Jerry Peterson "Jerry Vile" collection: 1986-2015
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CDs [subseries]
 
Unpublished recordings of Bright Sheng's music (29 optical discs (CDs))
Box   16  
CD #1
 
String Quartet No. 4. (Silent Temple) Premiere. April 19, 2000

(recorded at Eugen and Agnes E. Meyer Auditorium; Selected from Bill and Mary Meyer Concert Series of Freer Gallery of Art)

(14:57)
 
Four Movements for Piano July 23, 2002

(Selected from FCM VII: American Music of the Past Fifteen Years of the Concert Series at 2002 Tanglewood Music Festival)

 
Movement 1 (track 2, 3:50)
 
Movement 2 (track 3, 2:40)
 
Movement 3 (track 4, 2:58)
 
Movement 4 (track 5, 4:50)
 
Three Songs for Violincello and Pipa July 23, 2002

(recorded at Seiji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood; Selected from FCM VI: American Music of the Past Fifteen Years of the Concert Series at 2002 Tanglewood Music Festival)

 
"Four Seasons" (track 6, 1:49)
 
"A Little Cabbage" (track 7, 3:49)
 
"Native Dance" (track 8, 4:31)
 
"A Tune from Childhood" (Saxophone version) March 9, 2004

(Recorded at Britton Recital Hall, Ann Arbor MI; the Premiere of Alto Saxophone Version; Selected from Brian Sacawa's Concert at the School of Music at the University of Michigan)

(track 9, 3:25)
Box   16  
CD #2
 
Bartok: Contrasts June 8, 2003

(Bright Sheng conducting Chicago Chamber Musicians)

 
Track 1 (5:26)
 
Track 2 (4:23)
 
Track 3 (7:17)
 
Three Songs for Violincello and Pipa June 8, 2003

(Bright Sheng conducting Chicago Chamber Musicians)

 
"Four Seasons" (track 4, 1:52)
 
"A Little Cabbage" (track 5, 3:06)
 
"Native Dance" (track 6, 4:32)
 
Adams: Chamber Symphony (1992) June 8, 2003

(Bright Sheng conducting Chicago Chamber Musicians)

 
Track 7 (8:30)
 
Track 8 (9:42)
 
Track 9 (7:08)
Box   16  
CD #3
 
Sheng: String Quartet No 3 (1993) June 8, 2003

(Bright Sheng conducting Chicago Chamber Musicians)

(track 1, 20:55)
 
Sheng: Two Poems From The Sung Dynasty (1985) June 8, 2003

(Bright Sheng conducting Chicago Chamber Musicians)

 
"Sheng Sheng Man" (track 2, 3:05)
 
"Chai Tou Feng" (track 3, 11:27)
Box   16  
CD #4
 
Nanking! Nanking! (2000), July, 23 2002

(recorded at Seiji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood, MA; Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra; Bright Sheng conductor; Selected from FCM VII: American Music of the Past Fifteen Years of the Concert Series at 2002 Tanglewood Music Festival)

(track 1, 30:40)
 
Two Poems from the Sung Dynasty (1985) July 23, 2002

(recorded at Sieji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood, MA; Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra; Bright Sheng conductor; Selected from FCM VII: American Music of the Past Fifteen Years of the Concert Series at 2002 Tanglewood Music Festival)

 
"Sheng Sheng Man" (tracks l-2, 4:07)
 
"Chai Tou Feng" (track 3, 10:35)
Box   16  
CD #5
 
H'un (Lacerations): In Memoriam 1966-1976 (1988), October 31, 1989 1966-1989

(recorded in Seattle by Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Jerry Schwarz conductor)

(track 1, 22:16)
 
Nanking! Nanking! (2000) May 17, 2001

(recorded in Seattle by Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Jerry Schwarz conductor)

(track 2, 28:44)
Box   16  
CD #6
 
China Dreams (1995) undated

(recorded at Bowdoin Summer Festival by Bowdoin Summer Music Festival Orchestra, Bright Sheng conductor)

 
Track 1 (4:58)
 
Track 2 (4:21)
 
Track 3 (7:22)
 
Track 4 (8:17)
 
