Release Date: March 1, 2010
Catalog #: NV5804
Format: Digital & Physical
20th Century
Orchestral
Orchestra

The Melodic & Dramatic Howard Richards

Howard Richards composer
Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra | Vit Micka conductor

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Track Listing & Credits

# Title Composer Performer
01 A Frenchman in New York: Part I Howard L. Richards Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra | Vit Micka, conductor 4:14
02 A Frenchman in New York: Part II Howard L. Richards Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra | Vit Micka, conductor 6:16
03 A Frenchman in New York: Part III Howard L. Richards Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra | Vit Micka, conductor 8:07
04 Grandparent's Dance Howard L. Richards Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra | Vit Micka, conductor 2:53
05 Young Daughter's Song Howard L. Richards Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra | Vit Micka, conductor 4:37
06 Baishu and O'Ume Suite: Shogun's Young Handmaidens Howard L. Richards Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra | Vit Micka, conductor 5:28
07 Baishu at the Garden Shrine Howard L. Richards Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra | Vit Micka, conductor 4:28
08 Baishu and O'Ume Suite: O'Ume's Mad Scene Howard L. Richards Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra | Vit Micka, conductor 4:37
09 Stockmarket Rhumba Howard L. Richards Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra | Vit Micka, conductor 2:18
10 Simple Melodies Howard L. Richards Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra | Vit Micka, conductor 8:37
11 Fanfare to Love Howard L. Richards Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra | Vit Micka, conductor 5:11

A Frenchman in New York, Grandparent’s Dance, and Young Daughter’s Song
Recorded September 2006 with the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Vit Micka
Solo trumpetist on Frenchman in New York Petr Nedbal

Shogun’s Young Handmaidens, Baishu at the Garden Shrine, O’ume’s Mad Scene, Stockmarket Rhumba, Simple Melodies, and Fanfare to Love
Recorded November 2007 with the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Vit Micka

Session Engineer Ales Dvorak

Collection Producer Bob Lord

Product Manager Sean Joncas

Mastered by Jonathan Wyner at M-Works

Music selections courtesy of the MMC Recordings

Archive Design Leeann Leftwich Zajas
www.llzdesign.com

Illustrations George Courage
www.georgecouragecreative.com

Artist Information

Howard Richards

Composer

Howard L. Richards Jr. received his first piano lesson when he was six years old and began studying popular piano and trumpet at the age of eight. He attended high school at Culver Military Academy in Indiana and was a member of the Infantry Band for four years. Upon graduating high school, Richards spent one year at the University of Michigan to study Physics, but switched at midyear to major in Music Composition.

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Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra

Orchestra

The Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the foremost and oldest symphony orchestras in the Czech Republic. It is based in the historical capital of Moravia, the city of Olomouc, and has been a leader of music activities in the region for the past 70 years. Its artistic development was directly influenced by distinguished figures from the Czech and international music scene.

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