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Dvorak Complete Concertos

Dvorak Complete Concertos


Dvorak:

Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53

Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104

Waldesruhe (Silent woods) for cello and orchestra, Op. 68 No. 5

Rondo in G minor for cello & orchestra, Op. 94, B. 181

Piano Concerto in G minor, Op. 33


Jan Palenicek (cello), Jana Novakova (violin), Jitka Cechova (piano)

Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Olomouc, Stanislav Vavrinek

Cube Bohemia - CBCD2426

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Triptych Revelation

Triptych Revelation


Ondřej Jurčeka (trumpet), Omar Chen Guey (violin), Rohan Gregory (violin), Peter Sulski (viola), Jacques Lee Wood (cello), Karolina Rojahn (piano), Sergio Cervetti (electronics)

Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Petr Vronský

Triptych Revelation, composer Sergio Cervetti's seventh album wtih Navona, presents works from across four decades of his extensive career. Though a fair bit of time separates these pieces, the album's three works all feature unique explorations of apocalyptic themes drawn from the New Testament, nineteenth century French literature, and Flemish art of the sixteenth century. Inspired by portentous images from the Book of Revelation, Concerto for Trumpet, Strings, and Timpani pays specific homage to the passage, "And the seventh angel sounded the trumpet". Cervetti created the work as a trumpet aria, with three sections that unfold in a faceted continuum. Opening with a foreboding and menacing trumpet solo, the piece launches into full swing with tumultuous interplay between the brass and timpani. The final section's viola and celli parts recall the Voices of Heaven, joined later by timpani and trumpet for an apocalyptic crescendo and finale. Written in memory of the composer's sister, Piano Quintet "Toward the Abyss" is molded from Charles Baudelaire's poem "Le Voyage" and contemplates mortality and the voyage toward the afterlife. The work's post-minimalist tendencies exhibit a mature dexterity, using salient aesthetic means such as scattered 12-tone rows, minimalism, glimmers o fmelody, and the synthesis of suspense in tone and material. A meditative sequence of ascending piano and string lines conjures imagery of a flame extinguished and fused with eternity, with the smoke fading into eternal resplendence in the last movement's quotation of J.S. Bach's chorale Before They Throne I Now Appear. The Hay Wain, an electroacoustic tone poem, was inspired by the medieval triptych of the same name by painter Hieronymus Bosch. Cervetti uses a virtual orchestra redolent of the painter's brush to create colorful, grotesque responses to Bosch's horrifying representations of the world and its ultimate fate. In traversing this narrative, the composer draws inspiration fo rfour movements from the painting, evoking imagery such as angels as insects falling to earth like confetti; a wagon laden with hay drawn by semi-human, semi-animal monsters; a tower of human pride constructed by sinners; and lovers sitting and playing the lute in bliss, oblivious of the abyss towards which they are being driven.

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Navona Records - NV6099

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Allen Brings: Music for Voices

Allen Brings: Music for Voices


Allen Brings (piano), Mara Bonde (soprano), Genevieve Chinn (piano)

Ars Brunensis Chorus, Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, The Kent Singers, New York Virtuoso Singers, Toshiyuki Shimada, Marguerite Mullée, Harold Rosenbaum

In 2008, PARMA Recordings acquired Capstone Records, the highly respected New York-based classical label founded by composer Richard Brooks in 1986, with the intent of shepherding the company and its music into the digital era. This album was originally released on Capstone and is being re-released by PARMA Recording's Navona Records. On MUSIC FOR VOICES, composer and pianist Allen Brings presents a collection of pairings for vocals and instruments, often marrying the forces of chorus and orchestra. Brings’ compositions feature a wide range of performer credits, including the Ars Brunensis Chorus and the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, both from the Czech Republic; the New York Virtuoso Singers; the Kent Singers from Connecticut; conductors Toshiyuki Shimada, Marguerite Mullee, and Harold Rosenbaum; soprano Mara Bonde; and pianist Genevieve Chinn. Additionally, Brings plays piano on a handful of these works, including Three Songs of Blake & Donne for soprano & piano; The Lament of Rachel for chamber choir & piano, four-hands; and Encore: Mountain Song for soprano & piano. Both a composer and a pianist, Brings has twice served as chairman of the eastern region of the American Society of University Composers and currently serves as vice president of Connecticut Composers. He has received an ASCAP Award every year since 1975. Additionally, Brings has taught at a number of schools, and holds professor emeritus status at his alma mater, the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College of the City University of New York, where he was coordinator of the theory and ear training program. He is now a director of the Weston Music Center and School of the Performing Arts in Connecticut, where he teaches piano and theory.

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Navona Records - NV6103

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Passage: Contemporary Works for Orchestra

Passage: Contemporary Works for Orchestra


Ondřej Jurčeka (trumpet)

Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovak National Symphony Orchestra, Petr Vronský, Kirk Trevor, Stanislav Vavřínek

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Navona Records - NV6094

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Jan Vičar: Way To The Sun (Cesta K Slunci)

Jan Vičar: Way To The Sun (Cesta K Slunci)


Vičar:

Fanfares of the Palacký University

Music for Strings and Timpani

Vivat universitas!

