American Handstands

Albany Records TROY 1154

This collection by American pianist/composers who delve into Romanticism features world premiere recordings of Del Tredici, Moe, Cipullo and Ornstein, many written for the artist. With Christopher Oldfather, pianist.

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Del Tredici - Gymnopedie “My Goldberg”

Moe – Legend of the Sad Triad excerpt

Cipullo – Meditation No. 1

Ornstein – Sonata for Two Pianos excerpt

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Innocence Lost

Albany Records TROY1113

Song Album with Mary Nessinger, Mezzo-soprano. For further information see Pet Projects page!

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Debussy – Le Tombeau des Naiades

Currier – The Nymphs are Departed excerpt

Hyla – Soneto De Amor 81

Del Tredici – On Learning On The Clearest Night Only 6000 Stars Are Visible To The Naked Eye

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Albany Records TROY 671

Wand’ring Steps and Slow
Piano Fantasy on Sredni Vashtar


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Martín – Wand’ring Steps and Slow excerpt

Debussy – Deuxieme Arabesque

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The Poet Speaks

ArsisAudio CD 135

Papillons, op. 2
Davidsbuendlertaenze, op. 6
Zwei Lieder (Schumann/Liszt)
Der Dichter spricht from Kinderscenen, op. 15

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Schumann/Lizst – Frühlingsnacht

Schumann – Davidsbündlertanze No. 1

Schumann – Davidsbündlertanze No. 2

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American Tonal

Albany Records TROY 324

SAMUEL BARBER (1910-1981):
Sonata for Piano, Op. 26
Nocturne, Op. 33
Ballade, Op.46

DARON HAGEN (b. 1961):
Qualities of Light

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Barber – Nocturne

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Time Tracks

Albany Records TROY 211


BEETHOVEN Sonata in E Major, Op. 109
ALVIN CURRAN For Cornelius
Lament, or the Maiden and the Nightingale
Fandango by Lamplight

CONLON NANCARROW Two Canons for Ursula

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Beethoven – Sonata Op. 109 First movement

Cardew – Sailing the seas depends upon the Helmsman

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Songs of Henry Cowell

Albany Records TROY 240

With baritone Robert Osborne and mezzo Mary Ann Hart. Hailed by Michael Tilson Thomas in the New York Times as “one of the most eagerly anticipated releases of the concert season,” this recording brings to light a side of Cowell rarely perceived.


Because the Cat

Manaunaun’s Birthing

Where She Lies

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Le Vin Herbé

Newport Classics: NPD85670

An Oratorio by Frank Martin, recounting the story of Tristan and Iseut. For singers, strings and piano.

“Under Mr. Shapiro’s sure leadership the able choristers and strong instrumentalists gave a performance that combined moving restraint with narrative urgency.”
– The New York Times.

“Absolutely beyond reproach are the eight stand-out instrumentalists (seven strings and piano [Jeanne Golan]). The score calls for virtuosic playing of the highest order, and Shapiro’s musicians deliver the goods with vitality, exuberance and polish.”
– Opera News Editor’s Choice


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The Metamorphoses of Paul Crabtree

ArsisAudio CD172

Two new Cantatas inspired by the Metamorphoses of Ovid Cantori New York with chamber ensemble, conducted by Mark Shapiro


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