1 CD / New World / 2004-11-01Works: Kui Dong: Earth, Water, Wood, Metal, Fire, for solo piano; Pangu's Song, for ensemble; Blue Melody, for ensemble; Crossing, for radio; Three Voices, for ensemble
Performers: Brody, Tod; Cahill, Sarah [Piano]; Kennedy, Daniel [Percussion]; Wang, Hong
Conductors: Wilson, Olly
Ensemble: San Francisco Contemporary Music Players
1 CD / New World / 2004-10-01Works: Harry Partch: The Wayward, cycle or 4 pieces for voices & Partch instruments; And on the Seventh Day Petals Fell in Petaluma, for large ensemble of Partch instruments
Performers: Dunn, David; Dunn, Dennis; Gentry, Elizabeth; Mitchell, Danlee; Partch, Harry [Composer]
Conductors: McKenzie, Jack;
Ensemble: Gate 5 Ensemble of the World; Harry Partch Ensemble
"NWR are doing an invaluable job, keeping these recordings in circulation. This particular collection should appeal to all grades of interest, from absolute newcomers to...continue...
The second volume of CRI's series of Partch works includes several major pieces and a couple of exquisite jewels. The first four compositions are grouped under the general heading, "The Wayward," all ...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2004-09-01Works: Charles Ives: Varied Air and Variations, for piano, S. 124 (K. 3B20); Waltz-Rondo, for piano, S. 125 (K. 3B18); Invention in D, for piano in D major, S. 118 (K. 3B14); Study no 1; Studies (23) for P...
Performers: Berman, Donald; Drury, Stephen
1 CD / New World / 2004-09-01Works: Harry Partch: Eleven Intrusions, collection for voice, traditional & Partch instruments; Castor & Pollux, for Partch instruments; Ring Around the Moon, for baritone & Partch instruments; Even Wild Ho...
Performers: Louw, Allan; Ludlow, Lynn; Partch, Harry [Composer]
Conductors: Schwartz, Horace;
Ensemble: Gate 5 Ensemble of the World
"[This is] a worthwhile listening experience, even if it doesn't place its creator in the forefront of today's classical choralists." - Koob, American Record Guide...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2004-08-01
"On this recording we offer 39 songs we have come to love. Some have special meaning for individuals. We associate others with a particular singer...continue...
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 / New World / 2004-05-01Works: Karel Husa: Preludes ; Poems (5) for wind quintet; Recollections, chamber concert for piano and wind quintet; Serenade for winds, strings, harp & xylophone
Performers: Gilmore, Edward; Koepke, Laura; Moughalian, Sato; Oei, David; Oldham, Barbara; Quintet of the Americas; Sullivan, Matthew
Conductors: Gilbert, David
Ensemble: Perspectives Ensemble; Quintet of the Americas
Personnel: Anna Reinersman (harp); Eriko Sato , Robert Taylor , Lisa Tipton, Peter Krysa (violin); Masako Yanagita, Alison Smith (viola); Daniel Miller, Peter Sanders (cello); Sato Moughalian (flute);...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2004-04-01Works: Beth Anderson: March Swale, for string quartet; Pennyroyal Suite, for string quartet; New Mexico Swale, for flute, piccolo, violin, viola, cello & percussion; The Angel, for voice, string quartet, ce...
Performers: Bolotowsky, Andrew; Hauwe, Dirk Van den; Kubera, Joseph; Laporev, Ilia; Marsten, Jessica; Rosenblatt, David; Sonnaert, Marc; Tarantiles, Andre
Conductors: Schneider, Gary M.
Ensemble: Rubio String Quartet
2 CD / New World / 2004-03-01Works: James Tenney: Koan
Performers: Smalt, Elisabeth
"This is a self-recommending release for nostalgic enthusiasts of the heady doings of this period. Performances by this Amsterdam-based new music ensemble appear to have...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2004-02-01Works: Lee Hyla: Concerto for Bass Clarinet; Trans; Concerto for Violin
Performers: Frautschi, Laura
Conductors: Rose, Gil
Ensemble: Boston Modern Orchestra Project
1 CD / New World / 2004-01-01Works: John Harbison: Four Psalms, for soloists, chorus & orchestra; Emerson, for chorus, cello & double bass
Performers: Kelley, Frank; Kravitz, David; Pearson, Beth; Torgove, Lynn; Zeller, Majie
Conductors: Hoose, David
Ensemble: Cantata Ensemble; Cantata Singers
1 CD / New World / 2003-12-01Works: Margaret Brouwer: Lament, for violin, clarinet, basoon & percussion; Light, for soprano, ensemble & harpsichord; Under the Summer Tree..., for piano; Skyriding, for flute/alto flute, violin, cello & ...