String Quartet No. 3 (1993) undated

(Recorded at Bowdoin Summer Music Festival)

(track 5, 19:37)
 
Two Poems from the Sung Dynasty (1985) undated

(Recorded at Bowdoin Summer Music Festival)

 
Track 1 (3:09)
 
Track 2 (10:10)
Box   16  
CD #7
 
Postcards (1997) undated

(recorded in Seattle by Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Jerry Schwarz conducting)

 
Movement 1 (track 1, 4:59)
 
Movement II (track 2, 2:53)
 
Movement III (track 3, 3:22)
 
Movement IV (track 4, 5:07)
 
Two Poems from the Sung Dynasty (1985) undated

(recorded in Seattle by Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Jerry Schwarz conducting)

(track 5, 13:26)
 
"Sheng Sheng Man"
 
"Chai Tou Feng"
 
String Quartet No. 3 (1993) undated (track 6, 19:39)
Box   16  
CD #8
 
Nanking! Nanking! (Premier) January 1, 2000

(recorded in Hamburg, Germany by North German Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Christopher Eschenbach; version with Gain Bootded on pipa)

(26:38)
Box   16  
CD #9
 
Flute Moon (1999) Premier, undated

(recorded by Houston Symphony Orchestra, Christopher Eschbach conductor)

 
Chi Lin Dance (track 1, 5:58)
 
Flute Moon (track 2, 12:34)
Box   16  
CD #10
 
Boatman's Song (2003) April 25, 2004

(recorded in New York City by Young People Chorus)

(8:47)
 
CD #11
 
Tibetan Dance (2001) March 27, 2004

(recorded at Chelsea Art Museum by St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble; Marianne Gythfeldt, clarinet; Melvin Chen, piano; Mayuki Fukuhara, violin)

 
Prelude (track 1, 3:32)
 
Song (track 2, 2:43)
 
Tibetan Dance (track 3, 6:05)
Box   16  
CD #12
 
13 Ways of Looking at Goldberg (2003) May 2, 2004

(recorded at Dalton Recital Hall, 2004 Gilmore Recital Hall; Gilbert Kalish piano; variations by Curtis-Smith, Higdon, Zupko, Walden, Sheng, Bermal, Del Tredici, Lerdahl, Bolcom, Foss, Gothoni, Hersch)

Box   16  
CD #13
 
Tibetan Dance (2001) July 27, 2003

(recorded at Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Bright Sheng Chamber Music concert; L.P. How, violin; Lori Lovato, clarinet; Bright Sheng, piano)

 
"Prelude" (track 1, 3:56)
 
"Song" (track 2, 2:36)
 
"Tibetan Dance" (track 3, 4:39)
 
Three Chinese Love Songs (1988) July 27, 2003

(recorded at Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival; Evelyn Pollock, soprano; John Largess, viola; Bright Sheng, piano)

 
"Blue Flower" (track 4, 1:32)
 
"At the Hillside where Horses are Running" (track 5, 1:24)
 
"The Stream Flows" (track 6, 3:55)
 
Tibetan Dance (2001) July 27, 2003

(recorded at Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival; L.P. How, violin; Lori Lovato, clarinet; Bright Sheng, piano)

 
"Prelude" (track 1, 3:59)
 
"Song" (track 2, 2:44)
 
"Tibetan Dance" (track 3, 4:46)
Box   16  
CD #14
 
Red Silk Dance (1999) Premiere January 6, 2000

(recorded by Boston Symphony Orchestra, Robert Spano conducting; Emanual Ax, piano)

(track 1, 15:46)
 
String Quartet No. 3 (1993) (track 2, 19:33)
Box   16  
CD #15
 
Four Movements for Piano Trio(1990) April 4, 2003

(recorded at the Pacific Rim Music Festival by the Empyrean Ensemble)

 
Track 1 (17:30)
Box   16  
CD #16
 
Two Poems for Violoncello and Orchestra (1998) March 12, 1999

(recorded by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Lan Shui conducting; Yo-Yo Ma, Cello)

 
"Midnight Bells" (track 1, 15:12)
 
"Spring Dream" (track 2, 8:32)
 
