Category Archives: Recordings

Symphony #2 “Cascade” by P. Neher

New and hot-off-the-press, ISG Publications presents: Patrick Neher’s Symphony #2 “Cascade” (2016) in one movement.  This 23 minute tour-de-force requires a rather large Classical orchestra with virtuosic players, particularly in the strings, wood winds and percussion.   A demo CD is available (gratis) as are study score, performance score and orchestral parts (rental or purchase). “Symphony #2 ‘Cascade’ is a… (more…)

Concerto #2 for Contrabass and Orchestra (2016)

Patrick Neher has very recently completed his second concerto for contrabass and orchestra. He also has recorded it, along with Concerto #1 “Pop” on a new demo CD produced by ISG Publications and Bellingham Technical Orchestra (available now).  If you want a demo copy of the CD, please use our inquiry page. Concerto #2 is a bit more “serious” than… (more…)

Neher – Antique Furnishings, Tone Poem for Symphony Orchestra

Patrick Neher’s first symphonic work, recentlypublished by ISG Publications, is “Antique Furnishings”, a Symphonic Poem in Olden Styles. Composed in 2016 for full symphony orchestra, each movement musically describes a lavishly furnished room in a Victorian mansion, and the human interaction that, perhaps in a romantic novel, occurs in each room. The first movement is titled,  Gentlemen’s Parlor – Allegro… (more…)

The First Double Bass Concerto!

  Patrick Neher has just finished writing his first concerto for double bass. Concerto #1 “Pop” for Contrabass and Orchestra is three movements, playful, energetic, and “not too long”  (12:00 minutes). It is contemporary sounding but very accessible on first hearing with catchy melodies. It is an exciting new piece for the double bass repertory! Patrick Neher plays Concerto #1 “Pop”… (more…)

CD: “Patrick Neher – Ensemble!”

NOW AVAILABLE! Sponsored by ISG Music Promotions, Patrick Neher has produced a new CD. His latest CD is a project focused on recording rarely performed or recorded compositions for bass in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets and more). The compositions on the new album are from a variety of eras and composers, including Dittersdorf, Bottesini, Vanhall, J.S. Bach, Saint-Saens, and… (more…)

New CD Released Sept. 1

Music For Friends, Two has just been released and features new compositions of Patrick Neher. The program includes performances by Neher, Miroslava Panayotova, Scott Slapin, Tanya Solomon, Betty Allen, Suzanne Knosp, and Mark Rush. The commissioned compositions include: Games for Two Violas, Sonatina #3, Looking Glass Waltzes for solo piano, and “Septembering Arms” – arts songs from the poetry of… (more…)

Exclusive Editions of Luigi Negri

ISG Publications is the sole, World-wide publisher of the new editions of short opera buffa pieces of Luigi Negri. Luigi Negri (1837-1891), like Giovanni Bottesini, was a student of Luigi Rossi, then the bass teacher at the conservatory of music in Milan, Italy. When Rossi died, Negri succeeded him as teacher of the Academy of Music (1858) and as Principal… (more…)