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Ben Johnston: Ponder Nothing / Music Amici


Release Date: 04/16/1995 
Label:  New World Records   Catalog #: 80432   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ben Johnston
Performer:  Elizabeth MannMelanie FeldKim LaskowskiRobert Carlisle,   ... 
Conductor:  Charles Yassky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Music Amici
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Septet by Ben Johnston
Performer:  Elizabeth Mann (Flute), Melanie Feld (English Horn), Kim Laskowski (Bassoon),
Robert Carlisle (French Horn), Melanie Feld (Oboe), Elizabeth Mann (Piccolo),
Mark O Shuman (Cello), William Blount (Clarinet), Tony Falanga (Double Bass)
Conductor:  Charles Yassky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Music Amici
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956-1958; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Clinton Recording, New York City 
Length: 13 Minutes 7 Secs. 
2. Chinese Lyrics (3): no 1, The jewel stair's grievance by Ben Johnston
Performer:  Dora Ohrenstein (Soprano), Marti Sweet (Violin), Matthew Raimondi (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Music Amici
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Clinton Recording, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. Gambit by Ben Johnston
Performer:  Lawrence Feldman (Alto Saxophone), Jim Pugh (Trombone), Dominic Derasse (Trumpet),
Marti Sweet (Violin), Maryhelen Ewing (Viola), Mark O Shuman (Cello),
Tony Falanga (Double Bass), Gordon Gottlieb (Percussion), Scott Kuney (Guitar),
Christopher Oldfather (Piano), Kim Laskowski (Bassoon), William Blount (Clarinet),
Melanie Feld (Oboe)
Conductor:  Charles Yassky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Music Amici
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Clinton Recording, New York City 
Length: 17 Minutes 1 Secs. 
4. Fragments (5) by Ben Johnston
Performer:  Kim Laskowski (Bassoon), Melanie Feld (Oboe), Mark O Shuman (Cello),
Stephen Kalm (Bass Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Music Amici
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Clinton Recording, New York City 
Length: 7 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
5. Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Cello by Ben Johnston
Performer:  Charles Yassky (Clarinet), Matthew Raimondi (Violin), Mark O Shuman (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Music Amici
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Clinton Recording, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
6. Ponder Nothing by Ben Johnston
Performer:  Charles Yassky (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Music Amici
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Clinton Recording, New York City 
Length: 10 Minutes 12 Secs. 
7. Chinese Lyrics (3): no 2, Taking leave of a friend by Ben Johnston
Performer:  Marti Sweet (Violin), Dora Ohrenstein (Soprano), Matthew Raimondi (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Music Amici
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Clinton Recording, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
8. Chinese Lyrics (3): no 3, Lament of the frontier guard by Ben Johnston
Performer:  Dora Ohrenstein (Soprano), Marti Sweet (Violin), Matthew Raimondi (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Music Amici
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Clinton Recording, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: English 

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