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The titles below have been recommended by various members of The Delian Society. This list is constantly being expanded.

Ansermet, Ernest. Les fondements de la musique dans la conscience humaine. 2 vols. Neuchâtel, Switzerland: La Baconnière, 1961.

Bédard, Denis, Jean Chatillon, Raymond Daveluy, Anne Lauber, Rachel Laurin, Marie-Andrée Ostiguy, and Antoine Ouellette. Pour l'amour de la musique: les Mélodistes indépendants. Edited by Jo Anne Champagne. Montreal: L'Essentiel, 1996.

Celibidache, Sergiu. Über musikalische Phänomenologie. Munich: Triptychon Literaturverlag / Sergiu Celibidache Stiftung, 2001.

Chailley, Jacques. Propos sans orthodoxie (et autres chroniques impertinentes sur la musique d'hier et d'aujourd'hui). Paris: Zurfluh, 1990.

Chatillon, Jean. La musique polarisée. Bécancour, Québec: L'Écureuil Noir, 1996.

Duteurtre, Benoît. Requiem pour une avant-garde. Paris: Robert Laffont, 1995.

Ford, Joseph Dillon. Orpheus in the Twenty-First Century: Historicism and the Art Music Renascence. Gainesville, Florida: New Music Classics, 2003.

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Pleasants, Henry. The Agony of Modern Music. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955.

_____________. Serious Music and All That Jazz. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1969.

Thomson, William. Schoenberg's Error. Philadephia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991.

Turner, Frederick. The Culture of Hope: A New Birth of the Classical Spirit. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.

Watkins, Glenn. Pyramids at the Louvre: Music, Culture, and Collage from Stravinsky to the Postmodernists. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1994.

Winsor, John. Breaking the Sound Barrier: An Argument for Mainstream Literary Music. Writers Showcase Press, 2002.

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Baker, Michael Conway. Cinderella: Frozen in Time. Sinfonia of London. Treetop Lane.

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_____________. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, A Planet for the Taking, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, Four Songs for Ann (Mortifiee), Counterplay for Viola & String Orchestra, Fanfare for Expo 86, on The Music of Michael Conway Baker. The CBC Vancouver Orchestra, with various soloists. CBC Records SM5000 and SMCD5107.

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_____________. The Grey Fox[soundtrack]. DRG Records S1 9515 Concorde Series.

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_____________. The Mountains [from Through the Lions Gate (third movement)]. Sinfonia of London. Treetop Lane.

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_____________. Savage Land [soundtrack]. Salt Lake City Orchestra. Elation Artists/Etherean Music/Ea Soundtrack 9734760012.

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_____________. The Snowball Classic 2000 [competition ballroom dancesport music]. Treetop Lane MBC002.

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_____________. Through the Lions Gate, "Summit" Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra, and The Flight of Aphrodite on Hope's Journey. Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra, Sinfonia Of London. Summit Records DCD182.

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_____________. "Vancouver" Variations; Intermezzo for Flute And Harp, op. 80; "Pacific Suite" [including Expo 86 Pavilions]; and Canticle for an Angel, on The Greater Vancouver Music Album. CBC Vancouver Orchestra, The Canada West Orchestra. Treetop Lane MBC001.

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_____________. Washington Square. The London Symphony Orchestra. Summit Records DCD165.

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Blackwood, Easley, and Frank Bridge. Blackwood and Bridge Cello Sonatas. Easley Blackwood and Kim Scholes. Cedille compact disc CDR 90000 008.

_____________. Symphony No. 5, [and] Symphony No. 1. Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra. James DePriest, Charles Munch. Cedille compact disc CDR 90000 016.

Boettger, Susan; Paul Desmond; Eric Ewazen; Astor Piazzolla (arr. Jose Bragato); and Paul Schoenfield. Edge [Classical Edge debut album featuring Boettger's Just a Boy and other selections.] Classical Edge Trio (Susan Boettger, Piano; Larry Greenfield, Violin; Alexandre Zhiroff, Cello). Compact disc.

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Brusa, Elisabetta. Orchestral Works, Vol. 1. [Includes Florestan, Messidor, La Triade, Nittemero Symphony, and Fanfare.] National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. Fabio Mastrangelo. Naxos 21st Century Classics compact disc 8.555266.

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_____________. Orchestral Works, Vol. 2. [Includes Firelights, Adagio, Wedding Song, Requiescat, Suite Grotesque, and Favole.] National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. Fabio Mastrangelo. Naxos 21st Century Classics compact disc 8.555267.

Naxos Web Site.

Chatillon, Jean. Chorals. Sébastien Deshaies (guitar). L'Écureuil Noir compact disc EN-03.

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_____________. Clair de lune sur les eaux du rêve. Marie Daveluy, Michel J. Dussault, and Diane Mauger. L'Écureuil Noir compact disc EN-01.

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_____________. Musique de Noël. L'Écureuil Noir compact disc EN-06.

