1 CD / New World / 1998-02-01Works: Mary Jane Leach: O Magna Vasti Creta, for 8 part women's chorus & string quartet; Call of the Dance, for soprano (voice) & 8 part women's chorus; Windjammer, for oboe, clarinet & bassoon; Tricky Pan,...
Performers: Baton, Patrick; Cleve, Libby Van; Mikkelsen, Kelley; Oshima, Michiko; Otani, Muneko; Travis, Arlene
Conductors: Payn, William
Ensemble: Rooke Chapel Choir
1 CD / New World / 1998-02-01Works: William Billings: Wake ev'ry breath; Africa; Mourn, mourn, mourn; Work(s); I Am the Rose of Sharon; Was not the day "Retrospect"; Chester; They that go down to sea "Euroclydon"; Chesterfield; Creatio...
Performers: Billings, William
Conductors: Appling, William
Ensemble: William Appling Orchestra; William Appling Singers
"Good recordings of the vocal works of William Billings do not come along very often, but when they do they are welcome, especially since they...continue...
Personnel: Cynthia Richards Wallace (soprano); Michael Steinberger, Neil Farrell (tenor); Mark Wagstrom, Walter Richardson, Gregory Purnhagen (bass voice); Jennifer Leshnower, Muneko Otani (violin); M...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1998-01-01Works: Daniel Rothman: Cézanne's Doubt, chamber opera for solo voice, clarinet, trumpet, cello, audio & video processing
Performers: Buckner, Thomas [Baritone Vocals]; Clelland, Kent; Mook, Theodore; Smeyers, David; Smith, Wadada Leo
1 CD / New World / 1997-12-01Works: Elliott Carter: Riconoscenza per Goffredo Petrassi; Tod Machover: Hidden Sparks, for violin solo; Ralph Shapey: Fantasy for violin & piano; John Melby: Concerto for Violin and Computer Synthesized Ta...
Performers: Dizes-Richard, Maryvonne Le; Henriot, Jean-Claude
1 CD / New World / 1997-12-01Works: Arthur Shepherd: To a Trout; Golden Stockings, for voice & piano; Virgil, for voice & piano; Ben Weber: The Ways, for voice & piano; John Corigliano: The Cloisters, song cycle for voice & orchestra; ...
Performers: Bowman, Robin; Herford, Henry
1 CD / New World / 1997-10-01Works: David Carlson: Twilight Night; Rhapsodies; Concerto for Cello no 1; Symphonic Sequences from Dreamkeepers
Performers: Miland, Emil
Conductors: Robertson, Stewart
Ensemble: Utah Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 1997-10-01Works: Donald Erb: Remembrances; Sonata for Violin solo; Sunlit Peaks and Dark Valleys
Performers: Anthony, Ryan; Fulkerson, Gregory; Spencer, David
Ensemble: Verdehr Trio
1 CD / New World / 1997-09-01Works: Donal Fox: River Town Packin House Blues; T-Cell Countdown; Gone City; The Old People Speak Of Death; Ballade for Clarinet and Piano; Jazz sets with T. T.; Following the north star boogaloo
Performers: Brown, William [tenor]; Fox, Donal; Lake, Oliver; Lockwood, John [19th C.]; Thomas, Eric; Troupe, Quincy
1 CD / New World / 1997-09-01Works: Charles Tomlinson Griffes: Tone-Pictures (3), for piano, Op. 5, A. 67-69; Piano Piece, in B flat major, A. 66; Piano Piece, in D minor, A. 80; Legend, for piano in F sharp minor, A. 79; Roman Sketche...
Performers: Oldham, Denver
"Here is a valuable anthology...The titanic Sonata and wonderfully evocative "Roman Sketches" are gloriously idiomatic, searching creations by any standard, and Denver Oldham has their...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1997-08-01Works: Sebastian Currier: Vocalissimus; Theo's Sketchbook; Whispers
Performers: Druckman, Daniel; Mueller, Zizi; Narucki, Susan; Oshima, Ayako; Schulte, Rolf; Sherry, Fred; Tahmizian, Emma
Conductors: Goldray, Martin
"...Currier is an exceptionally imaginative and musical composer...In particular, this disc includes one of the most stunning piano works I have heard in years...The performances...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1997-08-01Works: Vincent Persichetti: Pageant for band, Op 59; Hale Smith: Expansions for wind ensemble; Henry Brant: Verticals Ascending for wind ensemble; Ross Lee Finney: Concerto for alto saxophone & wind orchest...
