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Newton D Strandberg: Essays and Sketches



Playing time: [c56'50"]
Tracks: 7
Booklet pages: 0
© 2012 Ravello Records LLC
Reviewer: Patric Standford
Review of Newton D Strandberg: Essays and Sketches published on 21 August 2013

Listen: Newton D Strandberg: Essay for String Orchestra (track 1, 0:00-0:57)

Newton D Strandberg:

1 Essay for String Orchestra
New York Chamber Symphony
George Manahan, conductor

2 Amenhotep III
Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra
Vladimir Valek, conductor

String Trio
3 Allegro Spirito
4 Canto
5 Intermezzo
6 Allegro. Interlude. Allegro
Moravian Philharmonic Chamber Players

7 Acts for Orchestra
Tamsin Dalley, mezzo soprano
London Symphony Orchestra
Roger Briggs, conductor

Essays and Sketches is an album of the unreleased works of American composer and longtime Sam Houston State University faculty member Newton D Strandberg. Featuring performances by orchestras and ensembles from around the globe, the four pieces on this recording serve as an astute collection of Strandberg's output as a composer. The release also serves as a retrospective of Strandberg's prolific career, housing a collection of writings, visual art, scores, and more, all compiled by the composer's peers, students and admirers at SHSU.


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