David Conte


Born: 1955   Country: USA   Period: 20th/21st Centuries
David Conte (b. 1955) is the composer of over one hundred works published by E. C. Schirmer Music Company, including six operas, a musical, works for chorus, solo voice, orchestra, chamber music, organ, piano, guitar, and harp. He has received commissions from Chanticleer, the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, the Dayton, Oakland and Stockton Symphonies, Atlantic Classical Orchestra, the American Guild of Organists, Sonoma City Opera and the Gerbode Read more Foundation. In 2007 he received the Raymond Brock commission from the American Choral Directors Association. Conte co-wrote the film score for the acclaimed documentary Ballets Russes, shown at the Sundance and Toronto Film Festivals in 2005, and composed the music for the PBS documentary, Orozco: Man of Fire, shown on the American Masters Series in the fall of 2007. Conte received his B. M. from Bowling Green State University, and his M. F. A. and. D. M. A. from Cornell University, where he studied with Karel Husa and Steven Stucky. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Paris where he was one of the last students of Nadia Boulanger. He is Professor of Composition and Chair of the Composition Department at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. In 2010 he was appointed to the composition faculty of the European American Musical Alliance in Paris, and in 2011 he joined the board of the American Composers Forum. In 2014 he was named Composer in Residence with Cappella SF, a professional chorus in San Francisco. Read less
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  • 1.
    Chamber Music of David Conte
    Label: Albany Records   Catalog: 1573 Release Date: 06/02/2015   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  David Conte
    Performer:  Emil Miland,  Miles Graber,  Kay Stern,  Keisuke Nakagoshi
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Friction String Quartet
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  • 2.
    Chanticleer - How Sweet the Sound
    Label: Teldec   Catalog: 641038 Release Date: 01/28/2014   Number of Discs: 14
    Composer:  Giovanni Palestrina,  Ignacio Jerusalem,  Manuel de Zumaya,  Anonymous  ... 
    Performer:  Kevin Baum,  Frank Albinder,  Douglas [Tenor Vocals] Wright,  Christopher Fritzsche  ... 
    Conductor:  Joseph Jennings,  Ettore Stratta,  Frank Albinder,  Skip Sempé
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer,  Chanticleer Sinfonia,  Don Haas Trio  ... 
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  • 3.
    Teldec - 50-CD Collection
    Label: Teldec   Catalog: 643851 Release Date: 11/19/2013   Number of Discs: 50
    Composer:  Béla Bartók,  Ludwig van Beethoven,  Antonín Dvorák,  Franz Joseph Haydn  ... 
    Performer:  András Schiff,  Josef Protschka,  Barbara Bonney,  Edita Gruberova  ... 
    Conductor:  Iván Fischer,  Nikolaus Harnoncourt,  Carlo Rizzi,  Reinbert De Leeuw  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Festival Orchestra,  Chamber Orchestra of Europe,  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra  ... 
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    The Legacy Of Nadia Boulanger / United States Army Field Band Soldiers' Chorus
    Label: Altissimo   Catalog: 61382 Release Date: 11/15/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Adolphus Hailstork,  Daniel Pinkham,  David Diamond,  David Conte  ... 
    Performer:  Mark Dwyer,  Rose Ryon,  William Gabbard
    Conductor:  Daniel Toven
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band Soldiers' Chorus
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  • 5.
    A British Organ: Sounds Of An Empire
    Label: Raven Recordings   Catalog: 917 Release Date: 06/08/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Herbert Howells,  Gary Ratcliff,  Sir George Thalben-Ball,  David N. Johnson  ... 
    Performer:  Jonathan Dimmock
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  • 6.
    Historic Organs Of Indiana
    Label: Organ Historical   Catalog: 7 Release Date: 12/08/2009   Number of Discs: 4
    Composer:  William Mathias,  Robert Hebble,  Unspecified,  David Conte  ... 
    Performer:  Martin Ellis,  Edie Johnson,  Marko Petricic,  Carla Edwards  ... 
    Conductor:  Jack L. Fox
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  • 7.
    With A Poet's Eye - New American Choral Music / Chanticleer
    Label: Chanticleer Records   Catalog: 8804 Release Date: 10/22/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Cary John Franklin,  Ned Rorem,  Allen Shearer,  William Hawley  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
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  • 8.
    I Have Had Singing - A Chanticleer Portrait
    Label: Chanticleer Records   Catalog: 8810 Release Date: 10/13/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Bill Evans,  Traditional,  Harold Arlen,  James Woodie Alexander  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
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    Elektra Women's Choir - Classic Elektra
    Label: Skylark Digital   Catalog: 5637293881 Release Date: 11/13/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Egil Hovland,  Pablo Casals,  David Conte,  Sir Edward Elgar  ... 
    Performer:  Eric Hominick,  Evelyn Creaser-Rumley,  Nancy DiNovo,  Brenda Fedoruk
    Conductor:  Morna Edmundson,  Diane Loomer
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elektra Women's Choir
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  • 10.
    A Marian Christmas / Krueger, St. Martin's Chamber Choir
    Label: St. Martin's Chamber Choir   Catalog: 1 Release Date: 11/01/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Michael Praetorius,  Cecil Armstrong Gibbs,  Franz Biebl,  David Conte  ... 
    Conductor:  Timothy J. Krueger
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Martin's Chamber Choir
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    Inaugural Recital / David Higgs
    Label: Delos   Catalog: 3148 Release Date: 01/08/2002   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach,  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,  Conrad Susa,  Calvin Hampton  ... 
    Performer:  David Higgs
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  • 12.
    Sing We Noel - Christmas With The Washington Men's Camerata
    Label: Gothic Records   Catalog: 49128 Release Date: 12/04/2001   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Michael Cox,  Babatunde Olatunji,  Traditional,  David Conte  ... 
    Performer:  Stephen Lockwood,  Nathan Lassell,  Eric Plutz,  Michael Patterson  ... 
    Conductor:  Frank Albinder
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Washington Camerata Chorus,  Washington Symphonic Brass,  Washington Men's Camerata
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  • 13.
    David Higgs At Riverside
    Label: Gothic Records   Catalog: 49117 Release Date: 09/26/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  William Bolcom,  David Conte,  Maurice Duruflé,  Jehan-Ariste Alain  ... 
    Performer:  David Higgs
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  • 14.
    Historic Organs Of Connecticut - 35 Historic Pipe Organs
    Label: Raven Recordings   Catalog: 94 Release Date: 12/16/1997   Number of Discs: 4
    Composer:  Gottfried August Homilius,  Amy Marcy Beach,  John Stanley,  Sir Edward Elgar  ... 
    Performer:  David Dahl,  Ardyth Lohuis,  Robert Murray,  Victoria Wagner  ... 
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