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Flute Music Of The Americas / Merrie Siegel, Jay Maucheley


Release Date: 01/25/2005 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 716   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Katherine HooverSamuel ZymanMarco GranadosMichael Colquhoun,   ... 
Performer:  Merrie SiegelJay Mauchley
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"This is wonderful, a joy to hear...[Merrie Siegel's] playing here is superb. She has a rich, well-controlled tone, and her technical facility is stunning...Simply put, buy this and explore all this great music. - American Record Guide

Merrie Siegel has been hailed by the U.S. and Mexican press as "magnificent, jovial and radiant, with purity of tone" and "possessing great technical command of the instrument." She was flute professor at the Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Idaho and was a member of the faculty of the Latin American Studies Program at that same institution. She has taught at Houston Community College, and served as Professor of Flute at the Universidad
Read more Autonoma de Nuevo Leon and the Escuela Superior de Musica y Danza, both in Monterrey, Mexico. She has appeared as a soloist and is an active orchestral flute player who has played with the Houston Symphony, the Rochester Philharmonic and the Charleston Symphony, among others. Merrie received her Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and her Bachelor of Music degree from Eastman where she studied with Bonita Boyd. A native of Philadelphia, at 19, she made her New York debut in CAMI Hall as winner of the New York Flute Club's Young Artist Competition.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Winter Spirits by Katherine Hoover
Performer:  Merrie Siegel (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; USA 
Venue:  Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston (12/11/2002 - 12/13/2002) 
2.
Sonata for Flute and Piano by Samuel Zyman
Performer:  Jay Mauchley (Piano), Merrie Siegel (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
Venue:  Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston 
Length: 18 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston (12/11/2002 - 12/13/2002) 
3.
Hibiee-Jibiees: Venezuelan Joropo by Marco Granados
Performer:  Merrie Siegel (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996 
Venue:  Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston (12/11/2002 - 12/13/2002) 
4.
Charanga by Michael Colquhoun
Performer:  Merrie Siegel (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
Venue:  Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston (12/11/2002 - 12/13/2002) 
5.
Munamukami by Arturo Salinas
Performer:  Jay Mauchley (Piano), Merrie Siegel (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1992; Mexico 
Venue:  Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston (12/11/2002 - 12/13/2002) 
6.
Sonata for Flute and Piano "Simple" by Joaquin Gutierrez-Heras
Performer:  Jay Mauchley (Piano), Merrie Siegel (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; Mexico 
Venue:  Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston 
Length: 9 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston (12/11/2002 - 12/13/2002) 
7.
Improvisation for Flute no 1 - Trístamente by Camargo Mozart Guarnieri
Performer:  Merrie Siegel (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; Brazil 
Venue:  Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston (12/11/2002 - 12/13/2002) 
8.
Improvisation for Flute no 2 - Rítmico by Camargo Mozart Guarnieri
Performer:  Merrie Siegel (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; Brazil 
Venue:  Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston (12/11/2002 - 12/13/2002) 
9.
Improvisation for Flute no 3 - Lamentoso by Camargo Mozart Guarnieri
Performer:  Merrie Siegel (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; Brazil 
Venue:  Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston (12/11/2002 - 12/13/2002) 
10.
Variations for Flute by Pattapio Silva
Performer:  Jay Mauchley (Piano), Merrie Siegel (Flute)
Written: 1903; Brazil 
Venue:  Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston (12/11/2002 - 12/13/2002) 

Sound Samples

The Hibiee-Jibiees: Venezuelan Joropo
Sonata simple para flauta y piano: I. Allegro non troppo
Sonata simple para flauta y piano: II. Andante
Sonata simple para flauta y piano: III. Allegro
Winter Spirits
Flute Sonata: I. Allegro assai
Flute Sonata: II. Lento e molto espressivo
Flute Sonata: III. Presto
Charanga
Munamukami
3 Improvisations for Flute Solo: No. 1. Tristamente
3 Improvisations for Flute Solo: No. 2. Ritmico
3 Improvisations for Flute Solo: No. 3. Lamentoso
Variacoes de Flauta

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