Discography

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Craton works include:
• Excerpts from Gilgamesh: An Assyrian Opera
     Overture
     Tablet VI: “The Bull of Heaven”
• Excerpts from Inanna: An Opera of Ancient Sumer
     Aria: “I, the Lady”
     Ballet: “The Huluppu Tree”
     Drinking Song from beginning of Act III
Featuring Sibel Demirman, Donn Bradley, Lorraine Davis, Julie Anne Miller, Barbara Wesley, vocalists; Sarah Weaver, Joseph Adkins, David Riskin, dancers of the Central West Ballet; René Daveluy, choreographer; orchestra of the Townsend Opera Players; Chase Spruill, solo violin; Ryan Murray, cond. Performed at the Gallo Center for the Arts, Modesto, California, U.S., 23 August 2008.


Works by William Daniel, Nebu Issabey, and others also included, as well as additional non-classical performances by Walter Aziz, interviews, and other features.

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• Ann Putname Overture
• from The Parliament of Fowls:
     The Procession of Birds
     The Birds Select Their Spokesmen
• from The Reconciliation:
     Overure
     Introduction to Act II
• from The Fashionable Lady:
     Overture
     Introduction to Act II
     Sailor’s Dance
     Harlequin Binds the Sailors
     Introduction to Act III
     Interrupted Dance
     Act III Curtain
• from La boîte á musique :
     Opening scene (The attic)
     Ragtime
     Reopening the music box (Spectral Waltz)
     Death Tango
• Orchestral Suite from Inanna
     Overture
     Ballet: The Huluppu Tree
     Passecaille: The Seven Gates to the Underworld
     Intermezzo 1: Elegy for Inanna
     Intermezzo 2: Inanna Returns from the Underworld
     Intermezzo 3: Dumuzi is Sent to the Underworld
     Intermezzo 4: The Search for Dumuzi
• from The Curious Affair of the Count of Monte Blotto:
     Overture
     The Duel
     Habañera
     Finale
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Georg Philippe Telemann (1681-1767)
          Fantasia IX
J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
          Sonata I, BWV 1001
Victor Kioulaphides (1961- )
          Differencias
Rafael Calace (1863-1934)
          Preludio I, Op. 45
          Preludio V, Op. 74

Giuseppe Pettine (1874-1966)
          Fantasia Romantica
Silvio Ranieri (1882-1956)
          Canto d’Estate
John Craton (1953- )
          The Gray Wolf
Nicolai Paganinni (1782-1840)
          Caprice No. 24
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Victor Kioulaphides (1961- )
          Variations on a Basque Theme
Giuseppe Manente (1867-1941)
          Rêverie de Poète
Raffaele Calace (1863-1934)
          Concert, op. 155
Arrigio Cappalletti (1877-1946)
          Mistica
Victor Kioulaphides (1961- )
          Concerto per orchestra a pizzico
John Craton (1953- )
          The Legend of Princess Noccalula
Jeff Hijlkema (1971- )
          Perpetua Melomania II
Luca Mereu (1963- )
          Suita Greca

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Pixinguinha
     Acerta O Passo (arr. Marilynn Mair)
Adam Larrabee
     Anniversary
Ann Carr Boyd
     Fandango
Ernesto Nazareth
     Perigoso (arr. Marilynn Mair)
Will Ayton
     Three Fantasias
Ignacio Cervanters
     No Me Toques
Luis Gianneo
     Cinqo Piezas (arr. John Craton)
Igor Stravinsky
     Arioso
John Goodin
     The Blue House

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[Set includes 2 DVDs and 3 CDs]

Craton works include the Tablet VII scene from Gilgamesh: An Assyrian Opera, featuring vocalists Torlef Alika Borsting as Gilgamesh and Mathew Edwardsen as Enkidu; Gottschalk Music Center Orchestra, John Kendall Bailey, cond. Performed at the Gallo Center for the Arts, Modesto, California, U.S., 15 August 2009.


Works by Michel Bosc, William Daniel, Nebu Issabey, and others also included, as well as additional non-classical performances, interviews, and other features.


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