Rosner: Requiem, OP. 59 (1973)

Album Information REQUIEM, OP. 59 (1973)BY ARNOLD ROSNER (1945-2013)Premiere Recording Total Timing (69:00) London Phiharmonic OrchestraNick Palmer, conductorCrouch End Festival Chorus*David Temple, Chorus MasterWalter Simmons, producerJonathan Allen, engineerRecorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, July 23, 24, 28, 2019All music available …

Rosner’s Requiem: On a Forgotten Genius of American Music

In the spring of 1970, I was about to enter the Manhattan School of Music to pursue the study of musicology. At the time, I was working at C. F. Peters Corporation, then the primary publisher of the music of Alan Hovhaness, a well-known American composer whose unusual style involved combining the modal polyphony of the Renaissance with Armenian, Indian, Japanese, and Korean elements, and who interested me greatly.