Performers: Hemke, Frederick L.
Conductors: Paynter, John
Ensemble: Northwestern University Symphonic Wind Ensemble
2 CD / New World / 1997-07-01Works: John Antes: String trio No 1 in E flat major; String trio No 2 in D minor; String trio No 3 in C major; Johann Friedrich Peter: Quintet No 1 in D major; Quintet No 2 in A major; Quintet No 3 in G maj...
Performers: Edelberg, Joe; Hale, Paul [Cello]; Kyme, Katherine; Martin, Anthony; Moore, Carla; Morris, David [Cello/Viola da Gamba]; Thomson, George [Dance]
Ensemble: American Moravian Chamber Ensemble
"This is a release of some historical importance: the six string quintets by Johann Friedrich Peter (1746-1813) may be the first chamber music to be...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1997-07-01Works: Morton Subotnick: And the Butterflies Begin to Sing for string quartet, bass, midi keyboard and computer; All My Hummingbirds Have Alibis for flute, cello midi keyboard, midi mallets and computer
Performers: Arias, Marcia Littley de; Arias-Flores, Javier; Barbara, Joan La; Cheng, Gloria; Duke-Kirkpatrick, Erika; Johnston, Malcolm; Kashiwagi, Kyoko; Knoles, Amy; Stone, Dorothy; Subotnick, Morton [Composer...
Ensemble: Amernet String Quartet; California EAR Unit
1 CD / New World / 1997-07-01Works: Benjamin Franklin White: The Happy Sailor; Desire for Piety; Henry G. Mann: Blooming Youth; Sarah Lancaster: There We Our Jesus Shall Adore; John P. Reese: Weeping Pilgrim; Happy Home; E.J. King: Bou...
Ensemble: Wiregrass Sacred Harp Singers
1 CD / New World / 1997-07-01Works: George Root: The Hand That Holds The Bread; The Pacific Railroad; Henry Clay Work: The Song of the Red Man; George W. Loyd: A laborer you see; Anonymous: The Anti-Monopoly War Song; Drill, Ye Tarrier...
Conductors: Rivers, Earl
Ensemble: Cincinnati's University Singers
1 CD / New World / 1997-05-01Works: Leo Ornstein: Piano Quintet, Op. 92; Quartet for Strings no 3
Performers: Weber, Janice
1 CD / New World / 1997-03-01Works: Rudolph Bubalo: Concerto for Cello; Concertino; Valence II; Offset I
Performers: McDonald, Lawrence; Moore, Kenneth [bassoon]; Mushabac, Regina
Conductors: London, Edwin
Ensemble: Cleveland Chamber Symphony
"...[Bubalo's] wide-ranging studies are reflected in his elegant, cosmopolitan music which is thoroughly comfortable with many of the styles and techniques of our..century...Concertino(1984)..is a kal...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1997-02-01Works: Simon Sargon: Eil Nora Alilah; Robert Beaser: Pslam 119; Psalm 150; Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Thanksgiving Song for chorus & piano; Simple Magnificat, A for chorus & organ; Aaron Jay Kernis: Teach Me Thy...
Performers: Singers, New York Concert
Conductors: Clurman, Judith
Ensemble: New York Concert Singers
1 CD / New World / 1997-01-01Works: Sorrel Hays: Structure 123; Dreaming the World; Take a Back Country Road; Tunings
Performers: Basile, Sal; Buckner, Thomas; Charles, Brian; Gunji, Maya; Hays, Sorrel; Kennedy, John [comp/cond]; Kivnick, Eric; Kubera, Joseph; Lopez, Jennifer; Ries, Marilyn; Schaffer, John; Smith, Jai; Wood, Ch...
Ensemble: Ariadne String Quartet
1 CD / New World / 1997-01-01Works: Walter Aschaffenburg: Concerto for Oboe Op. 25; Edward J. Miller: Anacrusis, for orchestra; Edwin London: A Hero of Our Time, for orchestra
Conductors: London, Edwin
Ensemble: Russian State Symphony Cappella
1 CD / New World / 1996-12-01Works: Arthur Berger: Pieces (5) for piano, complete; Septet; Stefan Wolpe: Form IV; Piece in Two Parts for Violin Alone, C. 162
Performers: Harbison, Rose Mary; Miller, Robert; Sherman, Russell
Ensemble: University of Chicago Contemporary Chamber Players
"...As to 'Form': the show-stopper for me, Berger's 'Five Pieces for Piano' of 1969, opens the program...Convinced as I am that all the performances on...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1996-12-01Works: Michael Lowenstern: Spasm; But Would She Remember You?; George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess; Daniel Weymouth: Rare Events; Jerome Kitzke: Regina Takes the Holy Road, 3 December 1994; Arthur Kreiger: Join...
