Keith Kramer’s Emerge is now available!

Emerge - The New Double Album by Keith Kramer

The new 2-CD set Emerge is now available!. This exciting Navona release features over two hours of never-before released modern classical works by composer Keith Kramer with enhanced content featuring complete scores, concert footage and biographies of the performers featured in the recordings. It is available at many fine music distributors including Amazon, Arkiv Music, CD Universe and iTunes. Works include:

  • Spatial Extremes for solo piano, performed by Joseph Satava
  • Insurmountable for flute and piano, performed by David LaVorgna and Joseph Satava
  • Brink for soprano saxophone and harp, performed Jeremiah Baker and Jacqueline Pollauf
  • Finite… for woodwind quintet, performed by the Capitol Hill Chamber Players,
    featuring David LaVorgna, Wes Nichols, Cheryl Hill, Maude Fish and Beth Graham
  • Wink of an Eye for four clarinets and percussion, performed by Sonora Ensemble,
    featuring Edna Huang, Lynda Dembowski, Carolyn Agria, Denis Maloy and Greg Herron, conducted by Keith Kramer
  • Compact Disparity for chamber orchestra, performed by the Beyond Sonic Boundaries Orchestra,
    featuring David LaVorgna, Gottfried Stoger, David Taylor and Jade Strings: Lisa Lee, Wei Tan, Ching Chen Juhl and Clara Lee, conducted by Keith Kramer
  • Emerge (Symphony No. 1) performed by the Slovak National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kirk Trevor
  • In Double Quadruplicate for chamber orchestra, performed by the Beyond Sonic Boundaries Orchestra
    featuring David LaVorgna, Gottfried Stoger, Joseph Satava, David Taylor and Azimuth Quartet: Nicholas Currie, James Tung, Alice Tung and Adam Gonzalez
  • Cathartic for soprano and chamber orchestra, performed by the Beyond Sonic Boundaries Orchestra
    featuring Jessica Hanel Satava, David LaVorgna, Joseph Satava, and Azimuth Quartet: James Tung, Nicholas Currie, Alice Tung and Adam Gonzalez
  • Inexplicable for flute and string quartet, performed by David LaVorgna and the Mariner String Quartet: Phanos Dymiotis, Nicholas Currie, Michael Strauss and Adam Gonzalez
  • Uncertainty Principle for soprano saxophone and piano, performed by George Weremchuk and Alan Ngim
  • Inside (original version) for solo piano, performed by Hye-Jung Hong
  • Snow for electronic media, realized by Keith Kramer
  • Amalgam for electronic media, realized by Keith Kramer
  • Left Behind (bonus track) for soprano and piano, performed by Helen Garner and Charles Richardson
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About Keith Kramer

Keith Allan Kramer, composer, conductor, recording engineer and guitarist, currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts. His compositions are performed frequently throughout the U.S. as well as internationally. He has studied composition with Thomas DeLio, John Van der Slice and Stuart Saunders Smith. Keith received his D.M.A. in composition from the University of Miami and his M.Mus. in composition from the University of Maryland, College Park. Keith was the President of the Baltimore Composers Forum from 2008-2010, an organization that promotes new music through innovative and cutting edge programming, and currently serves on the board of directors. Recent performances of his work included highly successful all-Kramer programs in New York's Merkin Hall in 2006 and 2010. Keith Kramer's music is at times subtle and restrained, and other times ferocious and demanding. Always searching for new modes of expression, each piece that Keith composes represents another facet of a continuous journey of discovery. His music has been performed and recorded by the Slovak National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kirk Trevor, the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vit Micka, University of Miami Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Stockton, David Taylor, Gottfried Stoger, David LaVorgna, Jessica Hanel Satava, Joseph Satava, Azimuth Quartet, Mariner String Quartet, Pictures on Silence, Jacqueline Pollauf, Noah Getz, The Capitol Hill Chamber Players, Jade Strings, Sonora Ensemble, Alan Ngim, George Weremchuk, Hye-Jung Hong, Jeremiah Baker, Megan Ihnen, Andrew Stewart, Jason Buckwalter and Maiko Suzuki. Keith has collaborated with choreographers Lynne Price, Sonia Synkowski and Lauen Withhart, as well as visual artist Fred Merrill. Keith's latest release is the exciting new double CD set on the Navona label entitled Emerge, featuring over two hours of never-before released music and enhanced content featuring complete scores, concert footage and biographies of the performers featured in the recordings. It is available at many fine music distributors including Amazon, Arkiv Music, CD Universe and iTunes. The title track of Emerge is a twenty-minute orchestral work that is also heard on the Navona release Mementos, which also features great works by Stephen Yip, Jason Barabba and Shawn Crouch. Mementos is available at Amazon, iTunes and many other fine distributors.

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