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Richard Stoltzman: The Complete RCA Album Collection


Release Date: 05/05/2017 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 88985389642  
Composer:  Olivier MessiaenJohannes BrahmsIgor StravinskyLudwig van Beethoven,   ... 
Performer:  Richard StoltzmanJeremy WallBill DouglasEddie Gomez,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard StoltzmanLawrence Leighton SmithRobert Salter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Woody Herman & His OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraTashi,   ... 
Number of Discs: 40 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Two-time Grammy Award-winning clarinetist Richard Stoltzman is known as an enchanting recitalist, chamber musician, and jazz performer, as well as a prolific recording artist. He gave the first clarinet recitals in the histories of both the Hollywood Bowl and Carnegie Hall. In 1986, Stoltzman became the first wind player to be awarded the prestigious Avery Fisher Prize. More recently he was honored with the prestigious Sanford Medal by the Yale School of Music. He has performed or recorded with such jazz and pop greats as the Canadian Brass, Chick Corea, Steve Gadd, Eddie Gomez, Mel Torme, and more. To celebrate his 75th birthday which will occur in July of 2017, Sony has released for the first time ever a collection of his complete Read more recordings for RCA Victor and Columbia/Sony made between 1974 and 2007. This set includes his two recordings for BMG Japan “Lamento” and “plays Bach” and his complete recordings with the “Tashi” Quartet. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quatuor pour la fin du temps by Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; Silesia, Poland 
2.
Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Op. 115 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Austria 
3.
L'histoire du soldat by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Switzerland 
4.
Septet by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; USA 
5.
Suite italienne by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Written: 1932 
6.
Quintet for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn in E flat major, Op. 16 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Trio for Piano, Clarinet/Violin and Cello no 4 in B flat major, Op. 11 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A major, K 581 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat major, K 452 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Quatrain II by Toru Takemitsu
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; Japan 
11.
Waves by Toru Takemitsu
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; Japan 
12.
Quartet for Strings, M 79 by Anton Webern
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905; Preglhof 
13.
Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B flat major, J 182/Op. 34 by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815; Germany 
14.
Concerto a tre for Clarinet, Violin and Cello by Ingolf Dahl
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
15.
Celebration II by William Douglas
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
16.
Concerto for Clarinet no 1 in F minor, J 114/Op. 73 by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1811; Munich, Germany 
17.
Grand Duo concertante for Clarinet and Piano in E flat major, J 204/Op. 48 by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815-1816; Germany 
18.
Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, D 821 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
19.
Begin Sweet World by Bill Douglas
Performer:  Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Bill Douglas (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet),
Eddie Gomez (Bass Guitar)
20.
Everywhere by Bill Douglas
Performer:  Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Bill Douglas (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet),
Eddie Gomez (Bass Guitar)
21.
Blue Monk by Thelonious Monk
Performer:  Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Bill Douglas (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet),
Eddie Gomez (Bass Guitar)
22.
Full Moon by Bill Douglas
Performer:  Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Bill Douglas (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet),
Eddie Gomez (Bass Guitar)
23.
Spiral by Jeremy Wall
Performer:  Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Bill Douglas (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet),
Eddie Gomez (Bass Guitar)
24.
Amazing Grace by Traditional
Performer:  Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Bill Douglas (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet),
Eddie Gomez (Bass Guitar)
25.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Bill Douglas (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet),
Eddie Gomez (Bass Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
26.
Requiem, Op. 48: Pie Jesu by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Bill Douglas (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet),
Eddie Gomez (Bass Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888 rev 1893; France 
27.
Tara by Bill Douglas
Performer:  Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Bill Douglas (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet),
Eddie Gomez (Bass Guitar)
28.
Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Bill Douglas (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet),
Eddie Gomez (Bass Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
29.
Clouds by Bill Douglas
Performer:  Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Bill Douglas (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet),
Eddie Gomez (Bass Guitar)
30.
Morning Song by Bill Douglas
Performer:  Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Bill Douglas (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet),
Eddie Gomez (Bass Guitar)
31.
Sky by Bill Douglas
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
32.
Requiem: Pie Jesu by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984 
33.
Feast by Bill Douglas
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
34.
Song for Catherine by Bill Douglas
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
35.
The Circular Word by Jeremy Wall
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
36.
Goodbye in Memory of Benny by Gordon Hill Jenkins
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
37.
G Song by Richard Rodney Bennett
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
38.
In the Mornin' by Charles Ives
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
39.
Viderunt omnes by Pérotin
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Medieval 
Written: circa 1200; France 
40.
Serenity by Charles Ives
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; USA 
41.
New York Counterpoint by Steve Reich
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1985; USA 
42.
Phantasiestücke (3) for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 73 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Richard Goode (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/21/1987 
Venue:  RCA Studio A, New York City 
Length: 10 Minutes 16 Secs. 
43.
Sonatina for Violin and Piano in A minor, D 385/Op. 137 no 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Richard Goode (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/21/1987 
Venue:  RCA Studio A, New York City 
Length: 19 Minutes 59 Secs. 
44.
Romances (3) for Oboe and Piano, Op. 94 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Richard Goode (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/21/1987 
Venue:  RCA Studio A, New York City 
Length: 11 Minutes 49 Secs. 
45.
Sonatina for Violin and Piano in D major, D 384/Op. 137 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Richard Goode (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/21/1987 
Venue:  RCA Studio A, New York City 
Length: 12 Minutes 42 Secs. 
46.
Ebony Concerto by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Richard Stoltzman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Woody Herman & His Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
47.
Concerto for Clarinet by John Corigliano
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Lawrence Leighton Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; USA 
48.
