Burr Van Nostrand (b. 1945): Voyage in a White Building; Fantasy Manualfor Urgan Survival; Phaedra Antinomaes
1 CD / New World / 2013-04-09Works: Burr Van Nostrand: Fantasy Manual for Urban Survival, for flute, cello & prepared piano; Phaedra Antinomaes, for violin; Voyage in a White Building I, for chamber orchestra
Performers: Humeston, Jay; Severtson, Paul; Stallman, Robert; Weiss, Hermann
Conductors: Coleman, Anthony
Ensemble: ; NEC Chamber Ensemble
This long-awaited recording includes three extraordinary works by one of America's most original and forward-thinking composers. The music of Burr Van Nostrand (b. 1945), although...continue...
Recording information: New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, Boston, MA (1969-12-09&1972-10-17&2012-)....continue...
1 CD / New World / 2011-04-12Works: Lei Liang: Ascension, for brass quintet & percussion; Winged Creatures, cadenza for harpsichord, 2 violins & cello; A Journey into Desire, for guitar; Yuan, for 4 saxophones; Lake, for 2 flutes; Harp...
Performers: Chien, Chia-Ling; Fonville, John; Gomez, Pablo [Guitar]; Han, June; Hatmaker, Kate; Ohnishi, Takae; Rigler, Jane; Zehngut, Jeffrey
Conductors: ; Milarsky, Jeffrey; Brooks, Tamara
Ensemble: ; Meridian Arts Ensemble; Radnofsky Saxophone Quartet
Lei Liang (b. 1972) is a Chinese-born American composer whose work can be situated within the lineage of the new wave of Chinese composers (such...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2008-03-01Works: Arthur Levering: Still Raining, Still Dreaming, for ensemble; Echoi, for violin & piano; Sppooo, for vibraphone & celeste; Tesserae, for viola & piano; Catena, for piano & chamber orchestra
Performers: Berman, Donald; Kitchen, Nicholas; McDonald, John; Nunoya, Fumito; Woolweaver, Scott
Conductors: Wheeler, Scott
Ensemble: Dinosaur Annex Ensemble; Dinosaur Annex Music Ensemble
"It's never trivial, but it's fun music, and it's fun to listen to... Any listener jaded by the grayness that can characterize late twentieth century...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2007-04-01Works: Lou Harrison: Concerto for Flute & Percussion; Strict Songs (4), for 8 baritones (or male chorus) & chamber orchestra; or baritone, SATB chorus & c; Ariadne, ballet for flute & percussion; Solstice, ...
Performers: Duckles, Lee; Fernandez, Nohema; George, Emily Wong; Gordon, Adam; Kromm, Leroy; Miller, Leta E.; Powers, Yvonne; Shelton, Peter; Sloan, Heather; Winant, William [Percussion]
Conductors: Paiement, Nicole A.; Davies, Dennis R.
Ensemble: ; University of California, Santa Cruz Orchestra
"Solstice, a ballet lasting a scant half hour, is one of Lou Harrison's most beautiful creations, a masterpiece of enchanting sonorities achieved by the most...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2006-05-01Works: Lou Harrison: Concerto in Slendro, for violin, celesta, 2 tack pianos & 2 percussionists; Main Bersama Sama, for Sudanese Gamelan; Threnody for Carlos Chavez; Serenade for Betty Freeman and Franco As...
Performers: Barbagallo, James; Bates, Susan; Harrison, Lou [Composer]; Hartman, Scott L.; Jennerjohn, Patricia; Kembar, Gamelan Sekar; Kobialka, Daniel; Kobialka, Machiko; Marconi, Don; Neff, Jerome
Conductors: Hughes, Robert; Price, Paul
Lou Harrison (1917-2003) believed fervently in music's power to create cultural bridges. To this end he applied his prodigious skills and creative energies to creating...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2004-07-01Works: Steven Mackey: Heavy Light; Micro-Concerto; Indigenous Instruments
Performers: Druckman, Daniel; Finckel, Michael; Guibbory, Shem; Lowenstern, Michael; Mackey, Steven; Mueller, Zizi; Tahmizian, Emma
1 CD / New World / 2004-02-01Works: Lee Hyla: Concerto for Bass Clarinet; Trans; Concerto for Violin
Performers: Frautschi, Laura
Conductors: Rose, Gil
Ensemble: Boston Modern Orchestra Project
5 CD / New World / 2003-09-01Works: Robert Ashley: Sonata for Piano; The Fourth of July; Details (2b); Fives; In memoriam...Crazy Horse; Quartet for 6 Speakers, Clarinet and 2 Horns; Donald Scavarda: Groups; In the Autumn Mountains; Ma...