Performers: Bolkosky, Gabe; Brown, Kathryn; Christian, Scott; Donato, Dominic; Frautschi, Laura; Gabriel, Sean; Kopperud, Jean; McGeen, Donald; Mercer, Ida; Morikawa, Mitsuko; Simon, Sandra; Sorrell, Jeannette; ...
1 CD / New World / 2003-11-01Works: James Reese Europe: Castle Perfect Trot; Castle House Rag; What It Takes to Make Me Love You - You've Got It; Hey! There! (Hi! There!); Congratulations "Castle's Lame Duck Waltz"; Clef Club March; Wi...
Performers: Andemicael, Awet; Pleasant, Edward
Conductors: Benjamin, Rick
Ensemble: Paragon Ragtime Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 2003-11-01Works: Denman Maroney: Fluxations
Performers: Ballou, Dave; Dresser, Mark; Maroney, Denman; Norton, Kevin; Rothenberg, Ned
1 CD / New World / 2003-10-01Works: Arthur Berger: Ideas of Order, for orchestra; Perspectives II, for orchestra; Serenade Concertante for orchestra; Prelude, Aria and Waltz, for orchestra; Polyphony, for orchestra
Performers: Bobo, Ann; Greitzer, Ian; Haroutunian, Ron; Kurkowicz, Joanna; Pearson, Peggy
Conductors: Rose, Gil
Ensemble: Boston Modern Orchestra Project
"Balance of forces is important to Berger's way of thinking, giving his music a notably Stravinskian, balanced sound. Everything tends to dance. This is a...continue...
5 CD / New World / 2003-09-01Works: Robert Ashley: Sonata for Piano; The Fourth of July; Details (2b); Fives; In memoriam...Crazy Horse; Quartet for 6 Speakers, Clarinet and 2 Horns; Donald Scavarda: Groups; In the Autumn Mountains; Ma...
Performers: Aitchison, Anne; Albright, William; Asboth, Tom; Ashley, Mary; Ashley, Robert; Barris, Robert; Bell, Ron; Berg, James [baritone]; Bilik, Jerry; Bohlen, Donald; Borkin, Harold; Bourns, David; Brooks, ...
Conductors: Dunlap, Wayne; Sutherland, David; Scavarda, Donald; London, Edwin; ; Ashley, Robert
Ensemble: Camerata Quartet New York City; Hartt Chamber Players; Men's Chorus; ONCE Chamber Orchestra; ONCE Chamber Players; ONCE Festival Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 2003-08-01Works: Mel Powell: Sextet, for chamber ensemble; Invocation, for cello; Sonatine, for flute; AmyAbilities, for percussion; Prelude, for piano; Setting, for violin; Immobiles, for chamber ensemble with tape
Performers: Duke-Kirkpatrick, Erika; Knoles, Amy; Lorentz, Robin; Ray, Vicki; Stone, Dorothy
Conductors: Mosko, Stephen; Mosko, Stephen L.
Ensemble: ; California EAR Unit
1 CD / New World / 2003-07-01Works: Harold Shapero: Serenade for 2 violins, viola, cello & double bass in D major; String Quartet; String Trio
Performers: Barker, Edwin; Ray, Mary Ruth; Rider, Rhonda; Stepner, Daniel
Ensemble: Lydian String Quartet
"Anyone who cares about mid-century American chamber music will be grateful for this marvelous recording." - Lehman, ARG...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2003-05-01Works: Stephen Hartke: Sons of Noah; Wulfstan at the Millennium, for 10 players
Performers: Stidham, Lisa
Conductors: Crockett, Donald
"The Los Angeles-based chamber ensemble Xtet has all the rhythmic security and sonic transparency required to perform the music, as well as the temperament to...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2003-04-01Works: John Luther Adams: In the White Silence
Performers: Araya, Arturo; Barrett, Catherine; Dupre-Latour, Aymeric; Judge, Michael; LaMattina, Michael; Petit, Felix; Schotzko, David; Yang, JiSun
Conductors: Weiss, Timothy
Ensemble: Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble
"This is a meaningful contribution by a composer who has emerged as an important figure in the music of our time. Tim Weiss's Oberlin Contemporary...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2003-03-01Works: James Tenney: Collage #1 ("Blue Suede"); Analog #1 ("Noise Studie"); Dialogue; Ergodos II; Phases; Music for Player Piano; Fabric for Che; For Ann Rising
"James Tenney is a pioneer in the area of computer music. In the 1960s he worked at Bell Telephone Laboratories and developed digital synthesis programming...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2003-03-01Works: Janet Maguire: Così, for soprano & piano; Per Acqua, for 2 choruses; Lace Knots, for voice & string quartet; Cummings Lieder, for voice & piano; Invenzione, for string quartet; Inno a Dio, for c...
