• Catalog #: RR8006

    Release Date: February 8, 2019

    21st Century
    Chamber
    Guitar
    Large Ensemble
    Oboe

    What can one expect from a musician who spent his youth getting into trouble by furtively composing in chemistry class? Apparently a lot, provided they are cut from the same cloth as multi-faceted composer Phil Salathé, the brains behind IMAGINARY BIRDS: MUSIC FOR OBOE AND ENGLISH HORN.

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  • Catalog #: RR7943

    Release Date: September 9, 2016

    21st Century
    Chamber
    Electronic
    Oboe
    Piano

    Composer and guitarist André M. Santos showcases his chamber works on his debut Ravello Records release SOUNDS OF A DIFFERENT UNIVERSE. Santos wrote each of the pieces featured on the album for fellow musicians and friends, resulting in a kaleidoscope of diverse personalities and styles. To this end, the sounds in his pieces indeed inhabit a different universe—his colorful chamber works bring together unexpected and intriguing combinations of instruments and timbres.

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  • Catalog #: RR7935

    Release Date: June 10, 2016

    20th Century
    Chamber
    Oboe
    Piano

    Leslie Odom’s debut solo Ravello Records album, SCENE RUSTIQUE, introduces rarely-performed solo works for oboe by five female composers of the twentieth century. The pieces range from light, vernacular-inspired dance pieces to neo-classical and neo-romantic works. The selections showcase the many abilities of the oboe from lush, lyrical melodies full of romance and interpretation, to more playful technical passages filled with syncopation and chromaticism.

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  • Catalog #: RR7904

    Release Date: May 12, 2015

    21st Century
    Chamber
    Clarinet
    Flute
    Oboe

    The conch shell exemplifies the versatility, sublimity, and transcendence of nature - a natural dwelling, a biological work of art, and, as shown by the City of Tomorrow, an instrument. NATURE, the debut Ravello Records release by the City of Tomorrow wind quintet - consisting of Elise Blatchford, flute; Stuart Breczinski, oboe; Camila Barrientos Ossio, clarinet; Laura Miller, bassoon; and Leander Star, horn - showcases works by four contemporary composers that explore the evolution of humanity's relationship with nature.

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  • Catalog #: RR7836

    Release Date: May 29, 2012

    20th Century
    Orchestral
    Large Ensemble
    Oboe

    20TH CENTURY NEW MUSIC was originally released in 2006, and features works by William Albright, Mario Davidovsky, Bernard Rands, Noel Zahler, Michael Daughtery, and David K. Gompper, presented and performed by the University of Iowa Center for New Music.

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