Click on a category to view CDs (some may be out-of-print)

Orchestral Works   Chamber Works  Vocal Works  Piano Works  Recent CDs
Orchestral Works

Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony No.1 'Exile'
• Armenian Rhapsodies Nos. 1-3 (for string orchestra)
• Song of the Sea* 1st recording
• Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Strings**


*John McDonald, piano | **Kenneth Radnofsky, soprano saxophone
Boston Modern Orchestra Project, conductor: Gil Rose

BMOP/Sound 1015 • Timing 67:29 D/D/D


Our Review

Download
MP3s from
Classics Online

Buy from Amazon

Wind Symphonies
• Symphony No.7 'Nanga Parvat' Op.178
• Symphony No.14 'Ararat' Op.194
• Symphony No.23 'Ani' Op.249

Trinity College of Music Wind Orchestra, conductor: Keith Brion

Naxos 8.559385 (May 2010) • Timing 62:12
READ Our Review


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

Buy from Amazon

VISIONS OF THE EAST
• Ode to the Temple of Sound Op.216 1st recording
• Symphony No.10 'Vahaken' Op.184 1st recording
• Floating World (Ukiyo) Op.209 1st complete recording
• Meditation on Zeami Op.207 1st recording


Frost Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Chung Park

Centaur CRC2954 • Timing 58:00
READ REVIEWS AT Music Web and Classics Today


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Lousadzak* (Coming of Light) for piano and strings
• Mysterious Mountain (Symphony No.2)
• Lou Harrison: Symphony No.2 'Elegiac'

* Keith Jarrett, piano
American Composers Orchestra, cond. Dennis Russell Davies

NI 2512 • Timing 66:20


Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Guitar Concerto No.2, Op.394* 1st recording
• Symphony No.63 'Loon Lake', Op.411 1st recording
• Fanfare for the New Atlantis, Op.281 1st recording


Royal Scottish National Orchestra,
conductor: Stewart Robertson, *Guitar: Javier Calderσn

Naxos 8.559336 • Timing 59:50


Buy it
from
Amazon

• Janabar (for pianoΉ, violin, trumpet² and strings) 1st recording
• Shambala (concerto for sitar³, violin and orchestra) 1st recording
• Talin (concerto for viola and strings)


Christina Fong (violin, viola), ΉPaul Hersey (piano),
²Michael Bowman (trumpet), ³Gaurav Mazumdar (sitar)
Rastislav Štϊr / Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra

OgreOgress 2006b • Timing 98 mins


Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Guitar Concerto No.1, Op.325 1st recording
• Symphony No.60 'To the Appalachian Mountains' 1st recording
• Khrimian Hairig for trumpet* and strings


Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,
conductor: Gerard Schwarz, *trumpet: Lars Ranch

Naxos 8.559294 • Timing 73:30


Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony No.4
• Symphony No.20 'Three Journeys to a Holy Mountain'
• Symphony No.53 'Star Dawn'
• Return and Rebuild the Desolate Places
• Prayer of St. Gregory*

Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama Wind Orchestra,
conductor: Keith Brion, *trumpet: John Wallace

Naxos 8.559207 • Timing 66:03


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony No.1 'Exile'
• Fantasy On Japanese Woodprints
• Meditation On Orpheus (version 2) • The Rubaiyat


Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz

Delos 3168 • Timing 59:53


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Mysterious Mountain (Symphony No.2)
• Prelude And Quadruple Fugue • Alleluia And Fugue
• And God Created Great Whales
• Celestial Fantasy • Prayer Of St. Gregory


Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz

Delos 3157 • Timing 59:30


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Mysterious Mountain (Symphony No.2)
• Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijι Suite
• Stravinsky: The Fairy's Kiss – Divertimento


Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Fritz Reiner (recorded 1957-58)

09026 61957-2 • Timing 63:36


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Mysterious Mountain (Symphony No.2)
• Lousadzak (for piano* and strings)
• Lou Harrison: Symphony No.2 'Elegiac'

American Composers Orchestra, cond. Dennis Russell Davies
* Keith Jarrett, piano

BMG / MusicMasters 7021 • Timing 66:57


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Mysterious Mountain (Symphony No.2)
• Strauss: Death And Transfiguration
• works by Dave Brubeck, Steve Touse, Thomas Canning


Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Jesϊs Lσpez Cobos

CD-80462 • Timing 75:16


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Exile Symphony (Symphony No.1)
• Milhaud: Symphony No.1 (1st New York performance)
• Copland: Symphony No.2 (US premiere, Jan 1944)*
• Jose Serebrier: Symphony No.1 (world premiere) 1st recording


LIVE: Leopold Stokowski / NBC and *Houston Symphony Orchestras

GHCD 2347 • Timing 72:51


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Mysterious Mountain (Symphony No.2)
• Vaughan Williams: Symphony No.9
• Riegger (New Dance Op.18b) • Creston (Toccata Op.68)


