Felt: Striking Works for Solo Piano by Durrant, Guthrie, Zaheri, Pressley, Petty, Nagorcka, Baker / Karolina Rojahn; J. Bradley Baker; Robert A. Baker
1 CD / Navona / 2015-02-10
The piano is an instrument of dexterity and expression, allowing an almost endless number of compositional possibilities. 'Felt', a compilation for solo piano, presents an...continue...
Lee Actor (b.1952): Piano Concerto; Symphony No. 3; Divertimento / Daniel Glover, piano; Slovak Nat'l SO, Trevor
1 CD / Navona / 2015-02-10Conductors: Trevor, Kirk
Ensemble: Slovak National Symphony Orchestra
Maestro Kirk Trevor praises composer Lee Actor as "one of the refreshing new classical voices ... who can still use a traditional language with a...continue...
Carl Vollrath: Past Recollections - Music for Clarinet and Piano, Vol. 1 / Michael Norsworthy, clarinet; Yoko Hagino, piano
1 CD / Navona / 2015-02-10
The stories we tell, stemming from our experiences of people, places, and events, reveal how we understand and express the world around us. Composer Carl...continue...
Moonstrung Air: Choral and Vocal Music of Gregory W. Brown (b.1949) / The Crossing; New York Polyphony
1 CD / Navona / 2015-02-10Conductors: ; Nally, Donald; Dudley, Eric
Ensemble: New York Polyphony; Spring Ensemble; The Crossing
Composer, conductor, scholar, and experimental musician Gregory W. Brown presents a collection of his vocal and choral works on the Navona Records release Moonstrung Air,...continue...
Beneath Winter Light: The Music of Heidi Jacob / Barbara Govatos, violin; Charles Abramovic, piano; The Momenta String Quartet
1 CD / Navona / 2015-01-13Conductors: Gatti, Daniele; Sokhiev, Tugan ;
Ensemble: The Momenta String Quartet; Vienna State Opera Chorus; Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Composer, cellist, and conductor Heidi Jacob is Associate Professor of Music at Haverford College. A graduate of both the Curtis Institute of Music and The...continue...
Gerald Cohen: Sea of Reeds - Works for Clarinet and Chamber Ensemble / Vasko dukovski & Ismail Lumanovski, clarinets; Jennifer Choi, violin
1 CD / Navona / 2014-11-11Conductors:
Ensemble: Grneta Ensemble
Composer Gerald Cohen calls the clarinet, a distinguished voice in many musical genres, one of his favorite instruments. Through his affinity, the composer’s debut Navona...continue...
1 CD / Navona / 2014-11-11Conductors: ; Vavrinek, Stanislav
Ensemble: Ankara Universtiy Soloists String Quartet; Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Letters To A Young Poet, composer Mark Zanter’s debut Navona release, presents recently commissioned chamber works for strings. The inspiration for the title track comes...continue...
Sound and Fury: Chamber Music of Paul Osterfield (b.1973): Etude, book 1; Kandinsky Images; Smoky Mountain Autumn / various artists
1 CD / Navona / 2014-11-11
From the serenity of the Smoky Mountains to the abstraction and boldness of Kandinsky’s paintings, composer Paul Osterfield’s debut solo on Navona, ‘Sound and Fury’,...continue...
Haydn and the English Lady: Haydn and Maria Hester Reynolds Park (1760-1813): Piano works / Patrick Hawkins, 1831 William Geib square piano
1 CD / Navona / 2014-11-11
This collection of piano works by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) and Maria Hester Park (1760-1813), elegantly illustrating the diversity and refinement of Classical repertoire, marks...continue...
Michael G. Cunningham (b.1937): Paragonia; TransActions; Piano Concerto; Trumpet Concerto / Robert Ian Winstin; Petr Vronsky
1 CD / Navona / 2014-11-11Conductors: Micka, Vit; Marinescu, Ovidiu
Ensemble: Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra; Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra; Russian Philharmonic Orchestra
On Paragonia, Michael G. Cunningham explores ways an orchestra can interact with itself on several levels. Counter Currents presents contrary phrases and themes simultaneously stated....continue...
Belle Nuit - music from the French 'Belle Epoque' for solo piano & piano with winds by Debussy, Chabrier, Duparc, Ravel, Honegger, Bizet et al. / Kathryn Goodson, piano
2 CD / Navona / 2014-11-11
A stroll along the Seine – Notre Dame reflected in the waters below – the Eiffel Tower illuminated in evening skies – bistro conversations echoing...continue...
