1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2006-06-20Works: George Crumb: Songs, Drones and Refrains of Death; Quest, for guitar, soprano sax, harp, bass & 2 percussionists
Performers: Achberger, Hans-Peter; Aichhorn, Silke; Dagenhardt, Peter; Erb, Carmen; Isherwood, Nicholas; Obieta, Francisco; Read, Hugo; Swete, Alexander
Conductors: Kent, Fuat
Ensemble: Art Nouveau Ensemble
George Crumb's reputation as a composer of hauntingly beautiful scores has made him one of the most frequently performed composers today. 'Songs, Drones, and Refrains...continue...
1 CD / Bridge / 2005-08-01Works: George Crumb: Ancient Voices of Children, for mezzo- & boy soprano, oboe, mandolin, harp, amplified & toy piano &; Eine Kleine Mitternachtmusik (A Little Midnight Music) Ruminations on 'Round Midnigh...
Performers: Arnold, Tony [Soprano Vocal]; Bress, Courtney Hershey; Colson, David; Cooper, Kathryn Dupuy; Foster, Mark; Grace, Susan; Hill, William; Kinzie, John; Rudich, Rachel; Starobin, David [Guitar]; Stucken...
Conductors: Colson, David
1 CD / Bridge / 1997-01-21Works: George Crumb: Quest, for guitar, soprano sax, harp, bass & 2 percussionists; Poul Ruders: Psalmodies (Guitar Concerto no 1), for guitar and 9 instruments; John Anthony Lennon: Zingari
Performers: Bartlett, Eric; Charlston, Erik; Druckman, Daniel; Gallagher, Maureen; Hudson, Benjamin; Lindquist, Karen; MacCourt, Donald; Neidich, Charles; Palma, Donald [Double Bass]; Purvis, William [Horn]; Rud...
Conductors: Purvis, William [Horn]; Palma, Donald; Milnes, David
Ensemble: Southern Methodist University Meadows Symphony; Speculum Musicae
1 CD / Bridge / 1996-11-19Works: George Crumb: Night Music I, for soprano, piano/celeste & 2 percussionists; Quest, for guitar, soprano sax, harp, bass & 2 percussionists; Federico's Little Songs for Children, for soprano, flute/pic...
Performers: Baker, James; Charlston, Erik; Druckman, Daniel; Lindquist, Karen; Narucki, Susan; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]; Palma, Donald [Double Bass]; Palma-Nidel, Susan; Shames, Stacey; Sinta, Donald; Star...
Conductors: Purvis, William [Horn]
Ensemble: Speculum Musicae
"...Quest, from 1994, sustains [Crumb's] very high level of invention, with its distinctive exploration of timbral effects. Vivid, often percussive sounds and darting, restless lines...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: George Crumb: An Idyll for the Misbegotten (Images III), for amplified flute & 3 percussionists; Vox balaenae; Madrigals, for soprano & chamber ensemble, Books 1-4
Performers: DeGaetani, Jan [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Freeman, James; Gemmell, James; Gottlieb, Gordon; Herman, Benjamin; Hopkins, Matthew; Insull, Bonnie; Mueller, Zizi; Paysen, Stephen; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Thome...
Conductors: Wernick, Richard
Ensemble: University of Pennsylvania Chamber Players
1 CD / Bridge / 1991-11-01Works: George Crumb: Songs, Drones and Refrains of Death; A Little Suite for Christmas, AD 1979; Apparition
Performers: Charlston, Erik; DeGaetani, Jan; Druckman, Daniel; Kalish, Gilbert; Karis, Aleck; Orkis, Lambert; Palma, Donald; Starobin, David; Sylvan, Sanford
Ensemble: Speculum Musicae
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1985-01-01Works: George Crumb: Madrigals, Book 1; Music for a Summer Evening "Makrokosmos Vol 3"; Madrigals, Book 2; Madrigals, Book 3; Madrigals, Book 4
Performers: Asikainen, Seppo; Bergström, Ulf; Dahlman, Barbro; Kuisma, Rainer; Lännerholm, Åsa; Lindgren, Ingrid; Mühle, Anne-Marie; Röjder, Robert
Ensemble: Musica Varia