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      Composer Spotlight: Bernard Rands

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      Bernard Rands

      Bernard Rands

      Pulitzer Prize winning composer, Bernard Rands shares his thoughts on his catalogue of over a hundred published works and recordings with Seth. From his 1963 premiere at Darmstadt to 1986 Kennedy Center Friedheim Award winning orchestral suites Le Tambourin, to his 2011  Chicago Symphony Orchestra commission, Danza Petrificada and beyond.

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      Bernard Rands

      Ursula Oppens

      “Tre Espressioni” for piano

      2:55

       

      Bernard Rands: Preludes

      Robert Levin, piano

      IV. “Elegia”

      3:09

      Bernard Rands: Canti Lunatici

      Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Lucy Shelton, soprano; Gil Rose, conductor

      I. “Ed è Subito Sera”

      2:51

      Bernard Rands: Canti Lunatici

      Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Lucy Shelton, soprano; Gil Rose, conductor

      IV. “La Luna Asoma”

      1:58

      Bernard Rands: Canti Lunatici

      Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Lucy Shelton, soprano; Gil Rose, conductor

      VIII. “Mondsand”

      1:31

      Bernard Rands: Canti Lunatici

      Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Lucy Shelton, soprano; Gil Rose, conductor

      IX. “The Moon”

      2:30

      Bernard Rands: Canti Lunatici

      Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Lucy Shelton, soprano; Gil Rose, conductor

      XV. “Finita e la Notte”

      3:45

      Bernard Rands: Preludes

      Robert Levin, piano

      VI. “Toccata”

      3:20

       

      Bernard Rands

      Network for New Music; Jan Krzywicki, conductor

      “Now and Again” for orchestra

      12:44

       

      Bernard Rands: Canti del Sole

      Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Douglas Ahlstedt, tenor; Gil Rose, conductor

      I. “Mattina”

      3:02

      Bernard Rands: Canti del Sole

      Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Douglas Ahlstedt, tenor; Gil Rose, conductor
      II. “The Dawn Verse”

      :55

      Bernard Rands: Canti del Sole

      Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Douglas Ahlstedt, tenor; Gil Rose, conductor

      III. “The Masque of the Twelve Months”

      1:45

      Bernard Rands: Canti del Sole

      Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Douglas Ahlstedt, tenor; Gil Rose, conductor

      IV. “Soleil et Chair”

      1:56

      Bernard Rands: Canti del Sole

      Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Douglas Ahlstedt, tenor; Gil Rose, conductor

      V. “Portami il girasole”

      1:42

      Bernard Rands: Canti del Sole

      Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Douglas Ahlstedt, tenor; Gil Rose, conductor

      VI. “Vision and Prayer”

      1:39

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