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; 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; 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; Joan Morris...
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: 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
"...[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...
1 CD / New World / 2001-04-01Works: Larry Polansky: Lonesome Road (The Crawford Variations), for piano
Performers: Christ, Martin
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
1 CD / New World / 2000-05-01Works: Evan Ziporyn: Amok!; Tire Fire
Performers: Black, Robert [doublebass]; Byers, Eric; Schmidt, Dan; Stewart, Mark; Ueno, Yukiko
Ensemble: Gamelan Galak Tika
"'Gamelan Galak Tika'...refers to a gamelan ensemble founded...by cross-over composer...Ziporyn...Devotees of East-West fusion and world music will want to grab this state-of-the-art recording...The m...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2000-04-01Works: Elliott Schwartz: Tapestry, for violin, cello & piano; Phoenix for bassoon & piano; Vienna Dreams; Garden for RKB, A, for violin, clarinet & piano; Equinox, for orchestra
Performers: Jolles, Renee; McMillen, Blair; Samuel, Brent; Schwartz, Elliott
Conductors: Kieft, Roland
Ensemble: Netherlands National Youth Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 2000-03-01Works: David Moritz Michael: Parthia 6, for 2 clarinets, 2 horns, 2 bassoons; Parthia 7, for 2 clarinets, 2 horns, bassoon; Parthia 8, for 2 clarinets, 2 horns, bassoon; Parthia 9, for 2 clarinets, 2 horns,...
Performers: Bovyer, Gary; Corrigan, Rose; Meares, Edward; O'Donovan, Michael; O'Donovan, Rebecca; Patterson, Jim; Zukovsky, Charles
Ensemble: Pacific Classical Winds
1 CD / New World / 2000-02-01Works: Ingram Marshall: Cortez; Weather Report; The Emperor's Birthday; SUNG; IKON; Cries upon the Mountains; Sibelius in his Radio Corner
Performers: Asberg, Margareta; Ekelof, Gunnar; Hafstrom, Jan; Marshall, Ingram; McCaig, Snee
1 CD / New World / 1999-11-09Works: Stephen Dickman: The Music of Eric Zann; Indian Wells; Rabbi Nathan's Prayer; Four for Tom; Who Says Words
Performers: Buckner, Thomas [Baritone Vocals]; Farnum, Elizabeth; Finckel, Michael; Kitzis, Gregor; Kubera, Joseph
2 CD / New World / 1999-10-01Works: Ned Rorem: Evidence of Things Not Seen, collection of 36 songs for SATBar voices & piano
Ensemble: New York Festival of Song
1 CD / New World / 1999-08-01Works: Richard Maxfield: Pastoral Symphony; Bacchanale; Concerto for Piano for David Tudor; Amazing Grace; Harold Budd: Oak of the Golden Dreams; Coeur D'Orr
Performers: Block, Robert; Block, Robert P.; Budd, Harold; Fields, Edward; Jenning, Terry; Jennings, Terry; Machkat, Fahrad; Maxfield, Richard; Orena, Charles; Roussakis, Nicolas; Tudor, David [Composer/Piano]
Personnel: Terry Jennings (saxophone); Charles Orena (soprano saxophone); David Tudor (piano).
This CD collects long-unavailable recordings of two important figures in American avant garde/min...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1999-07-01Works: Claudio S. Grafulla: Freischutz Quick Step; Empress Quick Step; Nabucco Quick Step; Friendship Quick Step; George Hart's Quick Step; Ben Bolt Quick Step; Criterion Quick March; Grafulla's Favorite Wa...
Performers: Dodworth Saxhorn Band
Conductors: Eachus, Paul
Ensemble: Dodworth Saxhorn Band
"The Detroit-based Dodworth Saxhorn Band plays those old instruments, and it is as good a brass ensemble as you will find anywhere. The 15 brass...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1999-06-01Works: Philip Rhodes: Duo for violin & cello; Harvey Sollberger: Grand Quartet for flutes; Robert Erickson: Ricercar a 5 for trombones; Peter Westergaard: Variations for 6 players; Edwin Dugger: Music for s...
Performers: Bowman, Peter; Dempster, Stuart; DiDomenica, Robert; Geber, Stephen; Gilbert, David; Nyfenger, Thomas; Sollberger, Harvey; Sollberger, Sophie; Sylvester, Robert; Wrzesien, William; Zukofsky, Paul
Conductors: Sollberger, Harvey; Epstein, David
Ensemble: ; Columbia University Group for Contemporary Music
1 CD / New World / 1999-05-01Works: Charles Whittenberg: Variations for 9 Players; Edwin London: Portraits of Pocohantas, for voice, narrator & chamber ensemble; Portraits of Dolly Madison, for voice, narrator & chamber ensemble; Portr...
Conductors: Weisberg, Arthur; London, Edwin
Ensemble: Contemporary Chamber Ensemble; U. of Illinois Contemporary Chamber Players
1 CD / New World / 1999-04-20Works: Harold Shapero: Sonata for piano 4-hands; Arthur Berger: Composition for piano 4-hands; Suite for piano 4-hands; Perspectives III, for piano four-hands; Virgil Thomson: Symphony on a Hymn Tune ("Symp...
