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WRIGHT FLIGHT Piano Concerto  (2002)

Albany Records :  London, New York City
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
Neal Gittleman, conductor
Andrew Russo, piano


   


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JULIA KOGAN, soprano

ST. PETERSBURG (Russia) CHAMBER PHILHARMONIC

NEW CD: TROIKA  Song Cycles. Rideau Rouge (global distribution by Harmonia Mundi), includes the premiere recording of Michael Schelle's  RAIN  (2009),  poem by Vladimir Nabokov, for soprano and orchestra, commissioned for the SPCP


                         


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1.  ORCHESTRAL MUSIC



SUMMIT AT SAN QUENTIN  (2019),  for chamber orchestra
  - Indiana University New Music Ensemble


VIRUS  (2019) -  
an orchestral prophecy ??  
   -  written a year before the Covid-19 pandemic hit, premiered in October 2019
   -  Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra



AND THEN THEY JUST DISAPPEAR INTO THE NIGHT 
(2016) 

              ( VIDEO )



RESILIENCE  (2014/15) for orchestra  - on the 70th anniversary of the end of WW2


 - Kansas City Symphony


SAMURAI
 - Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
 - Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra


RAIN
 - St. Petersburg (Russia) Chamber Orchestra


EXTRACTION ON NO. 8
  (2005)
 - Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra


THE EXORCISM OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY
  (2012)
 - Butler Symphony Orchestra



SUN-WUKONG   (2013)
 - South Shore Orchestra (Chicago)


SUN-WUKONG   (2013)
 - Capital Conservatory Symphony Orchestra


THROUGH THE BRIGHT LIGHTS OF HELL   (2013)
 - The Generous New Music Ensemble vs. The Hartford Chamber Orchestra


VOX HUMANA
   (2005)
 -
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra


BLAST 
(1992)
 - Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra


SWASHBUCKLER   (1984)
 - Detroit Symphony Orchestra


ALONE  (1979)
- Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra


SPIRITS
   (1993)
 - programmed as a group, or (***) individually


CONCERTO for TWO PIANOS and ORCHESTRA  (1986)
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
   Anthony and Joseph Paratore, pianos


AFTER THE MERIDIAN: TIMES OF FUTURE PAST  (1990)  ... more coming soon
  - Greenwich Chorale Society and Orchestra



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2.  SYMPHONIC BAND/WIND ENSEMBLE







FEAR STRIKES OUT 
(2016) for trombone and wind ensemble



GUTTERSNIPE
  (1994)



PRAYER 
(2004)  for solo cello, winds and percussion
          Click here for VIDEO
 

SEVEN STEPS FROM HELL
   (1986)


THE END OF THE WORLD   (2011)
Kansas State University Wind Ensemble
Frank Tracz, conductor  :  December 2013



THE END OF THE WORLD   (2011)
Arizona State University Wind Ensemble
Gary Hill, conductor  :  September 2012



BULLET TRAIN TO HELL  (from "The End of the World")
Indiana University Wind Ensemble
Stephen Pratt, conductor  :  November 2013



CONTRABAND  (1991) for band


WHEN HELL FREEZES OVER
   (1996)
Double Concerto for Bass Clarinet, Bari Sax and Wind Ensemble

      1. Baptism

      2. Confession

      3. Confirmation  (reh. video)



CLIFFHANGER MARCH
   (1984)


KING UBU
   (1981)
     1. Pines of Ubu
    2. Ubu in Love
    3. Ubu in Chains



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3.  CHAMBER MUSIC
  - for oboe, tenor saxophone and piano


  - for winds quintet


 for alto saxophone and piano


DISCREET STREET   (2021)
  - for double bass and piano

  -  for hichiriki and chamber ensemble


HESITATION KILLED THE CAT  (2018)
  - for chamber ensemble


THE EISENSTEIN MUMMERS  (2018)
  - for chamber ensemble


VORSICHTIG  (2017)
  - for guitar duo


       - for violin and piano
 "Live" performance (Oberlin, 2019), Kelly Sohyoung Lee, violin


