Dedicated to Larry Combs. The music reinterprets the same material in each of the three movements, and aims to express both joy and pain at the same time. With program and performance notes.
Mark Hill performs double reed music by George Heussenstamm, Dana Wilson, Greg D'Alessio, John Corigliano, Gunther Schuller and Tison Street. With various artists.
Richardson performs works by Dana Wilson and Doug Richardson, as well as his own music. With Dmitri Shteinberg, piano; Great American Music Ensemble; Ensemble Instrumental Appassionata.
The Drake University Wind Symphony plays music by Nancy Galbraith, Mark Engebretson, Yo Goto, Frank Ticheli, Dana Wilson, and Michael Markowski.
Errante plays his own music, as well as works by Adolphus Hailstork, Sydney Hodkinson, William O. Smith, Vladimir Ussachevsky, and Dana Wilson.
Gunther Schuller: Concerto No. 2 For Contrabass Tuba and Symphony Orchestra (2008) -- Karlheinz Stockhausen: Harmonien (2006) -- Dana Wilson: Concerto For Tuba and Wind Ensemble -- David Lang: Are You Experienced? (1987/89). With The Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra.
Kenji Bunch: Four Flashbacks -- Anthony Constantino: Ritual Songs -- Dana Wilson: A Thousand Whirling Dreams -- Michael Kimber: Vanishing Woods -- Libby Larsen: Ferlinghetti. Performed by the Waldland Ensemble.
Commissioned by Gail Williams and Mary Ann Covert, who premiered the piece in Hammamatsu, Japan. The music synthesizes ideas from various cultural traditions in an attempt to conjure the expanse of human experience. With program and performance notes.
Commissioned by a consortium of thirteen horn players. The nine movements are all named for muses, and may be performed in any order. With a program note.
A short movement for bass clarinet, based on pitch material gathered from the name Chas. The music alternates between slow-moving passages and more dexterous sections.
Dedicated to David Weiss and Alpha H. Walker. Mandala is a Sanskrit term for an archetypal circle, and this piece seeks to create sensations of circular motion. With a program note. Duration ca. 10 minutes.
In one movement. With performance notes. Dedicated to Dr. Arthur E. Ostrander upon his retirement from the music faculty of Ithaca College School of Music. Premiered in May, 2008 by the Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra. Scored for full orchestra. Duration ca. 4 minutes.
In three movements: Lighting the Way --Consoling --Responding. With program and performance notes. Commissioned by the International Trumpet Guild. This work explores the trumpet in the role of leader and hero. Duration ca. 17 minutes.
In one movement. With program and performance notes. Commissioned in honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Quad City Youth Symphony Orchestra. The music represents the Quad Cities: Davenport, IA --Moline, IL --Rock Island, IL --and Bettendorf, IA. Duration ca. 4 minutes.
In three movements: Rain in the Creek --Rivers --Storm at Sea (Water on Water). With program and performance notes. Commissioned by the Empire State Repertory Orchestra for ESYO's New Music for a New Generation Festival. Duration ca. 15 minutes.
In three movements. With a program note. Commissioned by and dedicated to Gail Williams. Premiered in Chicago, November 2007 by the Chicago Chamber Musicians. Of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 16 minutes.
In three movements: I. Ballad -- II. Swing -- III. Samba. Commissioned by Adam Unsworth. Dedicated to Adam Unsworth and his son, Graham. The movements may be performed together or separately. Duration ca. 11 minutes.
…musicianship in rehearsal and performance. This volume focuses on three works: Courtly Airs and Dances / Ron Nelson -- Albanian Dance / Shelley Hanson -- Shortcut Home / Dana Wilson. Includes teacher guides and student workbooks. With an introduction and three appendices. Music examples.