Composer's Collection: John Mackey

by Eugene M. Corporon

Item #: CD-996     Status: Available

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"...Anyone who admires brilliant musical craft and seemingly boundless creativity will love this composer’s work." —Ronald E. Grames, Fanfare Magazine


John Mackey, born in 1973, is recognized as one of the most prolific and accomplished composers of works for wind band of his generation. Originally from New Philadelphia, Ohio, he holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Cleveland Institute of Music and a Master of Music from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Donald Erb and John Corigliano, respectively. Mackey’s works have been performed throughout the world. He has received numerous commissions and awards, including honors from ASCAP, American Music Center, and the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust.









DISC 1
1. High Wire (2012) 4:19 1. Copyright © Osti Music Showa Wind Symphony – Concert Performance
2. (Redacted) (2013) 10:35 Copyright © Osti Music
3. Redline Tango (2005) 8:32 Copyright © Osti Music Showa Wind Symphony – Shintaro Fukumoto, Conductor Concert Performance
4. Undertow (2008) 5:24 Copyright © Osti Music
5. Sheltering Sky (2012) 6:07 Copyright © Osti Music Kingfishers Catch Fire (2007) 11:19 Copyright © Osti Music
6. Following falls and falls of rain (5:33) 7. Kingfishers catch fire (5:46)
8. Sasparilla (2005) 8:54 Copyright © Osti Music
9. The Frozen Cathedral (2012) 14:08 Copyright © Osti Music
DISC 2
1. The Ringmaster’s March (2014) 3:01 Copyright © Osti Music
2. Hymn to a Blue Hour (2010) 8:5 Copyright © Osti Music
3. Foundry (2011) 4:25 Copyright © Osti Music
4. Strange Humors (2006) 5:32 Copyright © Osti Music
Showa Wind Symphony – Shintaro Fukumoto, Conductor Concert Performance
5. Aurora Awakes (2009) 11:00 Copyright © Osti Music Wine-Dark Sea (2014) 31:22 Copyright © Osti Music
6. Hubris (11:18)
7. Immortal thread, so weak (10:52) 8. The attention of souls (9:12)

Series: Composers Collection