I Want to Live: Contemporary Works for Women's Choir by David Lang, William Brooks, Paul Fowler / The Crossing
1 CD / Innova / 2013-04-30Works: David Lang: I live in pain, for chorus; I Lie; This condition, for chorus; Evening Morning Day; I want to live, for chorus; William Brooks: Mediaeval Lyrics (6), for 3 solo voices (or chorus); Paul F...
Conductors: Nally, Donald
Ensemble: ; The Crossing
The Crossing offers a recording that is as virtuosic as it is emotional, resonating with recurring themes of desire and strength, peace, and longing. The...continue...
Recording information: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill (06/29/2011-07/02/2011)....continue...
2 CD / Innova / 2012-11-13Works: Alexander Berne: Self Referentials, Vols. 1 & 2
Performers: Nicholoudis, Christo; Nicholoudis, Flora [Vocals]; Soete, Karolien
Conductors: Berne, Alexander
Alexander Berne and his "Abandoned Orchestra" have returned with their third multi-CD set. Berne's latest finds him further refining and deepening a tonal vocabulary that...continue...
Recording information: Mirabella Studios, FL....continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2012-06-26Works: David Keberle: Soundings 2, for flute & flute choir; Four to Go, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano & percussion; Percorsi d'anima, for violin, clarinet, cello & piano; Incroci, for clarinet &...
Performers: Almarza, Alberto; Evans, Paul; Frankenberry, Rob; Howell, Jack; Keberle, David; Moe, Eric [Composer]; O'Boyle, Sarah; O'Connor, Tara Helen; Ojeda, Rodrigo; Premo, David
Conductors: ; Meyer, Daniel
Ensemble: ; Pittsburgh Flute Club Flute Choir; Trio Johannes
Caught in Time captures moments in clarinetist/composer David Keberle's work from 1997 to 2007 upon his return from seventeen years in Rome. These six eloquent...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2012-04-24Works: Nick Vasallo: Antares Rising, for taiko ensemble & band; Evanescent Revolutions, for piano; Explosions in the Sky, for piano; Transient Reflections, for piano; Elements of Metal; Shades of December, ...
Performers: Aberg, Navid; Beattie, Alexa; Bissett, John [Trombone (Bass)]; Bowden, Leah; Brown, Daniel [Cello]; Calonico, Anthony [Trumpet]; Chitwood, Camille; Helland, Lucas; Louie, Adam; Nordwell, Hillary; Ros...
Conductors: Klevan, Rob; Conant, Ikuyo; ; Hancock, Sara L.; Chitwood, Camille; McGushin, Michael
Ensemble: ; Contemporary Music Ensemble Korea; UCSC Wind Ensemble (Wind Ensemble); Watsonville Taiko
Monuments Emerge chronicles the work of Asian-American composer Nicholas Vasallo. Fusing Western classical music, Asian classical music, and heavy metal, Vasallo's work plumbs the inner...continue...
4 CD / Innova / 2012-01-31Works: Eleanor Hovda: Onyx, for ensemble; Song in High Grasses, for ensemble; Snapdragon, for ensemble; Leaning Into and Away, for ensemble; Ariadne Music, for chamber ensemble; Coastal Traces; Shenai Sky, ...
Performers: Cleve, Libby Van; Gilbert, David; Hovda, Eleanor; Humphries, Lee; Panzer, Elizabeth; Vees, Jack [Composer]; Weller, Jan
Conductors: ; McGlaughlin, William
Ensemble: ; California EAR Unit; PRISM Players; Relâche
There are any number of ways to describe artists who work at the margins: underrated, overlooked, a musician's musician. But if many slip into the...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2011-09-27Works: Maki Ishii: Saidoki (Demon), for percussion & orchestra, , Op. 86; Concertante for Marimba & percussion ensemble, Op 79; South - Fire - Summer, for percussion & orchestra, Op. 95
Performers: Brennan, Bill; Duggan, Mark; Houle, Paul; Mackay, Blair; Morris, Andrew [Percussion]; Scott, Ryan; Tureski, Trevor
Conductors: Pauk, Alex
Ensemble: ; Esprit Orchestra
Critically acclaimed percussionist Ryan Scott is one of Canada's most illustrious and esteemed musicians of his generation. On this CD are his first performances and...continue...
Recording information: Jane Mallett Theatre, Toronto, Ontario....continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2011-02-22Works: Lee Pui Ming: To..., improvisation for piano; Coils, improvisation for piano; Turning, improvisation for piano; Open, improvisation for piano; Dive, improvisation for piano; She Comes to Shore, conce...
