Contemporary cello with Fred Sherry
On this episode of Sound Currents, explore a retrospective of the ever-evolving career and recordings of cellist Fred Sherry.
From teaching at the Juilliard School and premiering works by prominent composers to collaborating with jazz pianist Chick Corea, Fred Sherry has enjoyed a fruitful and expansive career, introducing audiences around the world to contemporary classical music. Listen to all sorts of works spanning Fred’s vast discography as he talks about each piece, his life, and projects past, present and future.
This week's guest is cellist Fred Sherry.
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Fred Sherry, cellist
String Quartet No. 3 Op. 30 - III. Intermezzo, Allegro moderato
by Arnold Schoenberg
Fred Sherry String Quartet
Waltzes No. 4 - Leggiero
by Fred Lerdahl
Paul Mann with the Odense Symphony Orchestra; Rolf Schulte - violin, Scott Nickrenz - viola, Fred Sherry - cello, Donald Palma - contrabass
Five - Concerto for Amplified Cello & Orchestra - I. Quarter note = 48-52
by Charles Wuorinen
Charles Wuorinen with the Orchestra Of St. Luke's; Fred Sherry - cello
Stray Birds - V. Still, With Utmost Simplicity
by Ursula Mamlok
Speculum Musicae String Quartet; Phyllis Bryn-Julson - soprano, Harvey Sollberger - flute, Fred Sherry - cello
2 Duetti - No. 1 Duettino
by Elliott Carter
Rolf Schulte - violin, Fred Sherry - cello
Children's Songs - Addendum
by Chick Corea
Chick Corea - piano, Ida Kavafian - violin, Fred Sherry - cello
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