Paul Hoffmann | Pianist

Conducting:

James Dashow - "Music for Small Ensembles" (CD) Capstone Records CPS-8659

A Sheaf of Times by James Dashow, a septet for flute/piccolo, clarinet, harp, percussion, piano, violin and cello. Recording sponsored by the Fromm Foundation. First recording of HELIX! New Music Ensemble, and my recording debut as conductor. Recording was made 3/21/97. Released January 1999.


Solo Piano:

"Celestial Voices" - (MP3 - digital download re-released 2012.) http://www.innova.mu/albums/orlando-jacinto-garcia/celestial-voices

Music by Orlando Jacinto Garcia, originally on O. O. Discs #0042, 1999. Recorded Retratos I for piano and tape.

"BlueStrider for Piano" - (YouTube) http://www.harrington.lunarpages.com/mp3/, 2007.

This is a recording of my live NYC premiere performance of BlueStrider for Piano by Jeff Harrington, performed at the Greenwich Music House on May 18, 2007.

"Celestial Voices" - (CD) music by Orlando Jacinto Garcia, O. O. Discs #0042, 1999.

Recorded Retratos I for piano and tape.

"Wind in the Channel" - (CD) music by Stuart Smith, O.O. Discs #0031, 1997.

Recorded solos Pinetop, Aussie Blue, Notebook and chamber work, Gifts with John Fonville, flute and Thomas Goldstein, percussion.

"Music by Jerome Goodman" - Sear Sound, Inc., (tape), 1992.

Poem, Convolutions, and Three Concert Etudes.

"Jersey Sessions I" - Composers Guild of New Jersey, CGNJ-0989 (tape & CD), 1989.

Phoenix by Robert Moevs and Toccata No. 2 and Shimmy by George Antheil.

"Contrasts" - Contemporary Record Society, CRS-8739, (LP) 1988.

Song Without (Good) Words by Charles Ives; Translucences by William Kraft; A little piano music, please... by Gerald Chenoweth.

"Memory Bands" - Spectrum Records, SR-311, (LP) 1987.

Pinetop by Stuart Smith


Chamber Music:

"Music by Louis Scarmolin" – sponsored by Save The Music Foundation.

A CD of music by this New York/New Jersey composer (1890-1969). Piano quintet, “Una Lotta del Destino” recorded on July 31, 2017 in the Lineman Concert Hall of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with members of the National Symphony. Released 2018.

"I Need No Words" – (CD) I Resound Press, 2011.

Music by Linda Dusman – Recording by the Hoffmann/Goldstein Duo of “O Stars and Stripes” which was commissioned and written for the Hoffmann/Goldstein Duo and was recorded in 2011.

"Hall of Mirrors" – (CD) Innova Recordings #681, 2009.

Music by Elliott Schwartz – Recording by the Hoffmann/Goldstein Duo of “Crystals” which was commissioned and written for the Hoffmann/Goldstein Duo and was recorded in 2006.

"New Music Series", Vol. 4, #450-102 NEUMA Records (CD), 2002.

Recording of C. I. R. C. A., a duo for piano and percussion by Anneliese Weibel.

"Crossfade" – (CD) Capstone Recordings Inc., CPS 8691, 2001.

Recordings by the Hoffmann/Goldstein Duo of duos for piano and percussion by Christian Wolff, Jo Kondo, Ralph Shapey, Stuart S. Smith and Patrick Hardish.
Review: “A Majority of Two” by John de Clef Pineiro, New Music Connoissieur, New York City, December 2001.

"Thomas DeLio / James Dashow" - (CD) Capstone Recordings, Inc., CPS 8645, 1998.

Recording of not by Thomas DeLio with Tom Goldstein, percussion.

"Wind in the Channel" - (CD) music by Stuart Smith, O.O. Discs #0031, 1997.

Recorded solos Pinetop, Aussie Blue, Notebook and chamber work, Gifts with John Fonville, flute and Thomas Goldstein, percussion.

"On and Off the Keys" - (CD) Vienna Modern Masters, VMM#2016, 1996.

Sonata for Bassoon and Piano by Brian Kershner with Brian Kershner, bassoon.

"Stuart Saunders Smith: 25-Year Retrospective" (CD) Studio 508 Productions, 1995.

Part for piano, flute, and cello with Gail Cameron and Jeanne Jaubert. Gifts for piano, flute, and percussion with Gail Cameron and Tom Goldstein.

"Music of Ruth Crawford" - Composers Recordings, Inc. (CD) CRI CD 658, 1993. (American Masters Series)

Three Songs for Oboe, Piano, Soprano, and Percussion by Ruth Crawford. Remake of 1984 LP (CRI SD-501) recording.

"Crux" - O.O. Discs #11, (CD) 1992.

Notebook for flute, trumpet, double bass and piano, by Stuart Smith, with John Fonville, Edwin Harkins, and Bertram Turetsky.

"Jersey Sessions III" - Composers Guild of New Jersey, CGNJ-0393 (tape & CD), 1992.

Ballet Mecanique, for four pianos and ten percussion instruments, by George Antheil with Ray des Roches and the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble.

"25 Preludes: A Musical Odyssey" - Northeastern Classical Arts, NR 242-CD, 1990.

A Game of Go, for two pianos by Haskell Small

"Jersey Sessions I" - Composers Guild of New Jersey, CGNJ-0989 (tape & CD), 1989.

Concertino for chamber orchestra by Roger Sessions

"James Ostryniec and Friends" - Composers Recordings, Inc., SD-501, (LP) 1984.

Three Songs for Oboe, Piano, Soprano, and Percussion by Ruth Crawford, and Adagio Sostenuto for string quartet and piano, by Charles Ives

"They Knew What They Wanted" - Orion #ORS-80380, (LP) 1980.

for oboe, piano, percussion, and narrator, by Ernst Krenek


Video:

"Stuart Saunders Smith: A 25-Year Retrospective"

University of Maryland Baltimore County (2 Video Tape Set), Studio 508 Productions,1995.

"Part" for piano, flute and cello with Gail Cameron and Jeanne Jaubert.

Gifts for piano, flute and percussion with Gail Cameron and Tom Goldstein. Flight for flute and piano with Gail Cameron.

"Music by Louis Scarmolin" – sponsored by Save The Music Foundation.

This will be a compact disk of music by this New York/New Jersey composer (1890-1969). I recorded his piano quintet, “Una Lotta del Destino” on July 31, 2017 in the Lineman Concert Hall of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with members of the National Symphony. Released 2019.


Foreign Radio Broadcasts:

Radio Cologne - 1983 and 1985 (solos and chamber music)

Radio Frankfurt - 1985 (solos and chamber music)

Radio France - 1983 (solos)

Voice of America - 1970 (concerto)


U.S. Radio Broadcasts:

Live Radio Broadcast - "The Music Gallery", hosted by John Schaefer, on WNYC-FM 93.9 at the Kosciuszko Foundation, New York City.

Performed with Matt Sullivan, oboe, duos by Lutoslawski and the world premiere of Interpolations on Utopia Parkway by Laura Kaminsky. February 16, 1999.

Various taped performances on public radio stations in New York City, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., and in the states of Colorado and New Jersey.


WIIN Radio, AM, excerpts from taped performances of works by Brahms and Prokofiev, and interview, Dec. 9, 1983, Atlantic City, NJ, James G. Knight, host.


Television:

New Jersey Network, public television, taped performance of excerpt from Charles Ives' "Concord" Sonata and interview with Liz Matt, host, broadcast May 28 & 30, 1982.


Film:

"Conservatory", an educational documentary film made at Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore featured performing piano solos by Bach and Virgil Thomson, 1981.