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Windward / Duo Del Sol

Loeb / Duo Del Sol
Release Date: 08/14/2015 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3422   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  David LoebMatthew HermanJason HaneyAlejandro Arguello,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo del Sol (Clarinet/English Horn)
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 52 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Dr. Karen Dannessa and Henry Grabb, Profs. of Clarinet and Oboe respectively at West Chester Univ. in PA, are heard as Duo del Sol on Windward, which hosts the work of six distinctive, American contemporary composers: David Loeb, Matthew Herman, Jason Haney, the Costa Rican-born Alejandro Argüello, PA native Joseph Gregorio and Mark Rimple, a fellow WCU Professor. Dr. Dannessa is an active performer whose playing has been described as “... magical... with a full, centered, silky tone...” (The Clarinet) Mr. Grabb’s playing has been noted for being “… intensely personal, as if it were sung.” Dr. Karen Dannessa and Henry Grabb, Profs. of Clarinet and Oboe respectively at West Chester Univ. in PA, are heard as Duo del Sol on Windward, which hosts the work of six distinctive, American contemporary composers: David Loeb, Matthew Herman, Jason Haney, the Costa Rican-born Alejandro Argüello, PA native Joseph Gregorio and Mark Rimple, a fellow WCU Professor. Dr. Dannessa is an active performer whose playing has been described as “... magical... with a full, centered, silky tone...” (The Clarinet) Mr. Grabb’s playing has been noted for being “… intensely personal, as if it were sung.” Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Madrigaletti, for clarinet & English horn by David Loeb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo del Sol (Clarinet/English Horn)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2011 
Venue:  The Music Center, Exton, Pennsylvania 
Length: 6 Minutes 31 Secs. 
2.
Dance Suite, for oboe, flute, clarinet, trombone, double bass & piano by Matthew Herman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo del Sol (Clarinet/English Horn)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2004 
Venue:  The Music Center, Exton, Pennsylvania 
Length: 7 Minutes 44 Secs. 
3.
T-Zero, for clarinet & English horn by Jason Haney
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo del Sol (Clarinet/English Horn)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2002 
Venue:  The Music Center, Exton, Pennsylvania 
Length: 9 Minutes 21 Secs. 
4.
A Song for Us, for clarinet & English horn by Alejandro Arguello
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo del Sol (Clarinet/English Horn)
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  The Music Center, Exton, Pennsylvania 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
5.
Miniatures (4), for clarinet & English horn by Joseph Gregorio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo del Sol (Clarinet/English Horn)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2014 
Venue:  The Music Center, Exton, Pennsylvania 
Length: 6 Minutes 33 Secs. 
6.
Canons (4), for clarinet & English horn by Mark Rimple
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo del Sol (Clarinet/English Horn)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2008 
Venue:  The Music Center, Exton, Pennsylvania 
Length: 9 Minutes 16 Secs. 
7.
Second Dance Suite, for clarinet & English horn by Matthew Herman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo del Sol (Clarinet/English Horn)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2010 
Venue:  The Music Center, Exton, Pennsylvania 
Length: 8 Minutes 35 Secs. 

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