Lithuanian Soundscape


Lithuanian Classics

Title: Jeronimas Kačinskas. Music for Choir

Tracks: 1. Haec Dies 2. Te lucis ante 3. Confirma Hoc 4–7. Missa brevis 8. Travel Song 9. You Are, Heaven 10. Birch Tree 11. Lithuanian Pathways 12. The Sun is Setting 13. Little Amber 14. Bellflowers 15. Through the Woods 16. Oh, What Happened 17. Short Fantasy 18. Terra tremuit 19. Rex Christe 20. Nativity Hymn 21. Maria 22. Virgin, Mother 23. Great and Mighty 24. Credo

Performers: Jauna Muzika Choir of Vilnius Municipality / cond. Vaclovas Augustinas (1–16, 18–24), Dainius Sverdiolas (organ; 2, 17, 18)

Record company (year of release): Lithuanian Music Information and Publishing Centre, LMIPC CD 052, 2008

Contact: info@mic.lt

Title: Jonas Nabažas. Song About Sadness and Joy

Tracks: 1. Song About Sadness and Joy 2–5. Piano Sonata 6–8. Piano Trio 9–12. String Quartet No.1

Performers: Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra / cond. Modestas Pitrėnas (1), Birutė Vainiūnaitė (piano; 2–5), Darius Dikšaitis (violin; 6–8), Gediminas Dačinskas (viola; 6–8), Eugenijus Žarskus (piano; 6–8), Chordos String Quartet (9–12)

Record company (year of release): Lithuanian Music Information and Publishing Centre, LMIPC CD 053, 2008

Contact: info@mic.lt

Title: Julius Juzeliūnas. The Game

Tracks: Opera in two parts 1. Introduction 2. 1st Part. Scene One: Traps 3. 1st Part. Scene Two: Traps 4. 1st Part. Scene Three: The Judge 5. 1st Part. Scene Four: The Advocate 6. 1st Part. Scene Five: The Choir 7. 1st Part. Scene Six: The Judge, The Prosecutor, Pilet 8. 2nd Part. Scene Seven: Traps 9. 2nd Part. Scene Eight: Prosecutor 10. 2nd Part. Scene Nine: The Judge, The Prosecutor, Pilet 11. 2nd Part. Scene Ten: The Prosecutor

Performers: Tomas Ladiga, bass (Alfredo Traps), Mindaugas Zimkus, tenor (The Judge), Rafailas Karpis, tenor (The Prosecutor), Arūnas Malikėnas, baritone (The Advocate), Egidijus Dauskurdis, bass (Pilet), Jovita Vaškevičiūtė, mezzo-soprano (Simone), Joana Gedmintaitė, soprano (Madam Gygax), Brevis Chamber Choir, Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra / cond. Gintaras Rinkevičius

Record company (year of release): Lithuanian Music Information and Publishing Centre, LMIPC CD 050, 2009

Contact: info@mic.lt

Title: Mikas Petrauskas. Birutė. First Lithuanian National Opera

Tracks: Opera in two acts 1. Overture 2. Act 1. Scene One: Birutė’s Lament 3. Act 1. Scene Two: Sundstein and his entourage 4. Act 1. Scene Three: Procession. Priestesses’ chorus 5. Act 1. Scene Four: Argument (between the Elder, Sundstein, brothers and soldiers) 6. Act 1. Scene Five: Birutė and Sundstein’s Duet. Birutė’s aria. Prayer (Birutė and brothers). Birutė and brothers’ trio. Chorus. Elder’s word 7. Act 1. Scene Six: Lizdeika and folk. Chorus 8. Act 2. Scene One: Introduction. Priestesses’ chorus 9. Act 2. Scene Two: Birutė and priestesses. Scene Three: Priestesses without Birutė 10. Act 2. Scene Four: Priest’s hymn. Scene Five: Priestesses’ chorus 11. Act 2. Scene Six: Birutė. Scene Seven: Kęstutis. Old Priest. Harvesters’ chorus behind the stage 12. Birutė’s aria 13. Harvesters’ chorus. Act 2. Scene Eight: Kęstutis, folk 14. Act 2. Scene Nine: High Priest, priestesses Scene Ten: Kęstutis, High Priest Scene Eleven: Old Priest’s song. Kęstutis, High Priest 15. Act 2. Scene Twelve: Kęstutis, High Priest, Birutė, folk 16. Closing chorus

Performers: Asta Krikščiūnaitė, soprano (Birutė), Sigitas Račkys, actor (Elder of Palanga, Birutė’s father), Audrius Rubežius, tenor (Birutė’s brother), Giedrius Žalys, baritone (Birutė’s brother), Arnoldas Jalianiauskas, actor (Kęstutis, Duke of Samogitia), Arūnas Malikėnas, baritone (Old Priest), Rafailas Karpis, tenor (Sundstein, head of crusaders), Ferdinandas Jakšys, actor (Lizdeika, High Priest), Gediminas Storpirštis, actor (Priest), Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra, Kaunas State Choir, conductor Modestas Pitrėnas