Performers: Ming, Lee Pui
Conductors: Gaylin, Jed
After years of journeying through musical seas and oceans, Lee Pui Ming has found home in open improvisation. The choice of "open" is deliberate so...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2010-08-31Works: Zack Browning: Profit Beater, for flute & percussion ensemble; Execution 88, for piano; Blockhouse, for violin, cello & piano; Venus Notorious, for xylophone, 2 pianos & percussion; Flute Soldier, fo...
Performers: Carrol, Samuel; Chien, Chih-Hsien; Eichenberger, Mark; Flores, Ricardo; Gunn, Julie; Huang, Ling-Ti; Kim, Jee-Ean; Kim, Sunjin; McCormick, Kim; Moersch, William; Price, James [Percussion]; Rath, Edwa...
Conductors: McCormick, Robert; Lin, Mei-Fang
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1 CD / Innova / 2010-07-27Works: Nathaniel Stookey: Junkestra, for percussion
Performers: Calhoon, Brian; Lafavre, Katy; Lassi, Miles; Peterson, Carl; Simonds, Greg; Siu, Louis; Steuer, Jacob; Weiss, David [Oboe]
Conductors: Shwartz, Benjamin
It's probably safe to say that Nathaniel Stookey's Junkestra is the first composition created and premiered at a city dump to be subsequently programmed by...continue...
Recording information: Hyde Street Studio C, San Francisco, CA; Michael Levine Music, Santa Monica....continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2010-05-25Works: Michael Ellison: Quartet for Strings no 2; Invocation, Meditation & Allegro, for flute; Elif, for speaker & chamber ensemble
Performers: Bledsoe, Helen; Karaca, Kani; McAuley, Jeff; Toz, Ahmet; Tura, Hasan; Turkmen, Onur; Vilenescu, Emil
Conductors: Ellison, Michael
1 CD / Innova / 2010-03-30Works: Aaron Jay Kernis: Ecstatic Meditations, for chorus; Kurt Rohde: Endless, for chorus; Gabriela Lena Frank: Ccollanan María (Holy Mary), for chorus; Ronald Caltabiano: Metaphor, for chorus; Eric M...
Performers: Commanday, Elisabeth; Eisenberg, Michael; Nadig, Jennifer [Vocals]; Olbash, Steven Sven [Tenor Vocal]; Saunders, Philip [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Geary, Robert
Volti, San Francisco's 20-voice professional chamber choir, has achieved national recognition as pioneers in new vocal music: they are the first and only chorus to...continue...
Recording information: Chapel Of The Chimes, Oakland, CA (05/2007-05/2009); St. Ignatius Church, San Francisco, CA (05/2007-05/2009); Unitarian Universalist Church Of Berkeley, Kensington, (05/2007-05...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2010-02-23Works: Ann Millikan: Ballad Nocturne, for piano & chamber orchestra; Trilhas de Sombra (Shadow Trails), for orchestra; Landing Inside the Inside of an Animal, for orchestra
Performers: Arciuli, Emanuele
Conductors: Palikarov, Grigor
Glance at the cover and you'll see a flaring spiral galaxy sizzling through the tranquil of deep space. But wait till you hear the rhythmic...continue...
Recording information: Studio 1, Bulgarian National Radio (06/29/2009-07/02/2009)....continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2010-01-26Works: Ushio Torikai: Gathered/Scatter, for piano; Bashulli Poco, for clarinet, violin & cello; Ever, for violin; Voiced One, for baritone & piano; Rest, for mixed chorus
Performers: Buckner, Thomas [Baritone Vocals]; Jolles, Renee; Kubera, Joseph; Takahashi, Aki
Conductors: Ohtani, Kenji
Elliott Schwartz: Hall of Mirrors, Crystal, Kaleidoscope, Rainforest with Birds / Radnofsky Saxophone Quartet , et al
1 CD / Innova / 2009-03-26Works: Elliott Schwartz: Hall of Mirrors, for 4 saxophones & piano; Crystal; Kaleidoscope, for violin, contrabassoon & piano; Rainforest with Birds, for band
Performers: Goldstein, Tom; Hoffman, Paul; Schwartz, Elliott; Skolnick, Henry; Thayer, Mark; Vasile, Paul
Conductors: ; Dickey, Nathaniel
Ensemble: ; Radnofsky Saxophone Quartet
1 CD / Innova / 2008-12-23Works: Yuanlin Chen: Away from Xuan, for orchestra; Wondering Along the Journey, for ensemble; Chasing the Sun, for 4 guitars
Performers: Addario-Berry, Hannah; Guo, Wanpeng; Josheff, Peter; Lu, Xian; Meyers, Eric; Wang, Hong; Zhang, Shenshen; Zhao, Gangqin; Zhao, Yangquin
Conductors: Dun, Tan; Chen, Yuanlin;
Ensemble: ; Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
1 CD / Innova / 2008-09-16Works: Robert Moran: Da enstünde ein Engel; Cortège; Elegy for a Young King; Mantra; Obrigado; Stirling - It's Raining Cats and Dogs; Kboco; Processional
Performers: Ridgell, Robert
Conductors: ; Hotarek, Otto; Brantner, Tomas; Neumeyer, Fritz
Ensemble: ; Grassauer Bläserensemble
1 CD / Innova / 2007-12-13Works: Henry Brant: Whoopee in D; Music for a Five and Dime Store; Revenge Before Breakfast; Inside Track; Toccata for 2 Pianos on J.S. Bach's "Wachet auf"; Jazz Clarinet Concerto, for clarinet & big band; ...
