CDs

Recordings Devoted Entirely to Cooman’s Music

In Beauty Walking: Orchestral Music by Carson Cooman

In Beauty Walking: Orchestral Music by Carson Cooman

(2014 rel; CD recording) – FORTHCOMING RELEASE
  1. In Beauty Walking (2012) for Mezzo-Soprano and String Quintet or Orchestra
  2. Sinfonia Concertante (2013) for Solo Violin and String Orchestra
  3. Symphony of Light (2003) for String Orchestra
  4. Folk Fantasies (2005/13) for Solo Violin, Percussion, String Orchestra

Chloé Trevor, violin
Leah Crane, soprano
Bohuslav Martin Philharmonic Orchestra, Kirk Trevor, conductor

Cover photograph: Morning on Chase Lane by Colby Cooman

Divine Art Records (Catalogue #DDA 25117)

The Evening Choir: Sacred Choral Music by Carson Cooman

The Evening Choir: Sacred Choral Music by Carson Cooman

(2014 rel; CD recording) – FORTHCOMING RELEASE
  1. The Evening Choir (2012) for SATB Chorus, SATB Soloists, Organ
  2. Be Ye Wise (2009) for Baritone Solo, SATB Chorus, Organ
  3. Born Among Us in the Night (2011) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  4. How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place (2011) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  5. Easter Day (2013) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  6. I Have Seen the Lord: a Mary Magdalene Sequence (2006) for SATB Chorus, Alto Saxophone, Organ
  7. The Name Above All Names (2009) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  8. When the Perfect Comes (2007) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  9. Veni Sancte Spiritus (2011) for SATTB Chorus Unaccompanied
  10. The Kingdom of Justice (2006) for Cantata for SATB Chorus, Soprano and Baritone Soloists, Trumpet, and Organ
  11. Te Deum (2008) for 2-part Chorus and Organ

Convivium Singers
Alexander Norman, conductor

Convivium Records (Catalogue #CR 024)

Light Inaccessible: Solo and Chamber Music for Cello by Carson Cooman

Light Inaccessible: Solo and Chamber Music for Cello by Carson Cooman

(2014 rel; digital download)
  1. Clausula (2006) for Cello
  2. Light Inaccessible (2002) for Two Cellos
  3. Clausula II (2007) for Cello
  4. Morning at Brant Point (2012) for Viola and Cello
  5. Clausula III (2007) for Cello
  6. Rhapsody on a Hungarian Folk Song (2012) for Cello
  7. Actaeon (Clausula IV) (2011) for Cello

Olga Shutko, cello
with Diana Hvata, cello and Yaroslav Venger, viola

Litany: Music for Organ by Carson Cooman

Litany: Music for Organ by Carson Cooman

(2014 rel; CD recording)
  1. Toccata Festiva (2011) for Organ
  2. Litany (2012) for Organ
  3. Preludio on a Swedish Tune (2013) for Organ
  4. Sonata da Chiesa (1999, rev. 2001) for Organ
  5. Ricercare on Two Czech Hymns (2012) for Organ
  6. Prélude à la mémoire de Jean Langlais (2013) for Organ
  7. Fanfare for a Duchess at St. Andrew’s (2013) for Organ
  8. Remembering (2012) for Organ
  9. Joysong (2013) for Organ
  10. Sonatina No. 1 (2012) for Organ
  11. Berceuse (2010) for Organ
  12. Suite Breve (2010) for Organ

Erik Simmons, organist
Organ by Marcussen & Søn, 1973
Laurenskerk, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Model by Jirí Žurek, Institute for Classical Studies, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, 2012

Cover photograph: Leaf Reflection at Squam Farm by Colby Cooman

Divine Art Records (Catalogue #DDA 25116)

Rising at Dawn: Chamber Music with Brass by Carson Cooman

Rising at Dawn: Chamber Music with Brass by Carson Cooman

(2013 rel; CD recording)
  1. Chasing the Moon Down (2009) for Mezzo-Soprano, Trumpet, Piano
  2. Cantus I (2011) for Piano
  3. Quidnet Shadows (2009) for Flugelhorn and Harp
  4. Cantus II (Into Unknowing Light) (2011) for Piano
  5. Autumn Sun Canticle (2005) for Trumpet and Piano
  6. Woodbury Sestina (2009) for Trumpet
  7. Sonata for Tuba and Piano (2007) for Tuba and Piano
  8. Yizkor (2011) for Piano

Katarzyna Sadej, mezzo-soprano
Chris Gekker, trumpet and flugelhorn
Rebecca Smith, harp
Mark Nelson, tuba
Marie Sierra, piano
Jeffrey Grossman, piano

