American Music For Percussion, Vol 1 / New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble

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Scored for as few as three marimbas or as many as a hundred percussion instruments plus celesta, harp and piano, these five striking works by...
Scored for as few as three marimbas or as many as a hundred percussion instruments plus celesta, harp and piano, these five striking works by contemporary American composers abound in fascinating rhythms, ingenious combinations and juxtapositions.


Product Description:


  • Release Date: April 26, 2011


  • UPC: 636943968321


  • Catalog Number: 8559683


  • Label: Naxos


  • Number of Discs: 1


  • Period: ""


  • Composer: Felicia Sandler, Gunther Schuller, Jennifer Higdon, Joan Tower, Robert Xavier Rodriguez


  • Conductor: Frank Epstein, Gunther Schuller


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble


  • Performer: Epstein



Works:


  1. DNA

    Composer: Joan Tower

    Ensemble: New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble

    Conductor: Frank Epstein


  2. Pulling Radishes

    Composer: Felicia Sandler

    Ensemble: New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble


  3. Splendid Wood

    Composer: Jennifer Higdon

    Ensemble: New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble


  4. El dia de los Muertos

    Composer: Robert Xavier Rodriguez

    Ensemble: New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble


  5. Grand Concerto for Percussion and Keyboards

    Composer: Gunther Schuller

    Ensemble: New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble

    Conductor: Gunther Schuller