New CDs!


Happy Summer! Just in are original cast recordings from Tony-nominated musicals, popular music, and some classical music from AU faculty

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The Best of the Cutting Edge 1965-1966 Bob Dylan CD 2881

The Get Down Original Soundtrack from the Netflix Series CD 2867

Hits Joni Mitchell CD 2865

Come From Away Original Broadway Cast Recording CD 2864

Dear Evan Hansen Original Broadway Cast Recording CD 2870

Angles Jon Ozment CD 2873

It’s Not Big It’s Large Lyle Lovett and His Large Band CD 2880

Parisian Inspirations Dionne Jackson & Mariya Stroke CD 2831

Lounge Lizards Quattro Mani CD 2861

Nargiz Aliyarova Plays Azerbaijani Music CD 2825

Martin Perry: Piano CD 2882

Rites of Passage Martin Boykan CD 2884


New Scores!

George Crumb’s Apparition


Alberto Ginastera Bomarzo Vocal Score M1503.G492 B64 2015

Leos Janacek Jenufa Vocal Score M1503.J33 J45 2002

Hans Abrahamsen Let Me Tell You for Soprano and Orchestra M1613.A13 L48 2014

Dave Malloy Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 M1508.M231 N38 2015

Steven Stucky Cantus for Flute, Clarinet, Percussion, Piano, and Violoncello M647.S88 C36 2016

George Crumb Apparition: Elegiac Songs and Vocalises for Soprano and Amplified Piano M1621.C95 A7 1980

Pierre Boulez Pli selon pli No 3: Improvisation II for Soprano and 9 Instruments M1613.3.B77 P55 no.2 1958

Pierre Boulez Improvisation sur Mallarmé for Soprano and 7 Instruments M1613.3.B77 P55 no.1 1958


The Definitive Bartok Edition Volumes 1 and 2 Bartok Piano Collection Boosey & Hawkes MT243.B29 P53 2016

Bela Bartok Allegro barbaro for Piano Henle Verlag M25.B376 A5 2016

Mike Cornick Style Collection: Jazz for Solo Piano M38.5 .C675 2014


Nikolai Kapustin Duet for Alto Saxophone and Violoncello M291 .K27 op.99 2015

York Höller Doppelspiel for Four Hand Piano M204.H65 D66 2016

Trumpet Fantasy on a Swedish Hymn arr. Kurt Kaiser M261 .T78 2015

Gabriel Kahane Bradbury Studies for String Quartet M452.K1314 B7 2016

Toru Takemitsu A String Around Autumn for Viola and Orchestra M1014.T35 S7 1991

Toru Takemitsu November Steps for Orchestra M1040.T26 N6 1967

Beethoven Six Celebrated Trios for Violin, Cello, and Piano M311.B4 D35 1900z

Nino Rota Concerto No. 2 for Cello and Orchestra M1017 .R86 no.2 2016

William Bolcom String Quartet No. 7 M452 .B665 no.7 2016

Eric Ewazen Sonata for Euphonium and Piano M271.B37 E8 2016


Your April Guide to DPA Events!


From now until Finals week, there are multiple performances happening every weekend in Katzen!

An Evening with the AU Jazz Trio and Friends
Jarrett Murray, Nate Gibson, and Austin Jaffe & Special Guests

Friday, April 14 at 8 pm in 112.


Circle Mirror Transformation a Play by Annie Baker
AU Players
April 20 & 21 at 7 pm, and April 22 at 2 pm and 7 pm. Performances will take place on the Rooftop of McKinley (SOC)
Tickets: $8


The Living Composer’s Series: The Music of Amy Williams
AU Workshop
Friday, April 21 at 8 pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall.
Student Tickets $5.


Jazz: Concert and Conversations
AU Jazz Orchestra
Saturday, April 22. Panel and Discussion 6 pm. Concert at 8 pm
Student Tickets $5.


Frenzy and Calm
AU Symphonic Band
Sunday, April 23 at 3 pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall.
Student Tickets $5.


Ain’t It a Pretty Night: Scenes and Aria
Nicole Cherecwith’s Senior Recital
Sunday, April 23 at 8 pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall


Senior Musical Theater Capstone Performance
April 27 & 28th at 8 pm and April 29 at 2 pm & 8 pm in the Studio Theater
Student Tickets: $10


Lux in Tenebris (Light in the Darkness)
AU Chorus and AU Symphony Orchestra
Friday, April 28 at 8 pm and Saturday, April 29 at 8 pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall
Student Tickets: $5


Joe Gallo’s Senior Recital
Saturday, April 29 at 2 pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall


Veronica Hylak’s Composition Recital
Friday, May 5 at 7:30 pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall


A Path Appears
A Senior Composition Recital by Caroline Salant
Saturday, May 6 at 2 pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall

New Scores!

New Concertos and Chamber Music! Find these and many more on our New Arrivals Shelf!

Benjamin Britten Curlew River Rehearsal Score M2000.B84 C94 1997

Schumann Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major Op. 47 M412 .S42 op.47 2006

Mendelssohn String Quartets Op. 44 M1035.S4 A214 2013

Schumann String Quartets Op. 41 M452 .S398 op.41 2014

Nathan Currier A Musical Banquet for Violin, Cello and Piano M312.C9636 M87 2015

Jonathan Leshnoff Clarinet Concerto: Nekudim Piano Reduction M1025.l5 C53 2016

David Bruce Violin Concerto: Fragile Light Piano Reduction M1013.B773 C8 2016

John Adams Concerto for Solo Alto Saxophone M1035.S4 A214 2013


New CDs!

New CD’s have arrived, including new musicals, soundtracks, and classical!



