Highlighted Recordings

For a more complete list of works, see Discography.

STEINWAY & SONS releases the world premiere recording Bolcom’s “Suite of Preludes” performed by innovative pianist Jenny Lin

Bolcom’s Suite of Preludes was given its World Premiere in October 2021 at Hudson Hall in Hudson, New York by Steinway Artist Jenny Lin. Composed during the Coronavirus lockdown, this nine-movement suite is comprised of miniatures that reveal the personal side of Bolcom - they contain elements of humor, obscure thematic quotes, jazz chords - all within the European American style for which the composer is known. 

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Complete Piano Rags of William Bolcom - Marc-André Hamelin

Yet another unmissable release from Marc-André Hamelin. From the easy-going elegance of "Tabby Cat Walk" to the high spirits of "Eubie’s Luckey Day" (and the altogether wilder antics of "Brass Knuckles"), William Bolcom’s lifelong and affectionate homage to—and continuation of—this archetypal American genre is a guaranteed winner.

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2020 Visions

2020 VISIONS from the Fischer Duo features three works commissioned for the Duo including Pulitzer Prize and GRAMMY Award-winning composer William Bolcom’s Second Sonata, as well as three recent compositions from promising new composers.

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Kairos - Music of Bolcom, Chambers, Kuster, and Rush

A group of absolutely first-rate modern compositions for orchestra, beautifully performed by The University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kenneth Kiesler. Keisler and the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra's previous release has been a best-seller on downloading and streaming…

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American Composers At Play - Stephen Powell, baritone

Artist's Note: 

American Composers At Play is my modest effort to produce definitive interpretations. For decades, I’ve wanted to perform the work of living composers with the composers themselves playing their compositions. It’s a singer’s dream. Musicians typically…

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Piano Solo Music

"Bolcom's music has always revolved around works for the instrument on which he still performs as a soloist and accompanist" 

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