Faculty Books and Recordings


Faculty Recordings

It's About Time
Music for Trombone by Women Composers

Ava Ordman, trombone, Derek Kealii Polischuk, piano  

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Russian Giants
Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Weinberg, Stravinsky

Yuri Gandelsman, viola 
Janna Gandelsman, piano

 

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Bright Eyed Fancy
The Chamber Music of Gary Smart

Guy Yehuda, clarinet

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Chopin: Scherzos, Sonata No. 3, Op. 58
Margarita Shevchenko, piano

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San Jose Suite
Etienne Charles, jazz trumpet

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Bucoliques: French Album III
Richard Sherman, flute
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Brahms & Reger: Sonatas for Clarinet and Piano
Guy Yehuda, clarinet, and Ralph Votapek, piano
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Father Figure
Michael Dease, jazz trombone

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Let's Get Real
Michael Dease, jazz trombone
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Balance
Capitol Quartet
Joseph Lulloff, saxophone
Christopher Creviston, saxophone
David Stambler, saxophone
Andrew Dahlke, saxophone
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Decisions
Michael Dease, jazz trombone
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Jazz-Tinged
Joseph Lulloff, saxophone, plays Charles Ruggiero

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When We Find Ourselves Alone
Rodney Whitaker, jazz bass
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Wagner Trio, Music for Soprano, Horn and Piano
Corbin Wagner, horn
Jacquelyn Wagner, soprano
Till Hass, piano

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Relentless
Michael Dease, jazz trombone
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The Jukebox Crowd
Randy Napoleon, jazz guitar
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Beaumont Bells: Ringing in the Holidays
Ray McLellan, MSU carillonneur
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Music of Armenia
Suren Bagratuni, cello
Deborah Moriarty, piano
James Forger, saxophone
Marta Bagratuni, cello, voice

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The Contender
Diego Rivera, jazz saxophone

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Terra Incognita
Derek Kealii Polischuk, piano

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Creole Soul
Etienne Charles, jazz trumpet
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French Album II: Homage to Pedagogy
Richard Sherman, flute, and Ralph Votapek, piano
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Paul Hindemith Retrospective: Viola Sonatas
Yuri Gandelsman, viola, and Ralph Votapek, piano
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20th Century Masterpieces
Ralph Votapek, piano
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Street Song
University of Georgia Wind Ensemble
Ricardo Lorenz's El Muro is included on this recording, which was awarded second place for American Prize in Band/Wind Ensemble Performance—College/University Division, 2012
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Flex: Five Works for Four Saxophones
Capitol Quartet
Joseph Lulloff, alto saxophone
Christopher Creviston, soprano saxophone
David Stambler, tenor saxophone
Andrew Dahlke, baritone saxophone
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Better Than Alright
MSU Professors of Jazz

Many of the tunes are from three new suites written by the Professors themselves and offer a fresh look at how jazz – America’s music – has been influenced by different cultures.
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Boomslang
Gwendolyn Burgett, marimba

New music for marimba

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and flowers pick themselves. Songs of Ricky Ian Gordon
Melanie Helton, soprano; Ricky Ian Gordon, piano; Michigan State University Symphony Orchestra, Raphael Jimenez, conductor 
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Beethoven: Complete Sonatas and Variations for Cello and Piano
Suren Bagratuni, cello, and Ralph Votapek, piano
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Folklore
Etienne Charles, jazz trumpet
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American Images 4
The Verdehr Trio
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American Images 5
The Verdehr Trio
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Destinations: Orchestral Works from Latin American Composers
Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovak National Philharmonic Orchestra

Ricardo Lorenz's En tren vá changó (Destination Macondo) for orchestra is included on this recording

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Coming Home
Michael Dease, jazz trombone

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Christmas at Beaumont Tower
Beaumont Brass

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Schubert & Schumann: Works for Cello and Piano 
Suren Bagratuni, cello
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Contraptions by tubist Ben Miles
Includes the work Duo for Bass Trombone and Tuba written by Ron Newman

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Faculty Books

Sound, Speech, Music in Soviet and Post-Soviet Cinema
Kevin Bartig, chapter author
Lilya Kaganovsky, editor, Masha Salazkina, editor 
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Prokofiev and His World
Kevin Bartig, chapter author
Simon Morrison, editor 

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Composing for the Red Screen: Prokofiev and Soviet Film
Kevin Bartig, author
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Haitians in Michigan
Michael Largey, author

Chronicles the challenges facing Haitian immigrants and their U.S.-born children as they seek to maintain their cultural identity in the United States.
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Caribbean Currents
Caribbean Music from Rumba to Reggae

Peter Manuel with Kenneth Bilby and Michael Largey
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Vodou Nation
Haitian Art Music and Cultural Nationalism

Michael Largey, author

Examines art music by Haitian and African American composers who were inspired by Haiti’s history as a nation created by slave revolt.
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Knowing Jazz: Community, Pedagogy, and Canon in the Information Age
Ken Prouty, author
Prouty argues that knowledge of jazz, or more to the point, claims to knowledge of jazz, are the prime movers in forming jazz's identity, its canon, and its community.
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Learning from Young Children: Research in Early Childhood Music
Cynthia Crump Taggart, co-editor with Suzanne L. Burton
Presents research on the importance of fostering musical growth during early childhood
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Conducting Women's Choirs: Strategies for Success
Sandra Snow, chapter author
Debra Spurgeon edits this pioneering yet practical book and DVD devoted to all aspects of the women’s choir—a groundbreaking contribution and a true collaborative effort from top professionals in the field.
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What Every Principal Needs to Know to Create Equitable and Excellent Schools
Mitchell Robinson, chapter author
Key scholars show how to put into practice a commitment to equity and excellence across the Pre-K–12 spectrum.
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