1 CD / Innova / 2010-03-30Works: Aaron Jay Kernis: Ecstatic Meditations, for chorus; Kurt Rohde: Endless, for chorus; Gabriela Lena Frank: Ccollanan María (Holy Mary), for chorus; Ronald Caltabiano: Metaphor, for chorus; Eric M...
Performers: Commanday, Elisabeth; Eisenberg, Michael; Nadig, Jennifer [Vocals]; Olbash, Steven Sven [Tenor Vocal]; Saunders, Philip [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Geary, Robert
Volti, San Francisco's 20-voice professional chamber choir, has achieved national recognition as pioneers in new vocal music: they are the first and only chorus to...continue...
Recording information: Chapel Of The Chimes, Oakland, CA (05/2007-05/2009); St. Ignatius Church, San Francisco, CA (05/2007-05/2009); Unitarian Universalist Church Of Berkeley, Kensington, (05/2007-05...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2010-03-30Works: Justin Rubin: Night Song for Noa; Bagatelles (4) for bassoon and marimba; Nostalgia; Variations for Clarinet and Piano on "Nun komm der Heiden Heiland"; Récitative Styrienne; Il momento lussur...
Performers: Aerie, Josh; Black, Samuel; Campbell, Jefferson; Koshinski, Gene; O'Keefe, Patrick; Wettstein, Shannon
At a crossroads where melancholy and sentiment meets irony and a wry smile lies the work of Justin Rubin, a composer whose life as a...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2010-03-30Works: Rafael Leonardo Junchaya: Tres Danzas Episkénicas, for saxophone, clarinet & piano; HyeKyung Lee: Shadowing, for alto saxophone & clarinet; Keith Carpenter: The Devil His Due, for baritone saxop...
Performers: De Vleeschhouwer, Ward [Piano]; Mazzini, Marco Antonio [Composer]; Trio, Thelema; Verdonck, Peter [Saxophone]
Neither From Nor Towards..., the second full-CD of this promising Belgian trio, features exclusively compositions for saxophones, clarinets and piano which have been written for...continue...
Recording information: University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO (03/22/2008-03/23/2008)....continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2010-03-30Works: Brooke Joyce: Six Degrees of Separation, for ensemble; Dark Waters, for ensemble; Three Iowa Ballads, for voice, viola & percussion; Come up from the fields, father, for voice & ensemble; Waves of St...
Performers: Fulks, Jubal; Geary, Michael; Hester, Carol [Flute]; Joyce, Brooke [Composer]; Kanakis, Karen; Kominami, Miko; Kutz, Eric [Cello]; Martin, Spencer [Viola]; Whitfield, Andrew D. [Vocals]; Zelnick, Ste...
Ensemble: Murasaki Duo; Unison Piano Duo
Brooke Joyce's music has been described as "exceptionally gripping" by the Los Angeles Times and "vividly pictorial" by the San Francisco Chronicle. His debut CD,...continue...
Recording information: Noble Recital Hall, Luther College, Decorah, IA (10/2008-04/2009)....continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2010-03-30Works: Madelyn Byrne: Northern Flight, for piano; The Elements, for piano & computer; Norm Weston: Piano Sonata; Roger Przytulski: Trinity, for piano; Ellen Weller: Jazz Suite, for piano; William B. Bradbur...
Performers: Gach, Peter [Piano]
The premise of this recording was simple: create a recording of solo contemporary piano music written by living Southern California composers. The purpose of the...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2010-02-23Works: Jeremy Haladyna: Demon Zero, for live scratch tracks & 2-channel CD-R; Precious First Rat, for alto flute & celeste; Godpots (Ollas), for flute ensemble (Version for four players with "xaman"); Only ...
Performers: Amos, Lisa-Maree; Forrest, Michele; Haladyna, Jeremy
Ensemble: Areon Flutes
1 CD / Innova / 2010-02-23Works: Denman Maroney: Music for Words, Perhaps, for voice & piano; A Thought Revolved, for voice & ensemble; I'm Yours, song for voice & ensemble
Performers: Maroney, Denman
Personnel: Sheila Schonbrun (vocals); Herb Robertson (trumpet, cornet)....continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2010-02-23Works: Ann Millikan: Ballad Nocturne, for piano & chamber orchestra; Trilhas de Sombra (Shadow Trails), for orchestra; Landing Inside the Inside of an Animal, for orchestra
Performers: Arciuli, Emanuele
Conductors: Palikarov, Grigor
Glance at the cover and you'll see a flaring spiral galaxy sizzling through the tranquil of deep space. But wait till you hear the rhythmic...continue...
