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Fifteen compact discs containing all existing recordings of Robert Linn's compositions are available for purchase. The cost is $15 per CD (plus $1 shipping for each CD) or $200 for the entire 15-CD set (plus $10 shipping). These prices cover our cost of production only. The following is a list of the recordings on each CD. To purchase CDs, contact Roger Linn at rl3@rogerlinndesign.com or (510) 282-2455.

In addition, all of the recordings may be downloaded in MP3 format at no charge. To download any of the recordings, click on the individual links below.

 

 

 

CD #1: CHAMBER MUSIC,  STRING INSTRUMENTS

 

Suite for Violin and Cello, 1962 [6:21]

    1. 1st movement [1:28]

    2. 2nd movement [1:37]

    3. 3rd movement [1:31]

    4. 4th movement [1:45]

 

5. Dithyramb for Cello Choir, 1965 [9:30]

 

Duo for Cello and Piano, 1971 [19:59]

    6. 1st movement [1:46]

    7. 2nd movement [3:47]

    8. 3rd movement [5:46]

 

9. Vino for Violin and Piano, 1975 [10:54]

 

Forward, Inward, Afterward for Two guitars, 1987 [6:54]

    10. 1st movement [:57]

    11. 2nd movement [3:36]

    12. 3rd movement [2:21]

 

13. Fantasia for Two Violas, 1992 [10:19]

 

 

 

CD #2: CHAMBER MUSIC: WIND INSTRUMENTS, PART 1

 

Five Pieces for Flute and Clarinet, 1950 [7:09]

    1. 1st movement [1:15]

    2. 2nd movement [2:01]

    3. 3rd movement [1:09]

    4. 4th movement [1:33]

    5. 5th movement [1:11]

 

Quartet for Saxophones, 1953 [8:10]

    6. Allegro con brio [2:26]

    7. Poco adagio [3:40]

    8. Vivo [2:04]

 

Quintet for Brass Instruments, 1963 [9:47]

    9. Rhythmic [1:44]

    10. Broad [4:15]

    11. Spirited [3:48]

 

Woodwind Quintet, 1964 [10:58]

    12. Allegro [3:06]

    13. Adagio con Wspressione [3:40]

    14. Allegro Vivace [4:12]

 

Fanfares for Three Clarinets, 1972 [5:41]

    15. 1st movement [1:52]

    16. 2nd movement [1:51]

    17. 3rd movement [2:38]

 

 

 

CD #3: CHAMBER MUSIC: WIND INSTRUMENTS, PART 2

 

Seven Canons for Solo Clarinet, 1974 [7:31]

    1. 1st movement [ :32]

    2. 2nd movement [2:18]

    3. 3rd movement [ :35]

    4. 4th movement [1:24]

    5. 5th movement [ :40]

    6. 6th movement [ :54]

    7. 7th movement [ :58]

 

Saxifrage Blue for Baritone Saxophone & Piano, 1977 [10:37]

    8. 1st movement [1:30]

    9. 2nd movement [ :42]

    10. 3rd movement [1:24]

    11. 4th movement [1:24]

    12. 5th movement [1:19]

    13. 6th movement [1:10]

    14. 7th movement [1:26]

 

15. Trompe L'oeil for Bass Trombone and Piano, 1978 [12:14]

 

Diversions for Six Bassoons, 1979 [10:46]

    16. 1st movement [2:39]

    17. 2nd movement [2:11]

    18. 3rd movement [2:24]

    19. 4th movement [2:32]

 

20. Trombosis for Twelve Trombones, 1979 [9:48]

 

 

 

CD #4: CHAMBER MUSIC: WIND INSTRUMENTS, PART 3

 

Residuum for Bass Clarinet and Piano, 1986 [11:08]

    1. Fast [2:29]

    2. Less Fast [2:33]

    3. Not Fast [4:03]

    4. Faster [2:04]

 

Duo for Soprano Saxophone and Vibraphone, 1987 [6:54]

    5. Chase [1:51]

    6. Reflection [2:53]

    7. Recrudescence [2:10]

 