Record company (year of release): Cantus firmus, 2009

Contact: info@cantusfirmus.lt

Title: M. K. Čiurlionis. Piano Works Performed by Vytautas Landsbergis (2-CD set)

CD 1 Tracks: 1. Nocturne in F sharp minor (VL 178) 2. Moment Musical in D flat major (VL 163a) 3. Moment Musical in F sharp minor (VL 163) 4. Prelude in B minor (VL 182a) 5. Impromptu in F sharp minor (VL 181) 6. Mazurka – Moment Musical (VL 180a) 7. I’m Lost, My Mother (VL 291) 8. Dedication (VL 169) 9. Prelude in D flat major (VL 250) 10. Little Song (VL 199) 11. Mazurka in E flat minor (VL 161) 12. Mazurka in G major (VL 170) 13. Mazurka in E minor (VL 172) 14. Mazurka in A minor (VL 171) 15. I’ve Sown the Rue (VL 280) 16. Prelude in D minor (VL 239) 17. Mazurka in D minor (VL 194) 18. Mazurka in E flat minor (VL 222) 19. Mazurka in B minor (VL 234) 20. Mazurka in G flat major (VL 193) 21. Prelude in F sharp minor (VL 185) 22. Angelus Domini (VL 184) 23. Prelude in B major (VL 186) 24. Pastorale, (VL 187) 25. Prelude in C minor (VL 189) 26. Prelude in F major/A minor (VL 188) 27. Elegy (VL 191) 28. Prelude in F minor (VL 197) 29. Postlude (VL 240)

Performers: Vytautas Landsbergis (piano; 1-29)

CD 2 Tracks: 1. Prelude in G major (VL 339) 2. Prelude in C major (VL 327) 3. Mother, I Want to Sleep (VL 281) 4. Prelude in G major (VL 338) 5. Prelude in G minor (VL 342) 6. Prelude in G minor (VL 304) 7. Fugue in B flat minor (VL 345) 8. I Was Feeding My Horse (VL 292) 9. “Oh, Maiden, Where Have You Been”, three variations (VL 283) 10. Prelude in G minor (VL 248) 11. “Oh, Mother”, two variations (VL 277) 12. “Oh, Forest, Forest”, five variations (VL 276) 13. Untitled (VL 310) 14. Music for the Whit Sunday (VL 337a) 15. Pater Noster (VL 260) 16. “Run, You Fields”, four variations (VL 279) 17. Prelude in B minor (VL 333) 18. Did the Winds Blow (VL 274) 19. Seven variations on the nine-tone row Sefaa Esec (VL 258) 20. Prelude in C major (VL 331) 21. Prelude on the six-tone row (VL 256) 22. Autumn (VL 294) 23. Prelude in D minor, from Diptych (VL 295) 24. Oh, My Mother (VL 340) 25. Prelude in D minor (VL 325) 26. Prelude in A major (VL 335) 27. The Willow on a Hill (VL 289) 28. Concord”, fragment from tone poem “The Sea” (VL 255)

Performers: Vytautas Landsbergis (piano; 1-28)

Record company (year of release): Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society, 2009

Contact: info@filharmonija.lt


Promotional Releases

Title: zoom in 7. new music from Lithuania

Tracks: 1. Marius Baranauskas. A Song for Space 2. Vytautas V. Jurgutis. Terra tecta 3. Justė Janulytė. Aquarelle 4. Egidija Medekšaitė. Phasing 5. Ramūnas Motiekaitis. Music of Silent Things 6. Arturas Bumšteinas. Esperantosound 7. Ugnė Giedraitytė. Panneau 8. Raminta Šerkšnytė. Mountains in the Mist

Performers: Gaida Ensemble (1), Mindaugas Bačkus (cello; 2) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir / cond. Paul Hillier (3), Vilniaus Bassoon Quartet (4), St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra / cond. Donatas Katkus (5), Lithuanian State Wind Orchestra Trimitas / cond. Ugnius Vaiginis (6), Vytautas Giedraitis (clarinet; 7), Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra / cond. Robertas Šervenikas (7, 8)

Record company (year of release): Lithuanian Music Information and Publishing Centre, LMIPC CD 054, 2008

Contact: info@mic.lt

Title: Musical Deserts

Tracks: 1. Jonas Dambrauskas. Don’t Come This Saturday 2. Algimantas Kubiliūnas. On Every Hill 3. Dalia Kairaitytė. Images of Samogitia 4. Giedrius Kuprevičius. On the Hill 5. Zita Bružaitė. White Impression 6. Vidmantas Bartulis. Ave Maria 7. Daiva Rokaitė-Dženkaitienė. Regina coeli 8. Algirdas Brilius. Agnus Dei 9. Vladas Švedas. Blazing Trees

