1 CD / New World / 2008-06-10Works: Chen Yi: Wu Yu, for flute, clarinet, bassoon, violin, cello & percussion; Night Thoughts, for flute, cello & piano; ...as like a raging fire..., for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano; Karen Tana...
Performers: Glaser, Susan; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]; Shin, Pitnarry
Conductors: Purvis, William [Horn]; Steichen, Gerald
Ensemble: The Azure Ensemble
"The lively and discordant opening of Chen's "...as like a raging fire..." might well jolt the listener right out of his/her seat, given the somnolent...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1996-02-01Works: Lee Hyla: Pre-Pulse Suspended, for ensemble; Quartet for Strings no 2; We Speak Etruscan, for baritone saxophone & bass clarinet; Quartet for Strings no 3; Concerto no 2 for piano & chamber orchestra
Performers: Berne, Tim; Karis, Aleck; Smith, Tim; Smith, Tim [clarinet]
Conductors: ; Purvis, William [Horn]; Palma, Donald
Ensemble: Speculum Musicae
Lee Hyla's music derives largely from the post-serial, neo-romantic contemporary classical tradition, but with the occasional dollop of jazz thrown in for good measure. He has great concern for tonal ...continue...