Sound Portraits

William Vollinger composer

Linda Ferreira soprano
Anne Thurmond clarinet
Paul Thurmond piano

Release Date: March 27, 2012
Catalog #: RR7828
Format: Digital
20th Century

SOUND PORTRAITS was originally released in 2003 and was lauded as “miraculous” and “performed with much skill and devotion” (Fanfare). Featuring adept performances by clarinetist Anne Thurmond, pianist Paul Thurmond, and soprano Linda Ferreira, SOUND PORTRAITS is another highlight in Vollinger’s catalog of work that unites speech and melody into one.


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Artist Information

William Vollinger


William Vollinger is predominantly a composer of vocal music, spoken and/or sung, performed by groups such as the Gregg Smith Singers and New York Vocal Arts Ensemble, whose performance of Three Songs About the Resurrection won first prize at the Geneva International Competition. The instrumental work The Violinist in the Mall won the 2005 Friends and Enemies of New Music competition. Sound Portraits is a collection of his vocal works featuring soprano Linda Ferraira recorded by Capstone-Ravello. Raspberry Man was selected for both the 2009 National SCI Conference in Santa Fe NM and the University of Nebraska 2009 New Music Festival.