Performers: Kaunas State Choir (1–9), Karolina Beinarytė (violin; 5), Beata Andriuškevičienė (piano; 5), conductors: Regina Kamičaitienė (2), Algimantas Mišeikis (7), Petras Bingelis (1, 3–6, 8, 9)

Record company (year of release): Kaunas Philharmonic Society, 2009

Contact: info@kaunofilharmonija.lt


Composers’ / Performers’ Self-releases

Title: Duo Strimaitis. Pas de deux

Tracks: 1. Arvydas Malcys. Different Corners 2. Antanas Kučinskas. Scratched Duo 3. Vaida Striaupaitė-Beinarienė. Preludio e saltarello 4. Antanas Jasenka. NYC_001 5. Diana Čemerytė. Pas de deux 6. Vytautas Barkauskas. Dialogues 7. Antanas Jasenka. NYC_001 (music+video score; video by Džiugas Katinas)

Performers: Aidas Strimaitis (violin; 1–7), Eglė Strimaitienė (piano; 1–7)

Record company (year of release): New Music Communication Centre, NMKC 02, 2008

Contact: info@nmkc.lt

Title: Zita Bružaitė. Sonnets and Dances

Tracks: 1. Sonnet I 2. Sonnet II “Rain Loves Me” 3. Sonnet III “Alla Luna” 4. Sonnet IV 5. Sonnet V “A Cristo crucificado” 6. Sonnet VI 7. Sonnet VII “Winter's Tale” 8. Dance in Re(d) 9. Dance in Blue

Performers: Andrius Radziukynas (flute; 1, 8), Giedrė Vitkauskienė (violin; 1), Vidas Jackūnas (cello; 1), Saulius Auglys (marimba; 1), Skaidra Jančaitė (soprano; 2), Aušra Bartkevičiūtė (piano; 2), Kaunas String Quartet (2), Sabina Martinaitytė (soprano; 3) Robertas Beinaris (oboe; 3), Audronė Eitmanavičiūtė (piano; 3), Armonas Trio (4), Natalija Katilienė (soprano; 5), Vilniaus Arsenalas Ensemble (5), Antanas Taločka (clarinet; 6), Aidas Strimaitis (viola; 6), Rūta Mikelaitytė (piano; 6), Irena Milkevičiūtė (soprano; 7), Birutė Vainiūnaitė (piano; 7), Julius Černius (clarinet; 8), Mindaugas Bačkus (cello; 8), Rokas Zubovas (piano; 8), Collegium String Quartet (9)

Record company (year of release): New Music Communication Centre, 2008

Contact: info@nmkc.lt

Title: Antanas Kučinskas. Visual Music (mini DVD)

Tracks: 1. Circle of Fifths 2. Magic Flute 3. Grand Piano 4. Lied 5. In Lithuania

Performers: Giedrė Žiliukaitė (violin; 1), Aidas Strimaitis (violin; 1), Gediminas Dačinskas (viola; 1), Darius Gedvilas (flute; 2), Antanas Kučinskas (piano; 3), Tomas Žiburkus (piano; 3), Skaidra Jančaitė (soprano; 4), Arvydas Kirda (concertina; 5), Kazys Stonkus (concertina; 5), Džiugas Katinas (video; 1–5)

Record company (year of release): New Music Communication Centre, 2008

Contact: info@nmkc.lt

Title: Faustas Latėnas. ...in extremis...

Tracks: 1. ...In extremis... 2. Four Preludes for Piano 3–5. A Look Through the Window on the Eight-floor 6. 47 Microgames and Fugue 7. Rondo Sonata for Saxophone and Piano 8. P.S.

Performers: String Quartet ArtVio (1), Indrė Baikštytė (piano; 2, 6), Dalia Balsytė (piano; 3–5), Martynas Švėgžda von Bekker (violin; 3–5), Albertas Šivickis (cello; 3–5), Petras Vyšniauskas (saxophone; 7), Lina Šatkutė (piano; 7)

Record company (year of release): Faustas Latėnas, 2008

Contact: flatenas@yahoo.com

 

 

Title: Arvydas Malcys. Impetus

Tracks: 1. Impetus 2. A Presentiment of You 3–5. Trombone Concerto 6. Eccentric Bolero

Performers: Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra (1, 3–5, 6), Latvian National Symphony Orchestra (2), Marius Balčytis (trombone; 3–5), conductors: Mstislav Rostropovich (1), Olari Elts (2), Robertas Šervenikas (3–5), Juozas Domarkas (6)

Record company (year of release): Arvydas Malcys, 2008

Contact: malcys@gmail.com

 

 

Title. Arvydas Malcys. Four Concertos

Tracks: 1–3. Clarinet Concerto 4. Viola Concerto 5–6. Piano Concerto 7. Vox clamantis in deserto

