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James Adler: Introspections


Release Date: 12/09/2014 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 1529   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  James AdlerKevin CumminesPaul TurokSeth Bedford
Performer:  James AdlerVirginia BrewerEugene MoyeCain-Oscar Bergeron,   ... 
Conductor:  Jason K. Fettig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  "President's Own" United States Marine Band
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Composer/pianist James Adler has been hailed as a composer who “writes for both chorus and orchestra with uncommon imagination.” His extensive list of compositions is highlighted by Memento mori: An AIDS Requiem, which has been performed around the world and is available on Albany Records. As a pianist, he has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe, making his performing debut at 16 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and serves on the faculty at Saint Peter’s University. For this, his third recording on Albany Records, Adler’s music and performing virtuosity are showcased. Titled Introspections, James Adler used the definition (self-examination, soul-searching, to look within) as a Read more framework for his choice of works for the disc. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Suite Moderne by James Adler
Conductor:  Jason K. Fettig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  "President's Own" United States Marine Band
2.
Works (3) for James Adler by Kevin Cummines
Performer:  James Adler (Piano)
3.
Psalm for Michael by James Adler
Performer:  Virginia Brewer (Oboe), James Adler (Piano), Eugene Moye (Cello)
4.
Little Variations (6) on Noël Ancien by James Adler
Performer:  James Adler (Piano), Cain-Oscar Bergeron (Flute)
5.
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 110 by Paul Turok
Performer:  James Adler (Piano), Alexander Fiterstein (Clarinet)
6.
Postcards (3) for Piano by Seth Bedford
Performer:  James Adler (Piano)
7.
Twisted Tango by James Adler
Performer:  James Adler (Piano), David Babich (Tenor Saxophone)
8.
Introspections (3) by James Adler
Performer:  Virginia Brewer (Oboe), James Adler (Piano), Malcolm J. Merriweather (Baritone)

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