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SCI CD Series

Every year, members may submit recordings for consideration in the series. A call will be posted with submission details.

SCI members may request a complimentary CD with each year's membership renewal. Email secretary@societyofcomposers.org with the CD you would like and your mailing address. You may select from the first 24 CDs in the SCI CD Series or from any of the four CDs in the Performers’ CD Series. Currently, more than 200 composers have been featured in both series.

SCI CD No. 30 Modes [NV 6051]

Modes album cover art
  • Karen Keyhani - As Far As Possible
  • Robert A. Baker - Valence III
  • Nolan Stolz - Princess Ka‘iulani (he mele ho‘oipoipo)
  • Arthur Gottschalk - Five Songs of Love
  • Benjamin D. Whiting - Melodía sin melodía (stereo mix)
  • Yip Ho Kwen Austin - A Mournful Cry
  • Chin Ting Chan - Acoustic Field

Available through Navona Records.

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SCI CD No. 29 Onyx [NV 6020]

Pendulum album cover art
  • Shawn Crouch - Adolescent Psychology
  • Mark Zanter - Persistence of Memory
  • Anne Niekirk - Gangrel
  • Christopher Biggs - Greed
  • Ferdinando DeSena - Between Logic and Rhetoric
  • Federico Bonacossa - Rivir
  • Chi-hin Leung - Utmost Attack
  • Kyong Mee Choi & Timothy Ernest Johnson - Tensile Strength
  • Kai-Young Chan - Ignis Fatuus
  • Andrián Pertout - Echoes from the Past

Available through Navona Records.

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SCI CD No. 28 Pendulum [NV 5963]

Pendulum album cover art
  • Doron Kima - As From a Dream
  • Clifton Callender - Metamorphoses II
  • Jorge Variego - Walls (flute nonet)
  • Alex Freeman - Night on the Prairies
  • Eric Nathan - Wing Over Wing
  • Chris Arrell - Narcissus/Echo
  • Philip Carlsen - October

Available through Navona Records.

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SCI CD No. 27 Nova [NV 5917]

Nova
  • Phillip Schroeder - Metaphors
  • Vera Ivanova - Aftertouch
  • Mark Engebretson - Two Duos
  • Chan Ji Kim - 9 Years
  • Leonard Mark Lewis - Three Etudes for Piano
  • Aleksander Sternfeld-Dunn - Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano
  • Piotr Szewczyk - Apparitions
  • Alan Chan - Daughter's Lullaby

Available through Navona Records.

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SCI CD No. 26 Axiom [NV 5856]

Axiom
  • Michael Boyd - Bit of nostalgia...
  • Joo Won Park - Gainesville Soundscape
  • Israel Neuman - Turnarounds
  • Liviu Marinescu - Bach Variations
  • Jay C. Batzner - Blue Jaunte (whispers of Gouffre Martel)
  • Peter Van Zandt Lane - Triptiek

Available through Navona Records.

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SCI CD No. 25 Mosaic [NV 5825]

Mosaic
  • Hee Yun Kim - Memoir of Dong-Hak
  • Soo Jin Cho - Exodus for 2 Pianos
  • Tasos Stylianou - Aneresis
  • James Romig - Transparencies
  • Margaret Fairlie-Kennedy - Undertow
  • Sally Reid - Fiuggi Fanfare
  • Stephen Yip - Gorintou- Five Rings Pagoda

Available through Amazon.com.

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SCI CD No. 24 Soliloquies [CPS 8812]

Soliloquies
  • John Allemeier - Alone
  • Curt Veeneman - Pneuma
  • Aaron Gervais - Culture no. 1
  • Aaron Alon - Hibakusha
  • Christopher Gainey - Iago
  • Jonathan McNair - Sonata for Solo Percussion
  • Charles Ditto - High Wood
  • Jack Behrens - Music for Two Pianos

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 23 Journeys [CPS 8809]

Journeys
  • Samson Young - Feathery Telegraph
  • Douglas Boyce - 102nd and Amsteram
  • Dorothy Chang - The Light Fantastic
  • Eun Young Lee - a quiet way
  • Ching-chu Hu - In Frozen Distance

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 22 Musings [CPS 8787]

Musings
  • Kyong Mee Choi - Kandinsky
  • Janice Misurell-Mitchel - Sometimes the City is Silent
  • Dimitri Papageorgiou - ...d'ogne luce muto
  • Mike McFerron - Stationary Fronts
  • Carl Schroeder - 88 Keys
  • Karim Al-Zand - Four Fables
  • Dorothy Hindman - Needlepoint
  • Nathan Davis - Churn
  • Jonathan Chenette - Posthumous Orpheus
  • John Bilotta - Shadow Tree