Concerto for Clarinet by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Lawrence Leighton Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947-1948; USA 
49.
Prelude, Fugue and Riffs by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Lawrence Leighton Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949/1955; United States 
50.
Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, Op. 30 by Paul Hindemith
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Ida Kavafian (Violin), Theodore Arm (Violin),
Steven Tenenbom (Viola), Fred Sherry (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tashi
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Germany 
51.
Tashi by Lukas Foss
Performer:  Lukas Foss (Piano), Fred Sherry (Cello), Steven Tenenbom (Viola),
Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Ida Kavafian (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tashi
Period: 20th Century 
52.
Rendezvous by Alan Shulman
Performer:  Fred Sherry (Cello), Steven Tenenbom (Viola), Theodore Arm (Violin),
Ida Kavafian (Violin), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Lukas Foss (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tashi
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
53.
Shall We Dance: Promenade "Walking the dog" by George Gershwin
Performer:  Lukas Foss (Piano), Steven Tenenbom (Viola), Theodore Arm (Violin),
Ida Kavafian (Violin), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Fred Sherry (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tashi
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936-1937; USA 
54.
Porgy and Bess: Bess, you is my woman now by George Gershwin
Performer:  Ida Kavafian (Violin), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Theodore Arm (Violin),
Steven Tenenbom (Viola), Fred Sherry (Cello), Lukas Foss (Piano),
Tim Eddy (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tashi
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
55.
Of Thee I Sing: Who cares? by George Gershwin
Performer:  Steven Tenenbom (Viola), Lukas Foss (Piano), Fred Sherry (Cello),
Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Ida Kavafian (Violin), Theodore Arm (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tashi
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
56.
Show Girl: Liza "All the clouds'll roll away" by George Gershwin
Performer:  Steven Tenenbom (Viola), Theodore Arm (Violin), Ida Kavafian (Violin),
Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Lukas Foss (Piano), Fred Sherry (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
Language: English 
57.
Girl Crazy: I got rhythm by George Gershwin
Performer:  Lukas Foss (Piano), Fred Sherry (Cello), Steven Tenenbom (Viola),
Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Ida Kavafian (Violin), Theodore Arm (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
58.
Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet and Piano, Sz 111 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Lucy Chapman Stoltzman (Violin), Richard Goode (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; Budapest, Hungary 
59.
Largo for Clarinet, Violin and Piano by Charles Ives
Performer:  Richard Goode (Piano), Lucy Chapman Stoltzman (Violin), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
60.
The Things our Fathers Loved by Charles Ives
Performer:  Richard Goode (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
61.
Walking by Charles Ives
Performer:  Richard Goode (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1900-02; USA 
62.
Set no 1 for Small Orchestra: no 4, Like a Sick Eagle by Charles Ives
Performer:  Richard Goode (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907-1911; USA 
63.
Ann Street by Charles Ives
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Richard Goode (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; USA 
64.
The Cage by Charles Ives
Performer:  Richard Goode (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906; USA 
65.
The See'r by Charles Ives
Performer:  Richard Goode (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1913; USA 
66.
The Housatonic at Stockbridge by Charles Ives
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Richard Goode (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; USA 
67.
In the Mornin' by Charles Ives
Performer:  Richard Goode (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
68.
Serenity by Charles Ives
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Richard Goode (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; USA 
69.
L'histoire du soldat: Suite for Violin, Clarinet and Piano by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Lucy Chapman Stoltzman (Violin), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Richard Goode (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Switzerland 
70.
Bagatelles (5) for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 23 by Gerald Finzi
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Robert Salter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941-1943; England 
71.
Concerto for Clarinet in C minor, Op. 31 by Gerald Finzi
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Robert Salter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948-1949; England 
72.
English Folk Songs "Four Seasons" by Lawrence Ashmore
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Robert Salter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; England 
73.
Greensleeves by Traditional
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Robert Salter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
74.
Serenade for Winds no 11 in E flat major, K 375 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781; Vienna, Austria 
75.
Tempo feliz by Roberto Baden-Powell
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brazil 
76.
Anima by Milton Nascimento
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
77.
Song of the Black Swan by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
78.
Drixa by Jeremy Wall
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
79.
Naçăo by Aldir Blanc
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
80.
Tristeza, song for voice & piano (Coleçao Brasileira No. 2), A. 211/2 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1925 
81.
Modinha, W 534 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; Brazil 
82.
It's Here! by Bill Douglas
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
83.
Primeira Luz by Bill Douglas
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
84.
Ana Maria by Wayne Shorter
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Modern 
85.
Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
86.
Dawn by Bill Douglas
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
87.
Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Nancy Allen (Harp), Irma Vallecillo (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
88.
Arabesques (2) for Piano by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Nancy Allen (Harp), Irma Vallecillo (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888-1891; France 
89.
Mouvements perpétuels (3) by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Nancy Allen (Harp), Irma Vallecillo (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; France 
90.
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Irma Vallecillo (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; France 
91.
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in E flat major, Op. 167 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Irma Vallecillo (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1921; France 
92.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Irma Vallecillo (Piano), Nancy Allen (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
93.
Romance for Flute and Orchestra in D flat major, Op. 37 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; France 
94.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano by Erik Satie
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Nancy Allen (Harp), Irma Vallecillo (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; France 

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 His classical music is first rate June 6, 2017 By James A R. (Oak Ridge, TN) See All My Reviews "But, a bunch of the albums are what i would call "new age," and I detest them. Also, there are multiple performances of several pieces. Alas, there are not enough proper classical pieces for clarinet. I think this set includes all of them, plus transcrip[tions. They are very fine indeed." Report Abuse
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