Ned Rorem Archive
20th CENTURY HARPSICHORD CONCERTOS—By Leigh, Rorem, Kalabis, Nyman—Jory Vinikour/ Chicago Philharmonic/Scott Speck—Cedille
Four scintillating 20th Century harpsichord concertos.
A Ned Rorem amalgam of love-letters and Christmas songs, these pieces provide an intimate salon experience.
“Toccatas” – Modern American Music for Harpsichord – Works of MEL POWELL, HENRY COWELL, NED ROREM, SAMUEL ADLER, ROBERT MUCZYNSKI, THOMAS BENJAMIN, ROBERT MOEVES, STEPHEN BLUMBERG, PATRICIA MOREHEAD & HAROLD MELTZER – Jory Vinikour, harpsichord – Sono Luminus (Pure Audio Blu-ray+CD)
Hi-res program of contemporary works for harpsichord.
Songs of Smaller Creatures and Other American Choral Works = ABBIE BETINIS: Toward Sunshine, Toward Freedom: Songs of Smaller Creatures; LEE KESSELMAN: Buzzings; ERIC WHITACRE: When David Heard; Sleep; STACY GARROP: Sonnets of Desire, Longing, and Whimsy; DAVID DEL TREDICI: Acrostic Song from “Final Alice”; NED ROREM: 7 Motets; PAUL CRABTREE: 5 Romantic Miniatures – Grant Park Chorus/ Christopher Bell – Cedille
An enchanting disc of great variety performed beautifully.
NED ROREM = “The Art of Sound – Jose Serebrier Conducts the Music of Ned Rorem”: Symphonies Nos. 1 – 3; Piano Concerto No. 2; Cello Concerto; Pilgrims; Flute Concerto; Violin Concerto; “Selected Songs”– Soloists/3 diff. orchestras – Naxos (5 CDs)
Wonderful, comprehensive collection of works by an American original!