Contents: I. Introduction and Hymn -- II. Outcry -- III. Flying -- IV. Hymn and Reconciliation. The movements are played without pause. With program notes. Commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and New York Philharmonic. Premiered in Los Angeles, September 2012. Dedicated to Mimi…
A symphony in four movements. Commissioned by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Savannah Music Festival, and the Texas Music Festival. Dedicated to Robert Spano. Duration ca. 35 minutes.
Also: Festival March. Alvaro Cassuto conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
In four movements. Commissioned by the Sanh Francisco Symphony. A large-scale and propulsive symphony for full orchestra.
In one movement. Dedicated to David Robertson. Jointly commissioned by Carnegie Hall Corporation, the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, and BBC Radio 3. Premiered in London, August 2007 by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. The music is based on the opera of the same name. Archive edition.
Graham is a prolific composer of music for wind band. This is a three-movement work, each movement inspired by an older form of music such as the chaconne and rondo. With program and biographical notes.
Contents: --1. Sonatina --2. Imaginary Creatures --3. We've Got Rhythm.
…one movement. With biographical notes in English and German. Commissioned by Frankfurt am Main for Ensemble Modern. Premiered by Ensemble Modern in Paris, February 2001. The score calls for a small orchestra of five winds, six brass, two percussion, keyboard, and ten strings. The keyboardist uses a…
Dedicated to Dr. Lisa Rogers and the Texas tech University Percussion Ensemble I. A four-movement work with a variety of moods and textures. For 12 percussionists; includes instrumentation listing.
Part I: 1. Of Moisture and Greenness -- 2. First Nervous Breakdown -- 3. Causes and Cures. Part II: 4. Second Nervous Breakdown -- 5. The Book of Life's Merits. With a performance note. Written for harpist Marie-Pierre Langlamet. Duration ca. 34 minutes.
In five movements: I. Black Butterfly (Badenweiler, Hotel Somner, 08.15.1904) -- II. Chameleon -- III. The Lady with the Dog -- IV. Ward No. 6 -- V. Three Sisters. With program and biographical notes in Russian and English. This work was inspired by the writings of Anton Chekhov.
In one movement. A work for large orchestra, including a wide array of percussion. Duration ca. 16 minutes.
World premiere recordings of 20 symphonies by the Italian composer Sammartini. Performed by I Giovani di Nuova Cameristica.
This disc also includes Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals. Soundscapes by Bernie Krause. Martyn Brabbins conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
Commissioned by the AT&T Foundation in honor of the Chicago Symphony Orch.'s centennial. Instrumentation provided. In four movements. Premiered by the Chicago Symph. Orchestra, in February 1992, Zubin Mehta conducting. Duration: ca. 28 minutes.