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Alchemy - Oboe And English Horn Works / Mark Hill, Et Al


Release Date: 12/26/2006 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 890   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George HeussenstammDana WilsonGreg D'AlessioJohn Corigliano,   ... 
Performer:  Mark HillAudrey AndristEvelyn ElsingJames Stern,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"A mature, substantial and highly professional accomplishment, the CD documents not only the strong repertoire Hill has chosen to bring to life, but the tremendous depth of this oboist's musicianship." -- The Double Reed

"Mark Hill...has solidly defined himself as an advocate of 20th century musical interests." -- American Record Guide
"A mature, substantial and highly professional accomplishment, the CD documents not only the strong repertoire Hill has chosen to bring to life, but the tremendous depth of this oboist's musicianship." -- The Double Reed

"Mark Hill...has solidly defined himself as an advocate of 20th century musical interests." -- American Record Guide
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Works on This Recording

1. Alchemy by George Heussenstamm
Performer:  Mark Hill (Oboe)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
2. Mandala by Dana Wilson
Performer:  Mark Hill (Oboe), Audrey Andrist (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
3. Reflections on a Song by Greg D'Alessio
Performer:  Mark Hill (Oboe)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Notes: This is a work for oboe and electronics. 
4. Aria for Oboe and Strings by John Corigliano
Performer:  Evelyn Elsing (Cello), James Stern (Violin), Mark Hill (Oboe),
Violaine Melancon (Violin), Katherine Murdock (Viola), Robert Nairn (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1985; USA 
5. Sonata for Oboe and Piano by Gunther Schuller
Performer:  Mark Hill (Oboe)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
6. Adagio in E flat for Oboe and Strings by Tison Street
Performer:  Evelyn Elsing (Cello), James Stern (Violin), Mark Hill (Oboe),
Violaine Melancon (Violin), Katherine Murdock (Viola), Robert Nairn (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 

Sound Samples

Alchemy, Op. 60
Mandala: I. Seeking
Mandala: II. Coming Full Circle
Reflections on a Song
Aria
Oboe Sonata: I. Andante - Allegro
Oboe Sonata: II. Lento
Oboe Sonata: III. Rondo
Adagio in E flat major

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