Cover photograph: Beach Sunrise by Colby Cooman

Métier Records (Catalogue #MSV 28538)

Planctus: Organ Music of Carson Cooman

Planctus: Organ Music of Carson Cooman

(2013 rel; CD recording)
  1. Utrecht Fantasia (2012) for Organ
  2. Sinfonia (2011) for Organ
  3. Pastorella and Fanfare (2001) for Organ
  4. Verset III, “Lied ohne Worte” (2012) for Organ
  5. Tenebrae Canticle (2001) for Organ
  6. First-light Prayer (2003) for Organ
  7. Dawning (2002) for Organ
  8. No Darkness at All (2004) for Organ
  9. Madaket Morning (2004) for Organ
  10. Easter Contemplation on “O Filii et Filiae” (2006) for Organ
  11. O Sleep, Dear Holy Baby (2004) for Organ
  12. Bears Fruit in Season (2001) for Organ
  13. Dreaming Eternity (2003) for Organ
  14. Eternity in Their Hearts (2002) for Organ

Erik Simmons, organist
Organ by Jonathan Bätz, 1831
Domkerk, Utrecht, Netherlands
Model by Ji í Ž rek, Institute for Classical Studies, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, 2012

Christian Lane Plays Cooman at Harvard

Christian Lane Plays Cooman at Harvard

(2012 rel; digital download)
  1. Suite Breve (2010) for Organ
  2. Fantasia on “Fair Harvard” (2012) for Organ

Organs by Skinner Organ Company, Op. 793 (1930, rebuilt 2010 by Foley-Baker, Inc.) and C. B. Fisk, Inc., Op. 139 (2012)

The Memorial Church at Harvard University
Christian Lane, organist

The Welcome News: Choral Music of Carson Cooman

The Welcome News: Choral Music of Carson Cooman

(2012 rel; CD recording)
  1. Ad majorem Dei gloriam (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  2. Set Me As a Seal (2009) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  3. The Welcome News (2009) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  4. That They May Rest (2009) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  5. Surely It Is God Who Saves Me (2009) for SSATTB (6-part mixed) Chorus Unaccompanied
  6. O Lord, Increase My Faith (2007) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  7. Love Came Down at Christmas (2009) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  8. The Rose Tree Carol (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  9. Kings Are Sleeping (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  10. The Appleton Motets (2008) for 2-part Voices (female/treble or male) Unaccompanied
  11. Wherein Our Blessings Stand (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  12. O quam mirabilis (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  13. Bless the Lord, O My Soul (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  14. One Thing (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  15. Faith, Hope, Love (2003) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  16. Hope and Love (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  17. Hope (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  18. Awake, My Heart (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  19. O Lord, I Will Sing of Your Love Forever (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied

Cambridge Consonance
Jeffrey Grossman, conductor

Gothic Records (Catalogue #G-49280)

Canzona: Organ Music of Carson Cooman

Canzona: Organ Music of Carson Cooman

(2012 rel; CD recording)
  1. Monody (2012) for Organ
  2. Canzona II (2011) for Organ
  3. Trio: in memoriam Dirk Flentrop (2004) for Organ
  4. Hornpipe (2011) for Organ
  5. Partita on “St. Elizabeth” (2005) for Organ
  6. Prelude on “Martyrdom” (2005) for Organ
  7. Prelude on “O Sacred Head” (2000) for Organ
  8. All My Heart This Night Rejoices (2004) for Organ
  9. Lamento e Giga (2012) for Organ
  10. Vision: O the Lamb (2001) for Organ
  11. Prelude and Fugue No. 1 (2011) for Organ

Erik Simmons, organist
Organ by Michael Engler, 1732–37
Basilica Mariä-Himmelfahrt, Krzeszów (Grüssau), Poland
Model by Ji í Ž rek, Institute for Classical Studies, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, 2011

Wild Sunrises: Organ Music of Carson Cooman

Wild Sunrises: Organ Music of Carson Cooman

(2011 rel; CD recording)
  1. Toccata-Fantasy on a Medieval Welsh Carol (2007) for Organ
  2. Alive! (2002) for Organ
  3. Sunburst (2001) for Organ
  4. Trio: in memoriam Dirk Flentrop (2004) for Organ
  5. Exaltations (2001) for Organ
  6. No Darkness at All (2004) for Organ
  7. Toccata: Homage to Buxtehude (2007) for Organ
  8. Blessing (2003) for Organ
  9. Dawning (2002) for Organ
  10. Ab Ortu Solis (2005) for Organ
  11. Make Glad the City of God (2005) for Organ
  12. Jubilee-Postlude on “Converse” (2001) for Organ
  13. Berceuse (2010) for Organ
  14. Trumpet Tune (2010) for Organ
  15. Wild Sunrises (2002) for Organ