Recording information: Studio 1, Bulgarian National Radio (06/29/2009-07/02/2009)....continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2010-02-23Works: Vinny Giola: Steps; John Bischoff: Quarter Turn; Matthew Sperry: Improvisation; Damon Smith: Lines for Trio, for cello, contrabass & violin; Pauline Oliveros: Pauline's Solo; Ben Goldberg: All Chords...
Performers: Bickley, Tom; Bischoff, John; Braxton, Anthony; Burr, Ellen; Corringham, Viv; Dogan-Corringham, Vivienne; Gelb, Philip; Giola, Vinny; Goldberg, Ben [Clarinet]; Golia, Vinny; Gratkowski, Frank; Hikage...
Since 1998, the Meridian Gallery in San Francisco, CA has run a stimulating series of gallery concerts under the umbrella title of Meridian Music: Composers in Performance. Innova's Earth Music is a c...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2010-01-26Works: Ushio Torikai: Gathered/Scatter, for piano; Bashulli Poco, for clarinet, violin & cello; Ever, for violin; Voiced One, for baritone & piano; Rest, for mixed chorus
Performers: Buckner, Thomas [Baritone Vocals]; Jolles, Renee; Kubera, Joseph; Takahashi, Aki
Conductors: Ohtani, Kenji
1 CD / Innova / 2010-01-26Works: Caleb Burhans: In Time of Desperation, for piano; Lona Kozik: Fast Jump; Jascha Narveson: Ripple, for piano; Graham Fitkin: Relent, for piano; David Lang: Memory Pieces, for piano
Performers: Holt, Danny
1 CD / Innova / 2010-01-26Works: Morton Feldman: Quartet for Clarinet and Strings; Milton Babbitt: Quintet for Clarinet and Strings
Performers: Lieb, Mark
Ensemble: Phoenix Chamber Ensemble
"If I were to describe the work as an indicator of the composer mellowing with age, it would be with the proviso that even Babbitt's...continue...
2 CD / Innova / 2009-11-17Works: Jack Dangers: In C - Semi-Detached, for ensemble (after Terry Riley's "In C"); In C - Extension, for ensemble (after Terry Riley's "In C"); Mason Bates: Terrycloth Troposphere, for ensemble (after Te...
Performers: Keating, Zoe; Kotche, Glenn; Roumain, Daniel Bernard
Ensemble: Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble
In C Remixed is the latest project from the Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble, the corn-fed young group from western Michigan that brought...continue...
Recording information: River City Studios, Grand Rapids, MI....continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2009-06-10Works: Bruce Stark: Preludes (5) for Piano; Gregory Hutter: Evening Air; Kirsten Broberg: Constellations; John Halle: Lullaby; Second Childhood, for piano; Daniel Nass: Dance Preludes; Laura Caviani: Jazz E...
Performers: McCright, Matthew
Elliott Schwartz: Hall of Mirrors, Crystal, Kaleidoscope, Rainforest with Birds / Radnofsky Saxophone Quartet , et al
1 CD / Innova / 2009-03-26Works: Elliott Schwartz: Hall of Mirrors, for 4 saxophones & piano; Crystal; Kaleidoscope, for violin, contrabassoon & piano; Rainforest with Birds, for band
Performers: Goldstein, Tom; Hoffman, Paul; Schwartz, Elliott; Skolnick, Henry; Thayer, Mark; Vasile, Paul
Conductors: ; Dickey, Nathaniel
Ensemble: ; Radnofsky Saxophone Quartet
1 CD / Innova / 2009-03-26Works: Neil B. Rolnick: The Economic Engine, for erhu, yangqin, guzheng, pipa & string quartet; Hammer & Hair, for violin & piano; Uptown Jump, for flute, harp & percussion; Real Time, for synclavier & orch...
