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Douglas Hill: Thoughtful Wanderings, Etc


Release Date: 07/31/2001 
Label:  Msr   Catalog #: 1060   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Douglas Hill
Performer:  John AleyAlan CampbellErin CasperLin Foulk,   ... 
Conductor:  James SmithDavid Becker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Artemis Horn QuartetWisconsin Brass Quintet
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 26 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In the spring of 1999, Douglas Hill was awarded an Emily Mead Baldwin Bell-Bascom Professorship in the Creative Arts through the auspices of the Arts Consortium of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Combined with this high honor was a grant to be used to continue research and scholarly activities focusing primarily on his musical compositions. Professor Hill chose to use this funding to create a double CD album which would feature as many of his talented students and colleagues from the University of Wisconsin School of Music as possible through performance of his works. Each CD contains a wide variety of styles and mediums and amply demonstrates Hill's eclectic compositional output from the late 1970's to the present. Hill has been Read more Professor of Music-Horn at the University since 1974. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Intrada for Brass Choir by Douglas Hill
Performer:  John Aley (Trumpet), Alan Campbell (Trumpet), Erin Casper (Trumpet),
Lin Foulk (French Horn), James III Browning (Trumpet), Jamie Mitchell (Tuba),
John Stevens (Euphonium), William Irving (Trombone), Clay Wacholtz (Trombone),
William Richardson (Trombone), Anne Aley (French Horn), Abigail Pack (French Horn),
Douglas Hill (French Horn)
Conductor:  James Smith
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
2.
The Glorious Privilege of Being by Douglas Hill
Performer:  Martha Fischer (Piano), James Doing (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2000; USA 
3.
Elegy for Violin and Horn by Douglas Hill
Performer:  David Perry (Violin), Patrick Hughes (French Horn)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998; USA 
4.
A Place for Hawks by Douglas Hill
Performer:  Douglas Hill (French Horn), Ilona Kombrink (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Becker
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996; USA 
5.
Reflections by Douglas Hill
Performer:  Nancy Billmann (French Horn)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; USA 
6.
Song Suite in Jazz Style by Douglas Hill
Performer:  Jeffrey Snedeker (French Horn), Marilyn Wilbanks (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
7.
Jazz Set by Douglas Hill
Performer:  Adam Unsworth (French Horn)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982-1984; USA 
8.
Homage to Thoreau by Douglas Hill
Performer:  Bill Lutes (Spoken Vocals), Dawn Weithe (Flute), Anthony Di Sanza (Drums)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998; USA 
9.
Elegy for Horn solo by Douglas Hill
Performer:  John Zirbel (French Horn)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998; USA 
10.
Thoughtful Wanderings by Douglas Hill
Performer:  Kristin Pederson Thelander (French Horn), Anthony Di Sanza (Percussion)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988-1990; USA 
11.
Americana Variations by Douglas Hill
Performer:  Hope Horton (French Horn), Linda Kimball (French Horn), Patty Schlafer (French Horn),
William Muir (French Horn)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Artemis Horn Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998; USA 
12.
To the Winter Sun by Douglas Hill
Performer:  Peggy DeMers (Alphorn), Douglas Hill (Percussion)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; USA 
13.
Jazz Soliloquies by Douglas Hill
Performer:  Steven Becknell (French Horn)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978-1980; USA 
14.
Time Pieces by Douglas Hill
Performer:  John Stevens (Euphonium), Alan Campbell (Flugelhorn), John Aley (Trumpet),
Douglas Hill (French Horn), William Richardson (Trombone), John Stevens (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wisconsin Brass Quintet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; USA 

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