Bloch: Israel Symphony; Suite for Viola and Orchestra / Adriana Kohutkova & Katarina Kramolisova, sopranos; Terezia Bajakova, mz; Denisa Hamarova, contralto; Michal Macuha, baritone
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-08-12Conductors: Atlas, Dalia
Ensemble: Atlas Camerata Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Bloch's so-called Jewish Cycle - the Israel Symphony, Schelomo, Trois Poèmes Juifs and the String Quartet - earned the composer the kind of esteem in...continue...
Walter Ross: 'Triumvirate' - Concertos for Clarinet, Piano & Double Bass / St. Petersburg State SO, Lande, Artem Chirkov (double bass), Slovak RSO, Robert Black, Marjorie Mitchell (pno), Warsaw Nat. Phil., Manahan, Stoltzman, (clar)
1 CD / Ravello / 2014-08-12Conductors: Lande, Vladimir ; Black, Robert; Manahan, George
Ensemble: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra; Warsaw National Philharmonic
On TRIUMVIRATE, composer Walter Ross' second release on Ravello Records, the concerto is showcased as a genre, illustrating that tension and opposition can create balance...continue...
Khachaturian: The Battle of Stalingrad; Othello - film score suites / Viktor Simcisko, violin; Jana Valaskova, soprano
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-07-08Works: Aram Khachaturian: The Battle of Stalingrad, suite from the film score (from the film by Vladimir Petrov); Othello, film score & suite for orchestra (or piano)
Performers: Simcisko, Viktor
Ensemble: ; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Khachaturian's involvement in film, which began in Armenia as early as 1934, was long-lived and highly distinctive. Until 1960, the date of his last film,...continue...
Recording information: Concert Hall of Slovak Radio, Bratislava....continue...
1 CD / Navona / 2014-03-25Works: Michael G. Cunningham: Concerto for Violin Op. 166; Dialogue for orchestra & wind trio, Op. 11a; Diaphony for orchestra & wind trio, Op. 229; Wakefield Autumn, for orchestra, Op. 151; Kaleidoscope, f...
Performers: Lebr, Ondrey [Violin]
Conductors: Trevor, Kirk; Micka, Vit
Ensemble: ; Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Michael Cunningham's Sonic Flight showcases six of his works for orchestra. Mr. Cunningham has written nearly 250 compositions, spanning virtually every medium....continue...