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 21 Mood Shifts [CPS 8748]

Mood Shifts
  • Bruce Mahin - Blue
  • Per Bloland - Prelude: Dissent
  • Alejandro Rutty - Witchcraft Recipes no. 9 and 9b
  • Grace Choi - Chansons Innocentes II
  • Greg Bartholomew - From the Odes of Solomon
  • Tom Lopez - Hollow Ground II
  • Charles Argersinger - Seven Deadly Sins

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 20 Soundscapes [CPS 8741]

Soundscapes
  • Lewis Nielson - White Vision (the horizon divides)
  • Jack Fortner - S pr ING
  • David Congo - Chronos II
  • Gregory Hutter - Three Pieces: Dialogue, Aria, Ostinato
  • Arthur Gottschalk - Contrary Variants
  • Stephen Wilcox - Lego Dominatrix
  • Andrián Pertout - Görüşmeler

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 19 Cornucopia [CPS 8725]

Cornucopia
  • Mark Applebaum - Entre Funérailles
  • Robert Paterson - Sonata for Bassoon and Piano
  • Sabang Cho - Aqua for Piano Trio
  • Jason Haney - An die Musik
  • D’Arcy Reynolds - Five Preludes for Viola and Piano
  • Lansing McLoskey - breake, blowe, burn

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 18 Sonic Images [CPS 8712]

Sonic Images
  • Ralf Yusuf Gawlick - Concerto Concertante per Sei Instrumenti
  • Jonathan McNair - Huckleberry Finn in the Museum of Art
  • Steven Ricks - Leave Song

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 17 Milestones [CPS 8701]

Milestones
  • Maria Niederberger - Piano Quintet
  • Nickitas Demos - Postscript
  • Jeff Myers - Five Parametric Etudes
  • Gregg Wramage - Into Black Oblivion
  • John Allemeier - Light Blossom
  • Emily Doolittle - Night Black, Bird Song
  • Paul Richards - Kalidophone

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 16 Inspirations [CPS 8690]

Inspirations
  • James Curnow - On Poems of John Keats
  • Lori Dobbins - Sketches for Silvano
  • Keith Kothman - Surface Inventions
  • Steven Everett - Another Reunion
  • Chihchun Chi-sun Lee - Liam-Hiong
  • Paul Rudy - ...and every island and mountain were moved from their place...

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 15 Cultivated Choruses [CPS 8674]

Cultivated Choruses
  • Orlando Jacinto Garcia - Celebramos
  • Karen Tarlow - Five Shaker Lyrics
  • Milton Babbitt - Three Cultivated Choruses
  • Lansing McLoskey - Non avrà ma' pietà/Quando con gran tempesta/Non vivam ultra
  • Zae Munn - Five Animal Songs
  • Phillip Schroeder - Lux aeterna
  • Frank LaRocca - Exaudi

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 14 Inner Visions [CPS 8670]

Inner Visions
  • Allen Strange - Velocity Studies IV: Flutter
  • Martin Rokeach - Sonata for Cello and Piano
  • James Paul Sain - Dystopia
  • Hi Kyung Kim - Unknown Lives

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 13 Connections [CPS 8660]

Connections
  • Jeremy Beck - Songs without Words for flute and harp
  • Robert Eidschun - Bantam Masai for small ensemble
  • Paul Epstein - Palindrome Vatiations for flute, cello, and piano
  • Edward Miller - Duo Concertante for viola and piano
  • Mark Phillips - String Quartet No. 2 "Another Lark Quartet"

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 12 Transcendencies [CPS 8656]

Transcendencies

Features works for orchestra.

  • Zack Browning - Breakpoint Screamer for five trumpets and tape
  • Morris Moshe Cotel - Five Quatrains for mezzo-soprano and chamber ensemble
  • Jack Fortner - Symphonies for orchestra
  • Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez - M.E. in Memoriam for chamber ensemble
  • Ann S. Hankinson - light/shadow for orchestra
  • James Neng-Hsien Ho - Bon for chamber ensemble
  • Jonathan Sheffer - Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Orchestra

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 11 Chamber Works [CPS 8651]

Chamber Works
  • Brian Belet - Four Proportional Etudes
  • Carlos Delgado - Fugaz
  • David Epstein - Piano Variations
  • Kari Juusela - Ilta Pala(a)
  • Andrew Rindfleisch - Tears
  • Alexandre Rudajev - Sonate pour piano et violone

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 10 Illuminations [CPS 8643]

Illuminations
  • Charles Bestor - Of Time and Their Places
  • Herbert Bielawa - Stone Settings
  • Hayg Boyadjian - Googleegoo
  • Ling Chao Chen - Echo
  • Warner Hutchison - Poe-Songs
  • John Richey - Variations for Piano

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 9 Grand Designs [CPS 8639]

Grand Designs

Features works for large ensemble (or which create the illusion through use of electronic effects).

