Discography

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DEBUT CD
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AMERICAN MUSIC FOR CELLO & PIANO

STEVEN HONIGBERG, CELLO
KATHRYN BRAKE, PIANO
Lukas Foss- Capriccio
David Diamond - Kaddish
Leonard Bernstein- Three Meditations from “Mass
Gunther Schuller- Fantasy for solo cello, Op. 19
Samuel Barber- Sonata Op. 6
Kathryn Brake, Piano


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STEVEN HONIGBERG PLAYS CHOPIN

Nocturne C Sharp Minor
Etude Op. 10, No. 6
Introduction and Polonaise Brillante, Op. 3
Etude Op. 25, No. 7
Grand Duo Concertant in E Major on Themes from Meyerbeer’s Robert le Diable
Nocturne Op. 9, No. 2 in E Flat Major
Sonata in G Minor, Op. 65
Carol Honigberg, Piano



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Homage to Rostropovich

KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI - PER SLAVA (WRITTEN FOR MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH 1986)

 WILLIAM WALTON - PASSACAGLIA (WRITTEN FOR MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICHD 1982)

MOISEI VAINBERG SOLO SONATA OP. 72 (WRITTEN FOR MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH 1960)

 ALBERTO GINASTERA – PUNEÑA NO. 2 OP. 45 “Hommage à Paul Sacher”
(WRITTEN FOR MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH 1977)

MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH – Étude (Moderato)* (1940s MOSCOW)

MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH – Étude (Vivace)* (1940s MOSCOW) 

JOACHIM STUTSCHEWSKY COMPOSITION 1970 (TO MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH)
 
WITOLD  LUTOSLAWSKI - SACHER VARIATION (WRITTEN FOR MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH 1976)

DAVID DIAMOND - CONCERT PIECE* (WRITTEN FOR STEVEN HONIGBERG 1993)

ROBERT STARER – SONG OF SOLITUDE (WRITTEN FOR STEVEN HONIGBERG 1995)

 *Premiere recording



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BEETHOVEN
COMPLETE WORKS FOR CELLO AND PIANO

STEVEN HONIGBERG, CELLO
CAROL HONIGBERG, PIANO
Disc 1;
Sonata No. 1, Op. 5 No. 1
Seven Variations on the Duet Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen
Sonata No. 2, Op. 5 No. 2
Twelve Variations on a Theme from Handel’s Oratorio Judas Maccabaeus

Disc 2
Sonata No. 3, Op. 69
Twelve Variations on a Theme Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen
Sonata No. 4, Op. 102, No. 1
Sonata No. 5, Op. 102, No. 2

Carol Honigberg, Piano



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ERNST TOCH
COMPLETE WORKS FOR CELLO

(1887-1964)
Cello Sonata, op. 50 (1929)
Kathryn Brake, Piano
Concerto for Cello and Chamber Orchestra, Op. 35 (1924-25)
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra
Impromptu for solo Cello in Three Movements, Op. 90c (1963)



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ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD

(1897-1957)
CHAMBER MUSIC
Piano Quintet in E Major, Op. 15 (1920-21)
Suite, Op. 23 for 2 Violins, Cello and Piano-left hand (1930)



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DARKNESS & LIGHT

Music Performed in Concert from
The Chamber Music Series at the
Holocaust Memorial Museum

STEVEN HONIGBERG, MUSIC DIRECTOR

Paul Ben-Haim - Sonatina for Piano, Op. 38 (1946)
Robert Starer - Elegy For A Woman Who Died Too Young (violin & cello 1990)
Herman Berlinski - From The World Of My Father (cello & piano 1948)
George Perle - Hebrew Melodies for solo cello (1945)
Moisei Vainberg - Piano Trio, Op. 24 (1945)

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Darkness & Light, Vol. 2

Józef Koffler - Sonatine for Piano, Op. 12 (1930)
Szymon Laks - Passacaille for cello and piano (1946)
David Diamond - String Quartet No. 1 (1940)
Olivier Messiaen - Louange à l’éternité de Jésus (1940)
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Piano Trio No. 2 in G (1932)
Paul Ben-Haim - Music for Violoncello Solo (1974)


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Darkness & Light, Vol. 3

Robert Stern – Hazkarah for cello and piano (1998)
Tom Myron – Käthe Kollwitz (for soprano and string quartet 1998)
Lukas Foss – Anne Frank for cello and piano (1999)
Karl Weigl – Piano Trio (1939)


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Darkness & Light, Vol. 4

Leó Weiner – Románc Op. 14 for cello and piano (1921)
Robert Starer – Song of Solitude for solo cello (1995)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold – Don Quixote: Sechs Klavierstücke for solo piano (1909)
Benjamin Lees – Piano Trio No. 2 Silent Voices (1998)


David Diamond Complete String Quartets
Potomac String Quartet

George Marsh, Violin
Sally McLain, Violin
Tsuna Sakamoto, Viola
Steven Honigberg, Cello

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Volume One:
Concerto for String Quartet (to Albert Roussel 1936)
String Quartet No. 3 (to the memory of Allela Cornell In Tender Love and Devotion 1946)
String Quartet No. 8 (Chamber Music Award 1965)

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Volume Two:
String Quartet No. 2 (to Edward Stringham in Friendship 1943-44)
String Quartet No. 9 (to Roger Sessions for his 70th Birthday 1965-68)
String Quartet No. 10 (for the Lywen Quartet 1966)

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Volume Three:
String Quartet No. 1 (to Hermann Broch in one continuous movement 1940)
String Quartet No. 5 (for the Lywen Quartet 1960)
String Quartet No. 6 (to Darius Milhaud for his 70th Birthday 1962)

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Volume Four:
String Quartet No. 4 (for the Guilet Quartet 1951)
String Quartet No. 7 (to Walter Piston for his 70th Birthday 1963-64)
Night Music for Accordion and String Quartet (to the memory of Wallingford Riegger 1961)



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QUINCY PORTER

(1897-1966)
Nine Quartets - 2 CDs

Potomac String Quartet

George Marsh, Violin
Sally McLain, Violin
Tsuna Sakamoto, Viola
Steven Honigberg, Cello

Disc One:
String Quartet No. 1 in E minor (1923) 19:44
String Quartet No. 2 (1925) 12:36
In Monasterio (1927) 5:11
String Quartet No. 3 (1930) 16:02
String Quartet No. 4 (1931) 13:10
Our Lady Of Potchaiv (1923) 2:32
Scherzo (1923) 2:51
Fugue (1941) 2:17
Total = 74:40

Disc Two:
String Quartet No. 5 (1935) 16:04
String Quartet No. 6 (1937) 18:36
String Quartet No. 7 (1943) 15:48
String Quartet No. 8 (1950) 14:45
String Quartet No. 9 (1958) 13:10
Total = 78:29