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Harbison: String Trio; Four Songs of Solitude; Songs America Loves to Sing

Harbison / Camerata Pacifica
Release Date: 09/09/2014 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 907619   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  John Harbison
Performer:  Richard O'NeillAni AznavoorianAmy Schwartz MorettiPaul Huang
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Pacifica
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

One of the most celebrated and wide-ranging American composers of our time, John Harbison (b. 1938) has an abiding interest in American jazz, folksong, and hymns, which can be heard in his collection of solos and canons Songs America Loves to Sing (2004), presented here alongside Four Songs of Solitude (1985) for solo violin, and the world premiere recording of the String Trio (2013), commissioned and performed by members of Camerata Pacifica. One of the most celebrated and wide-ranging American composers of our time, John Harbison (b. 1938) has an abiding interest in American jazz, folksong, and hymns, which can be heard in his collection of solos and canons Songs America Loves to Sing (2004), presented here alongside Four Songs of Solitude (1985) for solo violin, and the world premiere recording of the String Trio (2013), commissioned and performed by members of Camerata Pacifica. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Six American Painters by John Harbison
Performer:  Richard O'Neill (Viola), Ani Aznavoorian (Cello), Amy Schwartz Moretti (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2000; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2014/05/2014 
Venue:  Recital Hall, SUNY Purchase, New York 
Length: 29 Minutes 43 Secs. 
2.
Songs (4) of Solitude by John Harbison
Performer:  Paul Huang (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1985; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2014/05/2014 
Venue:  Recital Hall, SUNY Purchase, New York 
Length: 14 Minutes 21 Secs. 
3.
Songs America Loves to Sing/Variations on Common Tunes, for ensemble by John Harbison
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Pacifica
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2001 
Date of Recording: 01/2014/05/2014 
Venue:  Recital Hall, SUNY Purchase, New York 
Length: 23 Minutes 21 Secs. 

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