  • Charles Argersinger - Concerto for Piano and Chamber Orchestra
  • Brian Bevelander - Synthecisms no. 4 for Piano Four-hands, Orchestra and Pre-recorded Tape
  • James Lentini - Music for Brass
  • Daniel McCarthy - Harmonizer for Violin and Synthesizer
  • Emilio Mendoza - RainForest for Percussion Ensemble
  • Laura Elise Schwendinger - Chamber Concerto for Piano and Orchestra

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 8 Intimate Thoughts [CPS 8632]

Intimate Thoughts

Includes vocal works and a complete chamber opera.

  • Curt Cacioppo - Wolf
  • Dinos Constantinides - Intimations
  • Donna Kelly Eastman - Just Us
  • Elizabeth Lauer - Seven Songs on Poems of James Joyce
  • Tera de Marez Oyens - Three Hymns

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 7 Evocations [CPS 8631]

Evocations

Features compositions for solo instruments and small ensembles.

  • Harry Bulow - Contours
  • Brian Fennelly - Scintilla Prisca
  • Jackson Hill - Rhapsody
  • Dennis Kam - Fantasy Variations
  • Margaret Fairlie-Kennedy - WindrideriFinalAscent
  • Jan Krzywicki - Snow Night
  • Alex Lubet - Shabbat Shalom

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 6 Extended Resources [CPS 8626]

Extended Resources

Features works for unusual instrumental combinations and computer-generated sounds.

  • Cindy Annice Cox - Four Studies of Light and Dark
  • C. P. First - Tantrum
  • Edward Mattila - Primordius
  • Paul Paccione - ...Like Spring
  • Curt Veeneman - The Wiry Concord

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 5 Songfest [CPS 8618]

Songfest

This release several vocal compositions.

  • Mary Jeanne van Appledorn - Freedom of Youth
  • Elizabeth Scheidel-Austin - Sonnets from the Portuguese
  • Susan Hurley - Wind River Songs
  • Robert Newell - New London Street Cries
  • William Penn - A Comfield in July
  • Alan Schmitz - Four Songs from "Green Lotus Man"

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 4 Contra-Punctus [CPS 8615]

Contra-Punctus

This release features several pieces of chamber music.

  • Martin Rokeach - Sonata for violin and piano
  • Allen Brings - Duo Concertante for cello and piano
  • John Davison - Sonata Pastorale for flute, cello and piano
  • Cynthia Folio - Developing Hues for flute and bass clarinet

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 3 America Sings! [CPS 8613]

America Sings!

This release features compositions for voice and various instruments.

  • George Belden - Gilgamesh for contralto, piano and percussion
  • Gregoria Karides Suchy - Twelve Greek Maxims for soprano and piano
  • Diane Thome - Three Psalms for chorus and instrumental ensemble
  • Elizabeth Vercoe - Herstory 11 for soprano and piano
  • Joelle Wallach - Mouming Madrigals for soprano, tenor, flute and harp

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 2 Potpourri [CPS 8609]

Potpourri

A variety of styles and media are represented, performed by new music specialists.

  • Emmanuel Ghent - Five Brass Voices
  • Leo Kraft - Second Fantasy for flute and piano
  • Elliot Schwartz - Reading Session for clarinet and piano
  • Victor Saucedo Tecayehuatzin - Fluxions
  • John D. White - Sonata for violoncello and piano

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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SCI CD No. 1 View from the Keyboard [CPS 8606]

View from the Keyboard

A View from the Keyboard features piano works by John A. Lennon, Raoul Pleskow, Hilary Tann, and six others.

  • Thomas Benjamin - That Old Second Viennese School Rag
  • Cariton Gamer - Piano Raga Music
  • Arthur Digby Kurtz - Six Preludes on Ostinato Basses and Omamentations
  • John A. Lennon - Death Angel
  • William Matthews - Ferns
  • Edward Mattila - Six Little Arrays
  • Vincent McDermott - Magic Ground
  • Raoul Pleskow - Caprice
  • Hilary Tann - Doppleganger

Available only to SCI members as complimentary copies with annual membership.

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