Chamber music of Jonathan Leshnoff: String Quartet No. 2; Cosmic Variations; Seven Glances as a Mirage et al.
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2012-06-26Works: Jonathan Leshnoff: Quartet for Strings no 2 "Edelmann"; Seven Glances at a Mirage, for violin, clarinet & piano; Cosmic Variations on a Haunted Theme, for 3 players; ...without a chance, for 3 percus...
Performers: Depeters, David; Dove, Barry; Miahky, Stephen; Nemith, Joshua; Opus 3 Trio; Simas, Jerome; Stoyanov, Svet
Ensemble: Carpe Diem String Quartet; Opus 3 Trio
Jonathan Leshnoff is one of the most exciting voices in contemporary American music, and his lyricism is accompanied by vibrant expressive qualities. The String Quartet...continue...
1 CD / DBK Works / 2012-01-17Works: Larry Hoffman: Quartet for Strings no 1 ("The Blues"); Blues, for harp, oboe & cello; Pages of Anna, for harp, flute, oboe & clarinet; Blues Suite, for cello; Colors, for trumpet & percussion
Performers: Balio, Andrew; Depeters, David; Dumm, Bryan; Kondonassis, Yolanda [Harp]; Mack, John; Ostling, Kristin
American Record Guide, November/December 2012
I found this quite engrossing and enjoyable. The sound varies a bit since the Blues for harp, oboe and cello was...continue...