Track listing



THE MUSIC OF Michael G. Cunningham


01 Prisms (4 movements)  Dec. 9, l969   6:02

Madeline Schatz violin

Raymond Stillwell viola

Gretchen Elliot cello


02 Polyphonies  Feb. 10, 1970  3:15

William Albin xylophone

Richard Henton tom-toms

Michael Berkowitz bass drum, cymbals

Emily Kromer timpani

George Gaber conductor


03 Piano Sonata Op. 33 (3 movements) May 19, 1970   8:34

Patricia Montgomery piano


04 Images (in 4 Panels) Nov. 5, 1970   3:55

Raymond Stillwell violin

Paul Friedhoff cello

John Hyslop bass

Kent Hart conductor


05 Phases (2 movements) Dec. 8, 1970   4:04

Gregory Imboden bass clarinet

Mary Jane Rupert harp


06 Statements (2 movements) March 23, 1971  5:37

James Kasprowicz trombone

Marta Senra piano


07 Concertant (3 movements) April  29, 1971 8:01

David Short & Marshelle Coffman trumpets

Patricia Hackbarth horn

James Kasprowicz trombone

David Pack tuba


08 Triple Sonata (4 movements)  April 29, 1971   12:00

Alice Meredith flute

John Scott clarinet

M.G. Cunningham piano


09 Terzett  Nov. 10, 1972   3:25

Pakala Fernandez, Harry Bell, Thom Gustavson horns


10 Scenario (Prelude and 4 Scenes) March 26, 1973   7:16

Robin Kennedy, Tom Miller, Stan Jaworski, John Fedderson, Bill Moehlenhoff each playing multiple instruments

George Gaber conductor


11 Noetical Rounds April 29, 1971   7:49

Madeline Schatz violin

Barbara Reising oboe

Michael Berkowitz marimba

John Hyslop bass

Kent Hart conductor



Recorded 1969-1973 at the Indiana University School Of Music (later known as Jacobs School of Music) in Bloomington IN


Special thanks to the recording staff and engineers during those years.



Executive Producer Bob Lord


Executive A&R Sam Renshaw

A&R Director Brandon MacNeil


VP, Audio Production Jeff LeRoy

Audio Director Lucas Paquette


VP, Design & Marketing Brett Picknell

Art Director Ryan Harrison

Design Edward A. Fleming

Publicity Patrick Niland, Sara Warner






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