Performers: Bocchese, Elisabetta; Mantese, Cristina; Mellor, Julie
Conductors: Bethke, Hartmut
Ensemble: A Cappella Ensemble; A Cappella Ensemble Lübeck
1 CD / New World / 2003-02-01Works: Eric Chasalow: In a Manner of Speaking, for bass clarinet & tape; Yes, I Really Did, for violin, cello & piano; Left to His Own Devices, for tape; Suspicious Motives, for ensemble & tape; Crossing Bo...
Performers: Arbonelli, Guido; Benjamin, Keith; Finckel, Michael; Hite, William; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]; Schultz, Andrea
Conductors: Adelson, Michael; Rindfleisch, Andrew; Rose, Gil
Ensemble: Auros Group for New Music; Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Phantom Arts
1 CD / New World / 2003-01-01Works: Robert Erickson: White Lady, for wind ensemble; Garden, for violin & orchestra; Piano Concerto, for piano & 7 instruments; Pacific Sirens, for ensemble & tape
Performers: Humble, Keith; Martin, Laura
Conductors: London, Edwin
Ensemble: Cleveland Chamber Symphony Orchestra; University of Illinois Contemporary Chamber Player
1 CD / New World / 2002-11-01Works: Ernst Toch: Concerto for Piano no 1, Op. 38; Peter Pan, a fairy tale for orchestra, Op. 76; Pinocchio, a Merry Overture; Big Ben, variation fantasy on the Westminster Chimes, for orchestra, Op. 62
Performers: Crow, Todd
Conductors: Botstein, Leon
Ensemble: Hamburg Symphony Orchestra
"Each of these three compositions combines masterly contrapuntal skill - Toch tosses off exciting, fully-worked-out fugues like some of us can gobble up chocolate eclairs...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2002-10-01Works: Alvin Lucier: Vespers; Chambers; North American Time Capsule; (Middletown) Memory Space; Elegy for Albert Anastasia
Performers: Archibald, Rees; Looker, Charlie; Lucier, Alvin; Mizutani, Ryuku; Onsgard, Shawn; Welch, Matt
Conductors: Lucier, Alvin
Ensemble: Brandeis University Chamber Chorus members
Personnel: Charlie Looker (electric guitar); Rees Archibald (shakuhachi); Matthew Welch (accordion).
Recording information: Studio Fonologica, Milan, Italy (1961-2002); Sylvania Applied Resear...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2002-10-01Works: Gloria Coates: Cette Blanche Agonie, for soprano & chamber orchestra; Symphony no 8 ("Indian Sounds"), version for voices & chamber orchestra; The Force for Peace in War, cantata for soprano & chambe...
Performers: Osten, Sigune von; Schober, Bernd
Conductors: Kuntsch, Matthias
Gloria Coates is of a modernist generation for whom music is a vehicle for dark, disturbing emotions, for whom the range of musical sounds must...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2002-09-01Works: Amy Beach: Children's Carnival, for piano, Op. 25; Robert Starer: Sketches in Color, for piano Sets 1 & 2; Ned Rorem: A Quiet Afternoon, pieces for piano; Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee: Toccatinas (3) for...
Performers: Arzruni, Sahan
"To Amy Beach and Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee, writing for young people is a matter of pedagogy. For others as different as the neo-Romantic Rorem or...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2002-09-01Works: Barney Childs: Take 5, for 5 instruments out of 8 parts; A music; that it might be..., for 2 clarinets; Grand fantasie de concert ("Masters of the game"), for solo clarinet; London Rice Wine, for any...
Performers: Rehfeldt, Phillip
"Along the way, [this] collection explores a multitude of expressive possibilities with such instruments as bass clarinet, E flat clarinet, bassoons and a band species...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2002-07-01Works: Eric Stokes: Susquehannas, for 2 percussionists, clarinet & keyboard; The Pickpocket is Lyrical Two, for 2 percussionists, clarinet & keyboard; Tintinnabulary (Phonic Paradigm IV), for 2 percussionis...