Performers: Aitchison, Anne; Albright, William; Asboth, Tom; Ashley, Mary; Ashley, Robert; Barris, Robert; Bell, Ron; Berg, James [baritone]; Bilik, Jerry; Bohlen, Donald; Borkin, Harold; Bourns, David; Brooks, ...
Conductors: Dunlap, Wayne; Sutherland, David; Scavarda, Donald; London, Edwin; ; Ashley, Robert
Ensemble: Camerata Quartet New York City; Hartt Chamber Players; Men's Chorus; ONCE Chamber Orchestra; ONCE Chamber Players; ONCE Festival Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 2001-12-01Works: Jacob Druckman: Counterpoise, for voice & orchestra; Concerto for Viola; Brangle, for orchestra
Performers: Diaz, Roberto; Upshaw, Dawn [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Zinman, David
Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
"This anthology of three major works - all taken from live performances by the Philadelphia Orchestra between 1990 and 1998 - is a timely reminder...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1999-08-01Works: Richard Maxfield: Pastoral Symphony; Bacchanale; Concerto for Piano for David Tudor; Amazing Grace; Harold Budd: Oak of the Golden Dreams; Coeur D'Orr
Performers: Block, Robert; Block, Robert P.; Budd, Harold; Fields, Edward; Jenning, Terry; Jennings, Terry; Machkat, Fahrad; Maxfield, Richard; Orena, Charles; Roussakis, Nicolas; Tudor, David [Composer/Piano]
Personnel: Terry Jennings (saxophone); Charles Orena (soprano saxophone); David Tudor (piano).
This CD collects long-unavailable recordings of two important figures in American avant garde/min...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1998-03-01Works: Donald Martino: Concerto for alto saxophone & orchestra; Paradiso Choruses
Performers: MacAllister, Scott; Maddalena, James; Meyerson, Janice; Morgan, Beverly; Parcells, Elizabeth; Radnofsky, Kenneth; Williams, Ellen
Conductors: Hoenich, Richard; Varon, Lorna Cooke de
Ensemble: ; New England Conservatory Orchestra
Donald Martino is one of Americas finest composers and it has long been stated that his musical drama "Dante" is one of his greatest works....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 / 1997-10-01Works: David Carlson: Twilight Night; Rhapsodies; Concerto for Cello no 1; Symphonic Sequences from Dreamkeepers
Performers: Miland, Emil
Conductors: Robertson, Stewart
Ensemble: Utah Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 1997-08-01Works: Vincent Persichetti: Pageant for band, Op 59; Hale Smith: Expansions for wind ensemble; Henry Brant: Verticals Ascending for wind ensemble; Ross Lee Finney: Concerto for alto saxophone & wind orchest...
Performers: Hemke, Frederick L.
Conductors: Paynter, John
Ensemble: Northwestern University Symphonic Wind Ensemble
1 CD / New World / 1997-03-01Works: Rudolph Bubalo: Concerto for Cello; Concertino; Valence II; Offset I
Performers: McDonald, Lawrence; Moore, Kenneth [bassoon]; Mushabac, Regina
Conductors: London, Edwin
Ensemble: Cleveland Chamber Symphony
"...[Bubalo's] wide-ranging studies are reflected in his elegant, cosmopolitan music which is thoroughly comfortable with many of the styles and techniques of our..century...Concertino(1984)..is a kal...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1997-01-01Works: Walter Aschaffenburg: Concerto for Oboe Op. 25; Edward J. Miller: Anacrusis, for orchestra; Edwin London: A Hero of Our Time, for orchestra
Conductors: London, Edwin
Ensemble: Russian State Symphony Cappella
1 CD / New World / 1996-10-01Works: Benjamin Lees: Concerto for French Horn and Orchestra; Leonardo Balada: Music for Oboe and Orchestra; Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Bassoon Concerto
Performers: Almeida, Cynthia Koledo de; Caballero, William
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 1996-04-01Works: Michael Kurek: Quartet for Strings No 2; Sonata for viola & harp; Matisse Impressions; Concerto for harp & orchestra
Performers: Askey, Janet; Bacco, Sam; Bahng, Grace Mihi; Christensen, Bruce; Cruthirds, Joann; Estill, Cynthia; Falcao, Mario; Greer, Gerald; Harb, Charlene; Heard, Cornelia; Helton, James; Hunting, Craig; Kirch...