Performers: Roger Arve Vigulf (clarinet; 1–3), Harmut Rohde (viola; 4), Guoda Gedvilaitė (piano; 5, 6), Camilla Hoitenga (flute; 7), Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra / cond. Robertas Šervenikas (1–7)

Record company (year of release): Arvydas Malcys, 2008

Contact: malcys@gmail.com

 

 

Title: Arvydas Malcys. Cleaved Silence

Tracks: 1. Cleaved Silence 2–4. Concerto for Clarinet and Chamber Orchestra 5–7. Plexus 6–7. Concerto for Piano and Chamber Orchestra 8. Milky Way

Performers: Roger Arve Vigulf (clarinet; 2–4), Guoda Gedvilaitė (piano; 6, 7), Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra / cond. Robertas Šervenikas (1–8)

Record company (year of release): Arvydas Malcys, 2008

Contact: malcys@gmail.com

 

 

Title: Vytautas Germanavičius. Compositions for Lithuanian Traditional Instruments

Tracks: 1. California Sketches 2. Dance of the Cranes 3. Ringing Mountaintops 4. Duo No.2 5. Double Takes 6. Snowing Magnolia Blossom 7. Cadenza 8. Le Désir 9. Falling Drops

Performers: Irmantas Andriūnas (birbynės, lamzdelis, clarinet; 1–4, 7–9), Joana Gedmintaitė (soprano; 5, 8), Aistė Bružaitė (kanklės; 6), Danielius Rozovas (accordion; 7), Rusnė Mataitytė (violin; 9), Albina Šikšniūtė (piano; 9)

Record company (year of release): Vytautas Germanavičius, VGR 001, 2008

Contact: vgermana@gmail.com

Title: Vytautas Germanavičius. Unknown Spaces

Tracks: 1. Expression 2. The Endless Summer of the Southern Isles 3. Another Space 4. Eos 5. NidaMannGrieg 6. Spaces of Silence 7. Pyramid Sonata 8. Black Shadows – White Shadows 9. Duet No.1

Performers: Chordos String Quartet (1, 7, 8), Giedrius Gelgotas (flute; 2), Andrius Žiūra (clarinet; 2), Dainius Puodžiukas (violin; 2), Robertas Bliškevičius (viola; 2, 9), Rūta Tamutytė (cello; 2, 9), Gintarė Skerytė (soprano; 3), Darius Gedvilas (flute; 3), Mindaugas Gecevičius (horn; 3), Edmundas Kulikauskas (cello; 3), Arvydas Malcys (cello; 3), Jonas Armonas (cello; 3), Mindaugas Piečaitis (conductor; 3), Klaus Burger (tuba; 4), Armonas Trio (5); Joana Gedmintaitė (soprano; 6), Sergejus Okruško (piano; 7), Raimondas Sviackevičius (accordion; 8)

Record company (year of release): Domus Artis, CDDA-003, 2009

Contact: vgermana@gmail.com

Title: Works by Lithuanian Composers for Big Band

Tracks: 1. Zita Bružaitė. Hacker’s Dance 2. Antanas Kučinskas. Looped & Unlooped 3. Antanas Jasenka. bb machine 4. Gintaras Sodeika. Safety Curtain 5. Arturas Bumšteinas. Esperantosound 6. Ignas Krunglevičius. Elections 7. Ramūnas Motiekaitis. Seen and Unseen 8. Loreta Narvilaitė. A Night when Petals are Washed out by Rain 9. Linas Rimša. Enjoying Christmas’99

Performers: Big Band of the Lithuanian State Wind Orchestra Trimitas / cond. Ugnius Vaiginis (1–9), Petras Vyšniauskas (saxophone; 1), Dainius Veršulis (live electronics; 1), Viktoras Diawara (rap; 9), DJ Mamania (scratching; 9)

Record company (year of release): New Music Communication Centre, NMKC 005, 2009

Contact: info@nmkc.lt

Title: Kaunas String Quartet. The Coming One

Tracks: Vidmantas Bartulis: 1. Occasional Get-togethers When We Dance Passionate Dances, Recollect Our Deceased Friends, and Sentimental Reminiscences Come Flooding Back 2. No One's Rose 3. The Coming One 4. I'm Seeing My Friend Off and We Are Taking the Last Look at the Snow-covered February Trees... 5. Four Consolations for a Sad Cello and a Song Without Words 6. We Sing Reservedly in the Presence of the Unknown

Performers: Kaunas String Quartet: Karolina Beinarytė (violin; 1, 3, 5, 6), Dalia Terminaitė (violin; 3, 6), Eglė Karžinauskaitė (viola; 3, 6), Saulius Bartulis (cello; 1–6); Žilvinas Brazauskas (clarinet; 1), Lina Krėpštaitė (piano; 1–4, 6), Giedrius Prunskus (baritone; 2)