8. Variegations for Clarinet and Piano, 1988 [9:16]

 

Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Wind Ensemble (12 players), 1992 [18:34]

    9. Broad [2:20]

    10. Moderate [2:14]

    11. Slow [3:32]

    12. Quick [3:36]

    13. Leisurely [3:03]

    14. Fast [4:49]

 

 

 

CD #5: CHAMBER MUSIC: WINDS AND STRINGS TOGETHER, PART 1

 

1. Adagio and Allegro for Eleven Instruments, 1951 [6:49]

 

Duo for Clarinet and Cello, 1959 [11:06]

    2. 1st movement [4:23]

    3. 2nd movement [6:37]

 

Concertino for Violin and Wind Octet, 1965 [14:09]

    4. Lento, Allegro Scherzando [6:41]

    5. Allegro [7:28]

 

Twelve, 1977 for woodwind quartet, brass trio, stg. trio, pno., perc. [26:06]

    6. 1st movement [1:41]

    7. 2nd movement [1:34]

    8. 3rd movement [2:50]

    9. 4th movement [1:29]

    10. 5th movement [1:40]

    11. 6th movement [2:02]

    12. 7th movement [1:49]

    13. 8th movement [1:02]

    14. 9th movement [2:32]

    15. 10th movement [1:57]

    16. 11th movement [2:57]

    17. 12th movement [2:47]

 

 

 

CD #6: CHAMBER MUSIC: WINDS AND STRINGS TOGETHER, PART 2

 

Serenade for Flute, Clarinet, Cello and Guitar, 1982 [8:13]

    1. Lento [2:16]

    2. Allegretto [1:33]

    3. Adagio [2:23]

    4. Allegro [2:11]

 

Splay for Flute, Alto Saxophone and Guitar, 1983 [11:03]

    5. Moderately Fast [3:01]

    6. Not So Fast [4:58]

    7. Faster [3:04]

 

8. Antipasto for Clarinet and Violin, 1987 [10:34]

 

Tri-Fling for Flute, Cello and Guitar, 1992 [9:37]

    9. 1st movement [2:56]

    10. 2nd movement [3:46]

    11. 3rd movement [2:55]

 

 

 

CD #7: CHAMBER MUSIC: WINDS AND STRINGS TOGETHER, PART 3

 

Concerto Grosso for Oboe, Harpsichord and Strings, 1993 [15:30]

    1. Allegro [3:40]

    2. Adagio [3:58]

    3. Andante [2:08]

    4. Allegretto [5:44]

 

Divertimento for Oboe, 2 Horns and String Quintet, 1996 [21:07]

    5. 1st movement [3:56]

    6. 2nd movement [3:53]

    7. 3rd movement [4:18]

    8. 4th movement [3:21]

    9. 5th movement [5:39]

 

Interventions for Oboe, Violin, Viola and Cello, 1997 [7:39]

    10. Allegro [1:11]

    11. Moderato [1:50]

    12. Adagio [3:18]

    13. Allegro [1:20]

 

Suite for Oboe, Violin, Viola and Cello, 1997 [10:27]

    14. Prelude [1:51]

    15. Dance [2:59]

    16. Arietta [2:42]

    17. Fugue [1:55]

    18. Interlude and Chaconne [3:32]

 

 

 

CD #8: MUSIC FOR SOLO PIANO / FILM SCORE

 

Piano Sonata # 1, 1955 [9:29]

    1. Allegro [2:55]

    2. Adagio [3:59]

    3. Presto [3:15]

 

Piano Sonata # 2, 1964 [13:20]

    4. Fantasy [5:07]

    5. Variations-Fugue [8:13]

 

6. Piano Variations, 1997 [17:27]

 

The Story Tellers of the Canterbury Tales (Film score, 1952) [9:11]

    7. 1st movement [2:55]

    8. 2nd movement [1:13]

    9. 3rd movement [ :28]

    10. 4th movement [ :47]

    11. 5th movement [ :46]

    12. 6th movement [ :30]