Performers: Barringer, Heather; Johnson, Jay; Kitzke, Jerome; Linker, Tom; Lowenstern, Michael
Recording information: Creation Audio, Minneapolis, MN (08/1994-07/1996); NYU Studios, New York, NY (08/1994-07/1996); Studio A, Stony Brook, NY (08/1994-07/1996)....continue...
1 CD / New World / 1996-11-01Works: Charles Wuorinen: Duo for Violin and Piano; Variations for Bassoon; The Winds
Performers: Gottlieb, Gordon; Jolles, Susan; MacCourt, Donald; Wuorinen, Charles; Zukofsky, Paul
Conductors: Korf, Anthony
1 CD / New World / 1996-11-01Works: Donald Martino: A Set for Marimba; Canzone e Tarantella sul nome Petrassi; Parisonatina al'dodecafonia; A Jazz Set; Preludes (12) for Piano
Performers: Hinton, Mark; Mark, Andrew; Parola, Michael
Ensemble: Core Ensemble
1 CD / New World / 1996-11-01Works: David Diamond: Sonata for violin and piano no 1; Vocalises for soprano & viola; Quintet for clarinet, 2 violas & 2 cellos; Preludes and Fugues for piano; Sonata for violin & piano no 2
Performers: Black, William; Eddy, Timothy; McDuffie, Robert; Moss, Linda; Schulman, Louise; Shelton, Lucy [Soprano Vocal]; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Sobol, Lawrence
"David Diamond's chamber music is as vital and accomplished as his symphonies, and this New World disc is a good companion to Gerard Schwarz's valuable...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1996-10-01Works: David Moritz Michael: Water Journey (Die Wasserfahrt); Parthia 1, for 2 clarinets, 2 horns & 2 bassoons; Parthia 2, for 2 clarinets, 2 horns & 2 bassoons
Performers: Avril, Paul; Bovyer, Gary; Burkhart, Raymond; Carslake, Louise; Corrigan, Rose; Meares, Edward; O'Donovan, Michael; O'Donovan, Rebecca; Zukovsky, Charles
Ensemble: Pacific Classical Winds
"...The Pacific classical Winds are an extremely competent period instrument ensemble, whose abilities aid in rescuing this fare from the bowels of oblivion. They offer...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1996-10-01Works: Benjamin Lees: Concerto for French Horn and Orchestra; Leonardo Balada: Music for Oboe and Orchestra; Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Bassoon Concerto
Performers: Almeida, Cynthia Koledo de; Caballero, William
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 1996-09-01Works: Theodore Chanler: The Children; Eight Epitaphs; These, my Ophelia; Paul Bowles: Once a Lady Was Here; Song of an Old Woman; John Woods Duke: Richard Cory; Luke Havergal; Miniver Cheevy; Israel Citkow...
Performers: Beardslee, Bethany; Donald Hassard; Gramm, Donald; Hassard, Donald; Helps, Robert
"...this recording belongs in the collection of everyone with either an interest in the history of American song or simply collectors of great song recitals...Beardslee...continue...
New York Times (Publisher) (6/11/00, p.30) - "...The music is stunning in its variety and excellence....[Chanler] was a master of musical economy....Citkowitz's Five Songs From "Chambe...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1996-08-01Works: Carlos Surinach: Ritmo jondo; Chansons et danses espagnoles (3) for piano; Songs of Spain (3) for voice & piano; Cantos Berberes (3) for flute, oboe, clarinet, viola, cello & piano; Tientos, for Engl...
Performers: Cohen-Moses, Lorraine; Crandall, Dean; Follari, Susan; Gallo, Paul; Heller, Marsha; Kreigler, Mitchell; Kriegler, Mitch; Norris, Theresa; Paulson, Glenn; Rath, Lutz; Rosales, Rachel; Sherman, Mark; V...
