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Bassoon Music Of The Americas / Keesecker, Grimaud, Et Al


Release Date: 08/27/2002 
Label:  Aca Digital   Catalog #: 20045   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alvin EtlerJosé SiqueiraWillson OsborneHeitor Villa-Lobos,   ... 
Performer:  Hélène GrimaudJeff KeeseckerNathan StowellWelson Tremura
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 52 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Jeff Keesecker is a native of Sarasota, Florida. He got his degrees from Florida State University and Juilliard. He has been principal bassoon of the Florida West Coast Symphony and the Florida Orchestra. He is currently Associate Professor of Bassoon at Florida State University and principal bassoon of the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra. Pianist Helene Grimaud, born in Aix-en-Provence, France, captured the public's attention at the age of 15 with her recording of works by Rachmaninoff for which she was awarded the Grand Prix of the Academie du Disque. Since then, her appearances with the world's great orchestras, as well as her numerous recordings and recitals, have received international acclaim. It is indeed wonderful to have Grimaud's Read more remarkable talent brought to contemporary music from the Americas. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Bassoon and Piano by Alvin Etler
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano), Jeff Keesecker (Bassoon)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/1995 
Length: 16 Minutes 7 Secs. 
2.
Etudes (3) for Bassoon and Piano by José Siqueira
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano), Jeff Keesecker (Bassoon)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brazil 
Date of Recording: 12/1995 
Length: 8 Minutes 39 Secs. 
3.
Rhapsody for Bassoon solo by Willson Osborne
Performer:  Jeff Keesecker (Bassoon)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/1995 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
4.
Ciranda das sete notas, W 325 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Jeff Keesecker (Bassoon), Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 12/1995 
Length: 12 Minutes 0 Secs. 
5.
Lamentos by Pixinguinha
Performer:  Jeff Keesecker (Bassoon), Nathan Stowell (Pandeiro), Welson Tremura (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brazil 
Date of Recording: 12/1995 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
6.
Pedacinhos do céu by Waldyr Azevedo
Performer:  Nathan Stowell (Pandeiro), Jeff Keesecker (Bassoon), Welson Tremura (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brazil 
Date of Recording: 12/1995 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
7.
Chorando em Sao Paulo by Magda Santos
Performer:  Nathan Stowell (Pandeiro), Jeff Keesecker (Bassoon), Welson Tremura (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brazil 
Date of Recording: 12/1995 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 

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