Friday, December 20, 2013

New Albany CD: George Walker's 'Mass' & 'Psalms 96 & 117' by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra & Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 83 by George Walker, Piano

Albany Records Troy1447 (2013)

George Walker has a website at and is featured at

Albany Records Troy 1447 was released in November of 2013.  The record label gives this overview of the recording at

George Walker, the composer | George Walker, the pianist.

A major historical recording featuring George Walker as composer, with the 1977 recording of his Mass by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sergiu Comissiona and George Walker as pianist in a live concert from 1956 with the Eastman Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Howard Hanson. In addition there are two works for choir performed by the Morgan State College Choir conducted by Dr. Nathan Carter.

George Walker, composer
Claudia Lindsay, soprano, Norma Hirsch, alto, William Brown, tenor, Abraham Lind-Oquendo, baritone, Morgan State College Choir, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Sergiu Comissiona, conductor

George Walker, composer
Psalm 117
Morgan State College Choir, Dr. Nathan Carter, conductor

George Walker, composer
Psalm 96
Morgan State College Choir, Dr. Nathan Carter, conductor

Johannes Brahms, composer
Concerto for Piano No. 2 in B Flat Major, Op. 83
George Walker, piano, Eastman Philharmonia Orchestra, Howard Hanson, conductor

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