BARBER String Quartet (inc. original finale). Serenade. Dover Beach . HANSON String Quartet. Concerto da Camera . R. THOMPSON Alleluia (trans. Ying Qt)

BARBER String Quartet (inc. original finale). Serenade. Dover Beach . HANSON String Quartet. Concerto da Camera . R. THOMPSON Alleluia (trans. Ying Qt) ● Ying St Qt; Randall Scarlata (bar) Adam Neiman (pn) ● SONO LUMINUS DSL-92166 (74:02) [Package includes Blu-ray surround sound audio disc in addition to standard CD] This is …

ZYMAN Sonata for Flute and Piano. LAVISTA Dance of Degas’s Ballerinas. CORAL Not So Short Sonata for Flute and Piano. ARMENGOL Divertimento. ARANDA Mnemósine. Cadenza. LUNA Six Fantasies for Flute and Piano. E. TOUSSAINT Bop Study #1 for Flute Solo

INVOCACIONES: Mexican Music for Flute and Piano • Dúo México con Brío (Evangelina Reyes [fl], Camelia Goila [pn]) • URTEXT DIGITAL JBCC-188 (67:27)ZYMAN Sonata for Flute and Piano. LAVISTA Dance of Degas’s Ballerinas. CORAL Not So Short Sonata for Flute and Piano. ARMENGOL Divertimento. ARANDA Mnemósine. Cadenza. LUNA Six Fantasies for …

Picks of the Year: 2012

Here are the discoveries from the past year that made the biggest impact on me. I recommend them to all who enjoy worthy but lesser known music in great performances. Some may object that the piano music of Samuel Barber …

Second Interview with Arnold Rosner

Arnold Rosner is one of the most unusual and fascinating American composers of his generation. Born in New York City in 1945, to a culturally unsophisticated family (his father ran a candy store in northern Harlem), he took piano lessons …

STARK Five Preludes. HUTTER Evening Air. BROBERG Constellations. HALLE Lullaby. Second Childhood. NASS Dance Preludes. CAVIANI Jazz Etudes.

SECOND CHILDHOOD • Matthew McCright (pn) • INNOVA 739 (56:47) STARK Five Preludes. HUTTER Evening Air. BROBERG Constellations. HALLE Lullaby. Second Childhood. NASS Dance Preludes. CAVIANI Jazz Etudes Matthew McCright is an American pianist who graduated from Westminster College, the Conservatory at the University of Cincinnati, and the University of Minnesota, where he earned his …

KALLOR Exhilaration—Dickinson and Yeats Songs

KALLOR Exhilaration—Dickinson and Yeats Songs • Adriana Zabala (mez); Gregg Kallor (pn) • GKM 50020-1 (37:40) This handsomely packaged but rather sparingly filled compact disc represents my introduction to the music of American composer Gregg Kallor. Now 35, he was born in Cleveland, but …