Michele Gingras | Clarinet |RECORDINGS AND PUBLICATIONS

 

CD Nr. 1: Old World Meets New World

On sale for a limited time @ $10! SNE 631-CD (1997). This recording features a pot-pourri of musical styles including American and Canadian music (neo-romantic, neo-jazz, and folklore), Avant-Garde, Klezmer, and EWI (wind synthesizer). 76 minutes of music.


CD Nr. 2: Klezmer's Greatest Hits

Almost sold out! However copies may be available on Amazon.com. Mastersound 3591 (1998). This recording features Michele Gingras with the Cincinnati Klezmer Project (mandolin, piano, voice, bass, drums). 20 Klezmer tunes, 63 minutes of music.



CD Nr. 3: Palm Court Christmas

Sold out! However copies may be available on Amazon.com. Mastersound 1818 (1999). Features Michele Gingras with strings and piano. Palm Court style is like "salon music", soothing, very pleasant to listen to. 14 Christmas pieces, 55 minutes of music.


CD Nr. 4: Arias for the Soul

R&R 001 (2000). This recording features Michele Gingras on clarinet, and Randy Runyon on organ. A collection of soothing meditation music by composers such as Corelli, Bach, Fauré, and Massenet. One piece on bass clarinet (Dvorak), and the wonderful theme from Schindler's List are also included. 20 pieces, 66 minutes of music.


CD Nr. 5: Klezmer Tunes with a Classical Touch, Vol. 2 by Daniel Galay

OR-TAV (Israel, 2005). Listen! This recording comes with a sheet music book with 18 klezmer Tunes (vol. 2) by Israeli composer Daniel Galay. The solo clarinet and violin parts are in two separate books, and the piano part is on the enclosed CD as a .pdf file. Michele Gingras (clarinet) and Ron Matson (piano) recorded all pieces in the book to help klezmer novices with performance practices of this genre. Michele Gingras' articles Performances Tips for Clarinetists and Performances Tips for Violinists are included in the respective books. 18 pieces, 45 minutes of music. International orders, click on "Klezmer Tunes" link above for OR-TAV publ.


CD Nr. 6: Klassical Klezmer

Klassical Klezmer (MSR Classics 1240, 2008). 18 klezmer Tunes (vol. 1) by Israeli composer Daniel Galay. The book (vol. 1) was published several years ago and is available separately through ortav.com or Southern Music Co; it contains a clarinet part, a violin part, and a piano part. Michele Gingras (clarinet) and Ron Matson (piano). Listen!


CD Nr. 7: Artie Shaw Concerto

SOLD OUT! Michele Gingras plays Artie Shaw Clarinet Concerto live! With Oxford Chamber Orchestra (OH) with Ricardo Averbach, conductor. 10 minutes of music (2005). Listen!



CD Nr. 8: Cincinnati Klezmer Project: A Bisl Reyd, A Bisl Lakhn - A Little Joy, A Little Laughter (2008). Listen to "Freylek Fun Der Khupe"

Michele Gingras with the Cincinnati Klezmer Project:
20 great klezmer tunes with clarinet, Ukranian mandolin, guitar, voice, bass and drums.


CD Nr. 9: New American Works, Vol. 2, with Richard Stoltzman (MMC, 2008)

Michele Gingras plays a duet and a trio with Richard Stoltzman Music by American composers William Thomas McKinley and Ed Marcus, recorded in Boston. The CD also contains .pdf files of ALL the works.


CD Nr. 10:  Five Pieces for Clarinet and Percussion Ensemble

Michele Gingras plays Five Pieces by Philip Parker for Clarinet and Percussion Ensemble with the Miami University Percussion Ensemble, directed by William Albin, and conducted by Gary Speck. Also includes solos with percussion for flute, saxophone, and trumpet by Miami faculty. (2008)


CD Nr. 11: Michele Gingras with the Cincinnati Klezmer Project: Let’s Dance - Havah Nirkod:

A continuous Israeli dance program: Hinei Ma Tov, Nigun Atik , Mayim, Mi Ha'ish Sisu Et Yerushalayim, Ki Lo Yitosh, Tfila, Y'did Nefesh, El Haderech, Tzadik Katamar, Ma Navu, Od Lo Ahavti Dai, Dodi Li, Erev Shel Shoshanim, Am Yisrael Chai, Tzena Tzena, Ufaratsta, V'ha'eir Eineinu, Y'varechecha, Jerusalem of Gold, Yismechu Ha'shamayim, Lo Yisa Goi, Miserlu, Bashana Ha'ba'a. (2009)


Chamber Music CDs with the Miami and Prague Quintets:


CD Nr. 12: Music for Winds, Vol. 1

SOLD OUT! Mastersound-032 The Prague Wind Quintet and the Miami Wind Quintet presented collaborative concerts in the United States and in the Czech republic for the last several years. This disc, recorded in Prague in 1994, is the first of a sequence of three collaborative recordings produced by these ensembles. In this recording, members of the Prague Wind Quintet perform the principal wind parts in the Gounod Petite Symphonie, while members of the Miami Wind Quintet are heard in the principal roles in the Bernard Divertissement and the Hummel Octet-Partita. 


CD Nr. 13: Music for Winds, Vol. 2

Mastersound-035 Wind octets by Krommer. This disc, recorded in Prague, May 17, 18, and 19, 1995, is the second of a sequence of three collaborative recordings to be produced by the Prague Wind Quintet and the Miami Wind Quintet. In this recording, Prague musicians perform the principal wind parts in Partita No. 69, while the Miami Wind Quintet members perform the principal wind parts in partitas 67 and 77.


CD Nr. 14: Music for Winds—Haydn

SOLD OUT! Helicon-1043 Wind octets by Haydn. This disc, recorded in Prague in 1998, is the last of a sequence of three collaborative recordings to be produced by the Prague Wind Quintet and the Miami Wind Quintet. Includes Haydn's Divertimento in Eb major, Hob. 11, Krommer's Partita in C minor, and Haydn's Partita in Eb major, Hob. 11, No. 12. 58 minutes. -Review


CD Nr. 15: Music for clarinet and strings by American Composer Rick Sowash (b. 1950)


Neo-Romantic music for clarinet and strings (released, 2012)

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