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The following works appear on New World Records Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc. / Composers Recordings, Inc.:

Chester Biscardi • David Olan, NWCR565 (New York, 2007) / CRI CD 565 (New York, 1988):

Piano Sonata (1986; revised 1987) 10:00
Mestiere, for piano (1979) 5:29
   Anthony de Mare, piano
Trasumanar, for twelve percussionists and piano (1980) 13:32
   The New Jersey Percussion Ensemble; Gary Van Dyke, conductor

with three works by David Olan: Composition for Clarinet and Tape (1976), Laura Flax, clarinet; After Great Pain, for soprano and electronic sounds (1982), Judith Bettina, soprano; Prism, for six percussionists and tape (1978), The New Jersey Percussion Ensemble, Peter Jarvis, conductor.

Liner notes by the composer.


Chester Biscardi • At the Still Point, NWCR686 (New York, 2007) / CRI CD 686 (New York, 1995):

Traverso, for flute and piano (1987) 7:50
   Tara Helen O’Connor, flute
   Edmund Niemann, piano
The Gift of Life, for soprano and piano (1990-1993) 9:37
   Text: Emily Dickinson, Denise Levertov and Thornton Wilder
   Judith Bettina, soprano
   James Goldsworthy, piano
Companion Piece (for Morton Feldman), for piano (1989/1991) 6:44
Incitation To Desire (Tango), for piano (1984) 3:18
   Anthony de Mare, piano
Mestiere, for piano (1979) 5:38
   Robert Weirich, piano
Tenzone, for two flutes and piano (1975) 7:43
   Robert Dick and Keith Underwood, flutes
   Robert Weirich, piano
At the Still Point, for orchestra (1977) 13:10
   Trio: Jeanne Ingraham, violin; Susan Palma, flute; Gilbert Kalish, piano
   American Composers Orchestra
   Paul Lustig Dunkel, conductor

CD mastered by Charles Harbutt, Engineer; Sony Classical Productions.

Liner notes by the composer.


Gay American Composers, NWCR721 (New York, 2007) / CRI CD 721 (New York, 1996):

Incitation To Desire (Tango), for piano (1984) [from CRI CD 686 (New York, 1995)] 3:18
   Anthony de Mare, piano

with works by Robert Helps, Lee Hoiby, Lou Harrison, Ned Rorem, David Del Tredici, Robert Maggio, Conrad Cummings, William Hibbard, Jerry Hunt and Chris DeBlasio, featuring the Kronos Quartet, Phyliss Bryn-Julson, soprano, Peter Stewart, baritone, Gamelan Sekar Kembar, and others.

Liner notes by the composer.


Broken Consort, NWCR835 (New York, 2007) / CRI CD 834 (New York 2000):

Resisting Stillness, for two guitars (1996) 5:06
   Anderson/Fader Duo
   William Anderson and Oren Fader, guitars

with Sebastian Currier Broken Consort, John Halle Spooks, Charles Wuorinen Fenton Songs, David Lang Frag, William Anderson Ear Conception, Anthony Braxton Composition No. 186, and Robert Pollock Cygnature Piece; all performances by Cygnus.

Liner notes by Robert Carl.


The following work appears on American Sonatas, Intim Musik IMCD 034 (Sweden, 1994):

Traverso, for flute and piano (1987) 8:01
   Göran Marcusson, flute; Joakim Kallhed, piano

with Lowell Lieberman Sonata, Aaron Copland Duo, Walter Piston Sonata, and Eldin Burton Sonatina.

Liner notes by P G Berfors (translated by Linda Schenck).


The following work appears on Incitation to Desire, New Albion Records, Inc. NA073CD (San Francisco, 1995):

Incitation to Desire (Tango), for piano (1984) 3:19
   Yvar Mikhashoff, piano

with tangos by Michael Sahl, John Cage, Dane Rudhyar, William Duckworth, William Schimel, Lukas Foss, Scott Pender, Richard Rodney Bennett, Ivana Ludova, Colin Bright, Laszlo Sa`ry, Conlon Nancarrow, Jackson Hill, Raschke, Aaron Copland, David Jaggard and Robert Berkman.

Liner notes by Ingram Marshall.


The following work appears on Evocations: American Music from the Moscow Autumn Festival, North/South Recordings N/S R 1017 (Albany, 1998):

Piano Sonata (1986; revised 1987) 10:23
   Elena Ivanina, piano

with Marilyn Bliss Fantasies, Hayg Boyadjian Evocations, Joel Feigen Nexus (Alexander Korneyev, flute), Binnette Lipper Three for Five (Alexander Korneyev, flute, Alexei Sheyin, oboe, Alexei Sizov, bassoon, and Alexander Suyorov, percussion).

Liner notes by Raymond Stults.


The following work appears on Contemporary Eclectic Music for the Piano, Volume 7, New Ariel Recordings AE 007 (South Bend, Indiana, 2003):

In Time’s Unfolding, for piano (2000) 6:36
   Jeffrey Jacob, piano

with works by Daniel Kessner, Christopher Coleman, Laszlo Katai, and Joelle Wallach.

Liner notes by Chester Biscardi.


The following work appears on Tango Diablo!, Sept Jardins Records SJCD-1910 (Montréal, Québec, Canada, 2003):

Incitation to Desire (Tango), for piano (1984) 4:02
   Louise Bessette, piano

with tangos by Astor Piazzola, Barbara Kolb, William Schimmel, Jackson Hill, Robert Berkman, Michael Sahl, Colin Bright, Michael S. Horwod, Isaac Albeniz, Erwin Schulhoff, Igor Stravinsky, Ivana Loudová, and Raoul Sosa.

