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Figments: Contemporary Solo & Chamber Works

Various Artists
Release Date: 02/12/2016 
Label:  Navona   Catalog #: 6023   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Mark Dal PortoRichard CampanelliPaula DiehlJason R. Lovelace,   ... 
Performer:  Karolina RojahnBradford GleimChiharu NaruseKevin Owen,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Winds
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 48 Mins. 

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Figments is a compilation of eclectic and unique contemporary works for chamber ensemble. The theme throughout the works is the dramatic, mysterious, and inventive through use of extended techniques and diverse instrument combinations. Featuring works by award winning composers Richard Campanelli, Mark Dal Porto, Paula Diehl, Jason Lovelace, Mel Mobley, and David Nisbet Stewart, listeners of this album are in the company of some of our generation’s great artists.; Whether it be Campanelli’s nod to Bartók in the second movement of his piece, or Paula Diehl’s example of her own system of composition which she developed, the creativity and masterful artistry of these composers shine through in this recording. Figments is a compilation of eclectic and unique contemporary works for chamber ensemble. The theme throughout the works is the dramatic, mysterious, and inventive through use of extended techniques and diverse instrument combinations. Featuring works by award winning composers Richard Campanelli, Mark Dal Porto, Paula Diehl, Jason Lovelace, Mel Mobley, and David Nisbet Stewart, listeners of this album are in the company of some of our generation’s great artists.; Whether it be Campanelli’s nod to Bartók in the second movement of his piece, or Paula Diehl’s example of her own system of composition which she developed, the creativity and masterful artistry of these composers shine through in this recording. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Exotic Animals Suite, for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn & bassoon by Mark Dal Porto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Winds
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 07/02/2015 
Venue:  Shalin Liu Performance Center, in Rockpo 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
2.
Piano Sonata by Richard Campanelli
Performer:  Karolina Rojahn (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2009 
Date of Recording: 04/26/2015 
Venue:  Futura Productions in Roslindale MA 
Length: 17 Minutes 47 Secs. 
3.
Gusts, for voice & piano by Paula Diehl
Performer:  Bradford Gleim (), Chiharu Naruse (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 11/20/2014 
Venue:  Futura Productions in Roslindale MA 
Length: 0 Minutes 47 Secs. 
4.
Nocturne: Inversions, for piano by Jason R. Lovelace
Performer:  Karolina Rojahn (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2012 
Date of Recording: 02/21/2015 
Venue:  Futura Productions in Roslindale MA 
Length: 8 Minutes 43 Secs. 
5.
Covering, for piano, horn & electric guitar by Mel Mobley
Performer:  Kevin Owen (French Horn), Karolina Rojahn (Piano), David Ross ()
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 10/22/2014 
Venue:  Futura Productions in Roslindale MA 
Length: 7 Minutes 53 Secs. 
6.
Fantasy for viola by David Nisbet Stewart
Performer:  Peter Sulski (Viola)
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 11/20/2014 
Venue:  Futura Productions in Roslindale MA 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 

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