Contents: Demon Dance from Medieval Suite, by Katherine Hoover -- Movement II from Sonata, by Lita Grier -- Movement I from Concerto for Flute, Strings and Percussion, by Melinda Wagner -- Vignette, by Eugenie Rocherolle -- Movement III from The Golden Flute, by Chen Yi -- Movement II from Concerto…
This piece is in the tradition of many cultures to give thanks to the sun for the gifts it provides. The music is free and bright. Of intermediate to advanced difficulty. With a brief composer's note.
Kokopeli, the flute player, was a great mahu, or legendary hero of the Hopi. He is said to have led the migrations through the Southwest, the sound of his flute echoing through the great canyons and cliffs - from the composer's postface.
Ernst plays music by Vivian Fung, Jennifer Higdon, Katherine Hoover, Judith Shatin, and other woman composers.
Katherine Hoover: The Last Invocation -- Echo -- Prayer In Time of War -- Peace Is The Way -- Paul Davies: Ave Maria -- David Lipten: A Widow’s Song -- How To -- Katherine Hoover: Requiem For The Innocent. Performed by the New York Virtuoso Singers.
Stillman performs music by Benjamin C. S. Boyle, Mason Bates, Richard Danielpour, Gerald Levinson, Zhou Tian, David Ludwig, Daniel Kellogg, Andrew Rudin, Katherine Hoover, David Bennett Thomas, and Michael Djupstrom. With Charles Abramovic, piano.
Contents: An Old Soft Shoe / Joseph Fennimore -- Medieval Suite / Katherine Hoover -- A Little Suite for Christmas, A.D. 1979 / George Crumb -- Gargoyles, Op. 29 / Lowell Liebermann. With Jan Vinci, flute.
Jennifer Higdon: Flute Poetic -- Mark Vinci: Crow’S Nest -- Katherine Hoover: Medieval Suite -- Paul Hindemith: Acht Stücke -- Charles Tomlinson Griffes: Poem -- Mark Vinci: Tingsha Bom T-Bom T-Bom. With pianist Reiko Uchida and the New York Dream Orchestra.
Aria was originally composed in 1982 as the middle movement of a Serenade for clarinet and string quartet. The Allegro was composed in 1985 for cello and piano at the request of the composer's cellist friend.
Commissioned by the Vinland Duo and premiered at Carnegie Hall, April 1991. Program note by the composer.
Commissioned by Dr. & Mrs. James P. Carey of Huntington, W. Virginia and Marshall University. Premiered in 1996 at the Terrace Theater at Kennedy Center by Wendell Dobbs and Larry Odom (harp). Program note by the composer.
This piece was written in honor of the 90th birthday of flautist Joseph Mariano. It was composed for the National Flute Association Convention in Dallas, 2001. The music quotes several pieces which the composer studied under Mariano.
Chamber music for strings by Hoover. Performed by the Colorado String Quartet and Rogeri Trio.
Six short pieces: In Circles; Melody; Permission; Mice; Not a Waltz; and Good Night. Some of the pieces have a short program note or suggestions.
Inspired by the Bartok Quartets; in three movements: the two outside showing the short, angular themes and rhythmic variety reminiscent of Bartok; the second is rhapsdic and lyric.
A one movement work, with three distinctive parts, using materials from Greek folk music.
Composed in 1974, in four movements. The last movement, Largo, is a musical palindrome, like the word "radar" : it is the same backward as forward. Composer's note. Duration: ca. 8 minutes.
A collection of seven pieces written over a period of several years and performed in many different groupings. With program note by the composer.
Commissioned by Red Cedar Chamber Music for the Boland-Dowdall Duo, and premiered by them at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art on Feb. 12, 2000. With program note by the composer.