Performers: Reynolds, Todd [Violin]; Rolnick, Neil B.; Supove, Kathleen
Conductors: ; Jackson, Douglas
Ensemble: Hartt Contemporary Players; Maya; Music From China
1 CD / Innova / 2009-01-05Works: John Fitz Rogers: Blue River Variations, for piano; Sonata Lunaris, for violin & piano; Once Removed, for 2 marimbas; Memoria Domi, for clarinet, violin, cello & piano
Performers: Britt, Cameron; Eller, Joseph; Herring, Scott; Jesselson, Robert; Kompss, Lynn; Lomazov, Marina; Terwilliger, William
1 CD / Innova / 2008-12-30Works: Lawrence Moss: Suite for Flute, Clarinet and Piano; Dinu Ghezzo: Breezes of Yesteryear; Richard Brooks: Circular Motions, for flute, clarinet & piano; Harold Oliver: Isomorphic Plenum; Ron Mazurek: A...
Performers: Brooks, Richard; Lamneck, Esther; Locker, Martha; Mazurek, Ron; Underwood, Keith
1 CD / Innova / 2008-12-29Works: Kenneth Hesketh: Infernal Ride, for band; Rolf Rudin: Out of Nowhere, for band; Martin Ellerby: Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas, for voices & band; Philip Sparke: Deserts; Loris Chobanian: Armenian Rhapso...
Performers: Borgerding, Christopher; Clarke, Rebecca; Johnson, Samuel; Kachian, Chris; Koser, Jay T.; Larson, Mary; McKnight, Ian; Prokop, Christine; Sieling, Hannah
Conductors: George, Matthew
Ensemble: University of St. Thomas Wind Ensemble
1 CD / Innova / 2008-12-23Works: Yuanlin Chen: Away from Xuan, for orchestra; Wondering Along the Journey, for ensemble; Chasing the Sun, for 4 guitars
Performers: Addario-Berry, Hannah; Guo, Wanpeng; Josheff, Peter; Lu, Xian; Meyers, Eric; Wang, Hong; Zhang, Shenshen; Zhao, Gangqin; Zhao, Yangquin
Conductors: Dun, Tan; Chen, Yuanlin;
Ensemble: ; Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
1 CD / Innova / 2008-12-16Works: Randall Hall: Carnivore, improvisation for saxophone & electronics; The passage between, for saxophone & tape; Quelque chose que mon père a tunu à ses mains (Something my father held in his...
Performers: Hall, Randall [Pop]
1 CD / Innova / 2008-12-16
2 CD / Innova / 2008-09-16Works: Andrew Violette: Sonata for unaccompanied violin
Performers: Uchida, Robert
1 CD / Innova / 2008-09-16Works: Barry Schrader: Wu Xing - Cycle Of Destruction; Monkey King Part 1 - The Land Of Ao-lai - The Birth Of Money
Performers: Schrader, Barry
1 CD / Innova / 2008-09-16Works: Robert Moran: Da enstünde ein Engel; Cortège; Elegy for a Young King; Mantra; Obrigado; Stirling - It's Raining Cats and Dogs; Kboco; Processional
Performers: Ridgell, Robert
Conductors: ; Brantner, Tomas; Hotarek, Otto; Neumeyer, Fritz
Ensemble: ; Grassauer Bläserensemble
1 CD / Innova / 2008-08-05Works: Carter Pann: Soirée Macabre (With Demons on the Dance Floor), for piano; Stacy Garrop: Tango Gardél, for piano; Mark Olivieri: Hommage à trois, for piano; Philip Rhodes: Appalachian Br...
Performers: Melville, Nicola
1 CD / Innova / 2008-08-04Works: Mark Applebaum: Magnetic North "86 Public and Consensual Rituals"; The Composer's Middle Period; Theme in Search of Variations no 1; Theme in Search of Variations no 2; Theme in Search of Variations ...
