1 CD / Albany Records / 2009-11-10Works: Donald Sur: The Unicorn and the Lady, for narrator & ensemble; Berceuse, for violin & piano; Satori on Park Avenue, for ensemble; Catena 1, for ensemble; Catena 2, for ensemble; Catena 3, for ensembl...
Performers: French, Catherine; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]
Conductors: Hoose, David;
Ensemble: Collage New Music
This disc marks the first commercial recording of the music of Donald Sur - one that is long overdue. Donald Sur was born in Honolulu...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2009-11-10Works: David Del Tredici: Three Gymnopédies, for piano; Eric Moe: Legend of the Sad Triad, ballade for piano; Tom Cipullo: Meditations (2), for piano; Water Lilies, for piano; Leo Ornstein: Sonata for ...
Performers: Golan, Jeanne; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]
Jeanne Golan gives us performances of music by American composer-pianists who understand and write beautifully for the piano, making a collection that ranges from the...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2007-04-01Works: Ross Bauer: Eskimo Songs, for voice, flute, cello & piano; Stone Soup, for winds, violin, cello & piano; Motion, for piano trio; Ritual Fragments, for voice, winds, strings, piano & percussion; Tribu...
Performers: Friedland, Peggy; Gordon, Joshua [Cello]; Keyes, Bayla; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]; Rider, Rhonda; Schadeberg, Christine; Shapiro, Lois
Conductors: Bauer, Ross; Milarsky, Jeffrey; ; Chang, Yu-Hui
Ensemble: ; Empyrean Ensemble; New York New Music Ensemble; Triple Helix Piano Trio
"Anyone who wonders about the value and validity of modernist music should hear this outstanding album. These superbly crafted works demand much from the performers,...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2006-11-01Works: David Chaitkin: Poems of Love, for soprano & piano; Impromptu, for piano; Dances (3), for piano; Rhapsody, for cello & piano
Performers: Becker, Richard; Chaitkin, Mathaniel; Fout, Angela; Garrett, Margo; Lefebvre, Marie-France; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]; Schadeberg, Christine
Noted for his lyrical and harmonically adventurous music, David Chaitkin has composed symphonic as well as a variety of chamber and vocal works. As he...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2004-07-01Works: Herbert Bielawa: Five Rants, for SATB chorus & violin; The Snake and Other Creatures, for soprano & piano; Earth, for bass-baritone & ensemble; Dreams, for SSAA chorus, viola & piano
Performers: Aird, Brooke; Allen, Catherine; Artists, San Francisco Choral; Bielawa, Herbert; Howe, Eric; Mathias, Richard; Narucki, Susan; Okamura, Dwight; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]; Paul, Sharon J.; San Fr...
Conductors: ; Paul, Sharon
Ensemble: Magen Solomon; San Francisco Choral Artists; San Francisco Girls Chorus
Personnel: Susan Narucki (soprano); Eric Howe (bass baritone); Brooke Aird (violin); Geraldine Walther (viola); Catherine Allen (cello); Lenora Warkentin (flute); Richard Mathias (clarinet); Dwight Ok...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2001-12-01Works: Leo Kraft: Pieces (6) for violin with piano obbligato; Line Drawings, for flute & percussion; The Garden of Memory; "cummingsong" for tenor & chamber ensemble; Chamber Symphony no 2 for 16 instruments
Performers: Bleeke, Mark; Butler, Marcia; Dunkel, Paul Lustig; Jolles, Renee; Kahn, Sue Ann; Lipsey, Michael; Martin, Lois; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]; Wong, Deborah
Conductors: Hostetter, Paul; Rothman, George
"Kraft's music has never gone for the large gestures of the deliberately popular approach that might have given him popularity, yet it is highly enjoyable...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2001-11-01Works: David MacBride: El Regreso, for soprano & piano; Balanza, for soprano at the piano; Night (Suite for piano & Poet's Voice)
Performers: MacBride, David Huston; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]; Schadeberg, Christine; Toth, Benjamin
1 CD / Albany Records / 1996-04-01Works: Irwin Bazelon: Spires for trumpet & orchestra; Legends and Love Letters, song cycle for soprano & ensemble, Nos 1-5, complete; Trajectories for piano & orchestra
Performers: Annis, Robert; Epstein, Frank; Heller, Joan; Lefkowitz, Ronan; Maximilien, Wanda; Moerschel, Joel; Murphy, Maurice; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]; Scolnik, Julie
Conductors: Farberman, Harold; Fussell, Charles
Ensemble: Collage New Music; London Philharmonic Orchestra