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Passages: Music for Flute & Horn / Thornton


Release Date: 01/19/2018 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 1705  
Composer:  Paul BaslerAdrienne AlbertChris RozeAlbert Franz Doppler
Performer:  Michael ThorntonJulie ThorntonPaul BaslerSusan Grace,   ... 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Flutist Julie Thornton and horn player Michael Thornton have recorded an intriguing disc of music for their instruments including three contemporary works with three by Franz Doppler. Their collaborators include Susan Grace, piano; Paul Basler, piano; and Yumi Hwang-Williams, violin. Julie Thornton is a member of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and on the faculty at the Lamont School of Music. She has performed extensively with the New York Philharmonic, the Saint Louis Symphony, the Oregon Symphony, the Minnesota Orchestra, and the Houston Symphony. She studied at Eastman and Northwestern University as well as Shepherd School of Music. The winnere of numerous competitions, she can be heard on the London, Teldec, Naxos, and Koch Read more International labels. Michael Thornton enjoys a distinguished and varied careeer as an orchestral performer, chamber musician, soloist and pedagogue and has performed on six continents. He is principal horn with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and the Colorado Symphony. He has been a featured performer at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Mainly Mozart, Spoleto, and Moab Music, among many others. He is on the faculty of the University of Colorado at Boulder. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Passages by Paul Basler
Performer:  Michael Thornton (Horn), Julie Thornton (Flute), Paul Basler (Piano)
2.
War Stories by Adrienne Albert
Performer:  Michael Thornton (Horn), Julie Thornton (Flute), Susan Grace (Piano)
3.
Changing Light by Chris Roze
Performer:  Michael Thornton (Horn), Julie Thornton (Flute), Susan Grace (Piano)
4.
Nocturne for 2 Flutes, Horn and Piano, Op. 19 by Albert Franz Doppler
Performer:  Susan Grace (Piano), Julie Thornton (Flute), Michael Thornton (Horn),
Yumi Hwang-Williams (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
5.
Souvenir de Rigi, Op. 34 by Albert Franz Doppler
Performer:  Deborah Louis (Handbells), Michael Thornton (Horn), Julie Thornton (Flute),
Susan Grace (Piano), Nicole Louis (Handbells)
Period: Romantic 
6.
Wood-bird for Flute and 4 Horns, Op. 21 by Albert Franz Doppler
Performer:  Kolio Plachkov (Horn), Susan Grace (Piano), Julie Thornton (Flute),
Michael Thornton (Horn), Carolyn Kunicki (Horn), Austin Larson (Horn)
Period: Romantic 

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