Conductors: ; Schermerhorn, Kenneth
Ensemble: Blair String Quartet; Blair Woodwind Quintet; Chamber Orchestra
"Once again, with this beautifully played and recorded release, New World has exercised its long-standing mandate of illuminating and documenting the current creative status of...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...
1 CD / New World / 1995-12-01Works: Robert Ashley: Superior Seven; Tract
Performers: Buckner, Thomas; Held, Barbara
1 CD / New World / 1995-05-01Works: Gunther Schuller: Of Reminiscences and Reflections for orchestra; The Past is in the Present; Organ Concerto
Performers: Diaz, James
Conductors: Schuller, Gunther; Bernardi, Mario
1 CD / New World / 1995-03-01Works: Ned Rorem: English Horn Concerto; Vincent Persichetti: Concerto for English horn & string orchestra, Op. 137; Sydney Hodkinson: The edge of the olde one
Conductors: Palmer, Michael; Persichetti, Vincent; Phillips, Paul
Ensemble: Eastman Musica Nova; Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; String Orchestra of New York
1 CD / New World / 1994-06-16Works: Roger Sessions: Piano Concerto; Francis Thorne: Concerto No 3 for piano & orchestra
Performers: Oppens, Ursula [Piano]; Taub, Robert
Conductors: Dunkel, Paul Lustig
Ensemble: Westchester Philharmonic Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 1994-04-01Works: Ned Rorem: Concerto for Piano no 4, for left hand & orchestra; Eleven Studies for Eleven Players
Performers: Chang, Choong-Jin; Copes, Steven; Englichova, Katerina; Graffman, Gary; Lafargue, Anthony; Lastrapes, Jeffrey; Leveille, Ryan; Lord, Kathy; Ostling, Elizabeth; Raden, Gregory; Sutte, Jack; Uchida, Re...
Conductors: Previn, Andre; Milanov, Rossen
Ensemble: Curtis Institute Orchestra; Instrumental Ensemble
1 CD / New World / 1993-10-01Works: Leonardo Balada: Torquemada for baritone, choir & instrumental ensemble; Concerto for piano, winds & percussion; Sonata for 10 winds; Transparencies of Chopin's First Ballade, for piano
Performers: Aley, John; Biddlecome, Robert E.; Bonaventura, Anthony di; Borror, Ronald; Fire, Robert; Franklin, Harry; Jolley, David; Kirkbride, Jerry; Kowash, Camille; Kraber, Karl F.; Mase, Raymond; McCartney,...
Conductors: Page, Robert E.; Strange, Richard E.; Korf, Anthony
Ensemble: American Brass Quintet; Carnegie Mellon Concert Winds; Carnegie Mellon Contemporary Music Ensemble; Dorian Wind Quintet
1 CD / New World / 1993-03-01Works: Carlos Surinach: Doppio Concertino; Flamenco cyclothymia; Concerto for String Orchestra; Quartet for Piano and Strings
Performers: Bergman, Helene; Billingslea, Sandra; Briskin, Eugene; Centanni, Barry; Chorberg, Israel; Cohen-Moses, Lorraine; Crandall, Dean; Fink, Catherine; Follari, Susan; Gallo, Paul; Heller, Marsha; Kohon, I...
Conductors: Zinger, Pablo
Ensemble: Bronx Arts Ensemble
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-09Works: Faye-Ellen Silverman: Restless Winds for Woodind Quintet; Speaking Alone, for Unaccompanied Flute; Passing Fancies for 13 Players; Ralph Shapey: Krolish Sonate; Concertante no 1 for Trumpet and 10 Pl...
