Global Flutescapes

Hugh Sung (piano), Jan Vinci (flute), Mark Vinci (alto saxophone), Jennifer Higdon (flute)

Catalog #: TROY0947
Release Date: July 1, 2007
Format: Digital

Award-winning flutist Jan Vinci presents a wonderfully diverse program of works from around the world, in all styles and moods. As she writes, "My hope is that this eclectic program of rare gems and premieres will exude passion, create intrigue and fascinate both audiences and performers." First Prizewinner of England's International Performance Competition, Jan Vinci has performed at Alice Tully, Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall and Symphony Space, to mention only a few of the worldwide venues where she has given concerts. With a chamber music career spanning more than 20 years, Ms. Vinci performs with Iridescence (flute and harp duo) and Tritonis (flute, guitar and cello). She has commissioned over 15 works and appears on Five Premieres: Chamber Works with Guitar (Albany Records). Dr. Vinci is Senior Artist-in-Residence at Skidmore College. She holds a D.M.A. from The Juilliard School, an M.M. from Cleveland Institute of Music, and a B.M. from Bowling Green State University.


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Track Listing

Title Composer Performer
Der Abreiss-Kalender: Miniaturen Suite for flute and piano Heinz Benker Jan Vinci, flute, Hugh Sung, piano
Mei for solo flute Kazuo Fukushima Jan Vinci, flute
And Then, Things Changed for flute and piano Hseuh-Yung Shen Jan Vinci, flute, Hugh Sung, piano
Suite de Ballet for flute and piano Ralph Vaughan Williams Jan Vinci, flute, Hugh Sung, piano
Passacaille, opus 35 for flute and piano Rhené-Baton Jan Vinci, flute, Hugh Sung, piano
When I See You for flute and alto saxophone Mark Vinci Jan Vinci, flute, Mark Vinci, alto saxophone
Introduction and Variations on the Hatikvah for flute and piano Norman Thibodeau Jan Vinci, flute, Hugh Sung, piano
Lullaby for two flutes and piano Jennifer Higdon Jan Vinci, flute, Jennifer Higdon, flute, Hugh Sung, piano


  • "This is a fabulous recording. ... [Jan Vinci] plays with control, color, and effortless technical facility. Her tone is beautiful, rich, and never out of tune. ... It is easily one of my favorite flute discs of the year."

    – American Record Guide

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