Victor Herbert: The Only Girl (1914) / Antoni Mendezona; Natalie Ballenger; Sarah Best; Sarah Mossman; Ian McEuen; Cameron Smith; Adam Cannedy
1 CD / Albany Records / 2015-09-08Works: Victor Herbert: The Only Girl, musical farcical comedy in 3 acts
Performers: Erdos-Knapp, Kyle; Steichen, Gerald
Conductors: Steichen, Gerald
Ensemble: Light Opera Of New York
Victor Herbert's three-act 1914 score (Henry Blossom's song lyrics) -- the clash between a young female composer and an egotistical Broadway librettist based on a...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2008-06-10Works: Chen Yi: Wu Yu, for flute, clarinet, bassoon, violin, cello & percussion; Night Thoughts, for flute, cello & piano; ...as like a raging fire..., for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano; Karen Tana...
Performers: Glaser, Susan; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]; Shin, Pitnarry
Conductors: Purvis, William [Horn]; Steichen, Gerald
Ensemble: The Azure Ensemble
"The lively and discordant opening of Chen's "...as like a raging fire..." might well jolt the listener right out of his/her seat, given the somnolent...continue...