Harry Lyn Huff, organist
Organ of Old South Church, Boston, Massachusetts

Cover painting: Nantucket Sunset #8 by Stephen Silver

Raven Records (Catalogue #OAR-932)

A Trip to the Sky: Chamber Music for Strings

A Trip to the Sky: Chamber Music for Strings

(2011 rel; CD recording)
  1. A Trip to the Sky (2009) for Any Solo or Combination of Instruments
  2. Schumann Serenade (2007) for String Trio
  3. Quartet for Piano and Strings (A Sea Liturgy) (2009) for Piano Quartet
  4. Estampie (2008) for Two Violins
  5. Tombeau-Aria (2003) for String Quartet
  6. Cavatina (2008) for Viola and Piano
  7. Four Aphoristic Inventions (2003) for String Quartet
  8. Planctus (2005) for Viola
  9. Viola Quintet (Unquiet Parables) (2009) for String Quintet (Two Violins, Two Violas, Cello)

(A MusicWeb International Recording of the Year 2011)

Slovak Chamber Soloists
Members of the Zwiebel Quartet
Sarah Darling, viola
Nora Skuta, piano
Jeffrey Grossman, piano
Carson Cooman, piano

Cover photograph: Beach Path to the Sky by J. Greg Hinson

MSR Classics (Catalogue #MS 1387)

Carson Cooman: Piano Works (Altarus)

Carson Cooman: Piano Works (Altarus)

(2010 rel; CD recording)
  1. Nine Preludes (2007) for Piano
  2. Concert Piece: La Tricotea (2006) for Piano
  3. Madrigal (2008) for Piano
  4. Lullaby (after Rameau) (2009) for Piano
  5. Bear Mountain Fragments (2008) for Piano
  6. Summer Solstice (2007) for Piano
  7. Madaket Dreaming (2008) for Piano
  8. Mountain Toccata (2008) for Piano

Donna Amato, piano

Cover photograph: Madaket Sunset by J. Greg Hinson

Altarus Records (Catalogue #AIR-CD-9015)

Carson Cooman: Nantucket Dreaming

Carson Cooman: Nantucket Dreaming

(2010 rel; CD recording)
  1. Miacomet Dreaming (2008) for Orchestra
  2. Nobadeer Dreaming (2008) for Flugelhorn
  3. Quintet for Bassoon and Strings (2005-08) for Bassoon and String Quartet
  4. Madaket Dreaming (2008) for Piano
  5. Shawkemo Dreaming (2009) for String Orchestra
  6. Lyric Trio for Trumpet, Cello, and Piano (2007) for Trumpet, Cello, Piano
  7. Sankaty Dreaming (String Quartet No. 4) (2002) for String Quartet
  8. Flying Machine (2008) for Orchestra

Nantucket Dreaming release website

Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra and Bohuslav Martin Philharmonic Orchestra, Kirk Trevor, conductor

Chris Gekker, trumpet/flugelhorn

Emmanuel Feldman, cello
Jeffrey Grossman, piano
Roman Mesina, bassoon and the Zwiebel Quartet

Cover painting: Welcome Site, Brant Point by Loretta Yoder

Naxos Records (Catalogue #8.559655)

The Revelations of Divine Love (Metaphors from Sea and Sky)

The Revelations of Divine Love (Metaphors from Sea and Sky)

(2009 rel; CD recording)
  1. The Revelations of Divine Love (Metaphors from Sea and Sky) (2009) for Soprano, Baritone, SATB Chorus, and Chamber Orchestra

Rebecca Henning, soprano
Jonathan Mark Roberts
, baritone
The Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London
Buttrick Sinfonia
Rupert Gough, conductor

Albany Records (Catalogue #TROY1143)

Cover painting: South Shore Dune by Loretta Yoder

Revolutionary Earthworks: Music for Mechanical Piano by Carson Cooman

Revolutionary Earthworks: Music for Mechanical Piano by Carson Cooman

(2009 rel; CD recording)
  1. Three Canons for Mechanical Piano (2009) for Mechanical Piano
  2. The Better Part of Forever (2009) for Mechanical Piano
  3. A Little Dance for Bill (2009) for Mechanical Piano
  4. Triadic Legends (2009) for Mechanical Piano

Zimbel Records (Catalogue #ZR120)