Liner notes by Dominique Olivier; translated from the French by Donald Kellough.


The following works appear on Music By My Friends, Albany Records TROY695-96 (Albany, New York, 2004):

Incitation to Desire (Tango), for piano (1984) 3:14
Mestiere, for piano (1979) 5:15
   Bennett Lerner, piano
Nel giardinetto della villa, for piano four hands (1994) 9:26
   Chester Biscardi and Bennett Lerner, piano

with works by Christopher Berg, Aaron Copland, Robert Helps, Donald Richie, Tison Street, and Roger Zahab.
Liner notes by Bennett Lerner and composers.


The following works appear on Songs & Encores, Bridge Records Bridge 9199 (New Rochelle (New York, 2006):

"Baby Song of the Four Winds," for voice and piano (1994) 3:09
   Text: Carl Sandburg
"Recovering," for voice and piano (2000) 5:28
   Text: Muriel Rukeyser
"Guru," for voice(s) and piano (1995) 1:31
   Text: Allen Ginsberg
   Judith Bettina, soprano
   James Goldsworthy, piano

with songs by Milton Babbitt, Christopher Berg, Tobias Picker, Mel Powell, and David Rakowski, featuring Tom Kolor, vibraphone, and Curtis Macomber, violin.

Liner notes by Hayes Biggs.


The following work appears on Powerhouse Pianists, American Modern Recordings, a division of Lumiere Records, Inc. AMR 1031 (New York, New York, 2008):

Piano Sonata (1986; revised 1987) 10:41
Blair McMillen, piano

with works by Lee Hyla, Eric Moe, Annie Gosfield, George Tsontakis, Perry Townsend, Conlon Nancarrow, Joan Tower, David Rakowski, Mischa Zupko; also with Stephen Gosling, piano.

Liner notes by the composers.


The following works appear on Naxos:

Chester Biscardi: In Time’s Unfolding, Naxos 8.559639 (Hong Kong, 2011):

In Time’s Unfolding (2000) 5:41
   Marc Peloquin, piano
Tartini (1972) 4:45
   Curtis Macomber, violin
   Blair McMillen, piano
Piano Quintet (2004) 13:31
   Blair McMillen, piano, and Curtis Macomber, violin
   Yonah Zur, violin
   Daniel Panner, viola
   Greg Hesselink, violoncello
Mestiere (1979) 5:34
   Blair McMillen, piano
Di Vivere (1981) 9:46
   Da Capo Chamber Players
      Meighan Stoops, clarinet, and Blair McMillen, piano
      Patricia Spencer, flute
      Curtis Macomber, violin
      André Emelianoff, violoncello
The Viola Had Suddenly Become a Voice (2005) 4:34
   Paul Neubauer, viola
   James Goldsworthy, piano
Companion Piece (for Morton Feldman) (1989) 7:05
   Mark Helias, contrabass
   Marc Peloquin, piano
In Time’s Unfolding (2000) 5:51
   Marc Peloquin, piano

Liner notes by the composer.

This recording was produced and engineered by 2012 Grammy Award-winning Producer, Judith Sherman.


A-Z of String Players, 8.558081-84 Box Set of 4 CDs (Hong Kong, 2014):

The Viola Had Suddenly Become a Voice (2005) 4:34
   Paul Neubauer, viola
   James Goldsworthy, piano

including performances by Fritz Kreisler, David Oistrakh, Jascha Heifetz, Pablo Casals, William Primose, Jacqueline du Pré, among many others.

660 page booklet with photographs, 300 biographies, and selected recordings from 69 artists included in the 4 CD box set by David Milsom.


Faszination Klavierquinttet, Vol. 4,, Naxos Special Projects 9.00269, Download Only – 84 minutes (Hong Kong, 2015):

Piano Quintet (2004) 13:31
   Blair McMillen, piano
   Curtis Macomber, violin
   Yonah Zur, violin
   Daniel Panner, viola
   Greg Hesselink, violoncello

with works by Nicolas Medtner, Lennox Berkeley, Arthur Foote, Franco Alfano, John Alden Carpenter, Friedrich Kiel, Charles Wuorinen, Alan Rawsthorne, Enrique Granados, Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Achille Longo.


The following work appears on Anderson-Fader Duo • Le Cirque, Furious Artisans FACD 6811, (New York, 2012):

Resisting Stillness, for two guitars (1996) 5:10
   Anderson/Fader Duo (William Anderson and Oren Fader, guitars)

with works by Frank Brickle, Sidney Corbett, Scott Johnson, David Lang, Robert Pollock, Martin Rokeach, Gilliam Welch, and Charles Wuorinen.

Liner notes by Chester Biscardi.


The following work appears on And He’ll Be Mine: Love Songs by Gay American Composers, Perfect Enemy Records PER-1, (New York 2016):

Modern Love Songs (1997-2002)
   Dennis Tobenski, tenor
   Marc Peloquin, piano

with works by David Del Tredici, Zachary Wadsworth, Darien Scott Shulman, and Dennis Tobenski.

Liner notes by Chester Biscardi.


Recording Produced

The following work appears on Composers Recordings, Inc. (New World Records Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc.):

The Music of Frank Wigglesworth, NWCR733 (New York, 2007) / CRI CD 733 (New York, 1996)

Executive Producers: Chester Biscardi and Jody R. Dalton.

Liner notes by Chester Biscardi.