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 / 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; 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 / Tzadik / 2005-02-22Works: Charles Wuorinen: On Alligators, for flute/piccolo, oboe, clairnet, bassoon & string quartet; Quartet for Strings no 4; Natural Fantasy for organ; Concerto for piano & orchestra, No 3; Concerto for p...
Performers: Bowyer, Kevin; Frautschi, Jennifer; Geem, Jack van; Kolkay, Peter; Lim, Sunghae Anna; Neidich, Charles; O'Connor, Tara Helen; O'Neill, Richard; Ohlsson, Garrick; Reuter, Gerard; Rioth, Doug; Sherry, ...
Conductors: Wuorinen, Charles; Blomstedt, Herbert
Ensemble: ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Personnel: Douglas Rioth (harp); Jennifer Frautschi (violin); Misha Amory, Richard O'Neill (viola); Fred Sherry , Nina Lee (cello); Tara Helen O'Connor (flute, piccolo); Charles Neidich (clarinet); Ge...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; Zeavin, Carol
Ensemble: The Group for Contemporary Music