Leopold Stokowski and his Symphony Orchestra,
Live at Carnegie Hall 25 September 1958

CACD0539 • Timing 73:17


Our Review

Buy it
from
Soundset
or Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony No.3
• Mystery Of The Holy Martyrs*


KBS Symphony Orchestra / Vakhtang Jordania
* Michael Long – Guitar

SR 1004 • Timing 65:51


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

Works For Wind Orchestra
• Hovhaness: Symphony No.4

• Giannini: Symphony No.3
• Gould: West Point Symphony*

Eastman Wind Ensemble
Conductors: A Clyde Roller & *Frederick Fennell

Cat___ • Timing __:__


Our Review

Buy it
from
Crystal
or Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony No.6 'Celestial Gate'
• Odysseus Symphony (No.25)
• Prayer Of St. Gregory

Polyphonia Orchestra of London / Alan Hovhaness
Crystal CD 807 • Timing 60:01


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony No.6 'Celestial Gate'
• Mountains And Rivers Without End
• Return And Rebuild The Desolate Places
• Aria (from Haroutiun) • Prayer Of St. Gregory

Manhattan Chamber Orchestra / Richard Auldon Clark
Koch International 7221 • Timing 62:44


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony No.6 'Celestial Gate'
• Concerto No.7 for Orchestra
• Tzaikerk • Prelude And Quadruple Fugue
• Alleluia and Fugue • Prayer Of St. Gregory

I Fiamminghi (Orchestra of Flanders) / Rudolf Werthen
Telarc CD-80392 • Timing 79:19


Our Review

Buy it
from
Crystal
or Amazon Amazon UK

• Saint Vartan Symphony (No.9)
• Artik (Concerto for Horn and Strings)*

National Philharmonic Orchestra of London / Alan Hovhaness
*Meir Rimon, solo horn / David Amos, conductor

Crystal CD 802 • Timing 61:54


Our Review

Buy it
from
Crystal
or Amazon Amazon UK

• Concerto No.8 for Orchestra
• Anahid • Elibris • Alleluia and Fugue
• And God Created Great Whales

Philharmonia Orchestra / David Amos, conductor
Crystal CD 810 • Timing 69:53


Our Review

Buy it
from
Crystal
or Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony No.11 'All Men Are Brothers'
• Tzaikerk*
• Armenian Rhapsody No.1*

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Alan Hovhaness
*Crystal Chamber Orchestra / Ernest Gold

Crystal CD 801 • Timing 53:02


Our Review

Buy it
from
FirstEdition

• Symphony No.15 'Silver Pilgrimage'
• Concerto No.7 for Orchestra
• Magnificat*

Louisville Orchestra / Robert Whitney
*with University of Louisville Choir & SATB Soloists

FECD-0006 • Timing 71:35
Read a REVIEW of this CD


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Vision From High Rock
• Mountain Of Prophecy
• Symphony No.15 'Silver Pilgrimage'

• Gregory Short: Mount Takhoma
• Michael Young: Secrets

Northwest Symphony Orchestra / Anthony Spain
Koch 7399 • Timing 67:14


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony For Metal Orchestra (No.17)
• The Holy City • Psalm And Fugue
• Khrimian Hairag • Kohar

Manhattan Chamber Orchestra / Richard Auldon Clark
Koch International 7289 • Timing 52:39


Our Review

Buy it
from
Crystal
or Amazon Amazon UK

• Vishnu Symphony (No.19)
• Requiem And Resurrection*


Alan Hovhaness / Sevan Philharmonic & *North Jersey Wind Ensemble
CD805 • Timing 44:37


Our Review

Buy it
from
Crystal
or Amazon Amazon UK

• Etchmiadzin Symphony (No.21)
• Fra Angelico
• Mountains And Rivers Without End
• Armenian Rhapsody No.3

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Alan Hovhaness
CD804 • Timing 63:54


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony No.22 'City of Light'
• Symphony No.50 'Mount St. Helens'*


Seattle Symphony / Alan Hovhaness / *Gerard Schwarz
DE3137 • Timing 61:08


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony No.22 'City of Light'
• Cello Concerto Op.17b*


Seattle Symphony / Alan Hovhaness
*Dennis Russell Davies / *Janos Starker, Cello

8.559158 • Timing 60:49


Our Review

Buy it
from
Crystal
or Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony No.23 'Ani'
• The Spirit of Ink*


Highline and Shoreline College Bands / Alan Hovhaness
* Smauel Baron, flutes

CD809 • Timing 57:01


Our Review

Buy it
from
Crystal
or Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony No.24 'Majnun'

