1 CD / Albany Records / 2007-06-01Works: Robert Ward: Symphony no 3; Dialogue, triple concerto for violin, cello, piano & orchestra; Symphony no 6; A Western Set (from the opera Lady Kate), for orchestra
Performers: Kim, Yeesun; Kitchen, Nicholas; Liu, Meng-Chieh
Conductors: Buketoff, Igor; Muti, Lorenzo; Balter, Alan
Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra; Iceland Symphony Orchestra; Triangle Chamber Orchestra
A recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in 1962 for the opera The Crucible (TROY025-26), Robert Ward is one of the last of a great generation...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2005-10-01Works: David Sampson: Serenade for Flügelhorn and Strings; Sonata Forty, for horn & piano; Strata, for brass quintet; Dectet, for ensemble
Performers: Brozkova, Jana; Brubaker, E. Scott; Cepicky, Leos; Kasprik, Ales; Levy, Ron; Mase, Raymond; Nydl, Voytech; Ormrod, Richard; Roskovec, Ondrej; Schulmeister, Jan; Zalud, Radomir; Zigmund, Jiri
Conductors: Polivnick, Paul;
Ensemble: American Brass Quintet; Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
1 CD / Albany Records / 2003-05-01Works: William Kraft: Settings from Pierrot Lunaire, for soprano & ensemble; Vintage Renaissance, for orchestra; Symphony of sorrows; A Kennedy Portrait (Contextures III), for narrator & orchestra
Performers: Manning, Jane
Conductors: Polivnick, Paul
Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
1 CD / Albany Records / 2002-02-01Works: Eric Ewazen: Classical Concerto for tenor saxophone & orchestra; Ballade for Clarinet, Harp & Strings; Concerto for flute & chamber orchestra; Chamber Symphony
Performers: Ewazen, Eric; Houlik, James; Martin, Marya; Neidich, Charles
Conductors: Polivnick, Paul
Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
"The showy and unsubtle Saxophone Concerto has a welcoming celebratory ebullience. Thematic ideas are mostly chord-based and painted in very broad strokes, the rich textures...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2001-12-01Works: Eric Ewazen: Concertino, for bass trombone & trombone choir; Ballade for bass trombone, harp & string orchestra; Concerto for bass trombone & orchestra (or piano); Rhapsody for bass trombone & string...
Performers: Alessi, Joseph [Trombone]; Bollinger, Blair; Cortese, Glen; Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra; Dodson, Glenn; Gaiswinkler, Otmar; Hainzl, Erik; Kublbock, Dietmar; Lawrence, Mark; Polivnick, Paul; ...
Conductors: Cortese, Glen; ; Polivnick, Paul
Ensemble: ; Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra; Sejong Soloists
Personnel: Mark Lawrence, Glenn Dodson, Joseph Alessi (trombone); Charles Vernon, David Earl Taylor, Stephan Sanders, John Rojack (bass trombone).
Recording information: Academy of Arts and Le...continue...