Kent Camerata CDs

Kent Camerata Favorites

This CD features repertoire for a variety of combinations within the ensemble, with works by Fauré, Haydn, J.S. Bach, Schumann, Mozart, Ernest Charles, Frank Bridge, Loeffler, Brahms, and Ravel.

“Congratulations on the wonderful CD…The Kent  Camerata brings a delightful up-beat approach to music making.  The group’s interpretations always seem fresh, whether dealing with classics or with music of our own time.” (David Bamberger, General Director, Cleveland Opera)

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For purchase information:  ddebolt@kent.edu

   
   

David DeBolt:  Bassoon Music of 20th- Century America

This CD, Crystal 347, includes 20th Century pieces:  Bernhard Heiden, Serenade for Bassoon, violin, viola, and cello; Willson Osborne, Rhapsody for solo bassoon; Etler Sonata for bassoon and piano; Marcel Farago, Variations on a folia theme by Corelli; and Bernard Garfield, Poeme for Bassoon and Piano.

“DeBolt is an exemplary bassoonist.  His tone is rich and vibrant, yet flexible.  His technique is flawless, and his musical instincts are sure and responsive.” (All Classical Guide)

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For purchase information on both Crystal CDs: www.crystalrecords.com

   
   

A Musical Painting Comes to Life

Crystal CD 841:  Cover painting - The Orchestra of the Opera by Edgar Degas.  Music associated with his painting including Rossini, The Cavatina from La Gazza Ladra;  Krommer, Quartet for Bassoon, two violas, and cello; Cherubini, Neris’ Aria from Medea;  Dihau, Les Rois Mages; Lalliet, Fantaisie Brillante; Chabrier, L’Invitation au Voyage for soprano, bassoon and piano; Ravel, Alborada del Gracioso.

“DeBolt’s playing is free-flowing and characterful.” (Gramophone)

A Musical Painting Comes  to Life contains a splendid mix of colors, timbres, and textures.” (NACWPI)

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For purchase information on both Crystal CDs: www.crystalrecords.com

   
   

Song Upon Song

Dvorak Moravian Duets, Op. 32 and 38;  Songs Op. 82

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For purchase information contact:  jan.meyer.thompson@asu.edu

   
   


Transcontinental Piano Duo: Concert Favorites and
Transcontinental Duo Piano 4-Hands

Two Transcontinental Duo CD’s  feature Piano 4 Hand works by J.S. Bach, Mozart, Schumann, Bizet, Dvorak, Faurè,  Ravel,   Barber,  and Stravinsky.

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For purchase information contact:  jan.meyer.thompson@asu.edu