The Goddess of Žítková

On Kate and with Kate

The Way to the


Barbora Polaskova (mezzo), Jiri Pribyl (bass)

Moravian Philharmonic Olomouc, Czech Children's Choir Jitro and soloists, Petr Vronský, Marek Štilec

Jan Vicar belongs to the authors who combine a songwriting career and teaching at the musical colleges specializing in musical aesthetics and theory. His profile album named after the composition ''Way to the Sun'' contains a very interesting cross-section of his work from the eighties to the present day. We will meet with compositions influenced by ''Polish schools'', synthesizing songs and very popular and humorous adaptations of Czech and Moravian folk songs. Recording of the project took place in Olomouc, a city where Jan Vicar grew up and where today the University operates.

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Arco Diva - UP0187

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Winter's Warmth

Winter's Warmth


Karel Martinek (organ), Peter Laul (piano)

Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, Petr Vronský, Vladimir Lande

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Navona Records - NV6091

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Beth Mehocic: Piece by Piece

Beth Mehocic: Piece by Piece


Moravian Philharmonic Chamber Players, Stanislav Vavřínek

Ravello Records proudly presents the digital single PIECE BY PIECE, the PARMA debut of composer Beth Mehocic (ma•ho´•sick). Her work of the same name is scored for flute, bass clarinet, trumpet, bass trombone, violin, contrabass, and percussion and is performed by the Moravian Philharmonic Chamber Players. Piece by Piece was commissioned by the Erick Hawkins Dance Company of New York City in honor of their former director and composer-in-residence, Lucia Dlugoszewski. Dlugoszewski is known for her developments in avant-garde music technique and experimental music; thus, Mehocic includes a number of these techniques in the piece, including pitch bends, rapid glissandi, muting techniques, and extreme ranges. These effects are made all the more striking by Mehocic’s kaleidoscopic orchestration—brassy wails, brittle string snaps, and nasally trumpet pervade the piece. Piece by Piece also creates the illusion of free rhythm and meter in a completely metered setting, with an energy that is constantly shifting. The rhythmic and timbral play result in a spirited, kinetic work, with each instrument always interacting with another. Each sound dances around, or with, or against the next—a vibrantly patterned collage of musical color. HIGHLIGHTS Composer, poet, visual artist, filmmaker, and author Beth Mehocic is currently the Composer-in-Residence, Music Director, and Full Professor for the Department of Dance at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She received her M.M and Ph.D in Music Composition from Michigan State University Mehocic is deeply involved with the intersections between dance and music. Her music for choreography has been performed in Scotland, Australia, and Korea. Notably, her dance poem Shadows and video dance poem Hands were awarded a “Gold Medal in Innovation” for digital poetry, dance, and music at the 2005 International Taishan Congress of Cultures and the 19th World Congress of Poets in China. Her multimedia, multi-artistic pursuits were synthesized in her one-woman exhibit Poetic Visions in Las Vegas Mehocic is a founding member of the International Guild of Musicians in Dance, the first guild in western history devoted to the advancement of concert dance music and musical education of dancers. She was also the editor for the Guild's Journal for three years Piece by Piece was commissioned by the Erick Hawkins Dance Company of New York City in honor of their former director and composer-in-residence, Lucia Dlugoszewski Mehocic has been proclaimed “Distinguished Composer” of the City of Las Vegas, and has been awarded the First Performing Artist's Fellowship in Music Composition from the State of Nevada

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Ravello Records - RR7955

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The Music of Marty Regan, Vol. 1: Splash of Indigo

The Music of Marty Regan, Vol. 1: Splash of Indigo


Brendan Kinsella (piano), Chloé Trevor (violin), Julia Fox (soprano), Andrea Imhoff (piano)

Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Trio Xia, Apollo Chamber Players, Petr Vronský

Navona Records - NV6064

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Taylor: 3 Century Suite

Taylor: 3 Century Suite


Navona Records - NV6066

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Dashing: Sounds of the Season

Dashing: Sounds of the Season


Kerry Stratton (narrator), David Tanner (saxophone), Emily S. Van Niman (cor anglais), Rebekah Chesnes (flute), Davis McKinney (trumpet), Samantha Staton (soprano), Christopher Scott Wyatt (tenor), Kevin Stout (trombone), Sean David Taylor (baritone), Shawn Dawson (organ), Tisha Patton (piano), Hae-Jin Kim (violin)

Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, The Stanbery Singers, Salt Lake City Jazz Orchestra, Moravian Philharmonia Winds and Percussion Ensemble, The Stanbery Singers, Petr Vronský, Paul Stanbery, Henry Wolking

Navona Records - NV6055

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