National Philharmonic Orchestra / John Alldis Choir
Martyn Hill: tenor / Alan Hovhaness

CD803 • Timing 46:00


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony No.39*
• Symphony No.46 'To The Green Mountains'


KBS Symphony Orchestra / Vakhtang Jordania
*Michael Long – Guitar

Koch Classics 372082 • Timing __:__


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• The Holy City • Processional and Fugue
• Armenian Rhapsodies 2 & 3 • In Memory Of An Artist
• Celestial Fantasy • Psalm And Fugue • Alleluia and Fugue


Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Kerry Stratton
Dorian 93166 • Timing __:__


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Concerto No.10 (for Piano, Trumpet, Strings)
• Armenian Rhapsodies 1, 2, 3
• Symphony No.38* (movts 3 & 4)

Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
Martin Berkofsky – piano, Chris Butler – trumpet
*Alan Hovhaness conductor, *Hinako Fujihara voice

Koch International 3-7422 • Timing 60:38


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Symphony No.29*
• Symphony No.53 'Star Dawn'
• Suite: The Flowering Peach
• Processional from Symphony No.20

Ohio State Concert Band / cond. Keith Brion
*Christian Lindberg – Trombone
DE3158 • Timing 61:21


Our Review

Buy it
from
Douglas Yeo

• Symphony No.34 for Bass Trombone & Strings
• Donald White: Tetra Ergon
• David Fetter: Profile
• Norman Bolter: Of Mountains
• Scott Joplin: Solace

Douglas Yeo, bass trombone
Die Letzte Posaune CD 51955 • Timing 71:45


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Meditation On Orpheus (1st version) • Holy City²
• Easter Cantata³ • Ave Maria³ • Christmas Ode³

• Henry Cowell: Music 1957, Synchrony
Japan Philharmonic / William Strickland
²Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Arthur Bennet Lipkin
³Bamberg Symph Orch / Alfredo Antonini, Benita Valente, Bay Rund Singers

Citadel 88122 • Timing __:__


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

• Concerto: Talin (Clarinet and Strings)*
• Barber: Serenade For Strings Op.1
• Diamond: Elegy in Memory of Maurice Ravel
• works by Barlow, Berger, Flagello, Kaufman, Wilson

Orchestra Da Camera Di Roma, cond. Nicolas Flagello
Citadel 88107 • Timing 60:03


Our Review

Buy it
from
CRI
or Amazon Amazon UK

Looking To The East
• Holy City • Koke No Niwa (Moss Garden)
• Easter Cantata • Ave Maria • Christmas Ode
• Lou Harrison: Suite for Violin, Piano & Small Orchestra
• Henry Cowell: Homage To Iran
• Colin McPhee: Nocturne For Orchestra

Various Artists / Conductors CRI 836 • Timing 76:29


Our Review

Buy it
from
Crystal
or Amazon Amazon UK

American Music for Strings
• Armenian Rhapsody No.2 • Celestial Fantasy

• Creston: Chant of 1942; Suite for Strings
• Dello Joio: Air for Strings
• Julius Chajes: Israeli Melodies 1-6
• Persichetti: Introit for String Orchestra

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra strings conducted by David Amos
Crystal CD508 • Timing __:__


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

Oriental Landscapes
• Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints

• Thea Musgrave: Journey Through a Japanese Landscape
• Chen Yi: Percussion Concerto
• Zhou Long: Out of Tang Court

Evelyn Glennie, xylophone, marimba & percussion
Singapore Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lan Shui

BIS-CD-1222 • Timing 69:11


Our Review

Buy for
$15 from
Steve Weiss Music.com



Concertino
• Fantasy On Japanese Wood Prints (1965)
• Paul Creston: Concertino for Marimba (1940)
• Tshiro Mayuzumi: Concertino for Xylophone (1965)
• Robert Kurka: Concerto for Marimba (1959)

Greg Giannascoli (marimba, xylophone), Jae Hwang & Ivo Kaltchev (pianists), Tony DeLuzio & Andy Harnsberger (percussion)
World Music Marimba • Timing 62:47


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

Music of Hovhaness and Bloch
• Lousadzak
• Prayer of St.Gregory

• Bloch: Concerto Grossos Nos.1 & 2, Suite Modale
Joseph Leniado-Chira Chamber Orchestra, Juilliard Orchestra, Miami Orchestra; pianist: Elizabeth Hovhaness
??? • Timing __:__


Our Review

Buy it
from
Amazon Amazon UK

Visions (Hovhaness Sampler from Koch)
• Elibris • Aria from Haroutiun
• Movements from Symphonies #39 and #46
• Piano Works • Prayer of St.Gregory

Joseph Leniado-Chira Chamber Orchestra, Juilliard Orchestra, Miami Orchestra
??? • Timing __:__



Back to top of page