January 2018: New Releases

Our first releases of 2018 are available TODAY!  From the moon to Jupiter, and back again, we've got music that's out of this world! Read on for discovery links, and be sure to let us know which tracks are your favorites! JANUARY RELEASES OUT NOW THE CEILING FLOATS AWAY Matthew Burtner & Rita Dove THE... Continue Reading →

Stormy Weather

A recent article in The Atlantic draws a direct correlation between stormy weather --hurricanes, tornados, typhoons -- and stormy music. When times were stormy in the real world, the weather in ... music was darker, too. Almost three-quarters of the weather-themed songs from the 1950s and 1960s had lyrics that emphasized storminess, with frequent use... Continue Reading →

PARMA Artists Nominated for RoundGlass Music Awards

PARMA Recordings is proud to announce that two of our artists are nominated for Best Classical Music Recording at the RoundGlass Music Awards: "THE SEA KNOWS" from composer Michael Kurek's 2017 Navona release THE SEA KNOWS performed by Ovidiu Marinescu, Vanderbilt Strings, and Robin Fountain "KYRIE" (from Jonathan David Little's 2017 Navona choral album, WOEFULLY... Continue Reading →

Violinist Moonkyung Lee Records Album of Works by Living Composers, Including PARMA Artists!

Photo by Raya on Assignment Acclaimed Korean violinist Moonkyung Lee recently completed recording her second album while visiting the states back in November. Lee's first solo album TCHAIKOVSKY, which released on Navona Records earlier this year, was recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra last summer. The album was wildly successful in streaming after becoming the... Continue Reading →

Henry Wolking and The Inside Story: POWELL CANYONS

Longtime PARMA friend and artist Henry Wolking, a renowned Nevada-based Floridian composer, author, and teacher,  is back again with a full-album of jazz works release POWELL CANYONS on Big Round Records. Today, Wolkings is our next featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities of our artists. Read... Continue Reading →

Remembering Composer Samuel Pellman

It is with a heavy heart that we have to say goodbye to composer Samuel Pellman. Friday morning Pellman lost his life far too soon in a bicycling accident in his home state of New York. Pellman received his undergraduate at Miami University in Ohio and then went to Cornell University where he earned his Masters and... Continue Reading →

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