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Member Recordings

Below is a list of recordings of CCMC member works.  Some are CDs some are digital downloads. Members, message me with a link and a 30 word or less desription to add your recordings here.
BLUE SKY, the album we just released after 4 year's work:
"Dreaming in satin landscapes, in between shadows and blue sky; warriors, ghosts, love and time transcended as light jazz and early pop merge with classical touches and even bossa nova in this collection of original songs written and scored by composer David Avshalomov to lyrics byMeredith Kennedy, who sings them here."


Torn Curtain , Suite for Viola and Piano, Dan Avshalomov, viola, Pamela Pyle, Piano
Albany, “Three Generations Avshalomov"

Written for my brother Dan in resonance with Eastern Europe and Russia 1989-90. Suite on original tunes that sound Roumanian, Hungarian, Russian, Czech, songs of empathy and powerless compassion — from a stranger. Heroic writing for the viola, the piano a substantial partner.


Elegy for Strings, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer

Naxos/Marco Polo, "Aaron Avshalomoff, Orchestral Works, vol. 3"

Slow, exquisite, sad, dignified elegy growing out of a soulful melody; unexpected slow blues-y “stomp” middle (Mahler meets Cab Callaway), bitter reprise, “death” chord, “farewell” cadence. 
Dedicated to the memory of Leonard Bernstein.
Christopher Hoh
Longfellow's rumination on snowfall and regret with calm, mysterious music using celesta (or piano) to portray snowflakes and winds.
 My pieces "Crux Fidelis" and "O Vos Omnes" are both included on Amemptos Music's CD "Excelsior", along with another 20 or so short and beautiful anthems and movements - should be of interest to any choir fan or director!
"Requiem" will also be recorded by them in March 2013, for release soon after.
Brian Holmes
VocalEssence, under Phillip Brunelle, included my carol The Shepherd and the King
(SATB + harp) on their recording Behold This Heavenly Night.
The Choral Project, under Daniel Hughes, included Let Evening Come (SATB + piano)
in their recording One is the All.
The San Francisco Girls Chorus, under Susan McMane, included I shall keep singing!
(SSA + harp) in their recording Voices of Hope and Peace.
It's not a chorus piece, but my song cycle Three Hunting Songs was recorded by
soprano Liz Weigel with the horn quartet Quadre for their recording Our Time.
Brian Holmes
My choir, Children's Choir of teh Internet sings on the last track of this Cloud Cult album.   The song is "The Show Starts Now." The album is available on iTunes and on the band's website:
The Kids also recorded an original song I wrote for the video game Minecraft called "6 Days of Minecraft." It is available on CD Baby:
Karen P. Thomas and Seattle Pro Musica
    A live recording of contemporary a capella choral works from North America and Europe, featuring the world premiere of I sing of love by Bernard Hughes.  Lively, engaging, and evocative!
    Crosscultural seasonal music – a beautiful narrative of the winter season from the British Isles, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, and Germany and Northern Europe.  A perfect holiday gift!
    Music for the Christmas season from eight Latin American countries, from the 16th century to the present.  The infectious rhythms will have you dancing!
    Beloved American choral music from Seattle Pro Musica’s American Masterpieces Choral Festival at Benaroya Hall, and other 2006-2007 season concerts. Includes works by Barber, Bernstein, Hogan, and Lauridsen.
    A perfect holiday gift of German Christmas music including Brahms, Mendelssohn, Schütz, and Biebl.  Recorded in the reverberant acoustic of St. James Cathedral in Seattle.
    Including Martin’s Mass for Double Choir, Allegri’s Miserere, Stanford’s Beati quorum via and the world premiere recording of Karen P. Thomas’ Lux Lucis.
    This highly evocative live recording includes Vaughn Wiliams’ Dona Nobis Pacem for choir and orchestra, Howells’ sublime Requiem, and Britten’s Missa Brevis.
    Lush choral works on the themes of divine love and earthly passion including Morten Lauridsen’s Madrigali: Six Firesongs and pieces by Italian Renaissance composers Claudio Monteverdi and Carlo Gesualdo.
    Based on ancient Russian chants, Rachmaninov's Vespers is considered the greatest musical achievement of the Russian Orthodox Church.  Recorded in the reverberant acoustic of the Chapel at Bastyr University.
 The Nidaros Cathedral Boys' Choir in Trondheim have just released a new Christmas CD which contains a couple of my pieces. I think the CD itself may only be obtainable direct from Norway, but all the tracks are downloadable from Amazon, and the recording can also be streamed free of charge on Spotify (I don't know if this service extends to the US.)  The album is called 'Julestemning i Nidarosdomen' and my pieces are called 'What Child is this?' (Greensleeves arrangement) and 'See amid the Winter's Snow' (new setting).  Both of these pieces, incidentally, are also available on Youtube, from earlier performances.
I see that my setting of 'Noel!' is also downloadable via Amazon.  It's the 3rd track on an earlier CD by the same choir, called 'I wish'.
I think the only other 'commercial' recording of my music I am aware of is one by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra of an arrangement I did of 'Rise up, shephed, and follow', with oboe obbligato.  See
My overture "The Joy of Christmas", which has an optional choral ending, is being recorded for a BBC broadcast on Christmas Day in Scotland