Reviews

In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores

Includes Blue Curve of the Earth, for solo violin, or violin and piano. Commissioned by Hilary Hahn.
Hilary Hahn, violin; Cory Smythe, piano.
Deutsche Grammophon, 2013.




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The Newstead Trio: Music of the Season

Beautiful, evocative music for the holiday season created by three living composers Tina Davidson, Simon Andrews and Adrienne Albert. Settings of timeless traditional carols, mixed in with new works, create a rich tableau for the listener. Experience the new and the old, subtly shaded and dynamically performed by the Newstead Trio.
Includes music by Tina Davidson: Behold the Virgin Approaching, for violin, cello and piano; Let there be Joy, for violin, cello and piano.
Arrangements by Tina Davidson: Ave Maria, What Child Is This?, Away in the Manger & Silent Night Prince label, 8912 (2009)


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Tina Davidson: It is My Heart Singing

It is My Heart Singing for string quartet and piano; Delight of Angels, for string quartet;
Paper, Glass, String & Wood for triple string quartet.
Performed by the Cassatt Quartet (Muneko Otani, Jennifer Leshnower, Tawnya Popoff, Nicole Johnson), Stephen Manes and Caroline Stinson.
Albany Records, TROY842, 2006.


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Thomas Eakins: Scenes from Modern Life

Includes Bodies in Motion, for violin, cello and piano(with optional soprano, marimba).
Yayoi Numazawa, Ohad Bar-David, Keiko Sato, Don Liuzzi and Holly Phares.
WHYY-TV on CD and DVD, June 2002.




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Songs for Mary: Sharing and Caring Hands

Includes Antiphon for the Virgin for a cappella chorus.
VocalEssence Ensemble Singers, Philip Brunelle, conductor.
St. Patrick Guild in October 2002.









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Tina Davidson: I Hear the Mermaids Singing

Fire on the Mountain, for marimba, vibraphone, and piano; I Hear the Mermaids Singing for viola, cello and piano; Lullaby for saxophone and ensemble; Bleached Thread, Sister Thread for string quartet; Blue Dawn (The Promised Fruit) for flute, English Horn, bassoon, and piano; Transparent Victims, multiple saxophones.
Performed by the Mendelssohn String Quartet, Marshall Taylor, Anthony Orlando, Don Liuzzi, Charles Abramovic, and others. CRI #681, Emergency Music, 1996.


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Cassatt: The Cassatt String Quartet

Includes Cassandra Sings for string quartet.
CRI # 671, Emergency Music, 1994.





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Bennington Cello Quartet

Includes Dark Child Sings for four cellos.
Opus One, #148.


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The Sax Ascendant

Includes Transparent Victims, Marshall Taylor, multiple saxophones.
Innova label.


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New Dimensions: Music by Women

Includes 7 Macabre Songs for Piano, Paula Ennis-Dwyer, piano.
Coronet LPS 3206, Coronet Recording Company, 1986.


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Here and Now

Includes To Understand Weeping for soprano and pre-recorded playback. Barbara Noska, soprano of the Relache Ensemble.
Calisto Label, #1, 1983.


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Everything Going Out

Macabre Songs for piano.
Mikrokosmik Label, #3, 1981.


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