Laura Schwendinger: Three Works - Esprimere for cello & Orch.; Chiaroscuro Azzurro for Violin and CO; Waking Dream for Flute & CO / Haimovitz, Macomber, Jennings
1 CD / Albany Records / 2012-12-11Works: Laura Elise Schwendinger: Esprimere, for cello & orchestra; Chiaroscuro Azzurro, for violin & chamber orchestra; Waking Dream, for flute & chamber orchestra
Performers: Haimovitz, Matt; Jennings, Christina; Macomber, Curtis
Conductors: Paiement, Nicole A.; Smith, James
Ensemble: ; Madison Sinfonietta; University of Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra
Three works for solo instruments and orchestra by Laura Schwendinger are presented in world premiere recordings. Esprimere for cello and orchestra was written in 2007...continue...
Recording information: Mills Hall, University of Wisconsin School of Music, Ma (2009-11-12&2009-11-26_2009-)....continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2011-08-09Works: John Aylward: Stillness and Change, for ensemble; Images of Departure, for viola & piano; Songs from the Wild Iris, for ensemble; Reciprocal Accord, for violin & cello
Performers: Finckel, Chris; Gosling, Stephen; Holloway, Mark; Macomber, Curtis
Conductors: Pintscher, Matthias
Ensemble: East Coast Contemporary Ensemble
Composer John Aylward has been awarded a Goddard Lieberson Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Fulbright Grant and First Prize from...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2010-01-12Works: Donald Martino: Trio for violin, cello & piano; Quartet for Strings no 5; Trio for clarinet, cello & piano; Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2
Performers: Finckel, Christopher; Gosling, Stephen; Hesselink, Greg; Kampmeier, Margaret A.; Karis, Aleck; Kay, Alan R.; Macomber, Curtis; Martin, Lois; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Zeavin, Carol
Rarely has a composer exhibited such an extraordinarily heightened awareness of the very details of music-making, every physical, acoustic and emotional gesture of performance, painstakingly...continue...
Recording information: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City....continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2009-09-08Works: James Bolle: Symphony no 3; Symphony no 2; Violin Songs, for soprano & violin; Symphony no 4
Performers: Macomber, Curtis; Narucki, Susan
Conductors: Bolle, James
Ensemble: Monadnock Festival Orchestra
Born in Illinois, conductor/composer James Bolle studied at Harvard, Aspen, Antioch and Northwestern University. He was awarded the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by...continue...
Cory: Chasing Time, String Quartet no 2, etc / Kopperud, Gosling, Macomber, Atlantic String Quartet, et al
1 CD / Albany Records / 2008-07-08Works: Eleanor Cory: Chasing Time; Conversation for Violin, Cello and Piano; Songs (3), for voice & piano; Mirrors, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano; Quartet for Strings no 2
Performers: Farnum, Elizabeth; Finckel, Chris; Gosling, Stephen; Kopperud, Jean; Macomber, Curtis; Sternberg, Jo-Ann
Ensemble: New York New Music Ensemble
The moods of the works on this survey of Eleanor Cory's chamber music range from serious introspection (Three Songs) to playful exuberance (Chasing Time). Beginning...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 / Albany Records / 2005-05-01Works: Charles Jones: Melodies (5) for Violin and Piano; Sonata for Piano no 2; Symphony no 3
Performers: Macomber, Curtis; Masselos, William; McMillen, Blair
Conductors: Adelson, Michael
Ensemble: Gävleborg Symphony Orchestra
"The early (1945) Five Melodies for piano and violin are delightful and extroverted, brimming over with melody, wit, and lan. Macomber and McMillen's very-well-recorded performance...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2004-08-01Works: Allen Shawn: Cabaret Music, for clarinet, violin, cello & piano; Childhood Scenes, for piano; Quartet for Strings no 4; Candles, for solo clarinet; Episodes for cello & piano
Performers: Klimowski, Steven; Macomber, Curtis; Neuman, Maxine; Sato, Yoshiko; Shawn, Allen
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
1 CD / Albany Records / 2003-12-01Works: Elizabeth Brown: Blue Minor, for flute & string quartet; Liguria, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano; Acadia, for flute & shakuhachi; Figures in a Landscape, for violin, viola, cello, double ...
Performers: Brown, Elizabeth [Flute]; Gordon, Joshua [Cello]; Hauck, Betty; Hesselink, Greg; Jenner, Joanna; Kampmeier, Margaret A.; Macomber, Curtis; Sternberg, Jo-Ann; Walters, Susan
1 CD / Albany Records / 2003-10-01Works: Elizabeth Hoffman: Modus Nodus, for flute, violin & cello; Barrissement d'Éléphant, for piano, bass clarinet, saxophones, viola, cello & percussion; Waterways, for viola & cello; Geminis, f...
Performers: Donato, Dominic; Dorin, Ryan; Finckel, Chris; Kopperud, Jean; Macomber, Curtis; Martin, Lois; Paysen, Stephen; Rosenfeld, Jayn; Sullivan, Tamur; Vandewalle, Daan
Conductors: Carling, Thomas
1 CD / Albany Records / 2003-10-01Works: Wayne Peterson: Peregrinations, for clarinet; Diatribe, for violin & piano; Colloquy, for flute & harp; Ceremony after a fire raid, for soprano & piano; Duo, for violin & piano; Quartet for Strings n...
Performers: Blustine, Allen; Brody, Tod; Farnum, Elizabeth; Gottlieb, Karen [Harp]; Macomber, Curtis; Winn, James
Ensemble: Columbia University Group for Contemporary Music
1 CD / Albany Records / 1995-03-01Works: Jacques Ibert: Entr'acte, for flute (or violin) & harp (or guitar) (from "Le médecin de son honneur"); Jeux, sonatine for flute (or violin) & piano; Movements (2) for 2 flutes, clarinet & bassoo...
Performers: Goldstein, Lauren; Hand, Frederic; Jolles, Susan [Harp]; Kahn, Sue Ann; Krakauer, David; Lawrence, Elanor; Macomber, Curtis; Schadeberg, Christine; Schecter, Peggy; Schmidt, Rie; Willis, Andrew