The first in a two-part series on Chicago-based composer George Flynn.
From his website:
George Flynn chaired Musicianship and Composition at DePaul University (Chicago) for 25 years, and continues to direct DePaul’s professional contemporary performance series, “New Music Depaul” as well as Chicago’s “New Music at the Green Mill” series.
He has composed over 100 works in all media, including over five hours of piano solo music, the latter performed by international pianists Geoffrey Madge (Derus Simples), Carlo Grante (Glimpses of Our Inner Lives), Fredrik Ullén (Trinity), Winston Choi (American Icon), Heather O’Donnell (Remembering), and Eteri Andjaparidze (Toward the Light) as well as Chicago pianists Stuart Leitch and Frank Abbinanti (Pieces of Night, Kanal).
Katherine Hughes, v.
George Flynn, p.
“Death Has Won the Soul” from Songs of Destruction
Leila Bowie, s.; George Flynn, p.
Introduction and Lullaby from American Rest
Combs, cl.; Conant, vla.; Costanza, vc.; Leitch, p.
Deep Sleep & Nightmare, two nocturnes from American Rest
Fantasy Etudes I & II for Violin