Performers: Applebaum, Mark; Conzetti, Florian; Froh, Christopher; Longshore, Terry; McWhorter, Brian [Trumpet]
Conductors: ; Jones, Christopher; Cai, Jindong
Ensemble: Beta Collide; Meridian Arts Ensemble; Paul Dresher Ensemble; Runedako Duo; sfSoundGroup; Stanford Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Innova / 2008-06-09Works: Jeremy Beck: Shadows & Light, for string quartet; Four Piano Pieces; Sonata no 2, for violin & piano; Never Final, Never Gone, for chorus & piano; Flute Sonata; Kopeyia, for percussion ensemble
Performers: Beane, Diane; Coltman, Heather; Ellis, Cynthia; Garten, Roberta; Kolaiko, Maria; Razoumova, Tatiana
Conductors: Chamberlain, Bruce
Ensemble: University of Northern Iowa Concert Chorale
1 CD / Innova / 2008-05-13Works: Ben Johnston: Sleep and Walking
Performers: George, Ronald [percussion]
1 CD / Innova / 2008-04-15Works: Christopher Adler: Signals Intelligence
Performers: Palter, Morris
1 CD / Innova / 2008-03-04Works: David Del Tredici: Vintage Alice, Fantascene on "A Mad Tea Party", for soprano/narrator & ensemble; Dracula, monodrama for soprano/narrator & ensemble
Performers: Doktorski, Henry; George, Michael; Plitmann, Hila; Reed, Thomas; Shanklin, Richard; Tye, Robert
Conductors: Del Tredici, David
Ensemble: Cleveland Chamber Symphony
Personnel: Hila Plitmann (soprano); Robert Tye (banjo); Henry Doktorski (accordion).
Recording information: Drinko Recital Hall, Cleveland State University, OH....continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2008-02-22Works: Robert Een: Hiroshima Maiden
Performers: Berman, Jeff; Een, Robert; Ruyle, Bill
1 CD / Innova / 2007-12-13Works: Henry Brant: Dormant Craters; Ceremony; Homeless People
Performers: akLaff, Pheeroan; Brant, Henry; Kagan, Svetlata; Martin, Laurent; Veal, Michael; Weissgerber, Doanna; Yaus, Richard
Conductors: Brant, Henry; Paiement, Nicole A.
Ensemble: Gamelan Ensemble; Onyx String Quartet
1 CD / Innova / 2007-12-13Works: Henry Brant: Whoopee in D; Music for a Five and Dime Store; Revenge Before Breakfast; Inside Track; Toccata for 2 Pianos on J.S. Bach's "Wachet auf"; Jazz Clarinet Concerto, for clarinet & big band; ...
Performers: Altena, Eduard van Regteren; Baer, Frank; Berard, Marie; Beths, Vera; Blackman, Daniel; Brant, Henry; Fago, John; Fryer, Simon; Hacke, Baerbel; Hannigan, Barbara; Hartenberger, Russ; Hetherington, Da...
Conductors: Brant, Henry; Aitken, Robert [Flute]; Herbers, Werner
Ensemble: ; Arioso Wind Quintet; Netherlands Wind Ensemble; New Performance Group; Telluride Glacial Spatial Ensemble
1 CD / Innova / 2007-12-13
1 CD / Innova / 2007-10-23Works: William Albright: Fantasy Etudes, for saxophone quartet; Heater; Pit Band, for alto saxophone, bass clarinet & piano; Doo-Dah for three saxophones; Sonata for alto saxophone & piano; Spoken Word: Wil...
Performers: Herskowitz, Matt; Levy, Matthew; Lowenstern, Michael; Nonken, Marilyn; Sullivan, Tamur; Whitcombe, Michael
Conductors: ; Reynolds, H. Robert
Ensemble: ; Prism Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
1 CD / Innova / 2007-10-17Works: Daniel Kallman: Forecasts; Eric Stokes: Tag; Michael J. Aubart: Hanblecheyapi; Tina Davidson: Transparent victims; Carleton Macy: Four Saxes
Performers: Burton, William; Claussen, Kurt; Dirlam, Richard; Finney, Eric; Hyslop, Scott; Taylor, Marshall
Ensemble: The Saxophone Quartet
1 CD / Innova / 2007-10-17Works: Henry Brant: Rainforest, an environmental spatial oratorio for 4 singers, 19 instrumentalists & 2 conductors
Performers: Benet, Gillian; Conley, Mark; Dent, John; Dirksen, Eric; Eanet, Nick; Eaton, Michele; Felice, Elizabeth di; Harrison, Jennifer; Kamradt, Denise; Muranyi, Arpad; Nessinger, Mary; Obern, Nancy; Pfluege...
