Fred Lerdahl, Vol. 4 - Spirals, Three Diatonic Studies, Imbrication, Wake, Fantasy Etudes; Mirka Vitala, piano; Bethany Beardslee, soprano
1 CD / Bridge / 2013-05-14Works: Fred Lerdahl: Spirals, for orchestra; Diatonic studies (3) for piano; Imbrications, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion & piano; Wake; Fantasy Etudes for instrumental ensemble
Performers: Beardslee, Bethany; Viitala, Mirka [Piano]
Conductors: Yoo, Scott; Galante, Michel; Epstein, David;
Ensemble: ; eighth blackbird
Volume 4 of Bridge's Fred Lerdahl series offers music composed over a span of four decades. Three recent pieces, Spirals, Three Diatonic Studies, and Imbrications,...continue...
Recording information: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, NY (01/31/1970); Carl Nielsen Hall, Odense Koncerthus, Odense, Denmark (01/31/1970); Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts (0...continue...
1 CD / Bridge / 2011-10-11Works: Fred Lerdahl: Quartet for Strings no 1; Quartet for Strings no 2; Quartet for Strings no 3
This is the first recording of Fred Lerdahl's complete cycle of three string quartets, which he wrote between 1978 and 2008. Lerdahl writes: "The First...continue...
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1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2011-05-31Works: Elliott Carter: Tintinnabulation, for percussion sextet; Peter Child: Refrain, for percussion ensemble; Edward Cohen: Acid Rain, for percussion ensemble; John Harbison: Cortège, for 6 percussion...
Performers: Beriyeva, Yelena; Beriyeva, Yelizaveta; Lehn, Mary Kate Vom; Soby, Kimberly
Conductors: Epstein, Frank
'Anger produces menacing sounds. But the voice of tenderness is softer,' wrote philosopher Jean- Jacques Rousseau, and much the same could be said of the...continue...
Recording information: Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston,....continue...
1 CD / Bridge / 2008-09-09Works: Fred Lerdahl: Cross-Currents, for orchestra; Waltzes for violin, viola, cello & double-bass; Duo, for violin & piano; Quiet Music, for orchestra
Performers: Nickrenz, Scott; Palma, Donald [Double Bass]; Schulte, Rolf; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Winn, James
Conductors: Mann, Paul
This disc presents a survey of the music of one of America's least known great composers. Fred Lerdahl's work has been much written about but...continue...
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2007-09-06Works: Fred Lerdahl: Waves, for ensemble; Jacob Druckman: Nor Spell nor Charm; William Bolcom: Orphée-Sérénade, for ensemble; Michael Gandolfi: Points of Departure
Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
1 CD / Bridge / 2006-05-01Works: Fred Lerdahl: Time After Time, for ensemble; Marches, for clarinet, violin, cello & piano; Quartet for Oboe and Strings; Waves, for ensemble
Conductors: Milarsky, Jeffrey;
Ensemble: Antares; Columbia Sinfonietta; La Fenice (New York)
Fred Lerdahl is one of the least known among "major" American composers. Lerdahl's music is greatly admired by cognoscenti, and his theoretical writings are among...continue...