Performers: Barringer, Heather; Johnson, Jay; Lowenstern, Michael; Stokes, Eric; Witt, Carl
"Stokes joins the ranks of Varese, Ives, Brant, Cage, and other Americans who sought to incorporate the stream of everyday experience, noise and all, into...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2002-06-01Works: Paul Chihara: Forever Escher, for saxophone quartet & string quartet; Shinju (Lover's Suidide), ballet in 1 act; Concerto for Cello ("Wind Song")
Performers: Solow, Jeffrey
Conductors: ; Chihara, Paul; Samuel, Gerhard
Ensemble: American Symphony Orchestra; Amherst Saxophone Quartet; Ballet Arts Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 2002-05-01Works: Shulamit Ran: Fantasy Variations, for cello; Soliloquy, for piano trio; Verticals for piano; Excursions for piano trio
Performers: Brofsky, Natasha; Knopp, Seth
Ensemble: Peabody Trio
"Israeli-born, American-based Shulamit Ran has had considerable international recognition for her dramatic and colorful music... Ran's music can cast a 'Schelomo'-like spell on the listener,...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2002-04-01Works: Daniel Gregory Mason: Sonata for violin & piano in G minor, Op. 5; Sonata for clarinet (or violin) & piano, Op 14; Frederick Converse: Sonata for violin & piano in A major, Op. 1
Performers: Bush, Phillip [Piano]; Lawrence, Kevin
"These are lovely works, played with involvement by Lawrence and Bush... a fine release." - Moore, ARG...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2002-04-01Works: William H. Hartwell: Southern Vitorial March; Canary Bird Waltz; William Henry Neave: Here's Your Mule (attrib.); Waltz, for band; Gaetano Donizetti: Belisario, opera; Anonymous, American: Trovatore ...
Includes work(s): come where my love lies dreaming (foster) by various composers.
Includes work(s): dixie (emmett) / bonnie blue flag by various composers.
Includes work(s): lorena (webs...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2002-03-01Works: Kenneth Gaburo: Antiphony IV "Poised"; Quartet for Strings; Mouthpiece; Antiphony III "Pearl-White Moments"; The Flow of (U)
Performers: Barndt, Miriam; Barnett, Bonnie; Barron, David; Barron, Elinor; Brooks, William; Dalheim, Barbara; Frederickson, Thomas; Fulkerson, James; Geil, Jean; Hanson, Richard; Howell, Thomas; Hughes, Albert;...
Conductors: Gaburo, Kenneth;
Ensemble: New Music Choral Ensemble; U. of Illinois Contemporary Chamber Players memb.; Walden String Quartet
1 CD / New World / 2002-02-01Works: Peter Child: Estrella, The Assasination of Augusto César Sandino, for soloists, chorus & ensemble; Quartet for Strings no 2; Trio for clarinet, violin & piano
Performers: Gordon, Judith; Stepner, Daniel
Conductors: Hoose, David
Ensemble: Cantata Singers and Ensemble
1 CD / New World / 2002-01-01Works: John Woods Duke: Just-Spring, for voice & piano; Acquainted With the Night, for voice & piano; Water that falls and runs away, for voice & piano; i carry your heart, for voice & piano; The mountains ...
Performers: Kolb, Lauralyn
1 CD / New World / 2001-12-01Works: Jacob Druckman: Counterpoise, for voice & orchestra; Concerto for Viola; Brangle, for orchestra
Performers: Diaz, Roberto; Upshaw, Dawn [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Zinman, David
Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
"This anthology of three major works - all taken from live performances by the Philadelphia Orchestra between 1990 and 1998 - is a timely reminder...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2001-09-01Works: Wayne Oquin: Ave Maria, for chorus; Ned Rorem: While All Things Were in Quiet Silence (no 1 from "Motets (7) for the Church Year"); Ruth Fox Hume / Paul Hume: The Shepherds and the Kings, for chorus;...
Performers: Singers, New York Concert
Conductors: Clurman, Judith
Personnel: Gayla Morgan, Marcia Young, Jan Krause (soprano); Archie Worley, Martin Doner, Gregory Hostetler (tenor); Steve Moore , Walter Richardson, Frank Barr, Jeffrey Johnson (bass voice).
1 CD / New World / 2001-07-01Works: Eric Ewazen: Shadowcatcher, for brass quintet; William Schuman: New England Triptych; Mel Powell: Capriccio for Band
Conductors: Gould, Mark [Trumpet]
The Juilliard Wind Ensemble is comprised of students who are members of Juilliard's regularly performing symphonic ensembles. Performing annually in Alice Tully Hall, the Ensemble...continue...
