1 CD / New World / 2006-06-01Works: Augusta Read Thomas: Gathering Paradise; Jacob Druckman: Summer Lightning, for orchestra; Stephen Hartke: Symphony no 3, for countertenor, 2 tenors, baritone & orchestra
Performers: Grant, Heidi
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
These are the world-premiere recordings of orchestral works by three of the most acclaimed contemporary American composers. Augusta Read Thomas (b. 1964) incorporates the poems...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2003-05-01Works: Stephen Hartke: Sons of Noah; Wulfstan at the Millennium, for 10 players
Performers: Stidham, Lisa
Conductors: Crockett, Donald
"The Los Angeles-based chamber ensemble Xtet has all the rhythmic security and sonic transparency required to perform the music, as well as the temperament to...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1998-03-01Works: Stephen Hartke: Concerto for Violin & orchestra "Auld Swaara"; Symphony no 2
Performers: Grabois, Daniel; Guerguerian, Paul; Gummere, Christine; Makarski, Michelle
Conductors: Rothman, George
Ensemble: Riverside Symphony
"...The performances are at a very high level, with Rothman and the Riverside seemingly in sync with the "American-ness" of Hartke's language. Overall a very...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1995-04-01Works: Stephen Hartke: The King of the Sun, for piano quartet; Night Rubrics; Sonata Variations
Performers: Bonn, James; Copes, Ronald; Schwartz, Angela [Cello]
Ensemble: Dunsmuir Piano Quartet
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: John Harbison: Four Songs of Solitude, for violin; John Cage: Six Melodies, for violin & keyboard; Stephen Hartke: Oh Them Rats Is Mean in My Kitchen for violin & piano; Yehudi Wyner: Concert Duo, fo...
Performers: Copes, Ronald; Makarski, Michelle; McMunn, Brent