1 CD / Canary Classics / 2014-02-25Works: John Adams: Hallelujah Junction; China Gates, for piano; Steven Mackey: Stumble to Grace, for piano & orchestra; Sneaky March, for piano
Performers: Parker, Jon Kimura; Shaham, Orli
Conductors: Robertson, David
Ensemble: ; Los Angeles Philharmonic
A disc devoted to two very different, much-honored American composers Pianist Orli Shaham has an established and impressive international reputation and is admired for her...continue...
2 CD / Minmax / 2013-02-26Works: Steven Mackey: Ravenshead, for electro-acoustic ensemble
Performers: Dresher, Paul
Conductors: Eckert, Rinde
Ensemble: Paul Dresher Ensemble Electro-Acoustic Band
1 CD / Bridge / 2012-11-13Works: Steven Mackey: Groundswell, for viola & large chamber ensemble; Poul Ruders: Romances, for viola & piano; George Benjamin: Viola, Viola, for 2 violas; Elliott Carter: Figment no 4, for viola; Shih-Hu...
Performers: Amory, Misha; Huang, Hsin-Yun; Rothenberg, Sarah
Conductors: Mackey, Steven; Schmalfuss, Gernot
Ensemble: ; American Modern Ensemble
In 1988, violist Hsin-Yun Huang was the youngest-ever Gold Medalist of the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition, and came to further international prominence in 1993...continue...
Recording information: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City (09/22/2009); National Concert Hall Taipeh, Taiwan, R.O.C. (09/22/2009); Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University, Princet...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2010-08-31Works: Aaron Jay Kernis: Two Awakenings and a Double Lullaby, for voice, guitar, violin & piano; Jorge Liderman: Aged Tunes, for guitar & string quartet; Steven Mackey: Measures of Turbulence, for guitar en...
Performers: Kernis, Aaron Jay [Composer]; Plitmann, Hila; Strauss, Axel; Tanenbaum, David [Guitar]
Conductors: Tanenbaum, David [Guitar]
Ensemble: San Francisco Conservatory Guitar Ensemble
Chamber music breaks exciting new ground with these three works by leading American composers. Aaron Jay Kernis's beautiful Two Awakenings and a Double Lullaby is...continue...
2 CD / Bridge / 2009-11-10Works: Carla Bley: Over There, for marimba; Chinary Ung: Cinnabar Heart, for marimba; Darren Jones: Little Movements (2), for marimba; Lyle Mays: Mindwalk, for marimba; Gunther Schuller: Small Adventures (3...
Performers: Bilic, Ivana [marimba]; Burritt, Thomas; Geem, Jack van; Geoffroy, Jean; Johnston, Beverley; Moersch, William; Stout, Gordon; Zeltsman, Nancy
24 premiere recordings played by eight marimba virtuosi! During the past few years, marimbist Nancy Zeltsman has spearheaded an initiative to commission, publish and record...continue...
Recording information: Lawrence University Conservatory of Music, Appleton, WI (06/29/2009-07/08/2009)....continue...
Bolcom, Mackey: Concertos for Saxophone Quartet / Prism Saxophone Quartet, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Gil Rose
1 CD / Innova / 2009-06-09Works: William Bolcom: Concerto Grosso, for 4 saxophones & orchestra; Steven Mackey: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, for 4 saxophones & orchestra
Conductors: Rose, Gil
Ensemble: Prism Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
Perennial champions of new music, the PRISM Quartet joins forces with Maestro Gil Rose and the ever-adventurous Boston Modern Orchestra Project in a stunning recording...continue...