2 CD / New World / 2001-06-01Works: William Bolcom: A View From the Bridge, opera
Performers: Bower, Galen Scott; Brown, Gwendolyn; Josephson, Kim; Malfitano, Catherine [Soprano Vocals]; McCrory, Mark; Miller, Marlin; Nolen, Timothy; Picon, Jeffrey; Rambaldi, Juliana; Sommese, Michael; Travis...
Conductors: Davies, Dennis R.
Ensemble: Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra
Here we have a most important release of a wonderful new American opera. William Bolcom has received international acclaim for the world premieres of his...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2001-06-01Works: Edwin London: Jove's Nectar, for chorus, flute/alto flute, oboe/English horn, clarinet/bass clarinet, harp & percu; Moon Sound Zone, for chorus & string quartet; Psalm of These Days 1, for soprano, c...
Performers: Centanni, Barry; Clark, Eileen; D'Aquino, Pedro; Gilmore, Edward; Moughalian, Sato; Reit, Alyssa
Conductors: Smith, Gregg; London, Edwin
Ensemble: Gregg Smith Singers; Ohio State University Choir
Personnel: Alyssa Hess Reit (harp); Elaine Koenig (violin); Matt Goeke (cello); Barry Centanni (percussion).
Recording information: Church of Notre Dame, New York, NY (04/09/1985-02/??/1998); W...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2001-05-01Works: David Moritz Michael: Parthia 10, for wind ensemble; Parthia 11, for wind ensemble; Parthia 12, for wind ensemble; Parthia 13, for wind ensemble; Parthia 14, for wind ensemble
Ensemble: Pacific Classical Winds
1 CD / New World / 2001-04-01Works: Larry Polansky: Lonesome Road (The Crawford Variations), for piano
Performers: Christ, Martin
1 CD / New World / 2001-04-01Works: Earl Kim: Exercises en Route, songs for voice & ensemble; Now and Then, songs for voice, flute, viola & harp; Poems (3) in French; Dear Linda
Performers: Bennett, Karol; Chen, Melvin; DeMart, Jean; Gerlach, Alexis Pia; Gilbert, Jennifer; Pearson, Peggy; Schulz, Robert; Valente, Benita; Yoo, Scott [Conductor/Violin]
"...[Kim's] music is mainly delicate, primarily vocal...sensitive, modern without bombast, romantic without losing his way. The singers are excellent, the playing effective, the recording beautiful."...continue...
2 CD / New World / 2000-10-01Works: David Tudor: RainForest III; John Cage: Mureau
Performers: Cage, John; Tudor, David
1 CD / New World / 2000-08-01Works: Yehudi Wyner: On this most voluptuous night; Brandeis Sunday; Quartet for Strings; Informal Pieces (3); Dances of Atonement
Performers: Krueger, Christopher; Labelle, Dominique; Rife, Jean; Stepner, Daniel; Wyner, Yehudi
Ensemble: Lydian String Quartet
"This program begins with a considerable song cycle on words by William Carlos Williams...The winds give it an impressionist sound, and Labelle's voice is lovely...'Brandeis...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2000-07-01Works: Louis Karchin: Rustic Dances, for violin, clarinet & marimba; American Visions, for voice & ensemble; Cascades, for piano; Sonata da camera, for violin & piano; A Way Separate, for voice & ensemble; ...
Performers: Donato, Dominic; Finckel, Chris; Karchin, Louis; Kopperud, Jean; Macomber, Curtis; Marshall, Cheryl; Martin, Lois; Society, Players of the Washington Square Contempo; Winn, James; Wong, Deborah
Conductors: Karchin, Louis; Gilbert, David
Ensemble: ; Da Capo Chamber Players
Personnel: Curtis Macomber, Deborah Wong (violin); Lois Martin (viola); Christopher Finckel (cello); Jayn Rosenfeld (flute); Jean Kopperud (clarinet); James Winn (piano); Dominic Donato (marimba).
1 CD / New World / 2000-06-01Works: David Kraehenbuehl: Diptych for piano; Toccate per Cembalo; Formal Triad, A, for piano; Toccata Sopra B-A-C-H; Random Walks (Studies in Controlled Randomness) for piano; Looking Back (12 Images From ...
Performers: Braden, Martha
1 CD / New World / 2000-06-01Works: James Newton: As the Sound of Many Waters; Violet for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano & 2 marimbas; Gihon; The King's Way, for voice & chamber ensemble; Like Jasper & Carnelian for solo flute
Performers: Aaron, Adina; Malan, Roy; Newton, James
Conductors: Milnes, David
Ensemble: San Francisco Contemporary Music Players