Yves Ramette (1921-2012): Cascading into Reverie - works for piano; works for orchestra / Eric Himy, piano
2 CD / Navona / 2013-05-28Conductors: Stulen, Jan
Ensemble: Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
"Cascading in Reverie" presents a series works showcasing Ramette's penchant for writing harmonically and rhythmically driven music. Pianist Eric Himy - whose playing has been...continue...
Spellbound: Captivating Works for Orchestra & Large Ensemble by Paul Osterfield, Ronald Keith Parks, Timothy Lee Miller; Michael Murray
1 CD / Navona / 2013-05-28Conductors: Vronsky, Petr; Winstin, Robert Ian
Ensemble: Kiev Philharmonic; Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra; Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra
Like a good story, the composers featured on "Spellbound" transport the listener across landscapes only limited by the imagination. These new works for orchestra behave...continue...
1 CD / Navona / 2013-05-28Conductors:
Ensemble: Callithumpian Consort
Lauded for his "crackling style" (NewMusicBox) and called "compellingly original" (Boston Phoenix) and "both humorous and unsettling" (WGBH), Vines presents "Torrid Nature Scenes" - a...continue...
Perceptions: Points of View for Small Ensemble - works by Kyle Peter Rotolo; Quinn Dizon, Amelia Kaplan, Jason Barabba et al.
1 CD / Navona / 2013-04-30Conductors:
Ensemble: New England String Quartet; The Krechkovsky/Loucks Duo
Music represents a dialogue between composer and listener, channeled through performance and observation. Much like in spoken conversation, the works in PERCEPTIONS presents us with...continue...
Dances of Eternity: Works for Orchestra by Hans Bakker; Iannaccone; Michael Evans; Fairlie-Kennedy et al.
1 CD / Navona / 2013-04-30Conductors: Kucera, Jan; Vronsky, Petr; Lande, Vladimir
Ensemble: Moravian Philharmonic Chamber Players; Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra; St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra
Dances of Eternity presents a group of orchestral works by composers who explore music's potential to capture the more overlooked aspects of human experience. These...continue...
Moto Perpetuo: Moving Works for Cello by Andrew March, Greg Bartholomew, Alan Beeler, Bill Sherrill, Arthur Gottschalk et al. / Ovidiu Marinescu, cello
1 CD / Navona / 2013-03-26
This recording is a collection of 10 moving works for cello by March, Bartholomew, Beeler, Sherrill, Gottschalk, and Ascioti. Cellist Ovidiu Marinescu demonstrates the instruments...continue...
Anthony Piccolo: Imaginary Symphony and Other Tales / Hamelin Children's Chorus; Campanella Children's Chorus
1 CD / Navona / 2013-03-26Conductors: Vronsky, Petr; Piccolo, Anthony
Ensemble: Hamelin Children's Chorus; Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
NY based Anthony Piccolo leads a vibrant career as the Children's Chorus Director at the Metropolitan Opera. This recording is an album of works written...continue...
Cross Connection: Selected Works of Henry Wolking & James Scott Balentine / Robert Walzel, clarinet; Eric Wolf Stomberg, bassoon
1 CD / Navona / 2013-03-26Conductors: Vronsky, Petr
Ensemble: Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Cross Connection features the works of Wolking and Balentine. Both composers' works consider the meaning of life, love, and music, and the relationship between each....continue...
1 CD / Navona / 2013-02-26Works: Ignacio Jerusalem: Symphony in G major; Gorjeos trinando, for 2 trebles, 2 violins & continuo; Cristal bello, for voice & orchestra; Al combate, for 2 soloists, chorus & orchestra; Santiago Billoni: ...
Performers: Naglia, Sandro; Peralta, Elda; Ranney-Mendoza, Eleanor
Conductors: Mendoza, Javier Jose
Ensemble: ; Chicago Arts Orchestra
Chicago Arts Orchestra's debut release portrays New Spain as a Mecca of baroque and gallant music through a selection of works by two of colonial...continue...
Recording information: Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evans (02/20/2012-02/23/2012)....continue...
