JOHN WION LIVE - A RETROSPECTIVE - 2 CDS $19.95
This retrospective of my career to accompany my memoir (Wood, Silver and Gold - lulu.com) contains selections from live performances of solos with orchestra, piano, or tape by Hofmann, Bloch, Dutilleux, Davidovsky, Humble, Reinecke, Saint-Saëns, Lovelock, Molique, Prokofiev, Bach, Messaien, Boulez, Doppler, Briccialdi, and Ibert; chamber music of Foote, Mozart, and Romberg; and excerpts from operas of Mozart, Strauss, Bizet, Thomas, and Donizetti. Details.
JOHN WION PLAYS FRENCH FLUTE SOLOS CD $9.95
Godard Suite, Pessard Andalouse, Fauré Fantaisie/Morceau, Brun Romance, Gaubert Nocturne & Allegro Scherzando, Massenet Morceau, Ganne Andante & Scherzo, Taffanel Andante Pastorale & Scherzettino, Enesco Cantabile & Presto, Duvernoy Concertino, Périlhou Ballade.
"A delightful album of short pieces ... beautifully played and well recorded" (Pan)
"His dazzling mastery of the French literature is evident in this comprehensive survey.....The performances and recording are all first rate and impressive with an openness of tone, intensity of vibrato and clean technique that make these very subtle and complicated pieces sound effortless...This album is a "must-have" for every flute student and teaching studio" The Flute Network.
I no longer have commercial copies of this CD but will burn single copies if ordered. Try cdbaby.com or Flute World first.
JOHN WION PLAYS BERNHARD MOLIQUE (1802 - 1869) CD $9.95.
Concerto in D Minor, Op. 69, for flute & Orchestra - Allegro - Andante espressivo - Rondo
Duo, Op. 3, for flute & violin
Quintet, Op. 35, for flute & strings - Allegro - Scherzo - Andante - Rondo
"Molique's music is splendid...a joy to listen to...Wion plays this music with great panache..a real artist." (Pan)
JOHN WION PLAYS BERNHARD ROMBERG (1767 - 1841) CD $ 9.95.
Concerto in B Minor, Op. 17, for flute & orchestra - Allegro maestoso - Andante grazioso - Allegretto "gave soloist John Wion every opportunity to display brilliant technique and a stream of tone of unbroken purity - a magnificent exposition of flute playing in excelsis" (Brisbane Courier Mail)
Divertimento in G Major, Op. 27, for flute & strings
Quintet in G Major for flute & strings - Allegro - Minuetto - Andante poco Adagio - Rondo "is a refreshing work which amply displays the composer's masterful handling of this medium ...the first two movements are reminiscent of Haydn and Mozart - with the rich opening string writing of the Andante and the bouncing rhythmic drive of the Rondo, Romberg's music blossoms forth" (Newport Daily News)
"music of high quality. These performances are excellent." Robert Bigio, Pan.
JOHN WION - SOLO FLUTE
An anthology of unaccompanied music by C.P.E. Bach, J.S. Bach, Berio, Bozza, Debussy, Hindemith, Honegger, Ibert, Kuhlau, Nielsen, Telemann, Varèse. MHS 513074/313074
no longer available from MHS - please email me.
MUSIC OF STEPHEN GRYC
This talented member of the Hartt faculty has written several effective pieces for flute, including the concerto "The Moon's Mirror" which he wrote for me. Also on this CD are his Five Preludes for solo flute, "Delicate Balances" for flute and guitar, and "Six Mechanicals" for flute, oboe, and harpsichord. OPUS 1 - 166
A newer work, "Shadowdance" for flute and piano, is included on the CD "Dreams and Nocturnes" CENTAUR CRC2595
These are available from record stores.
SHAPE NOTES by DAVID MACBRIDE.
This fascinating three movement piece for flute and two percussion players is contained in a CD of percussion music by this Hartt composer. INNOVA 525.
My earlier LP recordings are no longer available but are listed in my Discography.