Falsettos 2016 Broadway Cast Recording CD 2855

The Electric Lady Janelle Monáe CD 2847

Visions of Blue The Oxford American Southern Music Issue no. 18 CD 2849

The Very Best of Prince CD 2833

La La Land Original Motion Picture Soundtrack CD 2854

Christopher Rouse Odna Zhizn Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4 Prospero’s Rooms CD 2853

Allegiance A New Musical CD 2845

The Revenant Motion Picture Soundtrack CD 2851

Original Traditional Blue Highway CD 2839

On Behalf Of Nature Meredith Monk CD 2852

a cosmic rhythm with each stroke Vijay Iyer Wadada Leo Smith CD 2857

let me tell you Hans Abrahamsen CD 2850

Song of Solomon Ramin Karimloo and Alison Luff CD 2832

Interesting read on albums with lowercase titles such as the albums above.


Scores of New Music

Happy March! We have new CDs, Scores, and Musicals for you on our shelves.

New CDs

fernandoFernando Benadon Delight / Delirium CD 2828

The CD of Fernando Benadon (AU Composition Faculty) has just arrived for our collection! It includes performances by AU Faculty Noah Getz, Nobue Matsuoka, and Jaqueline Pollauf.

A Dog Story Original Broadway Cast Recording CD 2380

Mason Bates: Works for Orchestra the San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas CD 2818

C.F. Kip Winger Conversations with Nijinsky, Ghosts, A Parting Grace CD 2821

Miles Davis Quintet The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions CD 2816

Jennifer Higdon Cold Mountain World Premiere the Santa Fe Opera CD 2815

John Corigliano and William M. Hoffman The Ghost of Versailles LA Opera CD 2723

Bon Iver 22, A Million CD 2848

New Instrumental Music

John Adams Naive and Sentimental Music for Orchestra M1045.A258 N4 2006

John Adams Harmonium for Chorus and Orchestra M1530.A336 H37 2006

The Opera Collection: 8 Famous Opera Themes Arranged for String Quartet M453 .O64 2015

Shostakovich Quartet Quartet No 1 M452 .S556 op.49 2013

Bruce Adolphe Einstein’s Light for Violin and Piano M221.A36 E56 2016

William Kraft Concerto No. 1 for Timpani and Orchestra (Piano Reduction) M1039.4.T56 K73 2016

New Vocal Music

Adele 13 Favorites for Voice and Piano M1741.18.A343 A33 2016

Popular Songs from Movie Soundtracks M1507 .P668 2016

Thomas Pasatieri Album Leaves Volume 4 for Voice and Piano M1620.P29 S2 2016

Thomas Adès Tempest (Vocal Score) M1503.A224 T46 2007

Benjamin Britten Owen Wingrave (Study Score) M1500.B74 O842 1995

Richard Danielpour Margaret Garner Piano Vocal Score M1503.D195 M37 2016

New Musical Theater

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Piano Vocal Selections M1508.S462 C43 2015

Tim Minchin Matilda Piano Vocal Score M1508.M57 M38 2012

Andrew Llyod Webber School of Rock M1508.L66 S26 2016

Stephen Sondheim Pacific Overtures M1503.S705 P22 2013




Grammy Nominees in Our Collection

The 59th Annual Grammy awards are on February 12! We have many of the albums and songs nominated, whether on CD or on Naxos Streaming.


As an AU Student or staff, you have free access to the entire Naxos Music Library. Naxos has curated playlists of Grammy Nominated songs and albums in their collection which you can stream at home.

Find the Playlist of Grammy Nominees and the Highlights playlist here


We also have several Grammy-nominated albums on CD!

beyonceBeyoncé-Lemonade Won Best Urban Contemporary Album, Formation won Best Music Video, Nominated for Album of the Year, Freedom nominated for Best Rap/Sung Performance,  Formation nominated for Record of the Year, Hold Up nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance, Don’t Hurt Yourself nominated for best Rock Performance

Listen: CD 2756



Panic at the Disco-Death of a Bachelor Nominated for Best Rock Album

Listen: CD2724



solangeSolange-A Seat at the Table Cranes in the Sky won Best R&B performance

Listen: CD 2771



fredherschtrio_sundaynightatthevillagevanguard_dm.jpgFred Hersch-Sunday Night at the Vanguard We See nominated for Best improvised jazz solo 

Listen: CD 2742



61lFGUTp9OL.jpgSara Bareilles-Waitress Nominated for Best Musical Theater Album

Listen: CD 2729




Jerry Bock-Fiddler on the Roof 
Nominated for Best Musical Theater Album

Listen: CD 2521



CP-0091C-CastRecording-CD-Cover-Fin.inddThe Color Purple (New Broadway Cast) Won Best Musical Theater Album

Listen: CD 2523



birhgtBright Star-Steve Martin Nominated for Best Musical Theater Album

Listen: CD 2556




John Williams-Star Wars: The Force Awakens Soundtrack Won Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

Listen: CD 2628



The_Hateful_Eight_Soundtrack.jpgEnnio Morricone-The Hateful Eight Soundtrack Nominated for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media 

Listen: CD 2632



shuffle-along-300x298Sissle and Blake Sing Shuffle Along Won Best Album Notes


Listen: CD 2562

Also on Naxos


71zhk4yfvbl-_sy355_Vladimir Horowitz-The Unreleased Live Recordings 1966-1983 Nominated for Best Historical Album

Listen on Naxos




Music Of Morocco From The Library Of Congress: Recorded By Paul Bowles Nominated for Best Historical Album

Listen: CD 2351



operaLA Opera directed by James Conlon-Corigliano: The Ghost of Versailles Won Best Opera Recording         

Listen on Naxos                           




Happy Listening! We’ll update this post with the winners.