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Woodwind: Listening Examples

Listening Examples

Listening examples for woodwind on CD and via streaming audio


Streaming Audio

These streaming audio sites are available "on demand" both on and off the Berklee campus to enrolled Berklee students, as well as Berklee faculty and staff.


Selected CDs from the library's collection

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Fernando Brandão 
CD 19903  Check Availability
Image:No_cover_image_available-CD.jpg From the catalog:
Recorded Wednesday, April 24, 2001 at the Berklee Performance Center, Berklee College of Music.
Images of Brazil by Wendy Rolfe
CD 29406  Check Availability
Image:Woodwind_Images_of_Brazil.jpg‎ From the publisher:
"Lyrical and lively music from Brazil - from [19th-century] Salon favorites to contemporary folk-influenced dances and melodies performed on wooden and silver flutes by Wendy Rolfe, with one of Brazil's great pianists, Maria Jose Carrasqueira."
Flights of Fancy: Trio Fascination Edition Two by Joe Lovano
CD 18641  Check Availability
Image:Woodwind_Flights_of_Fancy.jpg‎ From the publisher:
"On Flights, Lovano both expands the trio concept by featuring four different three-way groups (each with varying stylistic persuasions) and even pushes the experimental envelope further by overlapping some of the trios on three selections. ... Once again, Lovano has released an album that brims with creativity, drive, and emotional poignancy." - John Murph
For Musicians Only by Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Sonny Stitt
CD 788  Check Availability
Image:Woodwind_For_Musicians_only.jpg‎ From the publisher:
"Brisk tempos and challenging chord changes are the order of the day, with Gillespie's anthemic "Bebop" setting a daunting standard. The trumpeter is in peak form here and on a riveting "Lover Come Back to Me," articulating breathtaking runs and high-wire rhythmic variations with all the fluidity of a saxophone, but with a tart, crackling tone all his own..." - Chip Stern
The Master Takes by Sidney Bechet
CD 23420-23422  Check Availability
Image:Woodwind_Master_Takes.jpg‎ From the catalog:
3 discs plus supplemental material containing biographical and program notes and discography.
Tuskegee Experiments by Don Byron
CD 4219  Check Availability
Image:Woodwind_Tuskegee_Experiments.jpg‎ From the publisher:
"Clarinetist-composer Don Byron declared his liberation from the tyrannies of both style and history with this 1992 release, one of the most significant debut recordings of the 1990s. The sheer span of Byron's musical reach is awe-inspiring..." - Stuart Broomer
The Berklee Saxophone Quartet directed by Joseph Viola
CD 24677  Check Availability
Image:No_cover_image_available-CD.jpg From the catalog:
"Saxophone quartet no. 1 / Jeronimas Kacinskas -- Spanish rhapsody / John LaPorta -- Saxophone quartet no. 1 / John A. Bavicchi -- String quartet in c major first movement / Mozart ; tran. Gary Anderson."
Fall Flutes directed by Wendy Rolfe
DVD 3432  Check Availability
Image:No_cover_image_available-DVD.jpg From the catalog:
"Recorded at David Friend Recital Hall on Nov. 20, 2008 at 2:00 p.m."