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Chatillon, Jean; Georg Fredrich Händel; Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov; Richard Savoie; and Robert Schumann. Semailles (Édition commémorative). Quatuour de Saxophones Andran (Jacques Larocque, soprano; Andrée-Anne Saint-Germain, alto; Marc Gélinas, tenor; Andréanne Deschênes, baritone). Molian compact disc SO303-01.

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Chatillon, Jean. Valse pour l'échappée belle (Variantes). Jorge Gomez Labrana (piano) and others. L'Écureuil Noir compact disc EN-04.

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_____________. Valse pour l'échappée belle [et] Les saisons du coeur (4 suites pour le piano). L'Écureuil Noir compact disc EN-02.

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Corbellari, Alain and Fabio Maffei. [Selected Works]. Alain Corbellari; Gilles Denizot; Nathalie Dubois; Gérard Lutz; Fabio Maffei; Nouvel Ensemble Contemporain, under the direction of Fabio Maffei; and the Orchestre Symphonique Neuchâtelois, under the direction of Théo Loosli. VDE-Gallo [Switzerland] CD-819.

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Deussen, Nancy Boomer. Ascent to Victory, on Dreams. The Mission Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Emily Ray. BMS Records #70608.

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_____________. Peninsula Suite, on vol. two of Masterworks of the New Era. Bulgarian Symphonietta under the direction of Robert Winstin. ERM Media.

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_____________. Reflections on the Hudson: Orchestral Music of Nancy Boomer Deussen. The Mission Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Emily Ray. Arizona University Recordings.

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_____________. Reflections on the Hudson (transcription for concert band), on Two Hundred Years of Excellence . The West Point Band.

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_____________. San Andreas Suite (flute, violin, viola, and cello) and One of Nature's Majesties (clarinet, bassoon, and piano), on Postcards. North/South Records #1012.

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_____________. Trio for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano, on An American Sampler. ERM Media 6662.

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_____________. Two Pieces for Violin and Piano, and Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano, on Two by Three. North/South Records #1015.

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Fiestas, Luis. Horizontes. Cuarteto nuevAmerica (Luis Fiestas, Marion Göbel, Laura Kajander-Fiestas, Tchawdar Tontchev, Fabrizio Zanella). [Recent release on the Fuga label].

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_____________. Mestizo. Cuarteto nuevAmerica (Luis Fiestas, Marion Göbel, Laura Kajander-Fiestas, Tchawdar Tontchev, Fabrizio Zanella). Fuga SHACD001, v. 2002.

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Gerber, René. L'École de Fontainebleau. Orchestre de Radio Bucarest, under the direction of Modest Cichirdan. VDE-Gallo [Switzerland] CD-977.

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_____________. Le moulin de la galette. Orchestre Philharmonique de Koszalin [Poland], under the direction of Silvano Frontalini. VDE-Gallo [Switzerland] CD-975.

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_____________. Les heures de France. Orchestre de la Radio moldave, Kishinev, under the direction of Silvano Frontalini. VDE-Gallo [Switzerland] CD-976.

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Górecki, Henryk. Symphony No. 3 ("Sorrowful Songs"), Three Olden Style Pieces. Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Antoni Wit. Naxos compact disc 8.550822

Hatzis, Christos. Erotikos Logos. Robert Aitken, Steven Dann, Ronald Graydanus, David Hetherington, George Seferis, Trevor Tureski, Joaquin Valdepeñas, Marc Widner. Marquis Classics CD ERAD 197.

Ma, Benjamin Pochi. Music Untitled. Benjamin Pochi Ma (synthesizers). OMNIS ARS MA-3010.

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_____________. Symphony in G Minor ("Requiem Ohne Worte") and Eleven Chamber Works. On The Music of Benjamin Pochi Ma, vol. 1. The Shanghai Philharmonia Orchestra under the direction of Li Jian Ping, and various soloists. OMNIS ARS 020-99-672-01.

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Mauldin, Michael. Dreams of the Child of Light on New Music for the Northern Plains Flute. The National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of David Oberg. OPUS ONE CD189.

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_____________. Enhantment: Three Meditations for Two Pianos, and other works. Lawrence Blind (piano), Ensemble of Santa Fe, Michael Mauldin, (piano), Pacific Boychoir, Russian State Symphony Cinema Orchestra.

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_____________. High Places, Three Jemez Landscapes, Dawn at San Juan Mesa, Enhanted Land, and Fajada Butte, on Enchanted Land. The New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Michael Mauldin.

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_____________. Love Without a Name: Music I Wrote for My Students. Michael Mauldin, piano.

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_____________. Mountain Winds: Episodes for Flute, Oboe, and Harp; Canyon Light: Four Scenes for Woodwind Quintet; Three Songs for Saxophone and Piano; A'ts'ina: Place of Writings on the Rock; on Earth Spirit. Ensemble of Santa Fe; New Mexico Woodwind Quintet; Carrie Koffman, Lawrence Blind; the Nevsky String Quartet.

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_____________. Music of the Mountain Air, on vol. six of Masterworks of the New Era. Kiev Philharmonic under the direction of Robert Winstin. ERM 6708.

