Classical Discoveries

with Marvin Rosen

In Praise of Woman - American women composers

Composer Piece Ensemble/
Conductor Soloist/
Castellano, Jennifer (1981- ) The Castle at Sunrise (opening secition) Jennifer Castellano, piano 5:30
McTee, Cindy (1953- ) Circuits North Texas Wind Symphony, Eugene Migliaro Corporon, conductor GIA Publications - 5:31
Taylor, Helen (1915-1950) Six Preludes Grant Johannesen, piano Tantara Records - 5:38
Bauer, Marion (1887-1955) Prelude and Fugue for flute and strings The Vienna Orchestra, F. Charles Adler, conductor CRI (New World) 5:50
Alston, Lettie Beckon (1953-2014) Echoes from the Spirit Cedric D. Alston & Roderic S. Leon, electronic keyboards Albany Records - 6:01
Larson, Anna (1940-2007) Dance for Orchestra Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Valek, conductor MMC Recordings - 6:09
Galbraith, Nancy (1951- ) Sonata for Bassoon and Piano Christin Schillinger, bassoon, Jed Moss, piano MSR Classics - 6:24
Giroux, Julie (1961- ) Symphony No. IV: Bookmarks From Japan University of North Texas Symphonic Band, Alan Sierichs, Paula Crider, Bruce Gilkes, Lowell Graham, Ray Cramer & Dennis Fisher, conductors Klavier - 6:40
Merkowitz, Jennier Bernard And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon Joseph Van Hassel, percussion Soundset Recordings- 7:05
Folio, Cynthia (1954- ) Seven Aphorisms The Del'Arte Wind Quintet Centaur - 7:11
Anderson, Beth (1950- ) Revel Richmond Sinfonia, Jacques Houtmann, conductor Opus One (LP) - 7:22
Reynolds, Belinda Play Teresa McCollough, piano, Thomas Berritt & Peggy Benkeser, percussion Innova - 7:30
Diemer, Emma Lou (1927- ) Concerto in One Movement for Piano Betty Oberacker, piano, Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Valek, conductor Navona Records - 7:37
Van Ness, Patricia (1951- ) Domine exaudis orationem meam for eight violas Rebecca Straus, viola (all 8 parts) Patricia Van Ness 8:10
Higdon, Jennifer (1962- ) Secret and Glass Gardens Mary Kathleen Ernst, piano Innova - 8:17
Garrop, Stacy (1969- ) Thunderwalker Chicago College of Performing Arts Chamber Orchestra, Markand Thakar, conductor Cedille - 8:28
Benary, Barbara (1946- ) Jigalullaby Anna Dembska and Lisa Karrer, voices, Barbara Benary, violin, Gamelan Son of Lion Innova - 8:41
Thomas, Karen P. (1957- ) Lux Lucis Seattle Pro Musica, Karen P. Thomas, conductor Seattle Pro Musica - 8:51
Denisch, Beth Southern Lament Apostolos Paraskevas, guitar Juxtab Music - 9:05
Price, Deon Nielsen (1934- ) Dancing on the Brink of the World - tone poem for orchestra National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, John McLaughlin Williams, conductor Cambria - 9:09
Lipper, Binnette (1939-2016) Dalliance from Bagatelles for piano Max Lifchitz, piano North/South Recordings - 9:26
Lipper, Binnette (1939-2016) Quartet for Strings (No. 1) Matitiahu Braun and Lisa Kim, violins, Irene Bressler, viola, Igor Gefter, cello Musicians Showcase Recordings - 9:30
Lipper, Binnette (1939-2016) Whimsy from Bagatelles for piano Max Lifchitz, piano North/South Recordings - 9:42
Wagner, Melinda (1957- ) Wick New York New Music Ensemble, Jeffrey Milarsky, conductor Bridge Records - 9:46
Rahbee, Dianne Goolkasian (1938- ) Rhapsody, Op. 80, "Urartu" Diane Andersen, piano, Matav Hungarian Symphony Orchestra, David Alexander Rahbee, conductor Recital Media - 10:05
Clearfield, Andrea (1960- ) Into the Falcon's Eye Froydis Ree Wekre and Lisa Ford, horns, Andrea Clearfield, piano 2L - 10:11
Mooke, Martha Virtual Corridors Martha Mooke, electric 5-string viola Monk Music Records - 10:24
Millikan, Ann (1963- ) Ballad Nocturne Emanuele Arciuli, piano, Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Grigor Palikarov, conductor Innova - 10:33
Gosfield, Annie (1960- ) Brooklyn, October 5, 1941 for piano with baseballs and catcher's mitt Lisa Moore, piano Cantaloupe Music - 10:46
Pamela Z The MUNI Section field recordings from public transportation Starkland - 10:54