Enchanted Tracings: Music of Carson Cooman

Enchanted Tracings: Music of Carson Cooman

(2009 rel; CD recording)
  1. Fanfare for DGF (2008) for Orchestra
  2. Remembering Tomorrow: Trombone Concerto (2004) for Solo Trombone and Orchestra
  3. In What Time Remains (2005) for Brass Quintet
  4. Oboe Quartet (2007) for Oboe and String Trio
  5. Enchanted Tracings (Piano Concerto No. 2) (2008) for Solo Piano and Wind Ensemble
  6. Beyond All Knowing (2003) for Chamber Orchestra
  7. Brass Quintet (2007) for Brass Quintet

Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kirk Trevor, conductor
Robert Kozánek, trombone; Nora Skuta, piano

Artek Recordings (Catalogue #AR-0047-2); distributed by Naxos Records

Cover painting: Light Years Ahead by Loretta Yoder

New Dawn: Song Cycles and Piano Music of Carson Cooman

New Dawn: Song Cycles and Piano Music of Carson Cooman

(2008 rel; CD recording)
  1. Gold into Diamonds (2007) for Voice and Piano
  2. New Dawn (2008) for Piano
  3. Chorale Preludes (1999) for Piano
  4. Bell Mosaic (2003) for Piano
  5. Seven Haiku (2005) for Voice and Piano
  6. Oakdale Sketchbook (1997) for Piano
  7. Aria: Yet Brighter Light (2002) for Piano
  8. Kahlenberg (2005) for Piano (young performers)
  9. Lingering, Lonely Callings (2004-05) for Voice and Piano
  10. Winter Sonatina (2007) for Piano
  11. Mountain Toccata (2008) for Piano

Amanda Forsythe, soprano
Jeffrey Grossman, piano

Albany Records (Catalogue #TROY1053)

Cover painting: Bass Rocks Surf by Loretta Yoder

Summer Songs: Chamber Music of Carson Cooman

Summer Songs: Chamber Music of Carson Cooman

(2008 rel; CD recording)
  1. Summer Song (2003) for Cello
  2. Fantasia on American Hymns (1999-2000) for Alto Saxophone and Piano
  3. Lyric Pieces (2004) for Clarinet and Piano
  4. Canalscape: Soliloquy for String Quartet (2003) for String Quartet
  5. Tombeau-Aria (2003) for String Quartet
  6. Dawn Rituals (2005) for Flute Quartet

Olga Kryvtsova, cello; Paul Wehage, alto saxophone; Moyuru Maeda, piano; Angela Occhionero, clarinet; Donna Amato, piano
Ukrainian Quartet; LAGO Flute Quartet

Zimbel Records (Catalogue #ZR117)

Cover painting: Sunset at Cisco Beach by Loretta Yoder

Carson Cooman: Sacred Choral Music

Carson Cooman: Sacred Choral Music

(2008 rel; CD recording)
  1. Adam Lay Ybounden (2004) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  2. In the Beginning Was the Word (1999, rev. 2003) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  3. A Cosmic Prayer (2002) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  4. New World Carols: An American Christmas Triptych (2003) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  5. Builders for Christ (2003) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  6. O Perfect Life of Love (2002) for SATB Chorus, Opt. S Solo, and Organ
  7. Premat Mundus (2004) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
  8. The Way, the Truth, the Life (2002) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  9. God, You Move Among Us (2005) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  10. Easter Triumph! Easter Joy! (2004) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  11. Missa Brevis (“Trottier”) (2004) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  12. I Will Pour Out My Spirit (2006) for SATB (or SAB) Chorus and Organ
  13. Be Present, Holy Trinity (2004) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  14. O Bone Jesu (2003) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  15. Psalm 66 (Be Joyful in God) (2005) for SATB Chorus and Organ
  16. The Lamp of Charity (2003) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied (divisi)
  17. Prayer of Julian of Norwich (2003) for SAB Chorus and Organ
  18. Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (“St. Peter’s, Cambridge”) (2002) for SATB Chorus and Organ

The Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London
Rupert Gough, director
Samuel Rathbone, organ
Richard Rowntree, tenor

Naxos Records (Catalogue #8.559361)

Carson Cooman: Piano Music (Naxos)

Carson Cooman: Piano Music (Naxos)

(2007 rel; CD recording)
  1. Seascape Passion: Midday Brightness (Third Piano Sonata) (2002) for Piano
  2. Kayser Variations (1997) for Piano
  3. Dream-Tombeau: Crucifixus (2003) for Piano
  4. For Gwyneth (1999) for Piano
  5. Dream Etudes, Book II (2001) for Piano
  6. Fourth Piano Sonata (2005) for Piano

Donna Amato, piano

Naxos Records (Catalogue #8.559350)

Cover painting: Path to Miacomet by Loretta Yoder

Cooman: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3, etc.