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_____________. Petroglyph, Promontory Night, and Three Dances on untitled CD featuring the works of Harry Hewitt, Michael Mauldin, and David Yeagley. The National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of David Oberg. OPUS ONE CD193.

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Ouellette, Antoine. Bonheurs, Épervière, and Horizon. On Bonheurs. Valentin Bogolubov (piano solo). Alpha Omega 103.

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_____________. Bourrasque, Au jardin de Gethsémani, Psaume, Seconde Sonate pour violoncelle et piano. On Bourrasque. Sylvie Lambert (cello); Paola Secco (flute); Allan Sutton, piano and electric piano. SonoRem S-120401 (cassette version also available).

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_____________. Suite celtique and Une Messe pour le vent qui souffle. Danièle Habel (harp) and Patrick Wedd (organ). SNE 611-CD.

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Schnittke, Alfred. Concerto Grosso No.1, Quasi una sonata, Moz-Art à la Haydn, A Paganini. The Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Deutsche Grammaphon compact disc 445 520-2 GIMA.

_____________. Sonatas for Violin and Piano Nos. 1 and 2, Suite in the Old Style. Mark Lubotsky and Ralf Gothoni. Ondine compact disc ODE 800-2.

Solomons, David et al. Earth and Moon. [Pieces of Eight.] Tubalaté (Ian Anstee, Ryan Breen, John Powell, Paul Walton). TCD4.

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_____________. Move. [Prayer Before the Close of Day]. Tubalaté (Ian Anstee, Ryan Breen, John Powell, Paul Walton). ASC CS CD21.

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_____________. Songs of Solomons. Jonathan Leonard, Stephen Taylor. New Century Classics NCC 2003.

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Still, William Grant. Oregon Festival of Music Presents William Grant Still. Fritz Geargart, Kathryn Lucktenberg, Leslie Straka, Steven Pologe. Koch International Classics 3-7546-2 H1.

L I N K S

A E S T H E T I C S

Historicism and the Question of Originality in the Arts (Revised Edition), 17 February 2003, by Joseph Dillon Ford.

New Bohemia: Webzine of New Realism

New Consonant Music (Various Essays and Links)

"On Time, Originality, and the Art of Musical Composition." Edge City Review 2, no. 3 (1997): 19–24, by Joseph Dillon Ford

"Originality: A Post-modern Paradox." (12–13 February 1999), by Joseph Dillon Ford

Orpheus in the Twenty-First Century: Historicism and the Art Music Renascence, by Joseph Dillon Ford

"Schoenberg, Modernism, and Meaning in Music," by Joseph Dillon Ford

"Thinking Outside the New-music Box: Physics, Time, and the Art of Musical Composition," by Joseph Dillon Ford

C O M P O S E R S

(See the Delian Society Roster page [link below] for composer members' web pages.)

Easley Blackwood, Composer and Pianist.

René Gerber, Composer.

New Consonant Music (Composers).

William Grant Still Music

E D U C A T I O N

Michael Mauldin's Composing & Teaching Retreat (near Cuba, New Mexico, USA).

Music Novatory. A modern virtual academy for all who want to know what makes music tick.

I N S T R U M E N T S

A Description and Application of Robert Aitken's Concept of the Physical Flute, doctoral dissertaton by Robert W. Billington.

James Pellerite and the Native American Flute.

H I S T O R Y

"From Vocal Memnon to the Stereophonic Garden: A Short History of Sound and Technology in Landscape Design," by Joseph Dillon Ford

P E R F O R M E R S

Links about and recordings by outstanding exponents of tonal music. (See also the Delian Society Roster page [link below] for performer members' web pages.)

Sergiu Celibidache.

Sergiu Celibidache, Conductor.

Sergiu Celibidache: Teaching, Conducting, Life, Forum.

Catherine Gordeladze: Concert Pianist.

Michael Krücker: Concert Pianist.

Piano Duo Malagoli-Guerra.

New Consonant Music (Performers).

The Pacific Philharmonic.

Composer and pianist Setrak Setrakian.

Links to web sites offering CDs of keyboard classics by Beethoven, Brahms, Busoni, Khatchaturian, Liszt, and Schumann interpreted by Maestro Setrakian:

Svetoch, Vocal Music Ensemble.

Specialists in Russian Orthodox, classical, popular, and national music of Russia. Georgij Avgustinovich, manager; Victor Zinoviev, tenor; Konstantin Mukhin, tenor; Nikolay Shuldechov, bariton; Jurij Finaev, bass; Valerij Sosinovskij, bass. For information about recordings, contact Victor Zinoviev (Tula Oblast, Russian Federation).

R E V I E W S

Composer Elisabetta Brusa

T E C H N I Q U E S

Chromatic-One: A New Technique for Instrumental Speech (Revised Edition). 5 March 2003

Technical tutorial for MIDI composers by Edward Gold.

T O O L S

Myriad Software, makers of Melody Assistant, Harmony Assistant, and Virtual Singer, which are downloadable and may be tried without time limit.


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