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Luminescence: Works For Strings And Orchestra Brought To Light

Kirtley / Kiev Phil / Moravian Phil Orch /
Release Date: 09/09/2014 
Label:  Navona   Catalog #: 5969   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Marvin SchlugerDavid KirtleyRobert BurrellRain Worthington,   ... 
Conductor:  John YafféRobert Ian WinstonPetr VronskyStanislav Vavrínek,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Warsaw National Philharmonic OrchestraKiev Philharmonic OrchestraMoravian Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

LUMINESCENCE brings to light six works for small and large orchestra, showcasing the inspired directions and composers of contemporary orchestral music. Marvin Schluger's Manhattan Suite for full orchestra is being released 14 years after its recording. New York, 2013 by Raymond Bokhour is another piece alluding to the Big Apple, as experienced by the composer that year. Serenade for Strings by Robert Burrell captures the musicality of Australian avian species while Daniel Burwasser's piece Catching Fireflies reflects the innocence and playfulness of childhood pastimes. David Kirtley contemplates the life and mystical journey of the Oglala Sioux holy man, Nicholas Black Elk, in Leaves falling from the Holy Tree. In the tone poem, Within a Read more Dance, Rain Worthington evokes the intimacy of a first invitation to dance, and the continuing dance of love. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Manhattan Suite by Marvin Schluger
Conductor:  John Yaffé
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
2.
Leaves Falling From the Holy Tree by David Kirtley
Conductor:  Robert Ian Winston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
3.
Serenades for Strings by Robert Burrell
Conductor:  Petr Vronsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
4.
Within a Dance by Rain Worthington
Conductor:  Petr Vronsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
5.
New York, 2013 by Ray Bokhour
Conductor:  Stanislav Vavrínek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
6.
Catching Fireflies by Daniel Burwasser
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; USA 

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