Discography


CM20016CM20016  Three Centuries of French Harpsichord Music
George Lucktenberg, harpsichord

Louis Couperin: Passacaille in C Major
Johann Jacob Froberger: Tombeau fait á Paris sur la mort de Monsieur Blancrocher
Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre: Suite in A Minor
François Couperin: Pièces de clavecin, 3me livre
Jean Baptiste Forqueray & Antione Forqueray: Pièces de clavecin
Naji Hakim: Suite “Shasta”

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CM20017CM20017  Forgotten Piano Duets, Vol. 2
Lenti Piano Duo (Marianne & Tony Lenti, piano)

Frantisek Xaver Dusek: Sonata in E Flat Major, Sykora 26
Franz Liszt: Grande Valse di Bravura, Op. 6
Edvard Grieg: Symphonic Pieces, Op. 14 (Adagio cantabile & Allegro energico)
George Onslow: Sonata in E Minor, Op. 7
Arthur Bird: Introduction & Fugue, Op.16


“…the Lentis serve up exuberant and well-accentuated performances that properly refuse to smooth over the music’s profile. Good sound, too. Recommended.”  Peter J. Rabinowitz (Fanfare)
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CM20018CM20018  Contrasts In Contemporary Music
David Randolph, tuba
Peggy Randolph and Richard Zimdars, piano

Thom Ritter George: Sonata for Tuba & Piano, CN307
Jeno Takacs: Sonata Capricciosa, Op. 81
Halsey Stevens: Sonatina for Tuba & Piano
Claude Baker: Omaggi e Fantasie

“…well-played program…I hope it (Baker) will become an important part of the repertoire.” Kilpatrick (American Record Guide)
“Randolph’s tuba playing is exceptionally clean and accurate, an impression which is reinforced by his choice of repertory.” James H. North (Fanfare)
“…Randolph displays a variety of timbre colors in this recording and uses them to great advantage. … The music is interesting and enjoyable to listen to, the performances are carefully conceived, and the end product should definitely be part of every tubist’s collection.” Mark Nelson (TUBA Journal)
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CM20020CM20020  Let It Shine
Laura English-Robinson, soprano
Walter Huff, piano
Spirituals including arrangements by John Work, Jr., Hall Johnson, Wendell Whalum, Betty Jackson King, Margaret Bonds, Uzee Brown, Jr., Florence Price, Raymond Chenault and closing with John Carter’s Cantata.
“Hers is an extremely attractive voice, rich in the low register, bright and secure on top, strongly supported by excellent musicianship, fine diction, and exemplary taste… Walter Huff is a splendid partner, handling the quickly changing styles and the occasional formidable demands of the piano writing with polish and flair.”  Richard Burke (Fanfare)

“This is a lovely disc. English-Robinson has a beautiful, caressing voice that can soar to the skies”  Reynolds (American Record Guide)
“Ms. English-Robinson’s rich, full soprano, capable of both ravishingly tender pianissimi and powerful emotional outbursts, is eminently suitable for these pieces.”  David Bradley (The NATS Journal)

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CM20021CM20021  Piano Music of the Americas
James Miltenberger, piano
Alberto Ginastera: Sonata No. 1, Op. 22
Robert Garcia Morillo: Cuarta Sonata, Op. 26
George Gershwin: Medley No. 1 & Medley No. 2
Scott Green: Onata-Say Too (Son of Onata-Say)
Migel del Aguila: Sonata No. 2

“…Miltenberger succeeds with readings that are fresh, affectionate, and sweetly endearing…Miltenberger’s jazz background is always apparent in his masterful and subtle control of rubato tempo, a vital skill for almost any piano music of the Americas, and for certainly everything on this delightful CD.”  Peter Burwasser (Fanfare)
“Part of his secret is undoubtedly the magnificent sound he—and ACA’s engineer’s—get out of the piano… something of a relief from the soft focus of too many recent digital piano recordings.”  Lehman (American Record Guide)
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CM20022CM20022  Live from Spivey Hall
Alan Morrison, organ

Leo Sowerby: Pageant
Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata IV in E Minor, BWV 528
Charles-Marie Widor: Andante Sostenuto from Symphonie Gothique, Op. 70
Louis Vierne: Finale from Symphonie VI, Op. 59
Dan Locklair: Voyage: A Fantasy for Organ
Jon Spong: Suite on “No, Not One”
Dudley Buck: The Star Spangled Banner: Concert Variations, Op. 23
Ernesto Lecuona: Gitanerias

