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Central Washington University Wind Ensemble, Larry Gookin, Keith Brion & Mark Goodenberger
World Première Recordings
Javier Calderón (guitar)
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Stewart Robertson
Alan Hovhaness's Second Concerto was commissioned by the great Narciso Yepes in 1985 but wasn't premiered until 1990, shortly before Yepes's death. It's classic Hovhaness, with numerous hymn-like... — More…
Greg Banaszak (saxophone)
Eastern Music Festival Orchestra, Gerard Schwarz
Janos Starker (cello)
Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Dennis Russell Davies, Alan Hovhaness
City of Light (1970) has some lovely ideas, like the surprisingly sweet and simple string melody in the middle of the 'Angel of Light' movement, and the third movement, Allegretto grazioso,... — More…
Paul Posnak (piano), Peter Zazofsky (violin), Ned Rorem (piano), Carole Farley (soprano), James Buswell (violin), Janos Starker (cello), William Bolcom (piano), Betsi Morrison (soprano), Mike Eldred (tenor), Janice Weber (piano), Darryl Taylor (tenor), Maria Corley (piano), Colin Currie (percussion)