Conductors: Snyder, Amy; Brant, Henry
Personnel: Michele A. Eaton (soprano); Jonas Tauber (cello); John Dent (trumpet); Jen Harrison (horns).
Recording information: Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, CO....continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2007-09-30Works: Todd Hammes: Remembering; Kalimba on Marimba; 14+8; El Wa Ba Wa Jo; Marimba, Pan and Tabla; Speedway Boulevard; Four Steps; Inconsistencies; My Hunter of Dragonflies
Performers: Hammes, Todd; Smith, Doug [percussion]; Snavely, John [Bass Clarinet]; Weinberg, Norman, Dr.
Ensemble: Todd Hammes Tool and Drum Ensemble
1 CD / Innova / 2007-09-25Works: Henry Brant: A Concord Symphony, for orchestra (after Charles Ives' Concord Sonata); Dutch Traditional: Lang zal hÿ Leven (Long May He Live)
Conductors: Davies, Dennis R.
Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
1 CD / Innova / 2007-08-31Works: Virgil Moorefield: Five On Six; Crosstalk; Eightball in the Corner Wormhole; Sixteen Sesterces; Subliminal; Arrival of the Crows
Performers: Chiu, Tom; Eggar, David; Gosling, Stephen; Kolor, Tom; Lowenstern, Michael
Conductors: Moorefield, Virgil
1 CD / Innova / 2007-08-30Works: Monroe Golden: Iron Road, for piano & microtonal keyboard; North Shelby, for piano & microtonal keyboard; Natchez Trace, for piano & microtonal keyboard; 2365 Cahba Road, for piano & microtonal keybo...
Performers: Tweiten, Ellen
1 CD / Innova / 2007-08-27Works: Alex Shapiro: Suite for Piano no 1
Performers: Kessel, Susanne
1 CD / Innova / 2007-07-07Works: Philip Glass: Piece in the shape of a square; Lee Hyla: Pre-Amnesia; Chris Theofanidis: Netherland; Michael Gordon: Low Quartet; Keeril Makan: Voice within Voice
Performers: Sacawa, Brian
1 CD / Innova / 2007-07-01
"The energy levels are high throughout this disc, so it takes adventurous types to make it all the way through in one sitting; however, there...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2007-07-01Works: Mark Engebretson: Where Does Love Go?, for viola & live electronics; Duo Concertante, for 2 alto saxophones & orchestra (or piano); Events, for cello & digital media; Energy Drink II, for flute; Say ...
Performers: Engebretson, Mark; Fadial, John; Fancher, Susan; Guillen, Lorena; Orenstein, Janet; Rawls, Scott; Stusek, Steve; Wagendristel, Alexander; Wagner-Kraft, Ingrid; Whitehouse, Brooks; Zandmane, Inara
1 CD / Innova / 2007-07-01Works: Alexander Sigman: Il y va d'un certain pas, for flute, bass clarinet, percussion, piano, violin & cello; Christopher Trebue Moore: Parallax, for chamber ensemble; Yaron Sokolov: Le Barroquet, for per...
Performers: Brubaker, Stacy; Bruckmann, Kyle; Conzetti, Florian; Edwards, Gail; Ingalls, Matt; Longshore, Terry; Palter, Morris; Rossini, Jarratt; Sanchez, Steve
Conductors: Avery, James; Lemon, J. Karla; Menzies, Mark;
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Ascolta; Ensemble SurPlus; Inauthentica
1 CD / Innova / 2007-07-01Works: Mary Ellen Childs: Dream House
Ensemble: ETHEL String Quartet
1 CD / Innova / 2007-06-12Works: Andrew Violette: Rave
Performers: Kitzis, Gregor; Macomber, Curtis; Violette, Andrew
1 CD / Innova / 2007-06-07Works: Robert Rowe: Cigar Smoke; Lawrence Fritts: Musicometry no 1; Cort Lippe: Trio for Clarinet and 2 Computers; Dinu Ghezzo: Abyss; Orlando Legname: Event Horizon 3; Lawrence Moss: Lifelines; Zack Browni...
Performers: Lamneck, Esther
This collection brings together seven (mostly new York) composers who have each written demandingly flashy works for clarinetist Esther Lamneck and the modern equivalent of...continue...