AMERICAN COMPOSER DAVID DIAMOND DIES AT 89
Five CDs on Naxos American Classics, Milken Archive of American Jewish
Composer David Diamond, 89, died Monday, June 13th. According to a report
in The New York Times, he died of congestive heart failure in Rochester,
New York, where he lived since 2003.
In June 2004, Naxos released Diamonds Symphony Nos. 2 and 4
by Gerard Schwarz and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, one in a series
of four discs on Naxos with Schwarz and the Symphony of the composers
music. Other recordings include Symphony No. 1 and Violin Concerto
No. 2 (8.559157);
Symphony No. 3, Psalm, and Kaddish with cellist Janos Starker (8.559155);
and Symphony No. 8 (8.559156)
with the Suite from the Ballet TOM and This Sacred Ground (8.559156).
Also on Naxos is a recording of Ahava: Brotherhood and Mizmore
LDavid: Music for Prayer (8.559412), part of the Milken
Archive of American Jewish Music.