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American Chamber Works for Flute / Walker, Lewis, Prometheus Piano Quartet


Release Date: 02/02/2018 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3599  
Composer:  Charles Tomlinson GriffesRoy HarrisArthur FooteAmy Marcy Beach
Performer:  Kerry Walker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prometheus Piano Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

On this new release, the Prometheus Piano Quintet performs American chamber works for flute, featuring works by composers Charles T. Griffes, Roy Harris, Arthur Foote, and Amy Beach. Dr. Kerry Walker is Professor of Flute at Western Connecticut State University as well as Principal Flutist with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra. She performs with the Ives Orchestra, the All-New England Orchestra and with chamber groups: Ridge Winds, Prometheus, and Dual Excursions. She holds degrees from The University of Michigan, Bowling Green State University, and Texas Tech University. Prometheus is a group of five dedicated performers who believe that music carries the fire of human passion into our daily existence. It’s director, Eric Lewis, is a well Read more known performer and retired professor at Western Connecticut State University. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Poem for Flute and Orchestra by Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Performer:  Kerry Walker (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prometheus Piano Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; USA 
2.
4 Minutes - 20 Seconds by Roy Harris
Performer:  Kerry Walker (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prometheus Piano Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
3.
Pieces (3) for Flute and Piano, Op. 31b by Arthur Foote
Performer:  Kerry Walker (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prometheus Piano Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
4.
Nocturne and Scherzo for Flute and String Quartet "A Night Piece" by Arthur Foote
Performer:  Kerry Walker (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prometheus Piano Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; USA 
5.
Theme and Variations for Flute and String Quartet, Op. 80 by Amy Marcy Beach
Performer:  Kerry Walker (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prometheus Piano Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; USA 

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