Conductors: Zinger, Pablo
Ensemble: Bronx Arts Ensemble
1 CD / New World / 1996-08-01Works: John Bray: The Indian Princess, opera; Raynor Taylor: The Ethiop, opera
Performers: Andersson, Richard; Belling, Susan; Best, Michael; Long, Charles; Otten, Judith; Ousley, John Mack; Porrello, Joseph; Russ, R. Sebastian; Vanderlinde, Debra
Conductors: Baldon, John
Ensemble: Federal Music Society Chorus; Federal Music Society Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 1996-07-01Works: David Braham: Mulligan Guard Ball; Reilly and the 400; Mulligan's Silver Wedding; Squatter Sovereignty; Mulligan Guard Nominee; Lyn Udall: Stay in Your Own Back Yard; James A. Bland: De Golden Weddin...
Performers: Barker, Danny [Classical]; Fields, Ralph; Floyd, Bobby; Hyman, Dick; Jackson, Clifford; Jun, Rose Marie; Knee, Bernard; Magruder, Charles; Morath, Max; Olson, Phil; Sokoloff, Alan; Winter, Lois
Conductors: Hyman, Dick
1 CD / New World / 1996-07-01Works: William Billings: Chester; The Dying Christian's Last Farewell; Washington; Richmond; Supply Belcher: An Anthem of Praise; Heroism; Amos Munson: Newburgh; M. Kyes: Crucifixion; Jacob Kimball: Invitat...
Conductors: Jeffers, Ron
Ensemble: Oregon State University Choir
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1 CD / New World / 1996-06-01Works: Traditional: The Brickmaker March; March for the 3rd Regt. of Foot, Lord Amherst's; Regimental Quick March Of The Grenadier 'The British Grenadiers'; Lovely Nancy; Stone Grinds All; William Billings:...
Performers: McCoy, Seth; Milnes, Sherrill; Richman, James; Spong, Jon
Conductors: ; Pyle, Thomas [baritone]; Bruce, Neely
Ensemble: ; American Fife Ensemble; Continental Harmony Singers
1 CD / New World / 1996-06-01Works: Randall Thompson: Americana; Elliott Carter: To Music; Seymour Shifrin: Odes of Shang
Conductors: Hilbish, Thomas
Ensemble: University of Michigan Chamber Choir; University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra members
1 CD / New World / 1996-04-01Works: Michael Kurek: Quartet for Strings No 2; Sonata for viola & harp; Matisse Impressions; Concerto for harp & orchestra
Performers: Askey, Janet; Bacco, Sam; Bahng, Grace Mihi; Christensen, Bruce; Cruthirds, Joann; Estill, Cynthia; Falcao, Mario; Greer, Gerald; Harb, Charlene; Heard, Cornelia; Helton, James; Hunting, Craig; Kirch...
Conductors: ; Schermerhorn, Kenneth
Ensemble: Blair String Quartet; Blair Woodwind Quintet; Chamber Orchestra
"Once again, with this beautifully played and recorded release, New World has exercised its long-standing mandate of illuminating and documenting the current creative status of...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1996-03-01Works: Frederic Rzewski: Moonrise with Memories, for bass trombone & 6 instruments; David Liebman: Remembrance, for bass trombone, clarinet, oboe, flute & bassoon; Eric Ewazen: Dagon II, for bass trombone &...
Performers: Blount, Bill; Carp, David; Cox, Alan; Dean, Allan; Dlugoszewski, Lucia; Godburn, Dennis L. [Bassoon]; Moersch, Bill; Schulman, Louise; Taylor, David; Taylor, Stephen W. [Oboe]; Wolinsky, Robert
1 CD / New World / 1996-02-01Works: Lee Hyla: Pre-Pulse Suspended, for ensemble; Quartet for Strings no 2; We Speak Etruscan, for baritone saxophone & bass clarinet; Quartet for Strings no 3; Concerto no 2 for piano & chamber orchestra
Performers: Berne, Tim; Karis, Aleck; Smith, Tim; Smith, Tim [clarinet]
Conductors: ; Purvis, William [Horn]; Palma, Donald
Ensemble: Speculum Musicae
Lee Hyla's music derives largely from the post-serial, neo-romantic contemporary classical tradition, but with the occasional dollop of jazz thrown in for good measure. He has great concern for tonal ...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1996-01-01Works: Anthony Louis Scarmolin: Symphony no 1; Symphony no 2; Symphony no 3 "Sinfonia breve"
Performers: Herak, Miroslav
Conductors: Suben, Joel Eric
Ensemble: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra Katowice; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava
1 CD / New World / 1996-01-01Works: Morgan Powell: Red White and Black Blues, for chamber orchestra; Old Man, for mixed choir, brass, percussion & cello; Orphans, for microtonal flutes & microtonal metals; Suite Changes; Outlaws; Lonel...
