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     Playlist for Classical Discoveries with Marvin Rosen

       Wednesday, February 24,  2010  -  05:30am - 11:00am




Marvin's personal tribute to one of his favorite composers in observance of his upcoming birthday on March 8. Alan Hovhaness had
a major influence on both his professional and private life Marvin recorded the most extensive collection of Alan's piano
works, wrote his doctoral dissertation on a number of his piano sonatas, and developed a personal friendship with the composer.
The music of Alan Hovhaness has been frequently aired on Classical Discoveries over the years. Included have been many world
premiere broadcasts and rare recordings of his works.

Alan & Marvin 80th birthday

To find more about Hovhaness at this site go to Tribute to Hovhaness page


You can also check other programs devoted to Alan Hovhaness:
06-26-2009 | 03-08-2007 -| 03-24-2006 | 06-22-2005 | 03-15-2005 | 03-01-2004 |
03-05-2003 | 03-05-2002 | 06-27-2000

Composer Work Performers label
air time
Hovhaness, Alan Kohar, Op. 66, No. 1 Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Richard Auldon Clark, Conductor Koch International Classics - 3-7289-2 5:30
Hovhaness, Alan Suite for Violin, Piano and Percussion Op. 99 Anahid Ajemian, Violin, Maro Ajemian, Piano, Elden Bailey, Percussion Columbia Records (LP) - ML 5179 5:38
Hovhaness, Alan The Holy City, Op. 218 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Arthur Bennett Lipkin, Conductor CRI - CD 836 5:52
Hovhaness, Alan Allegro on a Pakastani Lute Tune, Op. 104, No. 6 Robert Helps, Piano CRI - CD 874 6:02
Hovhaness, Alan Orbit No. 1 Frederick Wilkins, Flute, Lucile Lawrence, Harp, William Masselos, Celeste, Morris Goldenberg and Joseph Castka, Percussion MGM (LP) - E3164 6:06
Hovhaness, Alan Varak, Op. 47a Christina Fong, Violin, Arved Ashby, Piano OgreOgress - no number - (C*22) 6:12
Hovhaness, Alan Suite for Accordion, Op. 166 Henry Doktorski, Accordion Henry Doktorski - no number 6:17
Hovhaness, Alan Hassapiko from Seven Greek Folk Dances, Op. 150 Joe Sakimoto, Harmonica, Haruki Mino, Piano Camerata - CMCD-28017 6:22
Hovhaness, Alan Symphony No. 60 "To the Appalachian Mountains, Op. 396 Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Gerard Schwarz, Conductor Naxos -8.559294 6:26
Hovhaness, Alan From the End of the Earth, Op. 187 The Trinity Choir, Trinity Church, Boston, Brian Jones, Conductor Gothic - G 49245 7:02
Hovhaness, Alan Toccata & Fugue, Op. 6, No. 1 Marvin Rosen, Piano Koch Internatiional Classics -3-7288-2 7:08
Hovhaness, Alan Ode to the Temple of Sound Frost Symphony Orchestra, Chung Park, Conductor Centaur - CRC 2954 - (C*11) 7:14
Hovhaness, Alan The Celestial Beloved from Symphony No. 24, Opus 273 "Majnun Symphony" Sidney Sax, Violin, National Philharmonic Orchestra of London, Alan Hovhaness, Conductor Crystal Records -CD803 - (C*05) 7:27
Hovhaness, Alan Yar nazani Siran Haroutunian, Soprano, Philip Mealey, Piano Siran Haroutunian - private recording 7:33
Hovhaness, Alan Sonata No. 2 for Trumpet and Organ, "To the Divine Fountain" Colby Cooman, Trumpet, Carson Cooman, Organ Private recording - 7:36
Hovhaness, Alan Achtamar Shoghere Markarian, Piano Private historic Recording 7:49
Hovhaness, Alan Invocations to Vahakn Julie Steinberg, Piano, William Winanat, Percussion New Albion Records - NA 036 7:53
Hovhaness, Alan Avak the Healer, Opus 65 Marni Nixon, Soprano, Thomas Stevens, Trumpet, Crystal Chamber Orchestra, Ernest Gold, Conductor Crystal Records -CD806 - (C*05) 8:08
Hovhaness, Alan Dance Ghazal, Op37a Marvin Rosen, Piano Koch International Classics - 3-7195-2 8:31
Hovhaness, Alan Concerto No. 8 for Orchestra Philharmonia Orchestra, David Amos, Conductor Crystal Records - CD810 - (C*05) 8:34
Hovhaness, Alan Hymn to Yerevan The North Jersey Wind Symphony, Keith Brion, Conductor Mace Records (LP) - MXX 9099 9:00
Hovhaness, Alan In Memory of an Artist, Op. 163 Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kerry Stratton, Conductor Dorian - DOR-93166 9:07
Hovhaness, Alan O Lady Moon, Opus 139 Dawn Sadoway, Soprano, John Mahon, Clarinet, Jeremy Spurgeon, Piano Arktos - 200376 9:20
Hovhaness, Alan Sextet for Recorder, String Quartet and Harpsichord John Tyson, Recorder, Jane Starkman and Katharyn Shaw, Violins, Jann Cosart, Viola, Alice Robbins, Cello, Frances Conover Fitch, Harpsichord Titanic - Ti-169 9:24
Hovhaness, Alan Alleluia and Fugue, Op. 40b MGM String Orchestra, Carlos Surinach, Conductor MGM (LP) - E3504 9:36
Hovhaness, Alan Meditation on Zeami Frost Symphony Orchestra, Chung Park, Conductor Centaur Records - CRC 2954 - (C*11) 9:47
Hovhaness, Alan Fantasy on an Ossetin Tune William Masselos, Piano MGM (LP) - E3160 10:02
Hovhaness, Alan Lady of Light, Op. 227 Patricia Clark, Soprano, Leslie Fyson, Baritone, The Ambrosian Siingers and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Alan Hovhaness, Conductor Crystal Records - CD806 - (C*05) 10:08
Hovhaness, Alan Vision of a Starry Night from Sonata Ananda, Op. 303 Marvin Rosen, Piano Koch International Classics -3-7288-2 10:55

Photo: New York, October, 1991 - Alan Hovhaness and Marvin Rosen at 80th birthday celebration at Carnegie Hall


Links where to buy CD used in current show:

(A*01)...Arkiv Music
(C*05)...Crystal Records
(C*11)...Centaur Records
(C*22)...CD Baby


Links to interesting websites:
The Living Composers Project
Center for the Promotion Contemporary Composers
American Music Center
International Alliance for Women in Music

to find more links go to: Interesting Musical Links | Early Music | 20 and 21-Century Composers | Performers

Links to Internet CD Stores:
Princeton Record Exchange - Buy and sell New and Used Classical CDs, DVDs and Classical Records

to find more links go to: Recording Companies and CD Stores on Line

Links to Internet Classical Music Magazines:
Music & Vision - classical music daily from around the world
Music Web International
New Music Box - Monthly Web Music Magazine
Sequenza/21 - The Contemporary Classical Music Portal

to find more links go to: Interesting Musical Links


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