Record company (year of release): Kaunas String Quartet, 2009

Contact: sbartulis@takas.lt

Title: Aidija. Lithuanian Choir Music

Tracks: 1. Nomeda Valančiūtė. The Rain on Thin Glass Legs 2. Onutė Narbutaitė. Summer 3. Vidmantas Bartulis. The Handsome Locomotive 4. Algirdas Martinaitis. Tributary 5. Kristina Vasiliauskaitė. And the Bird Came Flying 6. Lithuanian folk song. What a Drone 7. Vaclovas Augustinas. Stomping Bride 8. Antanas Kučinskas. Chant About Approaching Death 9. Mindaugas Urbaitis. Strolling Over the Groves and Fields 10. Vytautas Montvila. Zither Sounds 11. Juozas Gruodis. Zither Sounds

Performers: Aidija Chamber Choir / cond. Romualdas Gražinis (1–11)

Record company (year of release): Aidija, 2009

Contact: aidija@yahoo.com

Title: AndriusPuplauskis. Bassoon in Lithuanian

Tracks: 1. Vytautas Mikalauskas. Introduction 2–4. Algimantas Bražinskas. Sonatina 5. Vytautas Barkauskas. Rondo capriccioso 6. Balys Dvarionas. Theme with Variations 7. Vaida Striaupaitė-Beinarienė. Mosaic III

Performers: Andrius Puplauskis (bassoon; 1–7), Daumantas Kirilauskas (piano; 1–6)

Record company (year of release): Andrius Puplauskis, 2009

Contact: apuplauskis@gmail.com

Title: Stories {Not} for Children

Tracks: 1–2. Vidmantas Bartulis. Why? 3–6. Algimantas Kubiliūnas. Songs, Merry and Sad 7–10. Giedrius Kuprevičius. Three Songs plus One 11–17. Feliksas Bajoras. Carnival 18. Zita Bružaitė. Triolets 19–27. Anatolijus Šenderovas. Know That Cow

Performers: Giedrius Prunskus (baritone; 1–27), Lina Krėpštaitė (piano; 1–27)

Record company (year of release): Giedrius Prunskus & Lina Krėpštaitė, 2009

Contact: lina_festival@yahoo.com

Title: Giedrė Kaukaitė (2-CD set)

CD 1: On the Road in the Big Skies. Music by Lithuanian Composers

Tracks: 1. Samogitian folk song. Oh Jazi Jazieli 2. Balys Dvarionas. I Sowed Rue, I Sowed Mint 3. Balys Dvarionas. Once Upon a Time 4. Stasys Šimkus. Oh Why Do You Cry, Sister 5. Stasys Šimkus. Broken Flower 6. Stasys Šimkus. Father Went to the Woods 7. Stasys Šimkus. I Was Scorned 8. Justinas Bašinskas. Sweet Lamb 9. Justinas Bašinskas. Green Oak Tree 10. Justinas Bašinskas. Maidens’ Bench Bended 11. Justinas Bašinskas. Currant Berry 12. Juozas Gruodis. Poppies 13. Juozas Gruodis. Cornflowers 14. Juozas Gruodis. Spring Night in Berlin 15. Juozas Gruodis. Feather-brain 16. Jonas Nabažas. Washing Feet by the River 17. Jonas Nabažas. Eight Winds 18. Jonas Nabažas. I Don’t Know 19. Konstancija Brundzaitė. Two Laments 20–22. Vytautas Jurgutis. Čiurlionis’ Sketchbook 23. Rimvydas Žigaitis. The Wedding Ring 24. Vytautas Laurušas. Fish 25. Algimantas Bražinskas. Two Laments and Sacrifice 26. Bronius Kutavičius. On the Shore

Performers: Giedrė Kaukaitė (soprano; 1–26), Vytautas Korys (piano; 2–18, 23–25), Gražina Ručytė (piano; 19–22), Donatas Katkus, Stasė Kuncienė, Algimantas Nemanis, Petras Radzevičius (violas; 26)

CD 2: The Ringing Brook. Songs by Feliksas Bajoras

Tracks: 1. The Birch Tree Has Grown 2. Oh Dear Good 3. Sweet Cherry Tree 4. Deaf Forest 5. Ma Raised Me 6. Lullaby 7. By Daddy's Grannary 8–18. Suite of Stories 19–23. Wedding Songs 24–28. Calendar Ceremonial Songs 29. In Father's Garden 30. Ritaujoja, Sister 31. Rode Day and Night 32–38. War Songs

Performers: Giedrė Kaukaitė (soprano; 1–38), Gražina Ručytė (piano; 1–18, 29–31), Folk instruments ensemble under the direction of Feliksas Bajoras (19–23), Musica Humana Ensemble (24–28), Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra / cond. Juozas Domarkas (32–28)

