2 CD / Albany Records / 2015-09-08
Albany Records celebrates composer Joseph Fennimore's 75th anniversary with the release of this two-cd set of his 24 Romances and other select works. Born in...continue...
The Light of Christmas: Latvian Cantatas of the Christmas Season / Laila Liepina Southard, soprano; Elina Seile, mezzo-soprano; Nauris Indzeris, baritone et al.
1 CD / Albany Records / 2015-09-08Conductors: Jansons, Andrejs; Zamura, Laura Padega
Ensemble: Chamber Choir Fortius; Childrens Choir Sono; Latvian National Opera Chamber Orchestra; New York Latvian Concert Choir; Youth Choir Balsis
This recording continues the tradition of the New York Latvian Concert Choir soon after its founding in 1975 of commissioning cantatas for their annual holiday...continue...
Parisian Impressions - music for flute & piano by Lefebvre, Meunier, Arrieul, Duvernoy, Aubert, Gagnebin, Brun, Honegger, et al. / Leonard Garrison, flute; Roger McVey, piano
1 CD / Albany Records / 2015-09-08
All of the music presented here, beautiful in its own right, is suitable for intermediate-level flutists to play. None have been widely recorded, so this...continue...
Lucas Richman (b.1935): 'In Truth' - Piano Concerto, 'In Truth'; Oboe Concerto; The Clearing; Pieces (3) for cello & orch. / Inbal Segev, cello; Cynthia DeAlmeida, oboe; Jeffrey Biegel, piano
1 CD / Albany Records / 2015-09-08Conductors: Richman, Lucas
Ensemble: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Following the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra's rousingly successful premiere of Lucas Richman's piano concerto in 2013, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, where Richman was resident conductor and...continue...
Eric Nathan (b.1983): 'Multitude, Solitude' Chamber music / Peggy Pearson, oboe; Joseph Alessi, trombone; Mei Rui, piano; Hugo Moreno, trumpet; Samuel Rhodes, viola
1 CD / Albany Records / 2015-09-08Conductors:
Ensemble: Momenta String Quartet
Composer Eric Nathan, a 2013 Rome Prize Fellow and 2014 Guggenheim Fellow, has garnered acclaim internationally through performances at the New York Philharmonic's 2014 Biennial,...continue...
Victor Herbert: The Only Girl (1914) / Antoni Mendezona; Natalie Ballenger; Sarah Best; Sarah Mossman; Ian McEuen; Cameron Smith; Adam Cannedy
1 CD / Albany Records / 2015-09-08Conductors: Steichen, Gerald
Ensemble: Light Opera Of New York
Victor Herbert's three-act 1914 score (Henry Blossom's song lyrics) -- the clash between a young female composer and an egotistical Broadway librettist based on a...continue...
Changing Time and Colors - New works for brass by Michael Kallstrom, Michael Sitton, Elizabeth Raum, Emma Lou Diemer, Bruce H. Frazier, Wayne Lu / Balaton Chamber Brass
1 CD / Albany Records / 2015-08-11Conductors:
Ensemble: Balaton Chamber Brass
The Balaton Chamber Brass (Amy Cherry, trumpet; Dan Cherry, trombone) is a duo created with the intent of furthering the art of brass chamber music,...continue...
Modern American Art Songs - by George Mabry, Kenton Coe, Brian H Peterson, Persis Vehar / Sharon Mabry, mz; Patsy Wade, piano
1 CD / Albany Records / 2015-08-11Works: George Mabry: Songs of Reflection, for mezzo-soprano & piano; Cabaret Songs (3), for mezzo-soprano & piano; Kenton Coe: A Family Gathering, for mezzo-soprano & piano; Brian H. Peterson: Moon Songs, f...
Performers: Mabry, Sharon; Wade, Patsy
Mezzo-soprano Sharon Mabry has championed the music of contemporary composers throughout her distinguished career. She has premiered works by more than 30 composers and has...continue...
Recording information: George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall at Austin Peay Sta (2014)....continue...
Takemitsu: And Then I Knew 'Twas Wind; Debussy: Sonata for flute, alto & harp; Karim Al-Zand: Studies in Nature / The Museaux Trio
1 CD / Albany Records / 2015-08-11Conductors:
Ensemble: Museaux Trio
The Museaux Trio (Sydney Carlson, flute; Denise Fujikawa, harp; Brian Quincey, viola) is an outgrowth of Debussy's creation of a work for flute, viola, and...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2015-08-11
Pianist Nanette Kaplan Solomon, Professor Emerita of Music at Slippery Rock University has long been involved with the work of women composers. With this recording,...continue...
David Maslanka (b.1943): A Child's Garden of Dreams; Sea Dreams, Concerto for Two Horns & Wind Ensemble / Illinois State Univ. Wind Sym., Steele
1 CD / Albany Records / 2015-08-11Conductors: Stteele, Stephen K
Ensemble: Illinois State University Winid Symphony
Conductor Stephen K. Steele comments that David Maslanka's A Child's Garden of Dreams provided bookends for his tenure as conductor of the Illinois State University...continue...