Performers: Butters, Steven; Cleveland Chamber Symphony; Fonville, John; Mandat, Eric; Perantoni, Daniel; Powell, Morgan; Ramblers, Tone Road; Sasaki, Jean Dayton; Sasaki, Ray; Staley, Jim; University of Illinoi...
Conductors: London, Edwin;
Ensemble: Cleveland Chamber Symphony Orchestra; Ineluctable Modality; Tone Road Ramblers; U. of Illinois Contemporary Chamber Players; University of Illinois Contemporary Chamber Player
Personnel: Morgan Powell (trombone); Eric Mandat (clarinet); Ray Sasaki (trumpet); Jim Staley (trombone); Daniel Perantoni (tuba); Jean Dayton Sasaki (piano); Steven Butters (percussion).
1 CD / New World / 1995-12-01Works: Robert Ashley: Superior Seven; Tract
Performers: Buckner, Thomas; Held, Barbara
1 CD / New World / 1995-12-01Works: Karel Husa: Sonata for Violin and Piano; Sonata no 2 for Piano; Moravian Songs (12)
Performers: Basquin, Peter; Martin, Barbara Ann; Oei, David; Oliveira, Elmar; Rodgers, Elizabeth
1 CD / New World / 1995-11-01Works: Leonardo Balada: María Sabina, for narrator, choir & orchestra; Escenas Borrascosas, for soloists, chorus & orchestra; Guérnica, for orchestra
Performers: Balach, Nancy Maria; Helguera, Guillermo
Conductors: Mester, Jorge; Izquierdo, Juan Pablo
Ensemble: Carnegie Mellon Repertory Chorus; Louisville Orchestra; Louisville University Choir
1 CD / New World / 1995-10-01Works: Edwin London: Sonnet Haiku; Auricles, Apertures, Ventricles; In Heinrich's Shoes
Conductors: ; Smith, Gregg; London, Edwin
Ensemble: Cleveland Chamber Symphony; Gregg Smith Singers; Trio Bariano
1 CD / New World / 1995-09-01Works: Arthur Foote: Sonata for violin & piano in G Minor, Op. 20; Character Pieces (3) for violin & piano, Op. 9; Melody for violin & piano, Op. 44; Ballade for violin & piano in F minor, Op. 69; Pieces (2...
Performers: Larsen, Erik; Lawrence, Kevin
"...Lawrence and Larsen play this music in a full-blooded way, with conviction and musicality. The program is ordered more or less chronologically, which demonstrates Foote's...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1995-09-01Works: Ned Rorem: Mourning Scene from Samuel; Robert Ward: He Who Gets Slapped "Pantaloon"; Lee Hoiby: Summer and Smoke; Theodore Chanler: Peacock Pie; Norman Dello Joio: The Listeners; Robert Evett: Billy ...
Performers: Baldwin, Dalton; Blackwell, Virgil; Emelianoff, Andre; Hill, Janet Lyman; Huckaby, William; Hudson, Benjamin; Parker, William [Classical]; Zeavin, Carol
Ensemble: Columbia String Quartet
1 CD / New World / 1995-09-01Works: Aaron Copland: Duo, for flute (or violin) & piano; Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach; Leo Ornstein: Sonata for violin & piano, Op 31; Richard Wernick: Cadenzas and Variations II
Performers: Feinberg, Alan [Piano]; Fulkerson, Gregory; Shannon, Robert
"This is a CD transfer of the 1981 LP in the admirable New World series and, although a mixed bag, it is worth having for...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1995-07-01Works: George William Warren: The Andes, Marche di bravoura; George Frederick Bristow: Dream land, Op. 59; Richard Hoffman: In memoriam L. M. G.; Dixiana; Charles Jerome Hopkins: The wind demon, Op. 11; Cha...
Performers: Davis, Ivan
1 CD / New World / 1995-07-01Performers: Baldwin, Dalton; Huckaby, William; Kavafian, Ida; Parker, William [Classical]
"...These two discs make up a valuable little survey of American art song. New World supplies excellent notes (especially Nicholas Tawa's for 80463) and texts...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1995-06-01Works: George Frederick Root: Where Home Is, for chorus; The Old Canoe, for chorus & harmonium; American Traditional: Sweet Home, for chorus; The Farmer's Boy ("The Jovial Farmer Boy"), folk song; Henry Rus...
Performers: Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Basquin, Peter