Two Poems for Violoncello and Orchestra (1998) March 13, 1999

(recorded by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Lan Shui conducting; Yo-Yo Ma, cello)

 
"Midnight Bells" (track 3, 15:14)
 
"Spring Dream" (track 4, 8:37)
Box   16  
CD #17
 
Postcards (1997) September 28, 2003

(recorded by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra)

(track 1, 16:18)
Box   16  
CD #18
 
The Phoenix (2003) Premiere February 5, 2004

(recorded by the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Jerry Schwarz conducting; Jane Eaglen, soprano)

(track 1, 24:38)
Box   16  
CD #19
 
The Song and Dance of Tears (2003) Premiere March 8, 2003

(recorded at Lincoln Center, New York City, by the New York Philharmonic, David Zinman conducting; Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Emanual Ax, piano; Wu Man, pipa; Wu Tong, sheng)

(track 1, edited length of 25:18)
Box   16  
CD #20
 
Nanking! Nanking! (2000)

(recorded at the 2001 Winnipeg Music Festival by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra)

(track 1, 28:47)
Box   16  
CD #21
 
Tibetan Swing (2002)

(recorded by the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Robert Spano conducting)

Box   16  
CD #22
 
Three Tunes for Pipa and Erhu November 20, 2003

(recorded at Trinity Center by Orchestra 2001)

 
Prelude (track 1, 2:03)
 
Song (track 2, 3:20)
 
Tibetan Dance (track 3, 4:21)
 
Flute Moon (2001) November 20, 2003

(recorded at Trinity Center by Orchestra 2001)

 
Chi-Lin Dance (track 1, 5:55)
 
Flute Moon (track 2, 12:02)
Box   16  
CD #23
 
The Silver River (1997 revised 1999)

(recorded at the Spoleto Festival 2000 first edit)

(tracks 1-3, 67:36)
Box   16  
CD #24
 
The Silver River (1997 revised 1999)

(recorded at the F.C.C. Festival 2000 first edit)

(track 1, 74:00)
Box   16  
CD #25
 
The Silver River (1997 revised 1999)

(recorded at the F.C.C. Festival 2000 second edit: boosted and balanced)

(track 1, 74:00)
Box   16  
CD #26
 
H'un (Lacerations) (1988) October 11, 2002

(recorded at Jordan Hall, NEC, by the Boston Modern Orchestra, Gil Rose conducting)

(track 1, 10:28)
Box   16  
CD #27
 
Stravinsky's The Song of the Nightingale (1917) January 17, 2003

(recorded in Lexington, Kentucky by the Lexington Philharmonic)

(track 1, 30:52)
 
Flute Moon (2001) January 17, 2003

(recorded in Lexington, Kentucky by the Lexington Philharmonic)

 
Movement I: Chi-Lin Dance (track 2)
 
Movement II Flute Moon (tracks 3-8)
Box   16  
CD #28
 
Ravel's Mother Goose Suite (1911-1912) January 17, 2003

(recorded in Lexington, Kentucky by the Lexington Philharmonic)

 
Concert Pre-Talk (track 1, 2:59)
 
Mother Goose Suite Part I (track 2, 2:06)
 
Mother Goose Suite Part II (track 3, 3:56)
 
Mother Goose Suite Part III (track 4, 3:40)
 
Mother Goose Suite Part IV (track 5, 5:04)
 
Mother Goose Suite Part V (track 6, 7:05)
 
China Dreams (1995) January 17, 2003

(recorded in Lexington, Kentucky by the Lexington Philharmonic)

 
Track 7 (5:04)
 
Track 8 (4:09)
 
Track 9 (7:33)
 
Track 10 (10:37)
 
Interviews
Box   16  
CD #29
 
Sound of Chinese Music November 2, 2002, November 9, 2002

(Interview with Bright Sheng by Voice of America Radio, recorded in Washington, D.C.)

 
November 2 (track 1)
 
November 9 (track 2)
 
Commercial recordings
 
Kind of Colorful. Prestant Records. Featuring Xiang Gao, Violin; with Dr. Howard Watkins, Piano and Martin Katz, Piano.

(A published CD containing The Stream Flows and program notes by Bright Sheng. Recorded August 1988)