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Jose Serebrier Conducts Ned Rorem - The Art Of Sound


Release Date: 10/26/2010 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8505229   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole FarleyNed RoremSimon MulliganWenn-Sinn Yang,   ... 
Conductor:  José Serebrier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National OrchestraRoyal Liverpool Philharmonic OrchestraBournemouth Sinfonietta Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

‘This stuff is simply gorgeous. Ned Rorem's symphonies are shot through with long, lyrical melodies that some observers might relate to his gifts as a songwriter, but strike me as more likely inspired by the "Sunrise" sequence from Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé - music so strikingly lovely that the beauty it describes can only exist in the world of fantasy and make-believe...’ - David Hurwitz, ClassicsToday.com, on the Three Symphonies ‘This stuff is simply gorgeous. Ned Rorem's symphonies are shot through with long, lyrical melodies that some observers might relate to his gifts as a songwriter, but strike me as more likely inspired by the "Sunrise" sequence from Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé - music so strikingly lovely that the beauty it describes can only exist in the world of fantasy and make-believe...’ - David Hurwitz, ClassicsToday.com, on the Three Symphonies Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Orchids by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
2.
I Strolled Across an Empty Field by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
3.
The Serpent by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; USA 
4.
Night crow by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
5.
Little Elegy by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
6.
Nantucket Songs (10): no 3, Nantucket by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978-1979; USA 
7.
Visits to St. Elizabeth's by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
8.
Stopping by woods on a snowy evening by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
9.
Spring by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; USA 
10.
See how they love me by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
11.
Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; USA 
12.
I am Rose by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
13.
Far-Far-Away by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; USA 
14.
Early in the morning by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
15.
Alleluia by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
16.
Youth, Day, Old Age and Night by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; USA 
17.
O you whom I often and silently come by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
18.
As Adam early in the morning by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
19.
The Waking by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
20.
Root Cellar by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
21.
My Papa's Waltz by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
22.
Memory by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
23.
Snake by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
24.
The Nightingale by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
25.
Lullaby of the Woman of the Mountain by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
26.
Love in a Life by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
27.
What if some little pain by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
28.
Ask me no more by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; USA 
29.
Such beauty as hurts to behold by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
30.
Sally's Smile by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; USA 
31.
Full of life now by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Ned Rorem (Piano), Carole Farley (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; USA 
32.
Are you the new person? by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Carole Farley (Soprano), Ned Rorem (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; USA 
33.
Concerto for Piano no 2 by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Simon Mulligan (Piano)
Conductor:  José Serebrier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
34.
Concerto for Cello by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Wenn-Sinn Yang (Cello)
Conductor:  José Serebrier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2002; USA 
35.
Pilgrims by Ned Rorem
Conductor:  José Serebrier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 
36.
Concerto for Flute by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Jeffrey Khaner (Flute)
Conductor:  José Serebrier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2002; USA 
37.
Concerto for Violin by Ned Rorem
Performer:  Philippe Quint (Violin)
Conductor:  José Serebrier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; USA 
38.
Symphony no 1 by Ned Rorem
Conductor:  José Serebrier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
39.
Symphony no 2 by Ned Rorem
Conductor:  José Serebrier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
40.
Symphony no 3 by Ned Rorem
Conductor:  José Serebrier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 3: I. Passacaglia
Symphony No. 3: II. Allegro molto vivace
Symphony No. 3: III. Largo
Symphony No. 3: IV. Andante
Symphony No. 3: V. Allegro molto
Symphony No. 1: I. Maestoso
Symphony No. 1: II. Andantino
Symphony No. 1: III. Largo
Symphony No. 1: IV. Allegro
Symphony No. 2: I. Broad, Moderate
Symphony No. 2: II. Tranquillo
Symphony No. 2: III. Allegro
Piano Concerto No. 2: I. Somber and Steady
Piano Concerto No. 2: II. Quiet and Sad
Piano Concerto No. 2: III. Real Fast!
Cello Concerto: I. Curtain-rise
Cello Concerto: II. There and Back
Cello Concerto: III. Three Queries, One Response
Cello Concerto: IV. Competative Chaos
Cello Concerto: V. A Single Tone, A Dozen Implications
Cello Concerto: VI. One Coin, Two Sides
Cello Concerto: VII. Valse Rappelee
Cello Concerto: VIII. Adrift

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