Angel Shadows

American Music for Flute and Piano with Laurel Ann Maurer

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“A secure technician and an assured, communicative interpreter.” – New York Times

“Angel Shadows proves again that she is one of America’s finest flute talents” – Salt Lake Tribune

“Maurer has a strong, colorful, full sound and a sure technique … She maintains a high energy level and shows true dedication to the cause ofnew music” – American Record Guide

Acclaimed flutist Laurel Ann Maurer’s latest anthology of American flut emusic features  World Premiere Recordings of works by Thom Ritter George, Meyer Kupferman , Dana Paul Perna, and Augusta Read Thomas, whose lovely  title track Angel Shadows Ms. Maurer commissioned and premiered at Carnegie Hall. The disc also includes superb performances of Walter Piston’s and  Lowell Liebermann’s Sonatas for Flute and Piano.  Ms. Maurer is ideally accompanied in the George and Liebermann by pianist Mark Neiwirth and Joanne Pearce Martin in the Piston. Angel Shadows createsa unique, panoramic view of the American milieu.


1.6 American Fol Songs for Flute and Piano – Thom Ritter

2. Arcana I for Solo FLute- Meyer Kupferman

3. Sonata for Flute and Piano – Walter Piston

4. Fantasy-Sonata for Unaccompanied flute, op. 45 – Dana Paul Perna

5. Sonata for Flute and PIano, op. 23 – Lowell Liebermann

6. Angel Shadows for Solo Alto Flute – Augusta Read Thomas