To the point / Jennifer Higdon (3:54) Canto di ritorno : concerto for violin and small orchestra / Andrew Rudin (21:36) Concerto da camera / Gunther Schuller (13:46) Blades of grass / Romeo Cascaríno (8:48) The river within : concerto for violin and orchestra / Jay Reise (25:35).
Diane Monroe (2nd work), Maria Bachmann (5th work), violins ; Dorothy Freeman, English horn (4th work) ; Orchestra 2001 ; James Freeman (1st-2nd, 4th-5th works), Gunther Schuller (3rd work), conductors.
The 1st work originally a movement from the composer's string quartet, Impressions, arr. by the composer for string orchestra; the 3rd work for instrumental ensemble; the 4th work for English horn and string orchestra. Recorded at Lang Concert Hall, Swarthmore College, April 21, 2002 (3rd work; live recording), Sept. 20, 2004 (4th work), and Jan. 27, 2006 (2nd work; live recording); and in Philadelphia at Trinity Center, Nov. 12, 2005 (1st work; live recording), and at Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, April 12, 2008 (5th work; live recording). Compact disc. Program and biographical notes in English ( p.) inserted in container.
Higdon, Jennifer, 1962- Impressions. To the point; arranged Rudin, Andrew, 1939-. Canto di ritorno. Schuller, Gunther. Concerto da camera, no. 2. Cascarino, Romeo. Blades of grass. Reise, Jay. River within.