1 CD / Navona / 2014-11-11
On her debut Navona release, John Cage: Sonatas and Interludes / In A Landscape, pianist Kate Boyd performs two pieces exemplifying Cage’s compositionally intuitive and...continue...
The Real Beeler: Symphonic Music of Alan Beeler incl. Clarinet Concerto; Violin Concerto, Marimba Concertos 1 & 2; Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4 et al. / Richard Stoltzman, clarinet, Vit Muzik, violin
1 CD / Navona / 2014-10-14Conductors: Trevor, Krik; Vronsky, Petr; ; Valek, Vladimir
Ensemble: Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra; Moravian Philharmonic Chamber Players; Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
On his debut solo Navona Records release, The Real Beeler, prolific composer Alan Beeler presents his refined and distinguishable orchestral voice, exploring various harmonic and...continue...
1 CD / Navona / 2014-10-14Works: Alfredo Piatti: Caprices (12) for cello, Op. 25
Performers: Miranda, Carmine [Cello]
A renowned cellist in his own time, Carlo Alfredo Piatti (1822-1901) is known for composing his 12 Caprices, a set recognized for its technical difficulty...continue...
Darkness to Light: The Music of Jeffrey Jacob (b.1966) - Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3; String Quartet No. 2; Elegy, Adagietto Misterioso / Jeffrey Jacob, piano
1 CD / Navona / 2014-10-14Conductors: Spalding, Daniel; ; Mitchell, Jon; Spiegelman, Joel; Shimada, Toshiyuki
Ensemble: Hradec Kralové Philharmonicd; London Symphony Orchestra; Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra; Moscow Symphony Orchestra; New England String Quartet
Composer and pianist Jeffrey Jacob depicts the experiences of struggle and pain, and of triumph and joy on his debut Navona Records release Darkness To...continue...
Joseph Summer: Goddesses / Jessica Lennick, soprano; Andrea Chenoweth, soprano; Kellie Van Horn, mz; Paul Soper, baritone; Luke Grooms, tenor. Various instrumentalists
1 CD / Navona / 2014-10-14Conductors: Watson, Ian
Ensemble: Arcadia Players
Goddesses is the third offering in Navona Records' The Shakespeare Concerts Series, which presents several works by composer Joseph Summer from his collection of settings...continue...
Scott Pender (b.1959): 88+12 - Music for Piano and Strings / Julia Okrusko, violin; Lilit Muradyan, viola; Ming-Hui Lin, cello; Peter Sulski, violin; Geoffrey Burleson, piano; David Russell, cello
1 CD / Navona / 2014-09-09Conductors:
Ensemble: New England String Trio
With a distinctly contemporary compositional signature that draws on minimalism and popular music of the late 20th century, and also recalls the 19th-century Romantic tradition,...continue...
Luminescence: Works for Strings and Orchestra Brought to Light - Works by D. Kurtley, R. Burrell, R. Worthington, R. Bokhour, D. Burwasser & M, Schluger / Winston, Yaffe, Schwarz, Vronsky, conductors; Kiev Phil; Seattle SO; Warsaw NPO
1 CD / Navona / 2014-09-09Conductors: Wilson, Robert Ian ; Vronsky, Petr; Vavrinek, Stanislav; Schwarz, Gerard ; Yaffé, John
Ensemble: Kiev Philharmonic; Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra; Seattle Symphony Orchestra; Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
LUMINESCENCE brings to light six works for small and large orchestra, showcasing the inspired directions and composers of contemporary orchestral music. Marvin Schluger's Manhattan Suite...continue...
Carol Barnett (b.1949) :'Treasures from the Archives' - Choral Works / Jay Johnson, percussion; Christine Starr, pianos; Dale Warland Singers; National Lutheran Choir; Murray State University Concert Choir
1 CD / Navona / 2014-09-09Conductors: Warland, Dale; Cherwein, David ; Larson, Richard; Snow, Sandra
Ensemble: Dale Warland Singers; Kantorei; Minnesota Music Educators Assocation All-State Women's Choir; Murray State University Concert Choir; National Lutheran Choir
TREASURES FROM THE ARCHIVES, composer Carol Barnett's debut solo release on Navona Records, presents shining choral arrangements and originals from the composer's diverse catalog as...continue...
2 CD / Navona / 2014-09-09
THE GOLDEN GALAXY, Navona Record's fourth release of works by the late French composer Yves Ramette (1921-2012), presents works for organ, an instrument which Ramette...continue...