Cooman: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3, etc.

(2007 rel; CD recording)
  1. Symphony No. 2, “Litanies of Love and Rain” (2004) for Orchestra
  2. Partita (2003) for Baroque Flute
  3. Piano Concerto (2005) for Solo Piano and Strings
  4. Vision (2005) for Violin and Organ
  5. Symphony No. 3, “Ave Maris Stella” (2005) for Chamber Orchestra
  6. Songlines, Sun Dreaming (2001) for Orchestra
  7. Sonata for Violin and Organ (2004) for Violin and Organ

Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kirk Trevor, conductor
Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic, Kirk Trevor, conductor
Nora Skuta, piano; Stephen Schultz, baroque flute
Rachel Gough, violin; Rupert Gough, organ

Naxos Records (Catalogue #8.559329)

Cover painting: The Orange Sail by Hannah M. G. Shapero

Small Bear, Large Telescope: Music of Carson Cooman

Small Bear, Large Telescope: Music of Carson Cooman

(2006 rel; CD recording)
  1. Pittsburgh Concerto (2005) for Orchestra
  2. Horn Trio (2004) for Violin, Horn, Piano
  3. Concerto for Bass Trombone and Six Players (2006) for Solo Bass Trombone and Ensemble
  4. Shining Space: Quintet for Horn and Strings (2006) for Horn and String Quartet

Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic, Efraín Amaya, conductor
Petro Hrushovenko and Konstantin Sokol, horn; Ostap Shutko, violin; Natalia Tolmacheva, piano; Ukrainian Quartet
James Siders, bass trombone; Carnegie Mellon Contemporary Ensemble, Walter Morales, conductor

Zimbel Records (Catalogue #ZR108)

Cover painting: Small Bear, Large Telescope by Hannah M. G. Shapero

Threads: Music of Carson P. Cooman

Threads: Music of Carson P. Cooman

(2004 rel; CD recording)
  1. Threads: Concerto for Orchestra (2003) for Orchestra
  2. Plainsong Variations (1999) for Cello
  3. Zest: Fanfare for Orchestra (2001) for Orchestra
  4. Sonata for Brass Choir (1999) for Brass Choir (3 Trumpets [1 C/2 Bb], 3 Horns, 2 Trombones, Tuba)
  5. Beyond All Knowing (2003) for Chamber Orchestra
  6. Night Songs (2001) for Chamber Orchestra

Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Kirk Trevor, conductor)
Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra (Vit Micka, conductor)
Chicago Brass Choir (Michael Stewart, conductor)
Craig Hultgren, cello

Zimbel Records (Catalogue #ZR102)

Recordings Also Containing Works by Other Composers

Sounds of the Yard

Sounds of the Yard

(2014 rel; CD recording)

The Memorial Church at Harvard University
Christian Lane, organist

Memorial Church Recordings (Catalogue #TMC14)

Flute Concerti

Flute Concerti

(2012 rel; CD recording)

Judith von Hopf, flute
National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
Guido Lamell, conductor
Cambria Music (Catalogue #CAMCD-1203)

I Wonder as I Wander: Christmas with the Copley Singers

I Wonder as I Wander: Christmas with the Copley Singers

(2012 rel; CD)

The Copley Singers
Brian Jones, conductor

Gothic Records (Catalogue #G-49283)

Terra Nova

Terra Nova

(2012 rel; CD recording)

Ashley Hill Hibbard, mezzo-soprano
Gibbs & Main

Gibbs & Main

Love Raise Your Voice

Love Raise Your Voice

(2011 rel; CD recording)

Christine Howlett, Soprano
The Chatham-Wood Duo

MSR Classics (Catalogue #MS 1384)

Vision at Covenant

Vision at Covenant

(2011 rel; CD recording)

Murray Forbes Somerville, organ

Raven Records (Catalogue #OAR-931)

Ghosts: Solos and Duets

Ghosts: Solos and Duets

(2009 rel; digital download)

Paul Wehage, saxophone
Phillip Digby and Maurice Smith, violins

Beauport Classical (Catalogue #BC2907)

Soliloquy

Soliloquy

(2006 rel; CD recording)

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (Sean O’Boyle, conductor)

ABC Classics (Catalogue #476 7929)

Music for a Sunday Afternoon

Music for a Sunday Afternoon

(2003 rel; CD recording)
  • Invocation (2000) for Solo Flute and String Orchestra

Laurel Ann Maurer, flute
Serenade Chamber Orchestra of Armenia, Jeff Manookian, conductor

4Tay Records (Catalogue #CD4027)