Performers: Altena, Eduard van Regteren; Baer, Frank; Berard, Marie; Beths, Vera; Blackman, Daniel; Brant, Henry; Fago, John; Fryer, Simon; Hacke, Baerbel; Hannigan, Barbara; Hartenberger, Russ; Hetherington, Da...
Conductors: Brant, Henry; Aitken, Robert [Flute]; Herbers, Werner
Ensemble: ; Arioso Wind Quintet; Netherlands Wind Ensemble; New Performance Group; Telluride Glacial Spatial Ensemble
1 CD / Innova / 2007-10-23Works: William Albright: Fantasy Etudes, for saxophone quartet; Heater; Pit Band, for alto saxophone, bass clarinet & piano; Doo-Dah for three saxophones; Sonata for alto saxophone & piano; Spoken Word: Wil...
Performers: Herskowitz, Matt; Levy, Matthew; Lowenstern, Michael; Nonken, Marilyn; Sullivan, Tamur; Whitcombe, Michael
Conductors: ; Reynolds, H. Robert
Ensemble: ; Prism Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
1 CD / Innova / 2007-10-17Works: Henry Brant: Rainforest, an environmental spatial oratorio for 4 singers, 19 instrumentalists & 2 conductors
Performers: Benet, Gillian; Conley, Mark; Dent, John; Dirksen, Eric; Eanet, Nick; Eaton, Michele; Felice, Elizabeth di; Harrison, Jennifer; Kamradt, Denise; Muranyi, Arpad; Nessinger, Mary; Obern, Nancy; Pfluege...
Conductors: Snyder, Amy; Brant, Henry
Personnel: Michele A. Eaton (soprano); Jonas Tauber (cello); John Dent (trumpet); Jen Harrison (horns).
Recording information: Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, CO....continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2007-08-31Works: Virgil Moorefield: Five On Six; Crosstalk; Eightball in the Corner Wormhole; Sixteen Sesterces; Subliminal; Arrival of the Crows
Performers: Chiu, Tom; Eggar, David; Gosling, Stephen; Kolor, Tom; Lowenstern, Michael
Conductors: Moorefield, Virgil
1 CD / Innova / 2007-07-01Works: Alexander Sigman: Il y va d'un certain pas, for flute, bass clarinet, percussion, piano, violin & cello; Christopher Trebue Moore: Parallax, for chamber ensemble; Yaron Sokolov: Le Barroquet, for per...
Performers: Brubaker, Stacy; Bruckmann, Kyle; Conzetti, Florian; Edwards, Gail; Ingalls, Matt; Longshore, Terry; Palter, Morris; Rossini, Jarratt; Sanchez, Steve
Conductors: Avery, James; Lemon, J. Karla; Menzies, Mark;
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Ascolta; Ensemble SurPlus; Inauthentica
5 CD / Innova / 2006-04-10Works: Steven Stucky: Sappho Fragments, for female voice & chamber ensemble; Brian Israel: Quartet for Strings no 2 ("Music for the Next to Die"); Elizabeth Alexander: My Aunt Gives Me a Clarinet Lesson, fo...
Performers: Abrams, David; Aiken, Alexander; Bass, Walden; Berry, Ruth; Bird, John; Bosetti, Michael; Bridge, Robert; Brown, Janet; Buciu, Cristina; Bush, Catherine; Caravan, Ron; Case, Linda; Castilano, Edward;...
Conductors: Custer, Calvin; Scatterday, Mark; Cooper, Grant; Murray, Edward; Godfrey, Daniel S.; Hopkins, Christopher; Stucky, Steven Edward; Murray, Ed
1 CD / Innova / 2006-04-03Works: Joseph Klein: Occam's Razor, 7 studies for 10 players; Der Leichenschleicher, for double bass; William Kleinsasser: Of an Expanding Notion, for ensemble; Concerto for saxophone, chamber orchestra & c...