Emma Lou Diemer: Pacific Ridge / London SO; Slovak Radio SO; Czech Radio SO. Brynmore Jones; Joel Suben; Vladimir Valek
1 CD / Navona / 2013-02-26Works: Emma Lou Diemer: Santa Barbara Overture; Concerto for Piano in One Movement; Unspecified: [Untitled CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Daughtrey, Nathan
Conductors: Jones, Brynmor Llewelyn; Suben, Joel Eric
Santa Barbara-based composer Diemer (b.1927) is a fixture in the Californian classical music community, having received commissions and performances from orchestras and ensembles throughout the...continue...
The Shakespeare Concerts Series, Vol. 1: Shakespeare's Memory / Chad Sloan, Andrea Chenoweth, Kellie Van Horn
1 CD / Navona / 2013-01-29Works: Joseph Summer: With Mirth in Funeral, for baritone & piano (from Oxford Songs); On The Death Of A Fair Infant, for voice & string quartet; Leda and the Swan; Full Fathom Five, for mezzo-soprano, teno...
Performers: Chenoweth, Andrea [Soprano Vocal]; Ferrante, Maria; Hartelova, Lydie; Sekera, Miroslav; Sloan, Chad [Baritone Vocal]; Van Horn, Kellie; Vickers, Justin; Watson, Ian
Ensemble: Kalmia String Quartet
Shakespeare's Memory is the first offering in Navona's Shakespeare Concerts Series. Vol. 1 includes Summer's original chamber and vocal compositions set to Shakespeare's dramas and...continue...
New York Moments - Chamber music by Frank Campo, Liviu Marinescu, Daniel Kessner, Gernot Wolfgang / Tapestry Ensemble
1 CD / Navona / 2012-10-30Works: William Toutant: Three Peccadilloes, for oboe/English horn, clarinet & piano; Frank Campo: Dall'ombra alla luce, for ensemble (from The Shadows to the Light); Liviu Marinescu: Resonance, for ensemble...
Ensemble: Tapestry Ensemble
Kravchak, Heinen, Marinescu, and Rachmanov bring their varied experiences to the table to create a dynamic and versatile group whose collaboration led to the creation...continue...
Patricia Van Ness "In Paradisum" - Requiem; The Voice of the Tenth Muse / Sanford Sylvan, baritione; Ruth Cunning, soprano
1 CD / Navona / 2012-10-30Works: Patricia Van Ness: Requiem for baritone soloist & chorus; The Voice of the Tenth Muse, for soprano soloist & chorus; Unspecified: Untitled CD-ROM Track
Performers: Cunningham, Ruth; Sylvan, Sanford
Conductors: Hodgkins, David
Ensemble: ; Allegro
Coro Allegro, led by Hodgkins, is dedicated to building social and musical bridges through high-quality performances of significant choral works and expanding the available repertoire...continue...
Recording information: Church of the Covenant, Boston, MA....continue...
Keith Kramer: Causal Dualism - Causality; Duality; Flame of Attention / Stanislav Behal, piano; Gottfried Stoger, soprano saxophone
1 CD / Navona / 2012-10-30Works: Keith Kramer: Causality, for percussion, piano & string orchestra; Duality, for saxophone, trombone & string quartet; Flame of Attention, for soprano saxophone; Unspecified: Untitled CD-ROM Track
Performers: Behal, Stanislav [Piano]; Stoger, Gottfried; Taylor, David
Conductors: Micka, Vit; Kramer, Keith
Ensemble: ; Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
CAUSAL DUALISM, Kramer's 2nd full-length release on Navona, is a celebration of dichotomy and relationships between all things, drawing inspiration from Tibetan Buddhism and the...continue...
Curt Cacioppo - "Laws of the Pipe": Kinaalda; Scenes from Indian Country / Borromeo String Quartet; Adeline tomasone, flute
1 CD / Navona / 2012-10-30Works: Curt Cacioppo: Wolf, for soprano voice, cello & piano; Kinaaldá (The Right of Changing Woman), for string quartet; Scenes from Indian Country, for orchestra; Unspecified: Untitled CD-ROM Track
Performers: Cacioppo, Curt; Fiore, Janice; Geber, David
Conductors: Jacob, Heidi
Ensemble: ; Bryn Mawr Chamber Orchestra
This collection of musical elegies and celebrations by Cacioppo skillfully evokes a Native American time, space and people. The history and the literature these meditations...continue...