Record company (year of release): Lithuanian Musicians’ Union, LMSMBCD 087–088, 2009

Contact: muzsajunga@takas.lt

Title: acCORPUS simulacrum. Lithuanian new chamber music for accordion

Tracks: 1. Žibuoklė Martinaitytė. Driving Force 2. Jurgita Mieželytė. Shadows 3. Ramūnas Motiekaitis. Surrounded 4. Justė Janulytė. Aria 5. Vaida Striaupaitė-Beinarienė. TubAccordo Duo 6. Anatolijus Šenderovas. Songs of Shulamith

Performers: Raimondas Sviackevičius (accordion; 1–6), Marius Balčytis (trombone; 1), Liudas Mockūnas (saxophone; 1), Mindaugas Bačkus (cello; 2, 4, 6), Sergijus Kirsenka (tuba; 5)

Record company (year of release): Raimondas Sviackevičius, 2009

Contact: raimondas@sviackevicius.com

Title: Keyword. Musica Humana Ensemble

Tracks: 1. Vaida Striaupaitė-Beinarienė. Keyword 2. Vaida Striaupaitė-Beinarienė. Mosaic I 3. Osvaldas Balakauskas. Duetti Concertanti 4. Arūnas Navakas. Cadenza 5–7. Osvaldas Balakauskas. Concerto for Oboe, Marimba and Strings 8. Arvydas Malcys. Milky Way

Performers: Justinas Mačys (flute; 1), Ona Jonaitytė (flute; 3, 8), Algirdas Vizgirda (flute; 4), Robertas Beinaris (oboe; 1–3, 5–8), Saulius Auglys (marimba; 5–7), Raimundas Jasiukaitis (cello; 4), Gediminas Kviklys (harpsichord; 4), Musica Humana Ensemble (1, 3, 5–8)

Record company (year of release): Musica Humana, MHCD009, 2009

Contact: musica-humana@filharmonija.lt


Commercial Releases

Title: Vytautas Barkauskas. Sun

Tracks: 1. Sun 2–4. Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra 5–9. Symphony No.5 10. Konzertstück für Orchester No. 2

Performers: Yuri Bashmet (viola; 2–4), Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra (1–10), conductors: Robertas Šervenikas (1–9), Juozas Domarkas (10)

Record company (year of release): Avie Records, AV2163, 2008

Contact: info@avierecords.com

Title: David’s Song. David Geringas plays Anatolijus Šenderovas

Tracks: 1. Sonata 2. Cantus I 3. Songs of Sulamith 4. Cantus II 5. David’s Song

Performers: David Geringas (cello; 1–5), Pavel Giunter (percussion; 1, 3), Tatjana Geringas (piano; 2), Geir Draugsvoll (bayan; 3), Arkady Gotesman (percussion; 3), Vilnius String Quartet (5)

Record company (year of release): Profil Medien GmbH, PH9005, 2008

Contact: Profil.Medien@arcor.de

 

 

Title: Discorsi. David Geringas plays Vytautas Laurušas

Tracks: 1–3. Discorso concitato 4–5. Concento di corde 6–7. Madrigale strumentale 8. Concerto da camera

Performers: David Geringas (cello; 1–8), Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra / cond. Gintaras Rinkevičius (1–3), Vytautas Sondeckis (cello; 4–5), Algirdas Budrys (clarinet; 6, 7), Petras Geniušas (piano; 6, 7), Armonas Cello Ensemble (8)

Record company (year of release): Profil Medien GmbH, PH9064, 2009

Contact: Profil.Medien@arcor.de

 

 

Title: The Works of Lithuanian Composers for Piano and Symphony Orchestra

Tracks: 1–4. Balys Dvarionas. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No.1 in G minor 5. Balys Dvarionas. At the Old Belfry (encore) 6–8. Vytautas Bacevičius. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No.4 Op.67 9–11. Osvaldas Balakauskas. Mountain Sonata

Performers: Birutė Vainiūnaitė (piano; 1–11), Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra / cond. Gintaras Rinkevičius (1–4), Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra / cond. Juozas Domarkas (6–11)

Record company (year of release): Lithuanian Radio, LRCD0044, 2008

Contact: rstudija@lrt.lt

Lithuanian Choral Music a cappella: 1990-2008 (2-CD set)