MY TEARS FALL DRY  (2017)
  - for violin and piano



THE VIOLA THE WIND SWEPT AWAY   (2007)
  - for solo viola and mixed chamber ensemble


BURY THE HATCHET  (2016)
  - for guitar quartet


GIMME SHELTER 
(2001)
   - for violin and piano: after 9/11


RED HERRING  (2011) 
   - for c
larinet and tenor sax


CRUSHER   (2013)
 - for guitar
and piano


STRUWWELPETER  (1991
  - for tenor and chamber ensemble  


THEIR HOUSE WAS AROUND HERE, SOMEWHERE  (2012)
   - for chamber ensemble



PRAYER
  - for solo cello, harp and piano



SPRECHSTISAMBASTIMME 
(2011)
  - for string quartet


MYSTIC MOURNING
  (2014)  -  a.k.a. Sri Lakshmi
  - for solo violin and chamber ensemble



CHORDS THAT RHYME WITH YOUR EYES  (2017)
  -  for violin (or clarinet) and piano


HOWL  (1986)
 - for solo clarinet and chamber ensemble


G-MEN FROM HELL  (1999)
 - rejected 'Main Title', for jazz ensemble


GODZILLA BRILLANTE
  (1997),  for chamber ensemble


SUBWOOFER 
(1997)
  - for solo flute


PLAY US CHASTITY ON YOUR VIOLIN
  (1984)
   - for solo violin and chamber orchestra


NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND 
(2007)
  - for chamber ensemble


HEARTLAND  (2007)
  for chamber ensemble
    1 Buckeye Zombies
    2.  Hawkeye Feeder
    3.  Illinoise
    4Badger Baby
    5Bluegrass Voodoo
    6.  Michigan Militia
    7.  Threnody for the Victims of Indiana


CALHOUN   (2009)
  • written for / performed by ENSEMBLE 48



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4.  PIANO MUSIC  (solo, duo, etc.)



    -  for two pianos, eight hands




FÜNF HALLUZINATIONEN VON BEETHOVEN (2016-20),  for piano
       - as a suite, or as stand-alone pieces

     1.  Alberti Bombardier (after op. 54)
     2.  Zärtlichkeit / Tenderness  (after op. 27)
     3.  Katzenjammer Kids  (after op. 31)
     4.  Werner Erzherzog  (after op. 111)
     5.  Roll Over Beethoven  (after op. 57)  another recording



FÜNF FANTASIEN NACH BACH  (2010-20),  for piano
         - as a suite, or as stand-alone pieces

        1.  Barrelhouse
       2.  Strapping
       3.  St. Francis
       4.  Campari
       5.  Straight, No Lithium   




PSALM OF THESE DAYS  (2019), for eight pianos


ULTERIOR MOTIVES   (2019)for piano


HAMMERSTEIN   (1995), for piano


ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN  (2016)for piano


CAFFEINE FREEWAY  (2017)for piano


ALBERTI BOMBARDIER  (2018)for piano



STRAIGHT, NO LITHIUM   (2010)
Nine Bipolar Preludes in Three Sets for One Piano Two Hands 

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  New recordings of preludes 1, 7, 8 and 9 (as a suite)

1. SPRECHSTIMME

        Praeludium I  Barrelhouse       
        Praeludium II  Fumio

        Praeludium III  Sprechtisamba

2. APPARATIONS
        Praeludium IV  Castle
        Praeludium V  Stille Nacht
        Praeludium VI  Driller

3. BACCHANALIA (THREE BACH TRANSFORMATIONS)
        Praeludium VII  Strapping
        Praeludium VIII  St. Francis

             Praeludium IX  No Lithium (LIVE concert, Jim Loughery, piano)
             Praeludium IX (LIVE concert : encore (audio): Miho Sasaki, piano)
       
Praeludium IX  No Lithium  (LIVE concert, Jim Lougherypiano)

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