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Aaron Jay Kernis$

Leta E. Miller

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780252038532

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.5406/illinois/9780252038532.001.0001

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(p.171) Suggested Listening

(p.171) Suggested Listening

Aaron Jay Kernis
University of Illinois Press

In addition to the recordings listed here, several live performances are mounted on this book’s Web site: http://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/miller/kernis/.


Works included

Performers (Conductors)

Arabesque Z6727

String Quartet no. 1 “musica celestis,” String Quartet no. 2, “musica instrumentalis”

Lark Quartet

Argo 289 460 226-2

Air, Double Concerto for Violin and Guitar, Lament and Prayer

Joshua Bell, Pamela Frank, Cho-Liang Lin, Sharon Isbin, Minnesota Orchestra (Zinman), St. Paul Chamber Orchestra (Wolff)

Argo 444 454-2

New Era Dance

Baltimore Symphony (Zinman)

Polygram/Argo 448 174-2

Colored Field (English horn version), Still Movement with Hymn

Julie Ann Giacobassi, San Francisco Symphony (Neale); Frank, Neubauer, Brey, O’Riley (quartet)

Black Box BBM1107

Before Sleep and Dreams, 100 Greatest Dance Hits, Superstar Etude no. 1, Air, Meditation (In Memory of John Lennon)

Andrew Russo, Felix Fan, David Tanenbaum, Kashii String Quartet

Cedille CDR 90000 105

Newly Drawn Sky, Too Hot Toccata, Symphony in Waves

Grant Park Orchestra (Kalmar)


Brilliant Sky, Infinite Sky; Love Scenes; Morningsongs

Sanford Sylvan, Carmen Pelton, Jan Opalach, et al.

Delos DE 3423

Trio in Red

David Shifrin, Fred Sherry, Anne-Marie McDermott

Dorian Sono Luminus DSL 92142 and 92152

String Quartet no. 1 “musica celestis,” String Quartet no. 2, “musica instrumentalis”

Jasper Quartet

Innova 759

Ecstatic Meditations

Volti Chamber Choir (p.172)

Koch KIC-CD-7667

Simple Songs; Valentines; Songs of Innocents, Books 1 and 2

Susan Narucki, Donald Berman

Naxos 8.559650

Two Awakenings and a Double Lullaby

David Tanenbaum, Kernis, et al.

Naxos 8.559662


Tim Fain, Pei-Yao Wang

New Albion NA83

America(n) (Day) Dreams, Mozart En Route, Superstar Etude no. 1, Nocturne

Chester String Quartet, et al.

Phoenix PHCD142

Before Sleep and Dreams, Meditation (In Memory of John Lennon), Le quattro stagioni della cucina futurismo

Eberli Ensemble

Phoenix PHCD160

Second Symphony, Invisible Mosaic III, Musica Celestis

City of Birmingham Symphony (Wolff)

Phoenix PHCD165

Symphony in Waves, String Quartet “musica celestis”

New York Chamber Symphony (Schwarz), Lark Quartet

Signum SIGCD186

Goblin Market, Invisible Mosaic II

New Professionals Orchestra London (Miller), Mary King (narrator)

Stradivarius STR 33898

Superstar Etude no. 2

Emanuele Arciuli

Virgin 7243 5 45464 2 6 and 7243 4 82019 2 8

Colored Field (cello version), Musica Celestis, Air

Truls Mørk, Minnesota Orchestra (Oue)