CD 1 Tracks: 1. Vaclovas Augustinas. Hymne à Saint Martin 2. Vaclovas Augustinas. Our Homeland (Pater Noster) 3. Vaclovas Augustinas. On the Other Side of the River 4. Vaclovas Augustinas. Lux Aeterna 5. Zita Bružaitė. The Wind Was Blowing 6. Zita Bružaitė. Sun Is Rising 7. Vytautas V. Barkauskas. Commedia del arte 8. Vytautas V. Barkauskas. Stabat Mater 9. Vidmantas Bartulis. The Little Prayer 10. Tomas Juzeliūnas. Three Pictures on Kristijonas Donelaitis, part III 11. Dalia Kairaitytė. Mouth, Mouth, Don’t Be Fool 12. Jurijus Kalcas. Salve Regina 13. Jurijus Kalcas. Miserere 14. Laurynas Vakaris Lopas. The Rain 15. Laurynas Vakaris Lopas. A Son of the Moon 16. Vytautas Miškinis. Oh, It’s Getting Cold 17. Vytautas Miškinis. Ave Regina Coelorum 18. Vytautas Miškinis. Canticum Canticorum, part I 19. Vytautas Miškinis. Cantate Domino

Performers: Brevis Chamber Choir / cond. Gintautas Venislovas (1, 16), Ąžuoliukas Boys’ Choir / cond. Vytautas Miškinis (2, 17, 19), Jauna Muzika Choir of Vilnius Municipality / cond. Vaclovas Augustinas (3, 4), Choir of Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre / cond. Povilas Gylys (5), Ave Vita Choir of Vilnius Pedagogical University / cond. Saulius Liausa (6), Cantate Domino Choir of Kaunas Vytautas the Great Church / cond. Rolandas Daugėla (7), Chamber Choir of Lithuanian Conservatory / cond. Tadas Šumskas (8), Chamber Choir of Kretinga Culture Centre / cond. Tomas Ambrozaitis (9), Aidija Chamber Choir / cond. Romualdas Gražinis (10), Liepos Female Choir / cond. Audronė Steponavičiūtė-Zubkauskienė (11), Museum Musicum Vocal Ensemble / cond. Vytautas Miškinis (12, 13), Children’s Choir of Lithuanian National Radio and TV / cond. Regina Maleckaitė (14, 15), Polifonija State Choir (18)

CD 2 Tracks: 1. Algirdas Martinaitis. Gaililia Raso 2. Algirdas Martinaitis. Sanctus 3. Algirdas Martinaitis. Saluto alla beata Vergine Maria 4. Jurgita Mieželytė. O ignis spiritus Paracliti 5. Nijolė Sinkevičiūtė. A Night in a Barn 6. Nijolė Sinkevičiūtė. A Poltergeist 7. Giedrius Svilainis. Laudate Dominum 8. Giedrius Svilainis. O quam tristis 9. Jonas Tamulionis. The Sea 10–11. Jonas Tamulionis. Two Alegories with a Bird 12. Jonas Tamulionis. On the Shore 13. Jonas Tamulionis. Rápata pa 14. Loreta Narvilaitė. Winter Games 15. Alvidas Remesa. Pater Noster 16. Kristina Vasiliauskaitė. Ave Maria 17. Laimis Vilkončius. Fortune-Telling 18. Donatas Zakaras. The Prayer of a Cricket

Performers: Children’s Choir of Lithuanian National Radio and TV / cond. Regina Maleckaitė (1, 6, 17), Langas Choir of Vilnius Bernardine’s Church / cond. Rita Kraucevičiūtė (2), Jauna Muzika Choir of Vilnius Municipality / cond. Vaclovas Augustinas (3, 4, 8), Aukuras Choir of Klaipėda Municipality / cond. Alfonsas Vildžiūnas (5), Brevis Chamber Choir / cond. Gintautas Venislovas (7, 10, 11), Virgo Female Choir of Vilnius University / cond. Rasa Gelgotienė (9), Chamber Choir of Lithuanian Conservatory / cond. Tadas Šumskas (12), Choir of Klaipėda Eduardas Balsys Arts Gymnasium / cond. Zita Kariniauskienė (13), Chamber Choir of Kretinga Culture Centre / cond. Tomas Ambrozaitis (15), Vilnius Choir of Vilnius City / cond. Jurijus Kalcas (16), Balsai Vocal Ensemble / cond. Egidijus Kaveckas (18)

Record company (year of release): Lithuanian Folk Culture Centre, LLKC-034, 2008

Contact: j.aleknaviciene@llkc.lt

Title: Feliksas Bajoras. Symphonic Music

Tracks: 1–2. Symphony-Diptych 3–6. Concerto for Violin and Orchestra 7. Exodus I

Performers: Rusnė Mataitytė (violin; 3–6), Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra / cond. Gintaras Rinkevičius (1–7)

Record company (year of release): Naxos, 8.570758, 2009

Title: Giedrius Kuprevičius. Song of the Whale (BOX / I CD)

Tracks: 1. Song of the Whale 2. Blossoms of the Apple-Trees 3. A Dance in the Fog 4. Come, Come... 5. Precautious Dance 6. Cuckoo and Girl 7. A Toy Room 8. Desire 9. With Gershwin / Lady Be Good 10. With Naujalis 11. With Vangelis 12. Dancing with Lightning 13. Hide-and-seek 14. Hoki, hoki

