Composer discography
 
Schwantner works for broadcast
  1. Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra (1995) 27:50
    The Music of Joseph Schwantner
    National Symphony Orchestra
    Leonard Slatkin-conductor
    Evelyn Glennie-percussion
    BMG Classics 09026-68692-2

  2. Angelfire “Fantasy for amplified violin and orchestra" (2001) 17:32
    Joseph Schwantner
    Dallas Symphony Orchestra
    Andrew Litton-conductor
    Anne Akiko Meyers-violin
    Hyperion Records CDA67493

  3. September Canticle “Fantasy” for organ, brass, amplified piano and strings” (2002)
    17:12
    Joseph Schwantner
    Dallas Symphony Orchestra
    Andrew Litton-conductor
    James Diaz-organ
    Hyperion Records CDA67493

  4. From Afar… “A Fantasy for Guitar and Orchestra” (1987) 15:26
    Sharon Isbin
    American Classics
    The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
    Hugh Wolf-conductor
    EMI/Angel Classics #67672B

  5. Sparrows for soprano and chamber ensemble (1978) 16:31
    20th Century Consort
    Christopher Kendall-conductor
    Lucy Shelton-soprano
    Innova 606

  6. Music of Amber (1980) 20:16
    Joseph Schwantner: Chamber Music
    American Classics
    Holst-Sinfonietta
    Klaus Simon-conductor
    Naxos 8.559206

  7. and the mountains rising nowhere… (1977) 12:16
    Joseph Schwantner: Composer’s Collection
    2 CD-set
    North Texas Wind Ensemble
    Eugene Migliaro Corporon-conductor
    GIA Publications: CD-657

  8. Black Anemones for soprano and piano (1980) 4:26
    Recording:
    White Moon: Songs to Morpheus
    Dawn Upshaw-soprano
    Nonesuch Records CD 79364-23


Other pieces that would provide a context:
George Crumb: Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale)
Bela Bartok: Music for Strings, Percussion & Celeste
Oliver Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time
Henryk Gorecki: Symphony #3, (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs)

Other works programmed with Chasing Light…
Joseph Schwantner: New Morning for the World “Daybreak of Freedom” for narrator
and chamber orchestra. Texts by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Joseph Schwantner: From Afar… Fantasy for guitar and chamber orchestra
Joseph Schwantner: A Play of Shadows for flute and chamber orchestra
Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings
Bela Bartok: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste
Witold Lutoslawski: Funeral Music
Igor Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks
Richard Wagner: Siefried Idyll (originally for a 15 piece orchestra)
Arnold Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony #1.
Alban Berg: Chamber Concerto
Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring
Sergei Prokofiev: Classical Symphony
 
 
 
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© 2008 League of American Orchestras. Chasing Light..., page 12, by Joseph Schwantner, copyright © 2008 by Schott Helicon Music Corporation. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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