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Restless, Endless, Tactless - Johanna Beyer and the Birth of American Percussion Music
Restless, Endless, Tactless - Johanna Beyer and the Birth of American Percussion Music

1 CD / New World / 2011-02-08

Works: Johanna Beyer: IV for percussion; Percussion, for percussion ensemble, Op. 14; March, for percussion ensemble; Movements (3) for percussion; Waltz, for percussion ensemble; Suite for percussion; Gera...

After the premiere of Varèse’s Ionisation in New York in 1933, the “percussion orchestra” became the new avant-garde. This historic recording at last presents some...continue...
Recording information: Jones Concert Hall, Glennis McCrary Music Building, Bay....continue...
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Works for Violin - Cowell, Antheil, Mahler, et al  / Abe,
Works for Violin - Cowell, Antheil, Mahler, et al / Abe,

1 CD / New World / 2006-08-01

Works: Henry Cowell: Sonata for violin & piano, HC 705; Stefan Wolpe: Second Piece for Violin Alone, C. 165; George Antheil: Sonata, for violin, piano & drums no 2, W. 131; Johanna Beyer: Suite for violin &...
Performers: Abe, Miwako; Harvey, Michael Kiernan

Henry Cowell (1897-1965), in the introduction to the first edition on his prophetic "symposium" titled American Composers on American Music (1933), described features of contemporary...continue...
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NWR 80641
Voices from Elysium - Copland, Cowell, Crawford-Seeger, etc
Voices from Elysium - Copland, Cowell, Crawford-Seeger, etc

1 CD / New World / 1998-09-01

Works: Aaron Copland: As it fell upon a day, song for soprano, flute & clarinet; Miriam Gideon: Voices From Elysium, for voice & ensemble, no 1, The Swallow; Voices From Elysium, for voice & ensemble, no 2,...
Performers: Bryn-Julson, Phyllis [Soprano Vocal]; Cassolas, Constantine; Emelianoff, André; Flax, Laura; Lester, Joel; Morgan, Beverly; Spencer, Patricia; Sperry, Paul [Tenor (Vocal)]; Tower, Joan [Compos...
Conductors: ; Dunkel, Paul; Dunkel, Paul Lustig
Ensemble: ; Da Capo Chamber Players; Members of the Speculum Musicae (Members)

Personnel: Paul Sperry (tenor saxophone).

What joins this collection of well- and lesser-known 20th century American composers is the form in which they're represented, labeled conveniently if...continue...
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Exultation - Adler, Evett, Perle, et al / Bradford Gowen
Exultation - Adler, Evett, Perle, et al / Bradford Gowen

1 CD / New World / 1998-06-01

Works: Samuel Adler: Piano Sonatina; Sonata Breve for piano; Road To Terpsichore (Dance Suite) for piano; Canto 8 for piano; Robert Evett: Chaconne for piano; George Perle: Etude for piano no 1; Etude for p...
Performers: Gowen, Bradford
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NWR 80304
Quartet Romantic - Henry Cowell, Lou Harrison, et al
Quartet Romantic - Henry Cowell, Lou Harrison, et al

1 CD / New World / 1998-04-01

Works: Wallingford Riegger: Wind Quintet, Op. 51; Henry Cowell: Quartet Romantic, for 2 flutes, violin & viola, HC 223; Paragraphs (7), trio for 2 violins (or violin & viola) & cello, HC 408; Ruth Crawford ...
Performers: Blackwell, Virgil; Dunkel, Paul Lustig; Graham, John; Karis, Aleck; Martin, Lois; Morelli, Frank [Bassoon]; Palma-Nidel, Susan; Quan, Linda; Rose, Stewart; Schulte, Rolf; Shapiro, Madeleine; Taylor, ...

The generation of American composers who came of age in the 1920s are now generally acknowledged as seminal figures in the creation of a trrly...continue...
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NWR 80285
Emerson String Quartet Plays 50 Years of American Music
Emerson String Quartet Plays 50 Years of American Music

1 CD / New World / 1993-10-01

Works: Henry Cowell: Quartet for Strings "Euphometric"; Arthur Shepherd: Triptych for high voice & string quartet; Roy Harris: Quartet for Strings No 2 ("Three Variations on A Theme"); Gunther Schuller: Qua...
Performers: Drucker, Eugene; Dutton, Lawrence [Viola]; Eilson, Eric; Kawasaki, Masao; Norden, Betsy; Setzer, Philip; Wilson, Eric
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Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet
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NWR 80453
Pulse - Works by Cage, Harrison, Cowell, Sollberger, Foss
Pulse - Works by Cage, Harrison, Cowell, Sollberger, Foss

1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08

Works: John Cage / Lou Harrison: Double Music for percussion quartet; John Cage: Second Construction, for 4 percussionists; Third Construction, for 4 percussionists; Henry Cowell: Pulse, for percussion ense...
Performers: Grable, Joseph; Grossman, Kory; Heldrich, Claire; Preiss, James; Pugliese, Michael; Rendon, Mark; Shapiro, Madeleine; Trigg, William; Weber, Terri
Conductors: Heldrich, Claire
Ensemble: New Music Consort
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