2 CD / Navona / 2015-03-10
Navona Records presents The Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk 1 performed by award-winning pianist Kimiko Ishizaka, regarded as "a gifted and obviously devoted Bachian" by the New...continue...
Elements Rising: Modern Works for Chamber Ensemble, by Yves Ramette, Steven Block, Rain Worthington, Paula Diehl & Allen Brings / Moravian PO Chamber Players; Vronsky et al.
1 CD / Navona / 2015-03-10Conductors: Vronsky, Petr
Ensemble: Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra Chamber Players
Navona Records' 'Elements Rising' highlights contemporary composers' innovative re-imaginings of the building blocks of music, such as melody, harmony, rhythm, dynamics and timbre, then applying...continue...
Zae Munn (b.1953): They Were Mysterious Guests - Chamber Music with Alto Saxophone / Timothy McAllister, alto sax; Lucia Unrau, piano et al.
1 CD / Navona / 2015-03-10
Composer Zae Munn showcases works for alto saxophone in eclectic chamber combinations on her debut Navona Records release They Were Mysterious Guests. Ms. Munn has...continue...
Moonstrung Air: Choral and Vocal Music of Gregory W. Brown (b.1949) / The Crossing; New York Polyphony
1 CD / Navona / 2015-02-10Works: Gregory W. Brown: Five Women Bathing in Moonlight, for chorus; Vidi Aquam, for chorus & piano; Spring, for chorus; Missa Charles Darwin, for alto, tenor & 2 basses; Entrai, Pastores, Entrai, for chor...
Conductors: Nally, Donald; Dudley, Eric
Ensemble: ; New York Polyphony; Spring Ensemble; The Crossing
Composer, conductor, scholar, and experimental musician Gregory W. Brown presents a collection of his vocal and choral works on the Navona Records release Moonstrung Air,...continue...
Carl Vollrath: Past Recollections - Music for Clarinet and Piano, Vol. 1 / Michael Norsworthy, clarinet; Yoko Hagino, piano
1 CD / Navona / 2015-02-10
The stories we tell, stemming from our experiences of people, places, and events, reveal how we understand and express the world around us. Composer Carl...continue...
Lee Actor (b.1952): Piano Concerto; Symphony No. 3; Divertimento / Daniel Glover, piano; Slovak Nat'l SO, Trevor
1 CD / Navona / 2015-02-10Conductors: Trevor, Kirk
Ensemble: Slovak National Symphony Orchestra
Maestro Kirk Trevor praises composer Lee Actor as "one of the refreshing new classical voices ... who can still use a traditional language with a...continue...
Felt: Striking Works for Solo Piano by Durrant, Guthrie, Zaheri, Pressley, Petty, Nagorcka, Baker / Karolina Rojahn; J. Bradley Baker; Robert A. Baker
1 CD / Navona / 2015-02-10
The piano is an instrument of dexterity and expression, allowing an almost endless number of compositional possibilities. 'Felt', a compilation for solo piano, presents an...continue...
Beneath Winter Light: The Music of Heidi Jacob / Barbara Govatos, violin; Charles Abramovic, piano; The Momenta String Quartet
1 CD / Navona / 2015-01-13Conductors: Gatti, Daniele; Sokhiev, Tugan ;
Ensemble: The Momenta String Quartet; Vienna State Opera Chorus; Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Composer, cellist, and conductor Heidi Jacob is Associate Professor of Music at Haverford College. A graduate of both the Curtis Institute of Music and The...continue...