Performers: Kopp, David; Lister, Rodney
1 CD / New World / 1999-03-01Works: Daniel Welcher: Tsunami, for cello, percussion & piano; Judith Shatin: 1492; Marjorie Merryman: Bending the Light; Ross Bauer: Tributaries, for cello, piano & percussion; Peter Lieuwen: Nocturne; Mar...
Performers: Hinton, Hugh; Mark, Andrew; Parola, Michael
Ensemble: Core Ensemble
Chamber music is the most personal of genres. The six works presented here, five trios and one duet with amplification, speak their unique musical truths...continue...
2 CD / New World / 1999-02-01Works: George Rochberg: Quartet for Strings no 3; Quartet for Strings no 4; Quartet for Strings no 5; Quartet for Strings no 6
Performers: Fischer, Norman; Jennings, Andrew; Kochanowski, John; Sokol, Mark
Ensemble: Concord String Quartet
Here at last is the long-awaited CD premiere of the works that were hailed as masterpieces at their New York premiere in 1979 - the...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1998-11-01Works: Joan La Barbara: ShamanSong; Rothko; Calligraphy II/Shadows
Performers: Chen, Si-Si; Duke-Kirkpatrick, Erika; Ferber, Polly Tapia; La Barbara, Joan; Melcher, Kristina; Mowrey, Gaylord; Tao, Chen; Zhang, Bao-Li
1 CD / New World / 1998-10-01Works: Virgil Thomson: Hymns from the Old South, for chorus; Four Songs to Poems of Thomas Campion, for mezzo-soprano, clarinet, harp & viola; William Bolcom: The Mask, for chorus, piano & chamber ensemble;...
Performers: Blount, William; Cutler, Sara; Kampmeier, Margaret A.; Schulman, Louise; Verdery, Ben
Conductors: Clurman, Judith
Ensemble: St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble
1 CD / New World / 1998-10-01Works: Roger Sessions: Second Sonata for piano; Sonata for piano ("Kennedy Sonata" ), no 3; Donald Martino: Fantasies and Impromptus, for solo piano
Performers: Helps, Robert; Hodgkinson, Randall
1 CD / New World / 1998-09-01Works: Aaron Copland: As it fell upon a day, song for soprano, flute & clarinet; Miriam Gideon: Voices From Elysium, for voice & ensemble, no 1, The Swallow; Voices From Elysium, for voice & ensemble, no 2,...
Performers: Bryn-Julson, Phyllis [Soprano Vocal]; Cassolas, Constantine; Emelianoff, Andre; Flax, Laura; Lester, Joel; Morgan, Beverly; Spencer, Patricia; Sperry, Paul [Tenor (Vocal)]; Tower, Joan
Conductors: ; Dunkel, Paul; Dunkel, Paul Lustig
Ensemble: ; Da Capo Chamber Players; Members of the Speculum Musicae (Members)
Personnel: Paul Sperry (tenor saxophone).
What joins this collection of well- and lesser-known 20th century American composers is the form in which they're represented, labeled conveniently if...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1998-09-01Works: Samuel Siegel: The Boston Ideal March; H. F. Odell: Laughing Eyes; Carlos Curti: La tipica; Thomas S. Allen: Dance of the Lunatics; Kate Dolby: The Flying Wedge; A. J. Weidt: Gloriana; Sweet Corn; Ch...
Performers: House, Byron; Krieger, Karen Ann
Conductors: Zonn, Paul Martin
Ensemble: Nashville Mandolin Ensemble
"All The Rage" represents the monster hits of the classic repertoire of the manodolin orchestra - the equivalents of "Hound Dog" and "Johnny B. Goode"...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1998-08-01Works: Preston Ware Orem: American Indian Rhapsody, for piano; Arthur Farwell: Navajo War Dance no 2 for piano, Op. 29; Pawnee Horses, for piano; The Old Man's Love Song, Op.102, no 2; Navajo War Dance, Op....
Performers: Basquin, Peter
"Amy Cheney Beach's Violin Sonata has become something of an American classic, with five recordings besides this one. It is a well-constructed work in four...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1998-08-01Works: Roger Reynolds: From Behind the Unreasoning Mask for trombone & percussion; Paul Chihara: Ceremonies II for flute, 2 cellos & percussion; Chou Wen-Chung: Suite for harp & wind quintet; Earl Kim: Eart...
Performers: Anderson, Miles; Blackwell, Virgil; Dunkel, Paul Lustig; Eddy, Timothy; Fitz, Richard; Kim, Earl; Morelli, Frank [Bassoon]; Otis, Cynthia; Rainey, Tom; Rose, Stewart; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Taylor, St...
1 CD / New World / 1998-07-01Works: Harvey Sollberger: Sunflowers; Robert Morris: Motet on Doodah; Robert Hall Lewis: Inflections I; Ralph Shapey: Configurations; Andrew Imbrie: Sketches (3) for Trombone and Piano; Robert Erickson: Gen...
