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Panorama of American Piano Music: From Antheil to Zappa

Yvar Mikhashoff

Initial release : 2013

Mode Records

This 4 CD collection of piano music includes a version of the Tom Constanten composition Dejavalse.


CD 1:

  • Sonata No. 2: Concord, Mass., 1840-60: 3. The Alcotts (Charles Ives)
  • Suicide in an Airplane (Leo Ornstein)
  • Three Preludes (Charles Tomlinson Griffes)
  • In A Nutshell: 3 Pastorale (Percy Grainger)
  • Three Sonnets (Aaron Copland)
  • Amiable Conversation (Henry Cowell)
  • Valse Pour Les Petits Lecteurs Du Figaro (Igor Stravinsky)
  • Sonata: Death of Machines (George Antheil)
  • Poems of the Sea: 2. Chanty (Ernest Bloch)
  • Impromptu in Two Keys (George Gershwin)
  • Nickel in the Slot (Zez Confrey)
  • Pentagram No. 3 ("Release"): 4. Stars (Dane Rudhyar)
  • Blue Voyage (Wallingford Riegger)
  • Music for a Five and Dime Store, (Henry Brant)
  • Nine Preludes: No. 6 (Ruth Crawford Seeger)
  • Sonatina Fragmentaria (Paul Bowles)
  • Prelude & Blues (Conlon Nancarrow)
  • Quest (John Cage)
CD 2:
  • Twelve Short Piano Pieces: 6. A Boat Slowly Sailing (Ernst Krenek)
  • Six Preludes: Prelude No. 4 (Otto Luening)
  • From My Diary: No. 3 (Roger Sessions)
  • Souvenir: Paul Bowles, (Virgil Thomson)
  • The Resting Place on the Hill, from Our Town (Aaron Copland)
  • Seven Anniversaries: 1. For Aaron Copland (Leonard Bernstein)
  • Seven Anniversaries: 7. For William Schuman (Leonard Bernstein)
  • Evocations: 1, 2 and 4 (Carl Ruggles)
  • American Ballads: No. 1, Streets of Laredo (Roy Harris)
  • Prelude (Morton Gould)
  • In a Landscape (John Cage)
  • Valentine Waltzes (George Antheil)
  • For a Happy Occasion (Virgil Thomson)
  • Three Pieces: No. 2 (Earle Brown)
  • Etude (Mel Powell)
  • Study No. 2 (LaMonte Young)
  • Sarabande (LaMonte Young)
  • Prelude for a Pensive Pupil (Peggy Glanville-Hicks)
CD 3:
  • Vertical Thoughts 4 (Morton Feldman)
  • Five Visionary Landscapes: 1, 2 and 3. (Alan Hovhaness)
  • Little House I Used to Live in (Frank Zappa)
  • Synchronisms No. 6 (Mario Davidovsky)
  • Makrokosmos II,: 7. Tora! Tora! Tora! (Cadenza Apocalittica) (George Crumb)
  • Waltz for Evelyn Hinrichsen (Lou Harrison)
  • Red Garnet Waltz (Joan Tower)
  • Forty-Nine Waltzes for the Five Boroughs: 1st Realization and 2nd Realization (John Cage)
  • Dejavalse (Tom Constanten)
  • Waltz "In Memoriam Maurice Ravel" (Robert Moran)
  • Modern Love Waltz (Philip Glass)
  • Four Piano Pieces: No 4 (Frederic Rzewski)
  • Preludes No 5 (Christian Wolff)
  • Nocturnes: I. Spanish Dreams/II. French Dreams/III. American Dreams (James Sellars)
  • Youth’s Companion: V. Riddle Song (Ross Lee Finney)
CD 4:
  • Opening (Philip Glass)
  • Solo (Lukas Foss)
  • For Cornelius (Alvin Curran)
  • Souvenir (John Cage)
  • Nocturne: The Sensualist, Dying, Recalls His Protestant Youth (Nils Vigeland)
  • The Dance (Stephen Paulus)
  • My Friend Mozart (Kamran Ince)
  • Veiled Autumn: Kindertodeslied (Joseph Schwantner)
  • Song Without Words (Otto Luening)
  • Changing Faces (Alvin Singleton)
  • A Summerfield Set: 1. Sonata (Lou Harrison)
  • Three 2-Part Studies (Conlon Nancarrow)

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