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Solo Eclipse - Klein, Blake, Amis / Frederick Harris, Jr., Kenneth Amis


Release Date: 04/08/2008 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 1016   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Guillermo KleinRan BlakeKenneth Amis
Performer:  Bill McHenryKenneth Amis
Conductor:  Frederick Jr. Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  MIT Wind Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A must for lovers of brass music, this recording features a world premiere recording of a new concerto for tuba.

Created by conductor Frederick Harris, Jr., in the fall of 1999, the MIT Wind Ensemble is comprised of MIT undergraduate and graduate students studying a wide variety of fields including Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering and related fields for which MIT is world-famous. The central mission of the MIT Wind Ensemble is the enhancement of the musical education and artistic sensitivity of its members through large and small wind ensemble performances of music of diverse styles from the 16th century to the present day. A secondary mission is the creation and nurturing of new
Read more music, such as the recent works on this disc that vary considerably in style and aesthetic ideas. Since 2001 the Ensemble has commissioned 18 original works by Boston-based and nationally recognized composers such as Gunther Schuller, John Harbison, Ran Blake (best-known as a third-stream artist) and Joe Lovano.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Solar Return Suite by Guillermo Klein
Performer:  Bill McHenry (Tenor Saxophone)
Conductor:  Frederick Jr. Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  MIT Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 26 Minutes 29 Secs. 
2.
Ghosts of Cimetiere de Pere Lachaise by Ran Blake
Conductor:  Frederick Jr. Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  MIT Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 0 Minutes 45 Secs. 
3.
Impresario of Death by Ran Blake
Conductor:  Frederick Jr. Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  MIT Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Tuba and Wind Ensemble by Kenneth Amis
Performer:  Kenneth Amis (Tuba)
Conductor:  Frederick Jr. Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  MIT Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 31 Minutes 19 Secs. 

Featured Sound Samples

Solar Return Suite (Klein): III. Câtaros
Concerto for Tuba and Wind Ensemble (Amis): I. Allegro moderato dramatico

Sound Samples

Solar Return Suite: I. Terrenal
Solar Return Suite: II. Pulmon
Solar Return Suite: III. Cataros
Solar Return Suite: IV. Between the Lines
Solar Return Suite: V. Platense
Solar Return Suite: VI. Camello
Solar Return Suite: VII. Solar Return
Ghosts of Cimetiere de Pere Lachaise (arr. for wind ensemble)
Impresario of Death (arr. for wind ensemble)
Tuba Concerto: I. Allegro moderato dramatico
Tuba Concerto: II. Largo Fantasia
Tuba Concerto: III. Allegro spiritoso

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