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Vivid portraits of three significant American composers whose works have largely been forgotten since their death. This rare look at these composers, all active in New York, includes biographies, studies of style, and a look at their works. The CD contains music by each. With an introduction and…
Persichetti: Ninth Piano Sonata -- Winter Solstice, Op. 165. Marga Richter: Sonata for Piano -- Remembrances -- Eight Pieces for Piano. Jacob Druckman: The Seven Deadly Sins.
Commissioned by the Verdehr Trio, and dedicated to the memory of Vincent Persichetti. With program, performance and biographical notes.
Music for clarinets by Astor Piazzolla, John Harbison, Gunther Schuller, Thomas E. Barker, Vincent Persichetti and Evan Ziporyn. Various artists.
Contents: 1. Theme and Variations -- 2. Romance -- 3. Finale Fantasia. With brief performance notes. Dedicated to Vincent Persichetti. Duration ca. 25 minutes.
The quintet performs works by John Cheetham, Eugene Bozza, Leonard Bernstein, Vincent Persichetti, Lutoslawski, Andre Previn and Kerry Turner. Super-Audio CD.
Composed for and dedicated to pianist Jeffrey Jacob. The music is influenced by the work of composer Vincent Persichetti. With a program note. Duration ca. 10 minutes.
Composed for the Chestnut Brass Company and dedicated to the memory of Vincent Persichetti, the composer's mentor and teacher. With program note by the composer.
Heller performs 20th century organ music by composers including Joseph Bonnet, Frank Bridge, Pietro Yon, Louis Vierne, Marcel Dupre, Samuel Barber, Paul Hindemith, William Albright, Vincent Persichetti and Craig Philips.
In this valuable book, Fennell shares his insights into seven works by Vincent Persichetti, Richard Wagner, Howard Hanson, William Schuman, Gustav Holst, and John Barnes Chance. With a foreword, music examples, and black & white photos.
With a foreword by Allan McMurray and a preface. Descriptions of several works which arrange or incorporate hymns and other religious tunes. Includes music by Frank Ticheli, William Schuman, David Gillingham, Vincent Persichetti and many others. All works were in print at time of press.
Three works for wind band by Persichetti. David Amos conducts the Winds of the London Symphony Orchestra.
In one movement. With a note by Lauren Persichetti. This previously unpublished piece would sometimes be played by the composer for his daughter. Persichetti said he wrote it when he was a boy. Duration ca. 3 minutes.
This reissue of a 1985 LP features the only currently available recordings of the 10th and 11th piano sonatas personally approved by Persichetti.