    13. 7th movement [ :49]

    14. 8th movement [ :30]

    15. 9th movement [1:01]

    16. 10th movement [1:54]

 

 

 

CD #9: VOCAL MUSIC, PART 1

 

Three Madrigals, 1951; poems form "Chamber Music" by James Joyce [3:48]

    1. 1st movement [ :53]

    2. 2nd movement [1:35]

    3. 3rd movement [1:20]

 

Five Children's songs, 1954; contralto with piano accompaniment [5:40]

    4. 1st movement [1:18]

    5. 2nd movement [1:09]

    6. 3rd movement [ :56]

    7. 4th movement [ :47]

    8. 5th movement [1:30]

 

9. Anthem of Wisdom, 1958 [6:40]

 

Home From the Sea, Poems by Robert Lewis Stevenson, 1976 [9:10]

    10. 1st movement [2:05]

    11. 2nd movement [3:51]

    12. 3rd movement [3:14]

 

 

 

CD #10: VOCAL MUSIC, PART 2

 

Love Song Cycle, 1995 [23:09]

    1. 1st movement [8:58]

    2. 2nd movement [2:27]

    3. 3rd movement [3:14]

    4. 4th movement [8:30]

 

Cantata Jovialis, 1997 SATB Solo Voices, String Quartet, Harpsichord [24:39]

    5. 1st movement [1:02]

    6. 2nd movement [1:54]

    7. 3rd movement [ :28]

    8. 4th movement [2:56]

    9. 5th movement [ :39]

    10. 6th movement [1:06]

    11. 7th movement [1:00]

    12. 8th movement [ :49]

    13. 9th movement [1:11]

    14. 10th movement [ :32]

    15. 11th movement [1:45]

    16. 12th movement [2:00]

    17. 13th movement [ :55]

    18. 14th movement [1:02]

    19. 15th movement [1:03]

    20. 16th movement [1:17]

    21. 17th movement [2:55]

    22. 18th movement [2:05]

 

 

 

CD #11: ORCHESTRAL MUSIC, PART 1

 

1. Overture for Symphony Orchestra, 1952 [8:05]

 

2. Hexameron, 1963 (score reconstructed from piano version by Liszt) [21:16]

 

3. Pied Piper of Hamelin, 1968 [21:33]

 

 

 

CD #12: ORCHESTRAL MUSIC, PART 2

 

Sinfonia for String Orchestra, 1967-72 (with piano and harp) [16.36]

    1. 1st movement [3:00]

    2. 2nd movement [7:26]

    3. 3rd movement [3:20]

    4. 4th movement [2:50]

 

Concerto for Oboe, Horn, Percussion and String Orchestra, 1972 [20:19]

    5. Prelude [3:05]

    6. Fanfare [3:34]

    7. Aria [6:17]

    8. Dance [7:23]

 

9. Fantasia for Cello and String Orchestra, 1976 [17:38]

 

 

 

CD #13: ORCHESTRAL MUSIC, PART 3

 

Concerto for Woodwind Quartet and String Orchestra, 1982 [13:05]

    1. 1st movement [6:04]

    2. 2nd movement [7:01]

 

3. Concerto for Piano and Symphony Orchestra, 1990 [29:27]

 

 

 

CD 14: SYMPHONIC WINDS, PART 1

 

1. March of the Olympians, 1959 [4:36]

 

2. Concerto Grosso for Trumpet, Horn, Trombone and Wind Ensemble, 1961 [10:38]

 

3. Elevations for Wind Orchestra, 1964 [9:37]

 

4. Propagula for Wind Orchestra, 1970 [12:41]

 

 

 

CD 15: SYMPHONIC WINDS, PART 2

 

Concerto for Flute and Wind Orchestra, 1980 [19:42]

    1. 1st movement [5:23]

    2. 2nd movement [7:02]

    3. 3rd movement [7:17]

 

4. Partita for Wind Orchestra, 1980 [6:55]

 

5. Concerto for Piano and Wind Ensemble, 1985 [13:01]