1 CD / Bridge / 2008-05-01Works: Steven Mackey: Ars Moriendi, tableaux (9) on the art of dying well for string quartet; 'Lude, for string quartet; Gaggle and Flock, for string quartet
Performers: Huang, Hsin-Yun
Ensemble: Borromeo String Quartet; Brentano String Quartet
The three pieces on this disc are all for string quartet, or two string quartets (Gaggle and Flock). Ars Moriendi, Latin for "the art of...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2006-03-31Works: Alex Shapiro: At the Abyss, for piano & percussion; Alvin Elliot Singleton: Greed Machine, for vibraphone & piano; Steven Mackey: Busted, for percussion; Belinda Reynolds: Play, for piano & 2 marimba...
Performers: Benkeser, Peggy; Burritt, Tom; McCollough, Teresa
1 CD / Cedille / 2006-01-01Works: Jennifer Higdon: Zaka; Gordon Fitzell: Violence, for chamber ensemble; Evanescence, for chamber ensemble; Steven Mackey: Indigenous Instruments, for ensemble; David M. Gordon: Friction Systems, for c...
Ensemble: eighth blackbird
"The six performers that comprise Eighth Blackbird play with such breathtaking virtuosity that it's very tempting to sit back and simply gasp in admiration. This...continue...
1 CD / Bridge / 2005-11-01Works: Steven Mackey: Sonata for violin & piano; Interior Design, for solo violin; Humble River
Performers: Gallagher, Maureen; Hesselink, Greg; Karis, Aleck; Macomber, Curtis; Palma-Nidel, Susan
1 CD / Albany Records / 2005-04-01Works: Steven Mackey: Fusion Tune, for cello & guitar; Deal; Banana/Dump Truck; San Francisco, for Cello & Guitar
Performers: Dillard, Ray; Mackey, Steven; Sherry, Fred [Cello]
Conductors: Rose, Gil
Ensemble: Boston Modern Orchestra Project
1 CD / New World / 2004-07-01Works: Steven Mackey: Heavy Light; Micro-Concerto; Indigenous Instruments
Performers: Druckman, Daniel; Finckel, Michael; Guibbory, Shem; Lowenstern, Michael; Mackey, Steven; Mueller, Zizi; Tahmizian, Emma
1 CD / Albany Records / 2003-07-01Works: Steven Mackey: Physical Property; I've grown so ugly; Troubadour Songs; On all fours; Smoke Fragments; String Theory
Performers: Mackey, Steven
Ensemble: Brentano String Quartet
"The excellent Brentano Quartet, Princeton's Quartet-in-residence, is more than equal to the tasks posed by these demanding pieces. Also included is Mackey's delightful arrangement of...continue...
1 CD / New Albion / 2002-11-12Works: Steven Mackey: Cairn, for cello & looped celli; Hamza el Din: Escalay (Waterwheel), for tar & string quartet; Joan Jeanrenaud: Altar Piece, for cello & looped celli; Karen Tanaka: The Song of Songs, ...
Performers: Jeanrenaud, Joan
Recording information: Different Fur, San Francisco, CA.
Cellist Joan Jeanrenaud's first solo album since leaving her 20-year gig with the celebrated Kronos Quartet finds her exploring areas th...continue...
1 CD / Bridge / 1998-09-15Works: Elliott Carter: Shard; Jorge Morel: Reflexiones Latinas; William Bland: Rag Nouveau; Stephen Jaffe: Spinoff; Mario Lavista: Natarayah; Bent Sorensen: Angelus Waltz; John Anthony Lennon: Gigolo; Steve...
Performers: Starobin, David
"...David Starobin's interpretations are both sparkling and tender. Every note, every nuance, every gesture seems part of one clearly imagined vision. More than a virtuoso,...continue...
1 CD / Bridge / 1996-06-18Works: Steven Mackey: Lost and Found, for guitars, classical & electric; Grungy, for solo electric guitar; Dancetracks, for electric guitar & computer-generated tape; Myrtle and Mint, for electric guitar & ...
Performers: Mackey, Steve; Mackey, Steven
Option (11-12/96, p.118) - "...formidable guitar technique and a sympathetic understanding of jazz and rock idioms....The multitracked title piece resembles the work of Canadian jazz g...continue...