1 CD / Furious Artisans / 2002-04-01Works: George Crumb: Makrokosmos Vol 1 for amplified Piano; Makrokosmos II, for amplified piano
Performers: Boatright, Jo; Crumb, George [Composer]; Hudicek, Laurie
1 CD / Bridge / 2001-12-01Works: George Crumb: Easter Dawning, for carillon; Celestial Mechanics (Makrokosmos IV), for amplified piano, 4 hands; A Haunted Landscape, for orchestra; Processional, for piano
Performers: Shannon, Robert
Conductors: Conlin, Thomas
Ensemble: Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
1 CD / Bridge / 2001-04-24Works: George Crumb: Zeitgeist (Tableau Vivant), for 2 amplified pianos; Music for a Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III), for 2 amplified pianos & 2 percussionists
Performers: Colson, David; Grace, Susan; Kinzie, John; Rybak, Alice
1 CD / Bridge / 1999-11-16Works: George Crumb: Star-Child, for soprano, antiphonal children's voices, male speaking choir, bell ringers & large orc; Mundus Canis (A Dog's World), for guitar & percussion; Early Songs (3), for voice &...
Performers: Alessi, Joseph [Trombone]; Crumb, Ann [Soprano Vocals]; Crumb, George [Composer]; Narucki, Susan; Starobin, David [Guitar]
Conductors: Conlin, Thomas
10 CD / Nonesuch Import / 1998-10-20Works: John Adams: John's Book of Alleged Dances, for string quartet; Arvo Pärt: Fratres; Psalom, for string quartet; Summa; Missa sillabica, for chorus; Ken Benshoof: Traveling Music no 4, for string ...
Performers: Brosnan, Michael; Hargis, Ellen; Hillier, Paul; Krakauer, David; Kronos Quartet; Nolan, Mark; Piazzolla, Astor; Rogers, Neal; Takahashi, Aki
The 20th century has not been kind to most standard classical music forms. The piano sonata, the concerto, the symphony -- none of them have disappeared entirely, but none remain in a state that could...continue...
1 CD / Gallo / 1998-09-01Works: Giovanni Platti: Sonatas (6) for Flute and Basso Continuo, Op. 3; Giovanni Pergolesi: Concerto for Flute no 1 in G major; Alessandro Marcello: Concerto for Oboe in D minor; Henri Gagnebin: Pièce...
Performers: Privat, Corinne; Van Baalen, Brigitte
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...
2 CD / Warner Classics / 1995-10-24Works: Dumisani Maraire: Mai Nozipo, for ngoma, hosho & string quartet ("Mother Nozipo"); Astor Piazzolla: Five Tango Sensations, for bandoneón & string quartet (abridgement and arrangement of Sette se...
Performers: Caballero, Larry; John Taylor [Engineer/Editor]; Kronos Quartet; Manning, Patty
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
"Kronos is a quality act...There are no proper insert-notes on the music but, to be quite honest, the chosen selections are so vivid, so powerfully...continue...
Personnel: John Taylor And Orchestra (vocals); David Harrington, John Sherba (violin); Hank Dutt (viola); Joan Jeanrenaud (cello); Dumisani Maraire (hosho, ngoma)....continue...
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1995-09-14Works: Aaron Copland: Sonata for Piano; Paul Creston: Sonata for Saxophone and Piano in E flat major, Op. 19; George Crumb: Pieces (5) for Piano; Elliott Carter: Pieces (8) for Timpani; John Cage: Second Co...
Performers: Knardahl, Eva; Lindgren, Ingrid; Mortensen, Gert; Savijoki, Pekka; Siirala, Jussi
1 CD / Antes / 1995-07-17Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Trio for flute, cello & piano, H. 300; Ned Rorem: Trio for flute, cello & piano; George Crumb: Vox balaenae
1 CD / Centaur / 1995-02-12Works: Eugène Ysaÿe: Sonata for cello solo, Op. 28; George Crumb: Sonata for Cello solo; Zoltán Kodály: Sonata for solo cello, Op. 8
Performers: Epperson, Gordon
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1994-09-22Works: Zoltán Kodály: Sonata for solo cello, Op. 8; George Crumb: Sonata for Cello solo; Paul Hindemith: Sonata for Cello Solo, Op. 25; Aulis Sallinen: Elegy for Sebastian Knight for cello solo, O...
Performers: Helmerson, Frans
1 CD / Bridge / 1993-09-11Works: Charles Ives: Down East; Two Little Flowers; Tom Sails Away; The See'r, song for voice & piano, S. 344 (K. 6B49a); Songs my mother taught me; The Side-show; The White Gulls, song for voice & piano, S...
Performers: DeGaetani, Jan [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals]; Kalish, Gilbert [Piano]
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: George Crumb: A Haunted Landscape, for orchestra; William Schuman: Colloquies (3), for horn & orchestra
Performers: Myers, Philip
Conductors: Weisberg, Arthur; Mehta, Zubin
Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
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 Vocals]; Freeman, James; Gemmell, James; Gottlieb, Gordon; Herman, Benjamin; Hopkins, Matthew; Insull, Bonnie; Mueller, Zizi; Paysen, Stephen; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Thom...
Conductors: Wernick, Richard
Ensemble: University of Pennsylvania Chamber Players
1 CD / Bridge / 1992-10-28Works: George Crumb: A Little Suite for Christmas, AD 1979; Richard Wernick: Sonata for Piano "Reflections of a dark light"
Performers: Orkis, Lambert
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 / Mode Records / 1991-05-01Works: John Cage: Primitive, for string piano; In the Name of the Holocaust, for prepared piano; Alan Hovhaness: Orbit 2, for piano, Op. 102; Jhala, for piano, Op. 103; George Crumb: Pieces (5) for Piano; S...
Performers: Tan, Margaret Leng
1 CD / / 1990-07-03Works: George Crumb: Black Angels (Images I), for electric string quartet; Thomas Tallis: Spem in alium; István Márta: Doom. A Sigh, for voice & Roumanian folk ensemble; Charles Ives: They Are The...
Performers: Dutt, Hank; Harrington, David; Jeanrenaud, Joan; Sherba, John [Violin]
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
Black Angels is one of Kronos' finest works, a haunting cycle of compositions thematically linked by their relationships to war and brutality. The title piece, composed by George Crumb in response to ...continue...
1 CD / Warner Classics / 1987-01-01Works: George Crumb: Ancient Voices of Children, for mezzo- & boy soprano, oboe, mandolin, harp, amplified & toy piano &; Music for a Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III), for 2 amplified pianos & 2 percussioni...
Performers: Bell, Stephen; DesRoches, Raymond; Fitz, Richard; Freeman, James; Georg Friedrich Haas; Jacob Glick; Jolles, Susan; Kalish, Gilbert; Van Hyning, Howard
Conductors: Weisberg, Arthur
Ensemble: Contemporary Chamber Ensemble
Thirty years later, George Crumb's Ancient Voices of Children is still a startling work. Like many of his compositions from this period, the music centers on the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca, here ...continue...
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