold; Macomber, Curtis; Pugh, Jim [Trombone]; Taylor, David; Wuorinen, Charles [Composer]
Conductors: De Waart, Edo; Wuorinen, Charles
Ensemble: ; New York Virtuoso Singers