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Violin Concerto:  Concerto for Violin and Orchestra by Pierre Jalbert
 
"Making their first appearance on BIS, Margaret Batjer and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) cross great distances in both time and space in this programme of concertante violin works. The disc opens with a Violin Concerto, whose music has been described as rich in instrumental color and harmonically engaging. Composed in 2017, the 26-minute concerto was a commission from the orchestra and here makes its first recorded appearance."
Read reviews from LA Times, the Strad, and the San Francisco Classical Voice.  

CD Release Date:  August 2, 2019

 
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Alchemy:  Piano Quintet  and Secret Alchemy by Pierre Jalbert, recorded by the Jupiter String Quartet and pianist Bernadette Harvey.
 
This recording includes two works by Pierre Jalbert as well as works by Steve Stucky and Carl Vine.  All the works on this recording were commissioned by the Arizona Friends of Chamber Music
Read reviews from AllMusic,  the High Arts ReviewClassical Post, and Ear Relevant.  

CD Release Date:  May 24, 2019

 
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Transformations:  Piano Trio No.2 by Pierre Jalbert
 
This recording includes works by Pierre Jalbert, Frank Bridge, Ernest Bloch and ilhan Baran.  
Read reviews at Arkiv Music..  

CD Release Date:  May 17, 2019

 
 
Secret Alchemy:  Chamber Works by Pierre Jalbert
 
The portrait album features Jalbert’s Trio for violin, cello and piano (1998), as well as the premiere recordings of String Trio (2008), Crossings (2011) and Secret Alchemy (2012). The album’s title work, scored for violin, viola, cello and piano, was commissioned by the Arizona Friends of Chamber Music and embraces the mystery of creation and euphoria of discovery.
 
Read Review from San Francisco Chronicle.  Read Review from Schott.  Buy Album from Music from Copland House .

CD Release Date:  January 16, 2017

Howl for clarinet and string quartet
I.  Howl - Part I
II.  Litany
III.  Howl -- Part II

Charles Neidich, clarinet and the Pro Arte Quartet:  

David Perry, violin; Suzanne Beia, violin

Sally Chisholm, viola; Parry Karp, cello

CD Release Date:  June 1, 2016

 
Chamber Symphony
I.  Joyous, ecstatic; with great energy
II. Ethereal, suspended
III.  Rhythmically driving
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
 
Visual Abstract
for flute, clarinet, violin, cello piano, and 1 percussion
I.  Bells - Forwards and Backwards
II.  Dome of Heaven
III.  Dance
Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble
Kevin Noe, conductor
 
Cello Sonata
I. Mysterious, transcendental
II. Rhythmic, precise
III. Flexible, soulful
IV. Marcato
 
David Finckel, cello
Wu Han, piano
 
Icefield Sonnets
I. Cold is a cell
II.  Glass is a place
III.  North is a notion
 
Ying Quartet
 
Piano Trio No. 1
I. Life Cycle
II.  Agnus Dei
 
Lincoln Trio
 
Brass Quintet
I. Distant Fanfares
II.  Concurrence
 
Western Brass Quintet
 
The Invention of the Saxophone
for alto saxophone, piano, and narrator.  Based on the poem of Billy Collins.  
 
Susan Cook, saxophone
Yoko Yamada-Selvaggio, piano
Steve Robinson, narrator
 
Toccata for piano
 
Christopher Atzinger, piano
 
 
Marimba Sonata
I. Perpetuum
II. Unrelenting in intensity
III. Slow, mysterious
IV. With great energy
 
Makoto Nakura, marimba
 
Dual Velocity
for cello and piano
 
Norman Fischer, cello
Jeanne Kierman, piano
 
 
Sonatine
for violin and guitar
I. Dramatic, with great energy
II. Stark, distant
III. Presto agitato
 
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