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Bassoon Fireworks / William Davis


Release Date: 10/28/2003 
Label:  Aca Digital   Catalog #: 20084   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Sofia GubaidulinaLewis NielsonWilliam Davis
Performer:  Marcos MachadoJohn [double bas] HarrisonCraig HultgrenJuanita Karpf,   ... 
Conductor:  Lewis Nielson
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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William Davis has been a faculty member in the University of Georgia School of Music since 1981. His composition teachers included Sam Adler and Warren Benson. Prior to taking his current position at the University of Georgia, he was an Army Band Officer, a bassoonist in the San Antonio Symphony, and a faculty member at West Texas State University. Lewis Nielson served as Professor of Music Theory and Composition at the University of Georgia, where he directed the nationally recognized University of Georgia Contemporary Chamber Ensemble for 21 years. He is currently on the composition faculty of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Carl Nitchie has been a member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra since 1971, and Principal Bassoonist of the Read more orchestra since 1972. He is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Bassoon and Low Strings by Sofia Gubaidulina
Performer:  Marcos Machado (Double Bass), John [double bas] Harrison (Double Bass), Craig Hultgren (Cello),
Juanita Karpf (Cello), Eunice Kang (Cello), Viktor Uzur (Cello),
Brian Gencarelli (Double Bass), William Davis (Bassoon)
Conductor:  Lewis Nielson
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USSR 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Dancz Center, University of Georgia 
Length: 27 Minutes 15 Secs. 
2.
Around...Among...Within by Lewis Nielson
Performer:  William Davis (Bassoon)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998; USA 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Hodgson Hall, University of Georgia 
Length: 22 Minutes 48 Secs. 
3.
Serenade for Bassoon solo by William Davis
Performer:  William Davis (Bassoon)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998; USA 
Date of Recording: 2001 
Venue:  Ramsey Hall, University of Georgia 
Length: 11 Minutes 27 Secs. 
4.
Fantasy and Presto for 2 Bassoons by William Davis
Performer:  Carl Nitchie (Bassoon), William Davis (Bassoon)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; USA 
Date of Recording: 2001 
Venue:  Ramsey Hall, University of Georgia 
Length: 9 Minutes 46 Secs. 

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