1 CD / Albany Records / 2010-01-12Works: Donald Martino: Trio for violin, cello & piano; Quartet for Strings no 5; Trio for clarinet, cello & piano; Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2
Performers: Finckel, Christopher; Gosling, Stephen; Hesselink, Greg; Kampmeier, Margaret A.; Karis, Aleck; Kay, Alan R.; Macomber, Curtis; Martin, Lois; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Zeavin, Carol
Rarely has a composer exhibited such an extraordinarily heightened awareness of the very details of music-making, every physical, acoustic and emotional gesture of performance, painstakingly...continue...
Recording information: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City....continue...
1 CD / Bridge / 2009-04-14Works: Anthony Korf: Presences from Aforetime, for chamber ensemble; Miniatures (6), for flute & piano; Movements (3), for clarinet; Symphony no 3
Performers: Fader, Oren; Hesselink, Greg; Ingliss, Robert; Kay, Alan R.; O'Connor, Tara Helen; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]; Shames, Stacey
Conductors: Korf, Anthony; Rothman, George
Ensemble: ; Riverside Symphony
The major work on this recording is the most recent - Anthony Korf's impressive Symphony No. 3. The composer writes: "The two movements, roughly equal...continue...
1 CD / Bridge / 2008-07-08Works: Paul Chihara: Trio for Piano and Strings "Ain't No Sunshine"; Quintet for Piano and Strings "La Foce"; Minidoka; An Afternoon on the Perfume River
Performers: Allen, Barbara; Druckman, Daniel; Kay, Alan R.; O'Neill, Richard; Roge, Pascal [Piano]
Conductors: ; Mann, Paul
Ensemble: ; Weiss-Kaplan-Newman Trio
Los Angeles Times critic mark Swed writes: "It is almost easier to think of Paul Chihara as several different composers. There is the Chihara whose...continue...
1 CD / Bridge / 2008-02-01Works: Richard Festinger: Peripeteia, for clarinet, violin & cello; Variations for piano; Triptych, for flute; Construction en metal et bois, for piano & persuccion; After Blue, for flute, piccolo, clarinet...
Performers: Ferrari, John; Hesselink, Greg; Kampmeier, Margaret A.; Kay, Alan R.; Lim, Sunghae Anna; O'Connor, Tara Helen
Ensemble: New Millennium Ensemble
Richard Festinger studied composition at the University of California in Berkeley with Andrew Imbrie. Before turning to composing, he led his own groups as a...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2008-01-29Works: Charles Wuorinen: The Mission of Virgil; The Great Procession, ballet; The River of Light, ballet
Performers: Bush, Phillip; Carroll, Paul [Percussion]; Cobb, Timothy; Finn, Michael; Grant, Cameron; Jolles, Susan [Harp]; Kay, Alan R.; Kolor, Thomas; Macomber, Curtis; Moredock, Richard; Neubauer, Paul [Viola]...
Conductors: Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: Contemporary Music Group
In his long composing life, Charles Wuorinen has drawn on an extremely wide range of intellectual and musical inspirations, including many from science and literature....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2003-10-21Works: Chien-Yin Chen: Cloud Walking, for pipa & small ensemble; Chen Dah At Large, for clarinet, violin & piano; Purr, for double bass & organ; Wogen-Brandung-Wonne, for 3 guitars; Fuse Box, for 7 players
Performers: Anderson, Bill [Guitar]; Chen, Chien-Yin; Cohen-Moses, Lorraine; Dahl, Christina; Delpriora, Mark; Donato, Dominic; Dresser, Mark; Fader, Oren; Fen, Min Xiao; Kay, Alan R.; Kopperud, Jean; Levy, Matt...
Conductors: Hostetter, Paul
Personnel: Chien-Yin Chen (piano, organ); Oren Fader (guitar); Curtis Macomber (violin); John Whitfield (cello); Jayn Rosenfeld (flute, piccolo); Alan R. Kay, Jean Kopperud (clarinet); John Sheppard ...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2001-01-01Works: Beata Moon: Safari; Fantasy for Piano; Moonpaths; Submerged; Antelope Vamp; Winter Sky; In Transit; Prelude for Piano; Mary
Performers: Chin, Kim; Chiu, Tom; Fedele, David; Kay, Alan R.; Kolor, Thomas; La Barbara, Joan; Mallon, Danny; Marx, Karen; Moon, Beata; Nakura, Makoto