Eric Moe (b.1954): Of Color Braided All Desire - Chamber Works / Brentano SQ; Manhattan SQ; Talujon Percussion Ensemble et al.
1 CD / Albany Records / 2015-02-03Works: Eric Moe: Of Color Braided All Desire, for soprano & string quartet; Gong Tormented, for percussion; And Life Froth Doth Throb, for viola & cello; The Salt of Broken Tears, for string quartet; Danger
Performers: Brandes, Christine; Donato, Dominic; Meyer, Jessica; Ouzounian, Karen
Ensemble: Talujon Percussion Quartet
A stellar lineup of new music ensembles and performers, including the Brentano and Manhattan String Quartets and the percussion ensemble Talujon, are featured on this...continue...
Recording information: Henry Rutgers Studio, New York City (2013)....continue...
Rameau: 'L'Amour règne' - Le Berger fidèle, La Danse / Howard Creek, tenor; Ann Monoyios, soprano; Concert Royal Chorus & Orchestra; Richman
1 CD / Newport Classic / 2015-01-14Works: Jean-Philippe Rameau: Le berger fidèle; Les fêtes d'Hébé
Performers: Brandes, Christine; Crook, Howard; Monoyios, Ann; Watson, Nathaniel
Conductors: Richman, James
Ensemble: Concert Royal Chorus; Concert Royal Orchestra; Concert Royal, New York
Augusta Read Thomas (b.1964): Aureole; Carillon Sky; Words of the Sea; Terpsichore's Dream; In My Sky at Twilight Boulez, Chicago SO et al.
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2014-02-01Works: Augusta Read Thomas: Aureole, for orchestra; Words of the Sea, for orchestra; In My Sky at Twilight, for soprano & ensemble; Carillon Sky, for violin & chamber orchestra; Terpsichore's Dream, for cha...
Performers: Brandes, Christine; Dodge, Baird; Heustis, Greg [Horn]
Conductors: Colnot, Cliff; Boulez, Pierre; Knussen, Oliver; Delaney, Jack
Ensemble: ; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Meadows Wind Ensemble; Music Now Ensemble; MusicNOW Ensemble
Among today's composers, Augusta Read Thomas has remained consistent in blazing her own path. In this she has undoubtedly been aided by her cosmopolitan training,...continue...
1 CD / Enharmonic / 2013-01-08Works: Frank Larocca: O Magnum Mysterium, for chorus; Expectavi Dominum, for chorus; Meditation, for chorus; Miserere, for chorus; In This Place, for violin & piano; O Sacrum Convivium, for chorus; Veni San...
Performers: Andrist, Audrey; Brandes, Christine; Maltester, Diane; Stern, James; Williams, Nathan
Conductors: Dimmock, Jonathan
Ensemble: ; Artists Vocal Ensemble
Expedition Audio Recommended
The composer underscores the meaning of the sung texts with strong dissonances. Sometimes these resolve in the space of a few seconds but...continue...
1 CD / Bridge / 2011-08-09Works: Melinda Wagner: Concerto for trombone & orchestra; Settings (4), for ensemble; Wick, for ensemble
Performers: Alessi, Joseph [Trombone]; Brandes, Christine; Gilbert, Laura; Gosling, Stephen; Kay, Alan R.; Macomber, Curtis; O'Neill, Richard; Sherry, Fred [Cello]
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin; Lemon, J. Karla; Milarsky, Jeffrey
Ensemble: ; New York New Music Ensemble; New York Philharmonic
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Melinda Wagner has composed a highly regarded catalog of chamber and orchestral music. Critic Tim Page writes: "Melinda Wagner's work suggests what...continue...
Recording information: Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center For The Performing Ar (02/22/2007-02/24/2007); Theater C, SUNY College at Purchase, Purchase, NY (02/22/2007-02/24/2007); Avery Fisher Hall, Li...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2007-10-01Works: Eric Moe: Siren Songs, song cycle for voice & piano; And a Warm Hello from the Alien Ant Farm, song cycle for voice & piano; Sonnets to Orpheus, song cycle for voice & piano
Performers: Brandes, Christine; Farnum, Elizabeth; Frankenberry, Rob; Moe, Eric [Composer]
Conductors: Lemon, J. Karla
Ensemble: Columbia University Group for Contemporary Music
Eric Moe has been described by the New York Times as a composer of "music of winning exuberance,: and has received numerous grants and awards....continue...
1 CD / CD Baby Independents / 2007-09-01Works: Heinrich Schütz: Musikalische Exequien (Funeral Music), for double chorus & continuo, SWV 279-281 (Op. 7); Bringt her dem Herren, for mezzo-soprano & continuo, SWV 283 (Op. 8/2); Ich liege und s...
Performers: Blumenstock, Elizabeth; Brandes, Christine; Brown, Nils; Butterfield, Benjamin; Jeffrey Thomas [Tenor Vocals/Conductor]; Nelson, Judith [Soprano Vocal]; Proosdij, Hanneke van; Richards, Kurt-Owen; Ta...
Ensemble: American Bach Soloists
Recording information: St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Belvedere, California, (04/25/1994-04/27/1994)....continue...
1 CD / Deutsche Harmonia Mundi / 2007-08-07Works: Thomas Arne: Alfred, masque in 3 acts
Performers: Brandes, Christine; Daniels, David; MacDougall, Jamie; Smith, Jennifer [Vocals]
Conductors: McGegan, Nicholas
Ensemble: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
"'Alfred' belongs to the Purcellian category of the 'semi-opera'. It is classified as a masque...Except for a three-movement Overture and a March, plus the concluding...continue...
1 CD / Conifer Classics / 2007-04-10Works: Alessandro Scarlatti: Già lusingato appieno, chamber cantata for soprano, 2 violins & continuo; L'Arianna, chamber cantata for soprano, 2 violins & continuo ("Ebra d'amor fuggia"); Poi che ris...
Performers: Blumenstock, Elizabeth; Brandes, Christine; David Tayler [Lute/Guitar]; McGegan, Nicholas; Springfels, Mary [Viola da Gamba]; Weiss, Lisa
Conductors: McGegan, Nicholas
Ensemble: Arcadian Academy
"...All four are unusually beautiful examples of Scarlatti's refined yet expressive art; they require not only bel canto singing but also an acute awareness of...continue...
1 CD / Sono Luminus / 1999-09-11Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 4 in G major; Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Performers: Brandes, Christine; Platts, Susan
Conductors: Slowik, Kenneth
Ensemble: Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra
1 CD / Sono Luminus / 1997-08-27Works: Georg Philipp Telemann: Sonata for 2 violins (or 2 flutes) & continuo in D major (Sonates Corellisantes no 6), TWV 42; In gering und rauhen Schalen, sacred cantata for voice, flute & continuo (HGD), ...
Performers: Brandes, Christine; Lane, Jennifer
Ensemble: Musica Pacifica
"Everything here is beautifully performed with energy and joy. The sound is excellent, there are English translations for the cantata texts, and notewriter Michelle Dulak...continue...