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CLASS OF '38

The eight composers on this compilation, all of them born in 1938, adhere to no single trend or movement, yet each is united by an uncompromising determination to transgress boundaries and expectations in pursuit of artistic autonomy. The representative selections presented here, with their beguiling mixture of lucidity and complexity, dissonance and lyricism, compel repeated listening for music lovers of all tastes and inclinations. Were the musicians of the “Class of ‘38” to express a collective credo, they might very well adopt the words of John Harbison, who famously defined his aesthetic intent “to make each piece different from the others, to find clear, fresh large designs, to reinvent traditions.”



Disc 1

Coates, Gloria

  Symphony No. 15, "Homage to Mozart": III. What Are Stars
1.   Play with flash player Symphony No. 15, "Homage to Mozart": III. What Are Stars 00:05:46

Corigliano Jr., John

  A Black November Turkey
2.   Play with flash player A Black November Turkey 00:02:55

Serebrier, José

  Fantasia (version for string orchestra)
3.   Play with flash player Fantasia (version for string orchestra) 00:12:11

Rzewski, Frederic

  4 North American Ballads: No. 4. Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
4.   Play with flash player 4 North American Ballads: No. 4. Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues 00:10:35

Harbison, John

  Piano Trio No. 1
5.   Play with flash player Piano Trio No. 1 00:07:24

Tower, Joan

  Tambor
6.   Play with flash player Tambor 00:14:03

Bolcom, William

  Cello Sonata: II. Adagio semplice
7.   Play with flash player Cello Sonata: II. Adagio semplice 00:07:58

Wuorinen, Charles

  Josquiniana: I. Helas madame
8.   Play with flash player Josquiniana: I. Helas madame 00:03:15


Disc 2

  Interview with Joan Tower
1.   Play with flash player Interview with Joan Tower 00:10:48
  Interview with William Bolcom
2.   Play with flash player Interview with William Bolcom 00:10:51
  Interview with John Corigliano
3.   Play with flash player Interview with John Corigliano 00:10:59
  Interview with Charles Wuorinen
4.   Play with flash player Interview with Charles Wuorinen 00:10:52
  Interview with John Harbison
5.   Play with flash player Interview with John Harbison 00:10:50
  Interview with Jose Serebrier
6.   Play with flash player Interview with Jose Serebrier 00:10:58

Total Playing Time: 02:09:25






Composer(s):
Bolcom, William; Coates, Gloria; Corigliano Jr., John; Harbison, John; Rzewski, Frederic; Serebrier, José; Tower, Joan; Wuorinen, Charles

Conductor(s):
Boder, Michael; Serebrier, José; Slatkin, Leonard

Orchestra(s):
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Nashville Symphony Orchestra; Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra

Ensemble(s):
Amelia Piano Trio; Brentano String Quartet; Corigliano Quartet

Artist(s):
Bolcom, William; Corigliano Jr., John; Fischer, Norman; Harbison, John; Kierman Fischer, Jeanne; Serebrier, José; Tower, Joan; van Raat, Ralph; Wuorinen, Charles

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music; Instrumental; Interview; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century; Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.572087

Barcode: 0747313208777

Distribution Note(s):

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Release Date: 08/2008

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