Around Prague 1922-1937 - works by Ponc; Schimmerling; Burian; Haba; Ullmann / Barbara Kozelj, mezzo soprano; Ebony Band; Werner Herbers
1 CD / Channel Classics / 2013-07-09Works: Miroslav Ponc: Svatebcané na Eiffelce (The Wedding Party on the Eiffel Tower), Op. 11; Pet Malych Kousku (Five Small Pieces), for cello & piano, Op. 9; Polydynamickych Skladeb (5), (Polydynami...
Performers: Asberg, Marleen; Beynon, Emily; Bongers, Margreet; Bouwhuis, Gerard; Cortvrint, Vincent; Edelaar, Remko [Bassoon]; Esser, Daniel; Feltkamp, Marietta [Double Bass]; Gerritse, Steef [Percussion]; Heide...
Conductors: Herbers, Werner
Ensemble: ; Ebony Band
The city of Prague was a cultural hotspot in the 1920s and 30s. Three population groups, enriched by emigrants from Russia, the Ukraine, Germany and...continue...
Recording information: Muziekcentrum Vredenburg, Utrecht (05/2000); Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam (05/2000); Muziekcentrum Vredenburg, Utrecht (12/2012-01/2013); Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam ...continue...
Works for alto saxophone & wind ensemble - works by Milhaud, Boutry, Creston, Emilsson / Claude Delangle, saxopphone
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2013-03-28Works: Jay Babcock: Catch Me If You Can, for alto saxophone & band (after John Williams); Darius Milhaud: La création du monde, Op. 81; Roger Boutry: Divertimento, for alto saxophone & orchestra; Pau...
Performers: Alin, Christina Wirdegren; Bergqvist, Christian; Delangle, Claude; Lindgard, Jonas; Lindgren, Stefan
Conductors: Lindberg, Christian
Ensemble: Swedish Wind Ensemble
International Record Review, May 2013
All the music here is on the light side, but it is played with such pizzazz and enthusiasm that the meat-free...continue...
1 CD / Klavier / 2013-02-26Works: Morton Gould: Fanfare for Freedom for brass ensemble; Michael Daugherty: Lost Vegas, for wind band; Joaquín Rodrigo: A la busca del más allá; Anthony LaBounty: Favor and Treasure, ...
Performers: Dresel, Bernie; Ehling, Otto [Piano]; Le, Wei Wei [Violin]; Marienthal, Eric; Tamburr, Christian
Conductors: Leslie, Thomas G.
Ensemble: ; UNLV Wind Orchestra
American Record Guide, July/August 2013
This is the eighth release to come my way from the University of Las Vegas Wind Orchestra. All are very good;...continue...
Recording information: The Artemus Ham Concert Hall, University of Nevada, Las (03/2012)....continue...
2 CD / Warner Classics / 2011-07-12Works: Karl Amadeus Hartmann: Symphony no 1 ("Essay for a Requiem"); Symphony no 2 "Adagio"; Symphony no 3; Symphony no 4 for string orchestra; Symphony no 5; Symphony no 6
Performers: Bornkamp, Arno; Kallisch, Cornelia
Conductors: Metzmacher, Ingo
Ensemble: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2011-01-01Works: George Gershwin: Preludes (3) for piano; Oh, Kay!; A Foggy Day (in London Town), song (from A Damsel in Distress, film); Cuban Overture; Lady, be Good; Porgy And Bess; Girl Crazy; Strike up the Band
Performers: Hemke, Frederick
Ensemble: Figard String Quintet
Recording information: Pick Staiger Concert Hall on the campus of Northwestern....continue...
1 CD / Crystal Records / 2010-08-17Works: Darius Milhaud: Scaramouche (3), suite for saxophone & orchestra (or piano), Op. 165c; Bernhard Heiden: Intrada for saxophone & wind quintet; Paul Hindemith: Konzertstück for 2 Alto Saxophones; ...
