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Composer's Collection: John Mackey / Corporon, North Texas Wind Symphony


Release Date: 04/14/2017 
Label:  Gia Wind Works   Catalog #: 996  
Composer:  John Mackey
Conductor:  Eugene Migliaro CorporonShintaro Fukumoto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Showa Wind SymphonyNorth Texas Wind Symphony
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The GIA Composer’s Collection brings together into one place the masterworks by some of the most respected wind symphony composers of all time. Stunningly performed by the North Texas Wind Symphony under the direction of Eugene Migliaro Corporon, this series also includes extensive liner notes about each composer and his contribution to the wind band. Composer John Mackey, born in 1973, is recognized as one of the most prolific and accomplished composers of works for wind band of his generation. Originally from New Philadelphia, Ohio, he holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Cleveland Institute of Music and a Master of Music from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Donald Erb and John Corigliano, respectively. Mackey’s works have Read more been performed throughout the world. He has received numerous commissions and awards, including honors from ASCAP, American Music Center, and the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
High Wire by John Mackey
Conductor:  Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Showa Wind Symphony
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2012; United States 
2.
Redacted, for band by John Mackey
Conductor:  Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North Texas Wind Symphony
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2013; United States 
3.
Redline Tango by John Mackey
Conductor:  Shintaro Fukumoto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Showa Wind Symphony
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2005; United States 
4.
Undertow by John Mackey
Conductor:  Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North Texas Wind Symphony
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2008; United States 
5.
Shelterig Sky by John Mackey
Conductor:  Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North Texas Wind Symphony
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2012; United States 
6.
Kingfishers Catch Fire, for wind ensemble by John Mackey
Conductor:  Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North Texas Wind Symphony
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2007; United States 
7.
Sasparilla by John Mackey
Conductor:  Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North Texas Wind Symphony
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2005; United States 
8.
The Frozen Cathedral, for wind ensemble by John Mackey
Conductor:  Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North Texas Wind Symphony
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2012; United States 
9.
The Ringmaster's March by John Mackey
Conductor:  Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North Texas Wind Symphony
Period: Contemoprary 
Written: 2014; United States 
10.
Hymn to a Blue Hour by John Mackey
Conductor:  Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North Texas Wind Symphony
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2010; United States 
11.
Foundry by John Mackey
Conductor:  Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North Texas Wind Symphony
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2011; United States 
12.
Strange Humors by John Mackey
Conductor:  Shintaro Fukumoto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Showa Wind Symphony
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2006; United States 
13.
Aurora Awakes by John Mackey
Conductor:  Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North Texas Wind Symphony
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2009; United States 
14.
Wine Dark Sea by John Mackey
Conductor:  Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North Texas Wind Symphony
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2014; United States 

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