This week, pianist Reed Tetzloff is featured on The Music Treasury, hosted by Dr Gary Lemco. A recent graduate of the Mannes School, Tetzlaff is already a name on the international stages, having performed in Europe, the United States, and China. The show is broadcast live on Sunday 27 May 2018, from 19:00 to 21:00 […]
Reed Tetzloff: Sounds of Transcendence = Piano Works by GRIFFES; SCRIABIN; FRANCK – Reed Tetzloff, piano – Romeo Records
Pianist Reed Tetzloff approaches three late Romantic composers by way of their transcendent visions. Reed Tetzloff: Sounds of Transcendence = GRIFFES: Piano Sonata; The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan; SCRIABIN: Valse in A-flat Major, Op. 38; Fragilite, Op. 51, No. 1; Enigme, Op. 52, No. 2; Sonata No. 7, Op. 64 “White Mass”; Vers […]
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 […]
NIELSEN: Flute Concerto; GRIFFES: Poem for flute and orch.; MARTIN: Ballade for flute, string orch. and piano; IBERT: Concerto for flute and orch. – Thomas Jensen, flute/ South Jutland Sym. Orch./ Giordano Bellincampi – Danacord
Four lovely flute concertos, well-performed in hi-res multichannel sound.
GRIFFES: Piano Music = Three Tone-Pictures; Fantasy Pieces; Roman Sketches; Piano Sonata; De profundis; A Winter Landscape; Three Preludes – Garrick Ohlsson, p. – Hyperion
A glorious performance of these important piano works by one of the finest pianists.
DEEMS TAYLOR: Through the Looking Glass; C. T. GRIFFES: Poem for Flute and Orch.; The White Peacock; The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan; Three Tone Pictures; Bachhanale – Scott Goff, flute/ Seattle Sym., Gerard Schwarz – Delos/Naxos American ClassicsDUKE ELLINGTON: Black, Brown and Beige; Harlem; Three Black Kings; The River, Take the “A” Train – Buffalo Philharmonic Orch./ JoAnn Falletta – Naxos American Classics
2 fine collections of great American orchestral music.
Hanson: American Music, Volume 4 = Works of HARRIS, GRIFFES & BARBER – Eastman-Rochester/Howard Hanson – Pristine
Volume 4 of the Hanson survey of American scores makes visceral points in two large works, but finds no less mastery in the ‘impressionist’ scores of Griffes.
In this concept album, the Cypress String Quartet turns in some fine performances but doesn’t follow through on the theme.