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Lou Harrison: In Retrospect - Adam Gordon (trumpet); Emily Wong George (tack piano); Heather Sloan (percussion); Lee Duckles (cello);...
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  1. Concerto for Flute & Percussion
  2. Strict Songs (4), for 8 baritones (or male chorus) & chamber orchestra; or baritone, chorus & chamber orchestra
  3. Ariadne, ballet for flute & percussion
  4. Solstice, ballet for flute, oboe, trumpet, celeste, tack piano, 2 cellos & bass
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The four works collected here span much of Lou Harrison's long career, dating from 1939 to 1987. Interestingly, the oldest and newest pieces are both scored for flute and percussion. The First Concerto for Flute & Percussion, written when Harrison was 22, presciently evokes the aural images of the gamelan that the composer only fully embraced a decade later. The concerto shows the influence of the maverick Henry Cowell, with whom Harrison studied. Its simplicity, made brazenly obvious by the use of only melody and rhythm, ...

Lou Harrison: In Retrospect 2007, New World Records

UPC: 093228066620