Aldridge worked on this piece for a period of years, in close collaboration with Zeltsman. The work is comprised of seven studies in perpetual motion. With notes from Zeltsman and Aldridge. Duration ca. 20 minutes.
In one movement. With program and biographical notes. Dedicated to Boris Kucharsky. The music is based on material derived from the name of Slovian actress and model Gabriela Skrabakova. Duration ca. 9 minutes.
Contents: Keillor Songs / Robert Aldridge -- A Cuban in Vermont / Jorge Martin -- Two Millay Songs from Poetic License / Glen Roven -- The Divine Image / Hershel Garfein. With Myra Huang, piano.
In one movement. With a program note. Commissioned by Pacific Serenades. Premiered in Los Angeles, 1991. This piece was composed as part of a three-movement work titled Three Folksongs, and has taken life as a separate piece and encore.
With program and biographical notes. Commissioned by the Friends of Today's Music program of the Music Teachers' Association of California. Premiered in Oakland, July 2011. The pieces are appropriate for talented high school pianists.
An oratorio in seven parts: I. The God of Others -- II. Ibrahim and Ismail -- III. Job -- IV. Finitum Capax Infinitum -- V. The Lilies -- VI. Division -- VII. What Waits. Libretto by Herschel Garfein. With a preface, notes on text, libretto, and biographical notes. Commissioned by Douglas and Andrew…
An oratorio in seven parts: I. The God of Others -- II. Ibrahim and Ismail -- III. Job -- IV. Finitum Capax Infinitum -- V. The Lilies -- VI. Division -- VII. What Waits. Libretto by Herschel Garfein. With a preface, notes on text, libretto, note on the vocal score, and biographical notes.…
Also includes Aldridge's Samba. With A Far Cry Orchestra and The Shanghai Quartet.
Music for solo marimba, including works by Robert Aldridge, Carla Bley, Anders Hillborg, Steven Mackey, Gunther Schuller, Alvina Tan, and more. With a foreword, biographical sketches and notes on each piece.
Brellochs performs his own saxophone arrangement of this work by Copland. He also performs music by Leo Ornstein, Robert Aldridge, Walter Hartley, Lawson Lunde, and Seymour Barab. With Paul Cohen, piano.
A concerto in three movements. Dedicated to David Singer. Commissioned by Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Duration ca. 29 minutes. Custom print edition.
In one movement. With a program note. Commissioned by the Brevard Music Center for Keith Lockhart and the Brevard Music Center Orchestra. Premiered in June 2008. Janus is the Roman god of beginnings, a suitable choice for the start of Lockhart's tenure as artistic director of the Brevard Music…
Boris Kucharsky commissioned this piece in 1999. Kucharsky was inspired by the Slovakian model and actress Gabriela Skrabakova, and the musical material is taken from her name. With program and biographical notes.
A concerto in three movements. With program notes. Dedicated to David Singer. Commissioned by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Premiered in April 2005. A virtuosic work.
With a cast of characters, synopsis, index of scenes, and biographical notes. Aldridge composed this opera on a libretto by Herschel Garfein, based on the novel by Theodore Dreiser. Commissioned by the Florentine Opera Company. Vocal score by the composer. Duration ca. 150 minutes.
A staged performance by the University of Minnesota Opera Theater. Libretto by Herschel Garfein. Conducted by David Walsh.
…So Pale -- Gone -- She Comes Not -- Song -- Love Despised -- Beauty and Love -- Alms -- Wild Nights -- Of Pearls and Stars -- Saga Love. With program and biographical notes. Premiered by tenor Stephen Oosting and pianist Robert Spillman in New Jersey, April 2005. Dedicated to the composer's wife.
Composed for violinist Boris Kucharsky and pianist Melissa Marse, who premiered the work in New York, February 2005. The music is a set of variations on a original tune based on the fiddle music of North Carolina. With a program note. Duration ca. 19 minutes.
Edited by Sharan Leventhal, Nancy Zeltsman & Ray Dillard. The Marimolin Series
With a program note. Text by Herschel Garfein, based on the novel by Sinclair Lewis. Sister Sharon Falconer is an evangelist in the early-20th century Midwest. The song is for medium voice. Duration ca. 4 minutes.
Five songs on poems by Garrison Keillor: Unification -- Table Grace -- Fatherhood -- Guardian -- Wedding March. With program and biographical notes. Commissioned by and dedicated to Jennifer Rivera. Of advanced difficulty.
With a synopsis, cast of characters, instrumentation list and index of scenes. Biographical notes of the composer and librettist. Premiered by the Nashville Opera Association in November 2007. The libretto is based on the novel of the same name by Sinclair Lewis. Vocal score prepared by the…