1 CD / Navona / 2012-05-29Works: Karen Tarlow: Kavanah; Stephen Yip: The Legendary Phoenix, for piano & orchestra; Allen Brings: Short Symphony no 1; Paul Osterfield: Monadnock, for orchestra; Steven D. Block: Shadows for orchestra;...
Performers: Levicky, Martin
Conductors: Titov, Alexander; Vronsky, Petr; Winstin, Robert Ian; Stankovsky, Robert; Rose, Gil
Ensemble: ; Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra; St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
A compilation featuring 6 American composers of orchestral works all united by an expansive and sublime musical vision. With programmatic influences ranging from Jungian philosophy,...continue...
Recording information: Kiev, Ukraine (02/12/2008); Olomouc, Czech Republic (02/12/2008); Slovak Radio Studios, Slovak National Republic (02/12/2008); St. Petersburg, Russia (02/12/2008); Warsaw, Polan...continue...
1 CD / Navona / 2012-05-29Works: Martin Schlumpf: December Rains, for solo piano; Clarinet Trio, for clarinet, cello & piano; Summer Circle, for string quartet; Unspecified: [CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Moore, Rane; Popper-Keizer, Rafael; Rojahn, Karolina; Smythe, Corey
Schlumpf combines his myriad of influences to craft expressive, complex chamber pieces that marry the sophisticated intricacies of jazz with the studied nuance of modern...continue...
Recording information: Cue Recording Studios, Washington DC (06/03/2011/06/09/2011); Futura Productions (06/03/2011/06/09/2011); Cue Recording Studios, Washington DC (07/11/2011); Futura Productions (...continue...
1 CD / Navona / 2012-03-27Works: Alejandro Rutty: A Future of Tango, concerto for saxophone quartet & orchestra; The Conscious Sleepwalker Loops, for orchestra; Hyperlinks from Tango Loops 2, for saxophone quartet; Hyperlinks from T...
Conductors: Rutty, Alejandro; Vronsky, Petr; ; Winstin, Robert Ian
Ensemble: ; 4mil Saxophone Quartet; Red Clay Saxophone Quartet; Red Clay Soxophone Quartet
Composer Rutty has carved an original niche into classical music by blending Argentinean tango, electronic, and classical elements into a cohesive whole. The title track,...continue...
1 CD / Navona / 2010-10-26Works: Alejandro Castaños: Angulos, for ensemble; Jane O'Leary: Reflections II, for bass clarinet & ensemble; Stephen Gardner: Klezmeria, for clarinet & violin; Judith Ring: ...within an egg of space.....
Performers: Clark, Elaine; Roe, Paul; Sparnaay, Harry
Conductors: O'Leary, Jane
Ensemble: Concorde Contemporary Music Ensemble
1 CD / Navona / 2009-06-30Works: Örjan Sandred: Cracks and Corrosion; Amanzule Voices; The Thrid Perspective; Cracks and Corrosion 2; Whirl of Leaves; Unspecified: Untitled CD-ROM Track
Performers: Akerberg, Asa; Andersson, Niklas; Dautry, Heloise; Hoitenga, Camilla; Hooker, Yuri; Kierkegaard, Ingegerd; Lanniger, Erik; Moller, Daniel
Conductors: Ek, Hans
5th [S]eason - orchestral and chamber works by Jonathan Sacks / Richard Stoltzman, clarinet; David Pihl, piano etc.
1 CD / Navona / 2009-04-28Conductors: St. Clair, Carl; Trevor, Kirk
Ensemble: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
1 CD / Navona / 2009-04-28Works: Lewis Spratlan: In Memoriam, for 5 voices, chorus & orchestra; Streaming, quartet for piano & strings
Performers: Kim, David; Lam, Yvonne; Marca, Christian-Pierre La; Zou, Xiang
Conductors: Spratlan, Lewis
Ensemble: Valley Festival Orchestra