Contents: 1. Fanfare for Heiichiro/State Street -- 2. Tea at the Biltmore -- 3. Moon Over Santa Barbara -- 4. La Super Rica. With program and biographical notes. Commissioned by The Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra. Scored for 2 oboes (2. doubles on english horn), 2 clarinets (2.doubles on bass…
In one movement. With a program note in English and German. Dedicated to pianist Gloria Cheng. Cheng described the music as a combination of Schoenberg and Bill Evans. A reflective work, of advanced difficulty.
In one movement. With a program note in German and English. Dedicated to Chamber Music Palisades for its 15th annual season. A short but challenging piece. Duration ca. 3 minutes.
Contents: Flurry (Judith Farmer, bassoon; Nic Gerpe, piano) -- String Theory (New Hollywood String Quartet) -- Passing Through (Jennifer Johnson, oboe; Judith Farmer, bassoon) -- New England Travelogue (Eclipse Quartet) -- Trilogy (Jennifer Johnson, oboe; Judith Farmer, basson; Robert Thies, piano).
In four movements: I. The Autumn Wind -- II. A Single Fir Tree -- III. Flutes, Violins & Trumpets -- IV. Midnight. With program notes in German and English. Commissioned by the CrossNova Ensemble. Each movement was inspired by a poem of Heinrich Heine. Of advanced difficulty.
In one movement. With program notes in German and English. A journey along the Los Angeles area of Vine Street. Of advanced difficulty.
Contents: 1. Bela -- 2. Cartwheels -- 3. Northern Lights -- 4. Nashville. With a program note in German and English. Commissioned by Dorothy L. Carlson for Pacific Serenades. Each movement has a different inspiration, but ideas and devices are often shared. Of advanced difficulty.
Contents: 1. Bela -- 2. Cartwheels -- 3. Northern Lights -- 4. Nashville. With performance notes in German and English. Commissioned by Dorothy L. Carlson for Pacific Serenades. Each movement has a different inspiration, but ideas and devices are often shared. Of advanced difficulty.
This edition of the overture to Mozart's great opera is based on the score as it appears in the New Mozart Edition. With an editorial note in German and English.
Gray and friends perform music by Gershwin, Gernot Wolfgang, Bill Cunliffe, Kenny Burrell, Antonio Carlos Jobim, and others.
Malloy plays music by Adrienne Albert, Gernot Wolfgang, John Steinmetz, Steven J. Williams, Stephen Yip, and Nick Lane. With Karolina Rojahn, piano. Two enhanced CDs.
The Sundance Trio plays music for oboe, bassoon and piano by Peter Hope, Jenni Brandon, Gernot Wolfgang, Michael Head, and Bill Douglas.
Kronsteiner performs music by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Till Alexander Koerber, Christof Cech, Gernot Wolfgang, David Lang, Johannes Berauer, Philipp Sageder, and Gene Pritsker. With Lisa Preimesberger, bass clarinet; Ernst Weissensteiner, double bass; and Thomas Frey, flute.
Flute takes the primary role in this quintet, featured throughout in solos and melodies. Often, the flute and harp act as one unit, with the strings as another. Of advanced difficulty.
Dedicated to Dolores Stevens. This movement suggests falling asleep, followed by various dreams. Of advanced difficulty.
Parts for the challenging three-movement work by Wolfgang, which was premiered during the Pacific Serenades 2002 season. Study score available separately.
This third and final part of Wolfgang's Trilogy blends elements from Eastern and Southeastern European music. With program note by the composer.
These cadenzas were written at the request of David Breidenthal, principal bassoonist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The cadenzas include modern elements reflective of Wolfgang's style. With a program note in German and English.
Contents: Low Agenda, for bassoon and contrabass -- Theremin's Journey, for theremin and electronics -- Rolling Hills & Jagged Ridges, for violin and piano -- Quiet Time, for viola and piano -- Encounters, for violin and bassoon -- Still Waters, for piano -- Three Short Stories, for viola and…
Commissioned by David Breidenthal, principal bassoonist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. A one-movement piece colored by the language of the blues. With program notes. Duration ca. 12 minutes.
Commissioned by the Verdehr Trio, and premiered in Washington DC, March 2000. A challenging work which requires the pianist to play the strings inside the piano. With a program note. Duration ca. 12 minutes.
Commissioned by Chamber Music Palisades, and premiered in October 2001. The music presents an idea with the violin which is subsequently surrounded by various different music enviroments. With a program note. Duration ca. 10 minutes.
Commissioned by Ursula Krummel for Pacific Serenades, and premiered in Los Angeles in 2002. A work in three movements: Carnival in Venice; Dream; and Country Road. A challenging ensemble work. With program and performance notes. Duration ca. 17 minutes.