Performers: Aanerud, Kevin; Black, Robert [Bass]; Black, Robert [conductor]; Dempster, Stuart; Ellen Weckler; Heldrich, Claire; Kevin Aanerud; Palma, Donald; Schulman, Daniel; Shulman, Daniel; Sinta, Donald; Smi...
This compilation collects eclectic 20th century music written by several avant-garde composers. Milton Babbitt originally scored Phonemena for soprano and synthesized tape, but gave vocalist Lynn Webb...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1998-07-01Works: David Moritz Michael: By a Spring, for wind ensemble; Parthia 3, for wind ensemble; Parthia 4, for wind ensemble; Parthia 5, for wind ensemble
Ensemble: Pacific Classical Winds
"...While this is not music of earthshaking importance, it is extremely well crafted and a pleasure to hear. The scoring is for pairs of horns,...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1998-07-01Works: Ethelbert Nevin: Étude in the form of a scherzo, for piano, Op 18/2; Henry Holden Huss: Prelude No 2 for piano, Op. 17/2; John Knowles Paine: Fuga Giocosa, for piano, Op. 41/3; Romance, Op. 12; ...
Performers: Frager, Malcolm; MacDowell, Edward; Nevin, Ethelbert [Composer]; Paine, John Knowles
"Edward MacDowell & Company" is an excellent overview of late nineteenth-century American piano works by masters and lesser-known figures of the period. As this recording...continue...
Personnel: Malcolm Frager (piano)....continue...
1 CD / New World / 1998-06-01Works: George Frederick Root: Cantata for 2 sopranos, mezzo-soprano, tenor, 2 baritones, bass, chorus & piano ("The Haymakers")
Performers: Abasolo, Patti; Brannon, Linda; Bush, Phyllis; Finley, Carolyn; Hodges, Christopher; Jones, Mark; Much, Marc; Myers, Mark; Petersen, Gary; Phillips, Burrill; Rose, Erma
Conductors: McKinley, Frank
Ensemble: University of North Texas Grand Chorus
Until the publication of The Haymakers in 1857, George Root was primarily known as a composer of Civil War songs (such as "The Battle Cry...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1998-06-01Works: Samuel Adler: Piano Sonatina; Sonata Breve for piano; Road To Terpsichore (Dance Suite) for piano; Canto 8 for piano; Robert Evett: Chaconne for piano; George Perle: Etude for piano no 1; Etude for p...
Performers: Gowen, Bradford
1 CD / New World / 1998-05-01Works: Salvatore Martirano: Cocktail Music, for piano; Octet, for winds, strings & persussion; Chansons innocentes, for soprano & piano; Ballad, for voice & chamber ensemble; Stuck on Stella, for piano; O, ...
Performers: Duckles, Lee; Floyd, J.B.; Garvey, John; Kvistad, Rick; Maddox, Art; Martirano, Dorothy; Nonken, Marilyn; Powell, Morgan; Ray, Vicki
Conductors: Martirano, Salvatore
Ensemble: ; University of Illinois Chamber Singers
1 CD / New World / 1998-04-01Works: James Primosch: Piano Quintet; Quartet for Strings no 2; Fantasy-Variations, for piano trio; Icons
Performers: Karis, Aleck; Kopperud, Jean; Primosch, James
Ensemble: Leonardo Trio
1 CD / New World / 1998-04-01Works: Wallingford Riegger: Wind Quintet, Op. 51; Henry Cowell: Quartet Romantic, for 2 flutes, violin & viola, HC 223; Paragraphs (7), trio for 2 violins (or violin & viola) & cello, HC 408; Ruth Crawford ...
Performers: Blackwell, Virgil; Dunkel, Paul Lustig; Graham, John; Karis, Aleck; Martin, Lois; Morelli, Frank [Bassoon]; Palma-Nidel, Susan; Quan, Linda; Rose, Stewart; Schulte, Rolf; Shapiro, Madeleine; Taylor, ...
The generation of American composers who came of age in the 1920s are now generally acknowledged as seminal figures in the creation of a trrly...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1998-03-01Works: Stephen Hartke: Concerto for Violin & orchestra "Auld Swaara"; Symphony no 2
Performers: Grabois, Daniel; Guerguerian, Paul; Gummere, Christine; Makarski, Michelle
Conductors: Rothman, George
Ensemble: Riverside Symphony
"...The performances are at a very high level, with Rothman and the Riverside seemingly in sync with the "American-ness" of Hartke's language. Overall a very...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1998-03-01Works: Donald Martino: Concerto for alto saxophone & orchestra; Paradiso Choruses
Performers: MacAllister, Scott; Maddalena, James; Meyerson, Janice; Morgan, Beverly; Parcells, Elizabeth; Radnofsky, Kenneth; Williams, Ellen
Conductors: Hoenich, Richard; Varon, Lorna Cooke de
Ensemble: ; New England Conservatory Orchestra
Donald Martino is one of Americas finest composers and it has long been stated that his musical drama "Dante" is one of his greatest works....continue...