Recorded on the Ruffatti organ at Spivey Hall.
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“The playing is alert and intelligent, the program chosen to blend the familiar with the less-well known, … the engineering is superb. Often organ recitals sound as if they were recorded at the distant end of a gargantuian cave… here the listener can imagine himself in the loft alongside Morrison.” Martin Anderson (Fanfare)
“Alan Morrison is a brilliant, flashy performer of the first rank. He has a wonderful sense of dramatic timing that is a consistent joy to hear.”  Bond (American Record Guide)

“If Morrison’s playing doesn’t make you an organ fan, there is just no hope for you…Excellent recording sonics…allow us to hear all the delicious detail.” Phil Muse (The AAS Journal)
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CM20023CM20023  A Virtuoso Duo-Piano Showcase
Joanne Rogers & Jeannine Morrison, pianos
J. B. Duvernoy: Feu roulant, Op. 256
Ernst von Dohnányi: Suite en valse, Op. 39a
Harold Stover: Rag, Pastorale & Carillon
Witold Lutoslawski: Variations on a Theme by Paganini
Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op. 56b
Johnny Costa: Flying Fingers
“The Rogers-Morrison team … play like seasoned professionals” (Fanfare V.19, No. 1)

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CM20024CM20024  A Concert Tribute to Olivier Messiaen
Presented by Emory University

O sacrum convivium! [The Britten Choir: Alfred Calabrese, conductor]
Poèms pour Mi, Book I [Teresa Hopkin, soprano & Deborah Thoreson, piano]
Le Merle Noir [Carl Hall, flute & Deborah Thoreson, piano]
Offertoire from Messe de la Pentecôte [Timothy Albrecht, organ]
Et Exspecto Resurrectionem Mortuorum [Emory Wind Ensemble, Steven Everett, conductor]


“This collection of live performances commemorating Messian, who died in 1992, makes a convenient and well-wrought introduction to this music of genius…For both newcomers to Messiaen, and for the initiated, this disc is warmly recommended.” Peter Burwasser (Fanfare)
“…performances ranging from careful and competent…to outstanding…and Hall’s beguiling fluting in Le merle noir.” Raymond (American Record Guide)

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CM20025CM20025  Tuba Suites… and other sweets

David Randolph, tuba
Peggy Randolph, piano
Jean-Michel Defaye: Suite Marine
Alexei Lebedev: Concert Allegro
Jules Semler-Collery: Barcarolle et Chanson Bachique
Vitorio Monti: Csardas
Jan Koetsier: Sonatina
Gordon Jacob: Tuba Suite
Simone Mantia: All Those Endearing Young Charms
Donald Swann: Two Moods
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[Physical CD out-of-print. CD-R version may be order directly from ACA Digital Recording.]

 

CM20026CM20026  Visions of Dunbar
Original Works & Transcriptions by Robert Schultz
Tina Faigen, piano


Visions of Dunbar, Op. 25
Montage, Op. 20
Reminiscences, Op. 24, Nos. 1-8
Ballade, Op. 17
Impromptus, Op. 23, Nos. 3-5
Arrangements:
Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orfeo ed Euridice (C.W. Gluck)
Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Faure
Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14 by Sergei Rachmaninoff

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“Miss Faigen …commands a rich palette of pianistic colors and fingers of awesome dexterity.” Byron Belt (Newhouse News Service)
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CM20027CM20027  The Voice and the Virtuoso
The University of Georgia Contemporary Chamber Ensemble
Lewis Nielson, conductor
Arnold Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire
Lewis Nielson: Black Magic (Mojo Hand)
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Passages

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CM20028CM20028  Consonare
Phillip Weaver, guitar & Ingrid von Spakovsky, piano
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Fantasia, Op. 145
Radamès Gnàttali: Sonatina Concertino
Mauro Giuliani & Ignaz Moscheles: Pastorale from Grand Duo Concertant
Bryan Kelly: Basque Suite
Scott Joplin (arr. by Phillip Weaver): The Entertainer
Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata in E Major, BWV 1016

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“Here is an extraordinarily attractive recording for those who love the classical guitar… The recording … convincingly captures every tonal shading of both instruments.”  Robert McColley (Fanfare)

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CM20029CM20029  New American Masterworks for Solo Piano
John Perry, piano

Paul Cooper: Sinfonia for Piano Solo
Samuel Jones: Piano Sonata
Donald Keats: Piano Sonata

“They are played by John Perry with lots of power and authority”  Lehman (American Record Guide)
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CM20030CM20030  Songs with a Touch of Bass
David Stoffel, bass-baritone
Milton Masciadri, double bass
Ivan Frazier, piano
Unique arrangements of songs by Tchaikovsky, Lully, Barber, Mozart and others.

“A charming, old-fashioned recital with a novel touch…they bring talent and conviction to their readings of these old chestnuts.” Lucano (American Record Guide)
“They seem to blend as one and find a finesse of style”  Candace A. Magner (NATS Journal of Singing)
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