Performers: Blase, Celeste; Daglar, Fatma; Engelke, Luis; Fenlon, Terry; Humphreys, Michelle; Markey, Todd; Sampen, John; Shumway, David; Woodhead, Sam
Conductors: Klein, Joseph; Rardin, Paul
Ensemble: ; North Texas Chamber Players; Nova Ensemble
1 CD / Innova / 2006-04-03Works: David Dzubay: Snake Alley, for orchestra; Siren Song, for orchestra; Ra!, for wind symphony; Shadow Dance, for orchestra (or wind band); American Midlife, concerto for clarinet & orchestra; Symphony ...
Performers: Dzubay, Tasha
Conductors: Trevor, Kirk; Dzubay, David
Ensemble: ; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava
1 CD / Innova / 2006-04-03Works: Jeremy Beck: State Of The Union, for orchestra; Sinfonietta for string orchestra; Death of a Little Girl with Doves, for soprano & orchestra
Performers: Dupuis, Rayanne
Conductors: Trevor, Kirk
4 CD / Innova / 2006-03-27Works: Harry Partch: Recorded Interviews & Speeches; By the Rivers of Babylon, for adapted viola & intoning voice, kithara & chromelodeon; Lyrics (17) by Li Po, for intoning voice & adapted viola; Barstow (...
Performers: Hoiby, Lee; Johnson, Keith O.; Mitchell, Danlee; Olson, Lesley; Partch, Harry; Thompson, Donald [Jazz]
Conductors: Schwartz, Horace; Garvey, John
Ensemble: ; Gate 5 Ensemble of the World
1 CD / Innova / 2006-03-24Works: David Frederick Stock: Symphony no 2; Concerto for Viola; American Accents, for orchestra
Performers: Assadi, Susan Gulkis
Conductors: Schwarz, Gerard; Stock, David Frederick
Ensemble: ; Seattle Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Innova / 2006-03-24Works: Mark Applebaum: Martian Anthropology; Skumfiduser!; Dead White Males ReMix; Triple Concerto
Performers: Applebaum, Mark; Josh Levine; Karis, Aleck; Longshore, Terry; Reed, Brett; Scott Walton; Sylvia Re; Tomplinson, Vanessa; Vanessa Tomlinson; Walton, Scott
Conductors: Cai, Jindong; Krinitsky, Ann; Lemon, J. Karla; Applebaum, Mark
Ensemble: ; Stanford Symphony Orchestra; The UCSD Singers
1 CD / Innova / 2006-03-23Works: Michael Gandolfi: Pinocchio's Adventures in Funland, for narrator & ensemble; R. Murray Schafer: Beauty and the Beast, for voice & string quartet
Performers: Bosetti, Michael; Campbell, Laura; Dodd, Kit; Friedrichs, John; Heyman, Steven; Krehbiel, James; Macero, George; Pilgrim, Neva; Pritsker, Vladimir; Ziemba, Rich
Conductors: Udagawa, Yoichi
2 CD / Innova / 2006-03-23Works: Henry Brant: Northern Lights Over the Twin Cities, a Spatial Assembly of Auroral Echoes, for multiple ensembles &; A Plan of the Air, for mutliple wind ensembles & 2 conductors
Performers: Bohn, James; Brant, Henry; Cross, Sandra; Hanson, Robert; King, Alvin; Lambert, Cindy; Penning, Rick; Roche, Sarita
Conductors: Forner, Edouard; Macy, Carleton; Hoag, Andrew; Snyder, Amy; Brant, Henry; Brentzel, W. Larry
Ensemble: ; Mac Jazz; Macalester Dance Ensemble; Macalester Special Percussion Group; Ten-Piano Ensemble
Personnel: Kathleen Hanson, Susan Schmidt (flute, piccolo); Carol Johnson , Joan Willett, Susan Gilbert, Shelley McConaughui, John Benson, Julie Forehand, Diane Hunt, Tommy Gardner, Sharon Murphy (flu...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2006-03-17Works: Astor Piazzolla: Four, for Tango; Paul Siskind: Rituale, for saxophone & percussion; Libby Larsen: Black Roller, for ensemble; Sofia Gubaidulina: Chaconne for piano; Frank Zappa: The Black Page; Alle...
Performers: Balwin, David; Burt, David; Gardner, Troy; Jacobson, Jim; Jensen, John [Piano]; Meyer, Joe; Weller, Jan
Conductors: Platt, Alexander