Character pieces with descriptive titles commissioned for the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition by the William S. Davis Family in honor of Eddie Maude Smyth.
World premiere recordings of two contemporary comic operas, composed for the New York Festival of Song. On two CDs.
In this classic manual, a noted English composer describes 57 orchestral instruments (ca. 1914) tracing their origins, development, and status at the beginning of World War I. Not only are the history and evolution of each instrument fully discussed, the author also explores the techniques of each…
...Chris DeBlasio, Ricky Ian Gordon, John Harbison, Fred Hersch, Lee Hoiby, Steven Houtz, David Krakauer, Libby Larsen, Annea Lockwood, John Musto, Ned Rorem, Donald St.Pierre, Richard Thomas, Donald Wheelock, Richard Wilson. Dedicated to William Parker; recorded on Harmonia Mundi CD 907602.
Sperry performs with the New York Virtuosi and The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.
With program and biographical notes. This version is dedicated to Don Gillespie, and was approved by Blake. Blake originally composed the music in the 1930s.
Recent music by American composers. Contents: American Berserk / by John Adams -- No Longer Very Clear / by Joan Tower -- Winter Aubade / by Daniel Crozier -- Ba Ban / by Chen Yi -- Traces / by Augusta Read Thomas -- 12 New Etudes, Book IV / by William Bolcom.
…me -- IV. A Song of Liberty. Dedicated to the Boston Symphony and Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Commissioned by the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The music sets texts from William Blake's Prophetic Books. Duration ca. 35 minutes. Custom print edition. A larger conductor score is also available for sale.
The Lark Quartet performs music by John Adams, William Bolcom, Aaron Copland, and Paul Moravec.
Music by William Bolcom, Herbert Brewer, Marcel Dupré, Herbert Howells, Jean Sibelius, Ralph Vaughn Williams, and others. Hybrid SACD.
Thirteen hymn-based compositions appropriate for church use during Easter season. Dedicated to Dinda's teacher, William Bolcom. With biographical notes.
The Middle Tennessee State University Wind Ensemble performs music by Frank Ticheli, Leslie Bassett and William Bolcom. World premiere recordings.
Roy performs song cycles by William Bolcom, John Duke, Thomas Pasatieri, and Ned Rorem. With Chan Kiat Lim, piano.
Music by William Bolcom, Carlos Guastavino, Astor Piazzolla, Manuel Ponce, and Floro M. Ugarte. With Oscar Macchioni, piano.
Reprints of three piano pieces by Albright: Sleight of Hand (Legerdemain Rag); Burnt Fingers (A characteristic two-step); and Brass Knuckles (written with William Bolcom). Of advanced difficulty.
Fan performs piano music by William Bolcom, Qigang Chen, Halim El-Dabh, Franz Liszt, Sergei Prokofiev, A. Adnan Saygun, Robert Schumann, Peter Sculthorpe, Dia Succari and Peteris Vasks.
The Ying String Quartet performs works by contemporary American composers Ned Rorem, Augusta Read Thomas, Chen Yi, Jennifer Higdon and William Bolcom.
Dedicated to Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano and William Bolcom, who premiered the work in May 1997 at Symphony Space in New York City. Duration: ca. 7 minutes.
The Prism Saxophone Quartet performs music by Matt Levy, Donnacha Dennehy, William Bolcom, Chen Yi, Jennifer Higdon, Libby Larsen, Roshanne Etezady and Dennis DeSantis.
Contents: Recuerdos / William Bolcom -- El Salon Mexico / Aaron Copland -- Points on Jazz / Dave Brubeck -- Arias & Barcarolles / Leonard Bernstein.
Music by Rachmaninov, Schoenfield, Williams, Bolcom, Scott, Ysaye, Kreisler, Gliere, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Kodaly, and Piazzolla. With Truida van der Walt, piano.
…Bouquet (Louis Chauvin and Scott Joplin) -- III. Ethiopia Rag (Joseph Lamb) -- IV. Frog Legs Rag (James Scott) -- V. Graceful Ghhost (William Bolcom) -- VI. Finale: Incineratorag (William Bolcom). Arranged at the request of the Murray Louis Dance Troupe. Premiered in Seattle, October 1979.
This volume contains articles on the music of William Bolcom, Andrew Boysen, Jr., Steven Bryant, David Dzubay, Chen Qian, Adam Gorb, Jennifer Higdon, John Mackey, Jonathan Newman, Carter Pann, Christopher Rouse, and Rolf Rudin. With a foreword by William Bolcom and a preface. Music examples.