Adler: Chamber Works

The Plymouth Trio

Catalog #: TROY0582
Release Date: June 1, 2003
Format: Digital

Composer Samuel Adler was born in Mannheim, Germany, and came to the United States in 1939. He holds a bachelor's degree from Boston University, an MA from Harvard and four honorary degrees. During his service in the US Army he founded and conducted the Seventh Army Symphony Orchestra and was awarded the Army's Medal of Honor for that orchestra's impact on the European cultural scene. In 2001, he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His catalog of compositions numbers more than 400 published works, including five operas, six symphonies, eight string quartets, 12 instrumental concerti, many shorter instrumental works, much choral music and published books on choral conducting, sight singing and orchestration. From 1966 until 1995, he was professor of composition at the Eastman School of Music. He has served as guest composer or conductor at over 300 colleges and universities world wide. He is now a member of the composition department at the Juilliard School.


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Track Listing

Title Composer Performer
Concertino No. 3 Samuel Adler Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Susan Davenny Wyner, conductor
Rocking Horse Winner Samuel Adler The Plymouth Trio
Sonata for Viola and Piano Samuel Adler Randolph Kelly, viola, Elizabeth DeMio, piano
Domestic Tranquility Samuel Adler The Plymouth Trio
Time in Tempest Everywhere Samuel Adler The Plymouth Trio, Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Edwin London, conductor

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