Andrew Simpson: A Crown of Stars; Alfred Schnittke: Requiem / Lisa Edwards-Burrs, soprano; Joseph Dietrich, tenor
1 CD / Albany Records / 2012-07-10Works: Andrew Earle Simpson: A Crown of Stars; Alfred Schnittke: Requiem, music to Schiller's drama "Don Carlos", for soloists, mixed chorus & instrumental ensemble
Performers: Ament, Anne; Barnet, Lori; Birch, Robert; Bisesi, John; Carson, Mark; Daglar, Fatma; Dewey, Glenn; Dircksen, Eri; Firsow, Karin; Fritz, Ben [Trombone]; Humphreys, Michelle; Kaye, Jane; Kivrak, Osman;...
Conductors: Becker, Gisèle
Ensemble: Maryland State Boychoir
Andrew Earle Simpson's A Crown of Stars is a wedding oratorio celebrating the universality of human love and was commissioned by the Cantate Chamber Singers...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2009-02-10Works: Irwin Bazelon: Quintessentials; Double Crossings for Trumpet and Percussion; Partnership; Three Men on a Dis-Course; Bazz Ma Tazz; Triple Play
Performers: Donello, Matt; Everall, Philip; Haas, Jonathan; Hoyt, Thomas; McElwaine, James; Moersch, William; Premawardharra, Amali; Pugh, James; Taylor, David; Underwood, Keith
Conductors: Haas, Jonathan
Ensemble: Aspen Trombone Choir
Irwin Bazelon's percussion writing is known and performed by percussionists the world over and is truly unique. With this recording, Albany Records continues its commitment...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2008-05-01Works: Spoken Word: Steven Bryant discusses his work "Loose Id"; Huang Ruo discusses his work "Leaving Sao"; Samuel Adler discusses his work "The Fixed Desire"; Shulamit Ran discusses her work "Vessels of H...
Performers: Rodgers, Jane Schoonmaker; Ruo, Huang; Schupp, Roger
Conductors: Brown, Emily Freeman
Ensemble: Bowling Green Philharmonia
From the well-known (Ran, Adler, Daugherty) to the less well-known (Bryant, Ruo, Ross), this series continues to offer music of distinction and variety with comments...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2008-04-01Works: Lee Actor: Concerto for Violin; Symphony no 2; Concerto for Timpani
Performers: Chafetz, Stuart; Clarke, Pip
Conductors: Trevor, Kirk
Ensemble: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Lee Actor's career as a software engineer and a musician holds local interest: for several years he was a violinist in the Albany Symphony Orchestra...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2006-12-01Works: Robert DeCormier: Ezekiel Saw the Wheel, for choir; Walk Together Children, for choir; By n' By, for choir; Ain't a That Good News, for choir; Obey the Spirit of the Lord, for choir; John Henry, for ...
Performers: Brooks, Eric K.; Chesnut-Tangerman, Melissa; Dickinson, Carolyn; Falbel, Stephen; Grow, Roger; Harris-Bergmeier, Miranda; Horn, David; Hungerford, Claire; Lattimore, Jonita; Matthews, Peter; McCaffre...
Directed by the renowned Robert De Cormier, the professional vocal ensemble Counterpoint debuted in 2000. Dedicated to promoting choral chamber music and giving the public...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2004-11-01Works: Harold Farberman: Re/Collections, for shofar, klezmer clarinet, violin, brass, percussion & off-stage shofars; Concerto for timpani & orchestra (2002 version); Concerto for Cathy, for oboe, strings &...
Performers: Beaumont, Matthew; Berger, Jesse; Buskirk, John van; Crow, Todd; Elashvil, Anna; Gerardi, Cathy; Gurov, Rumen; Haas, Jonathan; Harel, Gila
Conductors: Farberman, Harold
Ensemble: Brass Ensemble; Rousse Philharmonic Orchestra; Sofia Symphony Orchestra
Farberman's career as a conductor has overshadowed his achievements as a composer. In fact, while a member to the Boston Symphony Orchestra, he turned first...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2002-11-01Works: Arnold Rosner: Millennium Overture, Op. 112; Sephardic Rhapsody, Op. 95; Concerto for 2 trumpets, strings & timpani, Op. 107; The Tragedy of Queen Jane, Op. 78
Performers: Martin, Jonathan; Murray, Robert [Trumpet]; Northern, Glenn
Conductors: Palmer, Nicholas
Ensemble: Altoona Symphony Orchestra; Owensboro Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Albany Records / 1999-05-01Works: William Kraft: Concerto for timpani & orchestra; Concerto for piano; Evening Voluntaries, for horn; Veils and Variations, for horn & orchestra
Performers: Akins, Thomas; Golabek, Mona; Schmidt, Jeff von der
Conductors: Polivnick, Paul; Nagano, Kent
Ensemble: Alabama Symphony Orchestra; Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Albany Records / 1999-02-01Works: Anthony Newman: Absolute Joy, oratorio
Performers: Ashley, Russell; Du Maine, Wayne J.; Frattura, Angela; Hoyt, Tom; Krause, Joan; McConnell, Seth; Ramirez, Benjamin; Szor, Terry; Visconti, Alessandra; Worley, James Archie
Conductors: Newman, Mary J.
Ensemble: Musica Antiqua New York
1 CD / Albany Records / 1995-10-01Works: Timothy Hoekman: Margarets, songs (2) for voice & piano; Stephen Jaffe: Fort Juniper Songs; Penka Kouneva: Aeon, song cycle; Lee Hoiby: Bermudas, a Song of Praise; Robert Ward: Lady Kate, opera (revi...
Performers: Anderson, Brother James; Arnett, Sylvia; Bagg, Jonathan; Budrow, Marilyn; Cirba, Anita; Deane, Christopher; Dimsdale, Allison; Dimsdale, Todd; Eckerson, Katherine; Emerson, Paul; Emerson, Randolyn; F...
1 CD / Albany Records / 1995-06-01Works: Christopher Theofanidis: I Corinthians 13, for chorus; The Discovery (for the film "Discovery Independence"), orchestral scenes; Fantasy for 2 pianos; Voices, song cycle for soprano & orchestra; Suit...
Performers: Baichi, Peter; Barrow-Theofanidis, Darla; Bennett, Karen; Carlisle, David; Ciarvella, David; Cohen, Denise; Ellenwood, Christian; Farr, Gareth; Harris, Stefon [Vibraphone]; Holland, James; Honeywell,...
Conductors: Theofanidis, Christopher; Mahoney, Shafer; Shewan, Robert
Ensemble: ; Roberts Wesleyan College Chorale; Rochester Composers Chorus & Brass Ensemble
1 CD / Albany Records / 1994-12-01Works: William Albright: Ballet for Organ "Flights of Fancy"; Chasm, for organ & timpani; Herbert Bielawa: Undertones, for organ; Pamela Decker: Nightsong and Ostinato Danve
Performers: Decker, Pamela; Robbins, David