Meditation and dance : for B♭ clarinet and piano / Steven Stucky (5:47) Trio for clarinet, violin, and piano / Galina Ustvolskaya (14:33) Nachtlieder : for clarinet and piano / Esa-Pekka Salonen (7:53) Clarinet quintet in B minor, op. 115 / Johannes Brahms (38:35).
David Howard, clarinet ; Vicki Ray, piano ; Johnny Lee (2nd work), Lyndon Taylor (4th work), Kristine Hedwall (4th work), violins ; John Hayhurst, viola, Gloria Lum, violoncello (4th work).
The 1st and 3rd works recorded Sept. 4, 2007, in Zipper Hall, Colburn School; the 2nd and 4th works recorded live Feb. 27, 2007, and May 8, 2007, In Walt Disney Concert Hall. Compact disc. Program notes in English by Jim Svejda, David Howard, and Bob Attiyeh ( p. : ports.) inserted in container.