Music of Walter Winslow
Liner Notes   Cat. No. NWCR842     Release Date: 2007-01-01
Mark Zaki, violin; Nancy Wilson, violin; Linda Quan, violin; Curtis Macomber, violin; Lois Martin, viola; Charles Forbes, cello; Meg Bachman Vas, piano; Diane Bruce Sinclair, violin; Charles Forbes, cello; Jayn Rosenfeld, flute; Jean Kopperud, clarinet; Margaret Anne Butterfield, soprano; Paul Wesley Hofreiter, piano


Walter Winslow was an American composer whose life was cut short by cancer at age 50. As the works on this disc display, his eloquent music was influenced not just by the history of music gone before, but also by legends and relics of European antiquities and by the beauty and solitude of nature.

Born and raised in Salem, Oregon, Walter Winslow was drawn to music as a young child, and began composing at the age of eight. At nineteen, when he was attending Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music he wrote the first of two string quartets. Graduating summa cum laude with degrees in musical composition and Russian in 1970, he went on to pursue graduate studies at the University of California at Berkeley with Edward Dugger, Andrew Imbrie, and Olly Wilson, and earned a Ph.D.

Winslow pursued a teaching career in musical composition during the decades that followed, with positions at Berkeley, Oberlin, Reed College and Columbia Universityand finally at the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey where he was a teacher of piano from 1990 to 1997. Composer Mario Pelusi, his colleague at Lawrenceville, once observed: "Taking a music lesson with Walter was often like looking into the soul of music itself."

This title, originally issued on the CRI label, is now available for order from New World Records as an on-demand CD (CD-R). It can also be downloaded in MP3/320, FLAC and/or WAV format(s).

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Music of Walter Winslow

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Track Listing

Concertati Veneziani: I. Brioso
Walter Winslow
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Concertati Veneziani: II. Intermezzo-Andante espressivo
Walter Winslow
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Concertati Veneziani: III. Scherzo-Vivace; Trio-un poco tranquillo; Danza Macabra-Allegro vigoroso; Scherzo-Vivace
Walter Winslow
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Concertati Veneziani: IV. Finale; Tranquillo - ♩ = c.126; Adagio molto con profunda espressione
Walter Winslow
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Voice from Elysium
Walter Winslow
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Mirror of Diana
Walter Winslow
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Six Paripari (Tahitian District Songs): I. Matahiti I
Walter Winslow
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Six Paripari (Tahitian District Songs): II. Matahiti II
Walter Winslow
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Six Paripari (Tahitian District Songs): III. Hitiaa-Faaone
Walter Winslow
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Six Paripari (Tahitian District Songs): IV. Tautira
Walter Winslow
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Six Paripari (Tahitian District Songs): V. Mataiea
Walter Winslow
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Six Paripari (Tahitian District Songs): VI. Punaauia
Walter Winslow
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