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Aldag: Broadway Boogie-Woogie

Release Date: 02/20/2020 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 1764  
Composer:  Richard Aldag
Performer:  Divesh KaramchandaniGina GulyasIan ScarfeJean-Michel Fonteneau,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard Aldag
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

American composer Richard Aldag is also known as an educator and arts administrator. He holds a Ph.D. in Music from the City University of New York Graduate Center. He has received numerous commissions and served as composer-in-residence for the Sitka Summer Music Festival and the El Paso Pro Music Chamber Music Festival. Aldag has served on the faculties of San Francisco State University, San José State University, Pacific Union College, the Aaron Copland School of Music, Fordham University, and the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. He was a special lecturer at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music in 1991 and 1992. His arts administration career includes executive director positions with the Napa Valley Symphony, the San Francisco Read more Chamber Orchestra and the Los Lupeños de San José, among others. With this first recording of his music, Aldag shares some of his most recent chamber music, offering a range of ensemble and instrumentation. The inspirations and expressive intentions are similarly diverse. This recording offers a rich and finely curated showcase for Aldag's latest music with a chance to get to know this original and compelling composer through the intimate expression and vivid textures that are the distinguishing hallmarks of chamber music. Read less

Works on This Recording

Fantasy for Flute, Percussion & Piano by Richard Aldag
Performer:  Divesh Karamchandani (Percussion), Gina Gulyas (Flute), Ian Scarfe (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2015; United States 
Due Celli by Richard Aldag
Performer:  Jean-Michel Fonteneau (Cello), Jennifer Kloetzel (Cello)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2013; United States 
Nocturne & Dance for Violin, Clarinet, & Piano by Richard Aldag
Performer:  Matthew Boyles (Clarinet), Rachel Patrick (Violin), Ian Scarfe (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2014; United States 
Arab Love Songs by Richard Aldag
Performer:  Marnie Breckenridge (Soprano), Jennifer Kloetzel (Cello), Hadley McCarroll (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2016; United States 
Duo for Flute & Violin by Richard Aldag
Performer:  Gina Gulyas (Flute), Rachel Patrick (Violin)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2017; United States 
Romance for Cello & Piano by Richard Aldag
Performer:  Jennifer Kloetzel (Cello), Hadley McCarroll (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2016; United States 
Lacrimosa for String Quartet by Richard Aldag
Performer:  Clio Tilton (Viola), Jory Fankuchen (Violin), Natasha Makijani (Violin),
Samsun van Loon (Cello)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2016; United States 
Serenade for Chamber Ensemble "Broadway Boogie-Woogie" by Richard Aldag
Performer:  Andy Meyerson (Percussion), Divesh Karamchandani (Percussion), Ian Scarfe (Piano),
Matthew Boyles (Clarinet), Gina Guylas (Flute), Rachel Patrick (Violin),
James Jaffe (Cello)
Conductor:  Richard Aldag
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2013; United States 

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