Podcast: American Music for Cello and Orchestra

William Perry, William Schuman and Virgil Thomson share several important traits. They are all 20th American composers (though Perry is still alive, which makes him a 21st century composer), and all have written works for solo cello and orchestra. This … Read More →

World Premiere of John Corigliano’s Red Violin Caprices performed by acclaimed violinist Philippe Quint

John CORIGLIANO The Red Violin Caprices; Violin Sonata Virgil THOMSON Three Portraits, arr. Samuel Dushkin; Five Ladies; Eight Portraits Philippe Quint, violin; William Wolfram, piano Naxos releases the world premiere recording of John Corigliano’s The Red Violin Caprices , featuring … Read More →


Podcast: Philippe Quint plays Corigliano and Thomson

An interview with violinist Philippe Quint as he talks about his new recording of The Red Violin Caprices by John Corigliano, and the Portraits by Virgil Thomson. Quint also describes how he fell in love with American music when he … Read More →


Podcast: Virgil Thomson’s music for ‘The Plow that Broke the Plains’

Raymond Bisha discusses the importance of Virgil Thomson’s score to the film, The Plow That Broke the Plains. Album details… Catalogue No.: 8.559291 Podcast: Download (Duration: 20:00 — 18.3MB)