Performers: Anderson, Ronald; Kalish, Gilbert; Krosnick, Joel; Shostac, David
Conductors: ; Shapey, Ralph
Ensemble: Aspen Music School Faculty; Contemporary Chamber Players University of Chicago
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: George Crumb: A Haunted Landscape, for orchestra; William Schuman: Colloquies (3), for horn & orchestra
Performers: Myers, Philip
Conductors: Weisberg, Arthur; Mehta, Zubin
Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: Charles Martin Loeffler: La Mort de Tintagiles for viola d'amore & orchestra, Op 6; Irish Fantasies (5) for voice & orchestra
Performers: Hansen, Jennie; Rosenshein, Neil
Conductors: Nelson, John
Ensemble: Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: Elliott Carter: Piano Concerto; Variations for Orchestra
Performers: Hambrecht, George; Harrod, William; LeGrand, Thomas; Oppens, Ursula [Piano]; Ruder, Phillip; Sharp, John; Street-Ramsey, Marna
Conductors: Gielen, Michael
Ensemble: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: John Corigliano: Concerto for clarinet and orchestra; Samuel Barber: Essay for Orchestra no 3, Op. 47
Performers: Drucker, Stanley; Harth, Sidney
Conductors: Mehta, Zubin
Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: George Rochberg: Concerto for Oboe; Jacob Druckman: Prism
Performers: Robinson, Joseph
Conductors: Mehta, Zubin
Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: Lukas Foss: Renaissance Concerto for flute & orchestra; Salomon Rossi Suite for orchestra; Orpheus and Euridice for 2 violin & orchestra
Performers: Menuhin, Yehudi [Violin]; Michell, Edna; Wincenc, Carol
Conductors: Foss, Lukas [Composer]
Ensemble: Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Concerto grosso; Symbolon for orchestra; Concerto for Trumpet & Five Players; Double Quartet for 8 strings
Performers: Donaruma, Nancy; Freeman, Steve; Ham, Hae-Young; Hirsu, Valentin; Kaufman, Mindy; Kenote, Peter; Lamb, Christopher; McDermot, Kerry; Nelson, Judith; Ravina, Oscar; Reed, Daniel; Smith, Philip [Trumpe...
Conductors: Mehta, Zubin; Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe
Ensemble: ; New York Philharmonic
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: Peter Lieberson: Concerto for piano & orchestra
Performers: Serkin, Peter [Piano]
Conductors: Ozawa, Seiji
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: Milton Babbitt: Concerto for Piano no 1; Head of the Bed, for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin & cello
Performers: Bettina, Judith; Devendra, Anand; Feinberg, Alan [Piano]; Finckel, Chris; Grossman, Henry; Stevens, Cyrus; Underwood, Keith
Conductors: Wuorinen, Charles; Korf, Anthony
Ensemble: ; Parnassus (New York)
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: John Harbison: The Flight into Egypt, for soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra; The Natural World, for soprano, flute, clarinet, cello & piano; Concerto for double brass choir & orchestra
Performers: Anderson, Roberta; Baker, Elizabeth; Drake, Carol; Felty, Janice; Folsom, Jerry; Gold, Barry; Green, Donald; Harbison, John; Howard, David; Lane, William; McGregor, Bob Roy; Pearson, Norman; Peebles,...
Conductors: Hoose, David; Harbison, John; Previn, Andre
Ensemble: Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group; Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; The Cantata Singers & Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: Joseph Schwantner: A Play of Shadows, fantasy for flute & orchestra; Black Anemones, for flute or voice & piano; Paul Schoenfield: Klezmer Rondos for flute, male vocalist & orchestra; Ufaratsta (Vale...
Performers: Beaser, Robert; Robison, Paula [Flute]; Schoenfield, Paul; Webster, Douglas; Wilson, Ransom; Wincenc, Carol; Zeger, Brian
Conductors: Neale, Alastair
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: Stephen Paulus: Concerto for Violin & orchestra; Concertante for orchestra; Symphony for strings
Performers: Preucil, William [Violin]
Conductors: Shaw, Robert; Levi, Yoel
Ensemble: ; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: John Harbison: Concerto for Viola; Ezra Laderman: Concerto for double orchestra ("A Play with a play")
Performers: Laredo, Jaime
Conductors: Wolff, Hugh
Ensemble: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 1992-10-05Works: Donald Erb: Concerto for brass & orchestra; Concerto for cello & orchestra; Ritual Observances for orchestra
Conductors: Slatkin, Leonard
Ensemble: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 1990-08-01Works: Vincent Persichetti: Symphony no 5 ("Symphony for Strings"), Op. 61; Concerto for piano & orchestra, Op 90
Performers: Taub, Robert
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Dutoit, Charles
Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
1 CD / New World /Works: John Cage: Third Construction for 4 Percussionists; Eugene Kurtz: Logo I; John: Petite Suite; Irwin Bazelon: Fourscore; Christopher Rouse: Ku-Ka-Ilimoku; Lou Harrison: Concerto for Violin with Percus...
Performers: Colson, David; Dionne, Gabriel; Francis, J Riely; Lower, Janna; Nale, David; Nunemaker, Richard; Rose, Chistopher; Skaines, Richard
Conductors: Brown, Richard [percuss.]; Colson, David
Ensemble: Continuum Percussion Quartet