Curtis Institute Archive
American First Sonatas – Sonatas by REINAGLE, MACDOWELL, GRIFFES & SIEGMEISTER – Cecile Licad, p. – Danacord
Cecile Licad embarks on a fine tour of first American piano sonatas, our home-spun answer to European models. American First Sonatas – REINAGLE: Philadelphia Sonata No. 1 in D Major; MACDOWELL: Piano Sonata No. 1 in g, Op. 45 “Tragica”; GRIFFES: Sonata for Piano; SIEGMEISTER: American Sonata (No. 1) – Cecile Licad, p. – Danacord […]
What Happened, Miss Simone?, Blu-ray + CD
A terrific documentary on the life of this important vocalist in jazz, plus a CD of some the songs most associated with her career. What Happened, Miss Simone?, Blu-ray + CD (2015) Director: Liz Garbus Cast: Nina Simone and many of her friends and family Studio: Netflix/RadicalMedia/Moxie Firecracker Prod./Universal/Eagle Vision Blu-ray EVB335429 (9/2/16) + standard […]
GREGORY HALL: ‘Compositional Improvisations – from The Mysteria, Vol.1’ = Reflects dans le soleil; Introduction to “The Mysteria”; Thouros and Phosphoros; Mabou; Appledore; Symbolist Minimal; Apotheosis – Gregory Hall. p. – Ravello
The art of classical improvisation revised, in a way.
“American Anthem” — BARBER: String Quartet; Serenade for String Quartet; Dover Beach; HOWARD HANSON: String Quartet da Camera Op. 7; RANDALL THOMPSON: Alleluia – Ying Quartet with Adam Neiman, p. & Randall Scarlata, baritone – Sono Luminus audio-only Blu-ray + CD
A well-thought-out program of American chamber music with the option for hi-res surround reproduction.