Record company (year of release): Prior Musica, PM 033, 2009

Contact: priormusica@prior.lt

Title: Giedrius Kuprevičius. Other Songs (BOX / III CD)

Tracks: 1–8. Ninewrenches – a suite from the musical 9–16. The Handbell – a suite from the musical film 17–18. Two Folk Songs 19–22. One and Three Songs 23–24. Decamerone – a suite from the rock opera 25–28. Three Songs and a Psalm

Record company (year of release): Prior Musica, PM 034, 2009

Contact: priormusica@prior.lt

Title: Giedrius Kuprevičius. Veronika

Tracks: Musical in two acts 1. Act I. Prologue. Chorus 2. Act I. Medicine Woman, Veronika 3. Act I. Medicine Woman, Chorus 4. Act I. Veronika 5. Veronika and Juozelis 6. Act I. Veronika, Juozelis, Veronika’s Mother-Ghost, Medicine Woman, gooseherd 7. Act I. Chorus 8. Act I. Veronika 9. Act I. Veronika 10. Act I. Veronika 11. Act I. Chorus 12. Act I. Mother-Ghost 13. Act I. Kaikarienė, Juozaponienė, Medicine Woman 14. Act II. Juozaponienė, Kaikaris, Kaikarienė, Medicine Woman, Anicokas, Veronika’s Father, Juozelis 15. Act II. Chorus of the Lithuanian emigrées 16. Act II. Juozelis: Lithuanian Blues 17. Act II. Priest, Rector, Veronika, prudes, chorus: scene in the church 18. Act II. Veronika 19. Act II. Epilogue. Mother-Ghost, Juozelis, priest, Veronika, chorus

Performers: Rasa Ulteravičiūtė, soprano (Veronika), Mindaugas Rojus, baritone (Juozelis), Dalia Kužmarskytė, mezzo-soprano (Mother-Ghost), Svetlana Konstantinova, mezzo-soprano (Medicine Woman), Valerija Balsytė, mezzo-soprano (Kaikarienė), Pranciška Kurmanskienė (Juozaponienė), Valdas Kazlauskas (Kaikaris), Arūnas Ramelis (Anicokas), Artūras Kozlovskis (Veronika’s Father), Vytautas Bytautas (Priest), Stasys Rezgevičius (Rector), Regina Bagdanavičiūtė-Smalienė (Prude), Danguolė Žibkutė (Prude), Karolina Žibkutė (Gooseherd), Chorus and Orchestra of the Klaipėda State Music Theatre / cond. Vytautas Lukočius

Record company (year of release): Klaipėda State Music Theatre, KVMTCD-003, 2009

Contact: giedrius.kuprevicius@gmail.com

Title: Antanas Kučinskas. Parasite

Tracks: 1. Loop in D minor 2. Scratch Duo 3. Lied 4. The Yatvingian Loop 5. Out of Čiurlionis (together with Antanas Jasenka)

Performers: Ingrida Armonaitė (violin; 1), Rimantas Armonas (cello; 1), Irena Uss (piano; 1), Aidas Strimaitis (violin; 2), Eglė Strimaitienė (piano; 2), Skaidra Jančaitė (soprano; 3), Chordos String Quartet (5)

Record company (year of release): Bôłt, BR 1004, 2009

Title: Antanas Jasenka. Ancient Songs

Tracks: 1. Electronic Sutartinės 2. 9 sąnariai (together with Skaidra Jančaitė) 3. Confido 4. Girdėk, girdėk 5. Āryas

Performers: Trys Keturiose (sutartinės singers’ group; 1), Skaidra Jančaitė (soprano; 2, 4, 5), St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra / cond. Donatas Katkus (3), Rūta Tamutytė (cello; 4), Saulius Astrauskas (percussion; 5)

Record company (year of release): Bôłt, BR 1005, 2009

Title: Loop Rituals. Lithuanian Postminimalism

Tracks: 1. Arturas Bumšteinas. Narrator Song 2. Ričardas Kabelis. Mini-Duo 3. Darius Čiūta. Pera5 (fragment) 4. audio_z. Summertime 5. Antanas Kučinskas. Loop in D minor (fragment) 6. Egidija Medekšaitė. Pančami (fragment) 7. Twentytwentyone. Manifesto Spazialista 8. Orlandas Narušis. am/fm 9. Juozas Milašius. Panwshop Accountant 10. Antanas Jasenka. Scan Local Detected 11. Antanas Dombrovskij. 72240 12. Gintas K. 72# 13. Vytautas V. Jurgutis. Tinohi 14. Avaspo. Sausainiukai

Performers: Ulrike Stortz (violin; 2), Martin Stortz (harpsichord; 2), Armonas Trio (5), The Smith Quartet (6)

Record company (year of release): Bôłt, 2009

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