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New Jersey Percussion Ensemble at 50, Vol. 1


Release Date: 07/06/2018 
Label:  Composers Concordance Recordin   Catalog #: 45  
Composer:  Peter JarvisPayton MacDonald
Performer:  Glen VelezPayton MacDonaldJohn ClarkJohn Ferrari,   ... 
Conductor:  Peter Jarvis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Jersey Percussion Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

New Jersey Percussion Ensemble at 50, Volume 1, is a collection of 8 concertos for percussion sextet with soloist composed by Peter Jarvis and Payton MacDonald. The soloists include: John Clark – horn, John Ferrari – vibraphone, Payton MacDonald – vibraphone, William Schimmel – accordion and Glen Velez – frame drums. The group is conducted by John Ferrari, Peter Jarvis and Payton MacDonald. This recording was released in celebration of the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble’s 50th year of music making. The New Jersey Percussion Ensemble directed by Peter Jarvis was founded in 1968 by Raymond DesRoches, who co-directed the group with Peter Jarvis and Gary Van Dyke until 2004. The ensemble is made up of professionals and students from William Read more Paterson University, where it has been in residence since 1972. Because of an ongoing commitment to the proliferation of percussion repertoire, numerous pieces have been written for, premiered by and recorded by the ensemble. The New Jersey Percussion Ensemble has appeared in the United States and Europe as guests of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Group for Contemporary Music, the Composers Guild of New Jersey, the San Francisco Symphony, the Gaudeamus Foundation, Radio Denmark, and countless others. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Frame Drums & Percussion Sextet, Op. 41 by Peter Jarvis
Performer:  Glen Velez (Frame Drum)
Conductor:  Peter Jarvis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Jersey Percussion Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
2.
Marwa by Payton MacDonald
Performer:  Payton MacDonald (Vibraphone)
Conductor:  Peter Jarvis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Jersey Percussion Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
3.
Monolithics by Payton MacDonald
Performer:  John Clark (French Horn)
Conductor:  Peter Jarvis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Jersey Percussion Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
4.
Concerto for Vibraphone and Percussion Sextet, Op. 20 by Peter Jarvis
Performer:  John Ferrari (Vibraphone)
Conductor:  Peter Jarvis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Jersey Percussion Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
5.
Concerto for Accordion and Percussion Sextet, Op. 49 by Peter Jarvis
Performer:  William Schimmel (Accordion)
Conductor:  Peter Jarvis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Jersey Percussion Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
6.
Glen by Payton MacDonald
Performer:  Glen Velez (Frame Drum)
Conductor:  Peter Jarvis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Jersey Percussion Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
7.
70 by Payton MacDonald
Performer:  William Schimmel (Accordion)
Conductor:  Peter Jarvis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Jersey Percussion Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
8.
Concerto for Horn and Percussion Sextet, Op. 54 by Peter Jarvis
Performer:  John Clark (French Horn)
Conductor:  Peter Jarvis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Jersey Percussion Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 

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