Performers: Gadgil, Sunil; Pittel, Harvey
Ensemble: Westwood Wind Quintet
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2010-06-17Works: Eino Tamberg: Joanna Tentata, ballet suite, Op. 37a; Symphonic Dances, for orchestra, Op. 6; Concerto grosso, for orchestra, Op. 5
Performers: Bornkamp, Arno; Colbers, Hans; Cooke, Dorian; Eijsackers, Hans; Loo, Martine van der; Loot, Gertjan
Conductors: Järvi, Neeme
Recording information: Dr Anton Philipszaal, The Hague, Netherlands (09/2007)....continue...
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2008-06-06Works: Kalevi Aho: Symphony no 12 "Luosto"
Performers: Alamikkotervo, Aki; Lehtonen, Hannu; Piira, Taina
Conductors: ; Storgårds, John
Ensemble: Lahti Symphony Orchestra; London Chamber Orchestra
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1 CD / Telarc / 2008-01-29Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Symphony no 5 in B flat major, Op. 100; Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60
Performers: Bunte, James; Burge, Belinda; Karp, Benjamin; LaMattina, Laurie; Olka, Christopher; Padrichelli, Andra; Ridenour, Mark; Wolfley, Marc
Conductors: Paavo, Järvi
Ensemble: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
12 CD / CPO / 2007-01-30Works: Allan Pettersson: Symphony no 2; Symphonic Movement; Symphony no 3; Symphony no 4; Symphony no 5; Symphony no 16, for alto saxophone and orchestra; Symphony no 6; Symphony no 7; Symphony no 8; Sympho...
Performers: Kelly, John Edward
Conductors: Francis, Alun; Trojahn, Manfred; Albrecht, Gerd; Sanderling, Thomas; Honeck, Manfred; Arnell, Johan M.; Ruzicka, Peter
Ensemble: ; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; Hamburg State Philharmonic Orchestra; Hannover Radio Symphony Orchestra; Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra; Swedish Radio S...
"Let me attempt to give some perspective to the symphonies of Pettersson: more often than not, they seem roiling and building toward some climax, exuding...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2006-06-01Works: Robert Nelson: Up South, for saxophone, trumpet, jazz & symphony orchestras; Impressions/Expressions, for 2 pianos; Creole Songs, for voice & orchestra; Shadows and Music, for soprano, mezzo-soprano,...
Performers: Hester, Timothy; Llana, Laura Coker; Marmolejo, Noe; Nguyen, Catherine; Somer, Eden; Tauber, Charles; Tomfohrde, Ruth; Witt, Woodrow
Conductors: Krager, Franz Anton
Ensemble: Moores School of Music Jazz Orchestra; Moores School of Music Symphony Orchestra
Robert Nelson (b. 1941) is known for his rich, romantic style comparable to that of Howard Hanson or Samuel Barber. Up South, suggest by both...continue...
5 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2003-01-01Works: Eduard Tubin: Symphony no 1 in C minor, ETW 1; Symphony no 5 in B minor, ETW 5; Symphony no 2 in B minor ("Legendary"), ETW 2; Symphony no 6, ETW 6; Symphony no 3 in D minor ("Heroic"), ETW 3; Sympho...
Performers: Forsberg, Bengt; Karlsson, Ola; Lysell, Bernt; Pettersson, Jorgen; Sjogren, Bjorn
Conductors: Järvi, Neeme
Ensemble: ; Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Antes / 2000-05-22Works: Eino Tamberg: Nocturne, for orchestra, Op. 90; Saxophone Concerto, Op. 79; Concerto for Clarinet ("A Sentimental Journey With a Clarinet"), Op. 96; Concerto grosso, for orchestra, Op. 5
Performers: Ilja, Ivari; Peäske, Mihkel; Vau, Indrek; Vavilov, Toomas; Veski, Villu
Conductors: Volmer, Arvo
1 CD / CPO / 1996-07-01Works: Allan Pettersson: Symphony no 5; Symphony no 16, for alto saxophone and orchestra
Performers: Kelly, John Edward
Conductors: Francis, Alun
Ensemble: Saar Radio Symphony Orchestra
these new releases from the German company CPO, all recorded at fine live performances, will be warmly welcomed