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Maslanka: Symphony No 5; Et Al / Illinois State University


Release Date: 02/26/2002 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 500   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  David MaslankaVincent PersichettiJames SylerLuigi Zaninelli
Performer:  Anthony HernandezMark NowakowskiRebecca CulpJoshua Masterman,   ... 
Conductor:  Stephen K. Steele
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Illinois State University Wind Symphony
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Persichetti composed his Parable IX, Op. 121 in 1972 as the ninth in a series of 25 parables written for various solo instruments and ensembles. Parable IX dramatically embodies its definition; "short fictitious story that illustrates a moral attitude or a religious principle." In this work Persichetti explores the duality of lyrical as well as angular; amiable as well as angry; and, at its most basic level, portrays the conflict that continues between good and evil. James Syler was raised in New York and Florida. His interests and education have been divided between classical and jazz forms. About his work Minton's Playhouse he writes: "In the early 1940's there was a nightclub in New York called Minton's Playhouse. The weekly jam Read more sessions and after hours experimenting that went on there, and other clubs, played an important part in the development of bebop, and consequently marks the beginning of modern jazz. In honor of the 50 year mark of this form of jazz this work looks to the past, and at the same time, to the present." Luigi Zaninelli was brought to the Curtis Institute by Gian-Carlo Menotti. At 19, he was sent back to Italy to study with Rosario Scalero (the teacher of both Samuel Barber and Menotti). During his career, Mr. Zaninelli has served as composer-in-residence at the University of Calgary and the Banff School of Fine Arts. Since 1973, he has been composer in residence at the University of Southern Mississippi. About his Symphony No. 5 David Maslanka writes: "My Symphony No. 5 has been composed around three well-known Chorale melodies: `Through Adam's Fall', `O Lamb of God' and ` Christ Lay in the Bonds of Death'. Much of the music of this symphony is urgent and insistent. I have used the words `aggravated', `angry' and `overwhelming' by way of description. But for all its blunt and assertive force, the Symphony is not tragic. It is filled with a bright and hopeful energy." 754422557023 Altissimo! ALT 5570 VARIOUS Always Ready The United States Coast Guard Band $11.60 CD Classical "Here is the perfect band disc to meet the musical requirements of the patriotic fervor which is now gripping the country. Here is everything, from the most popular Sousa marches, to the National Anthem and America the Beautiful all in one convenient CD all played by one of America's finest bands. The United States Coast Guard Band was organized in March 1925 with the assistance of Lt. Charles Benter, leader of the United States Navy Band, Dr. Walter Damrosch, conductor of the New York Philharmonic and John Philip Sousa. Forty years later, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Congressional Legislation that resulted in the Coast Guard Band becoming the permanent, official musical representative of the nation's oldest continuous seagoing service. This event established the Coast Guard Band as one of the five premiere service bands in the United States. Cmdr. Lewis J. Buckley was named Director of the Band in June 1975. Under his leadership, the organization has earned an international reputation for musical excellence through its recordings, national concert tours and live radio concerts. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 5 by David Maslanka
Performer:  Anthony Hernandez (Euphonium)
Conductor:  Stephen K. Steele
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Illinois State University Wind Symphony
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2000; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/2001 
Venue:  West Mesquite High School, Mesquite, TX 
Length: 35 Minutes 4 Secs. 
2.
Parable IX for Band, Op. 121 by Vincent Persichetti
Conductor:  Stephen K. Steele
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Illinois State University Wind Symphony
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/2001 
Venue:  West Mesquite High School, Mesquite, TX 
Length: 16 Minutes 6 Secs. 
3.
Minton's Playhouse by James Syler
Performer:  Mark Nowakowski (Saxophone), Rebecca Culp (Saxophone), Joshua Masterman (Saxophone),
Roberto Quinones (Saxophone)
Conductor:  Stephen K. Steele
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Illinois State University Wind Symphony
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/2001 
Venue:  West Mesquite High School, Mesquite, TX 
Length: 9 Minutes 2 Secs. 
4.
An Ancient Ulster Air "Lagan Love" by Luigi Zaninelli
Conductor:  Stephen K. Steele
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Illinois State University Wind Symphony
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999 
Date of Recording: 02/21/2001 
Venue:  Live  West Mesquite High School, Mesquite, TX 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Parable No. 9, Op. 121
Minton's Playhouse
Lagan Love: An Ancient Ulster Air for Symphonic Band
Symphony No. 5: I. Moderate
Symphony No. 5: II. Moderate
Symphony No. 5: III. Slow
Symphony No. 5: IV. Moderate

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