The PARMA Album of the Day: FIRE & TIME

FIRE & TIME, a compilation album featuring composers Karen A. Tarlow, Stephen Yip, Allen Brings, Paul Osterfield, Steven Block, and Howard Quilling, was released on Navona Records in 2012. The album presents orchestral works united by an expansive and sublime musical vision. With programmatic influences ranging from Jungian philosophy to musings on ancient Korean art to descriptions of contrasting mountain vistas,... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: TURBULENT SKY

TURBULENT SKY, released on Navona Records in November of 2015, presents works by composers Fred Broer, William Coble, and Stephen Yip that explore and celebrate the dramatic fanfare, intricate textures, and variety of timbres possible with the orchestra. The album, which features Stephen Yip's "The Luminous Mystery" was hailed by Gapplegate Classical-Modern Music Review as "finely crafted,... Continue Reading →

PARMA Album of the Day: PAPER CLIPS

  Andy Malloy released his debut PARMA album PAPER CLIPS on Navona Records in 2012. An unabashed champion for the trombone, Malloy commissioned each work on this album specifically to expand the often overlooked instrument's repertoire. These works by Adrienne Albert, Gernot Wolfgang, John Steinmetz, Steven J. Williams, Stephen Yip, and Nick Lane cast the trombone... Continue Reading →

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