In late 2014, Mélomanie released Excursions, which features pieces written for and premiered by the ensemble — Excursions: Fantasie Mélomanie (2009) by Roberto Pace; Pavane-Variations (2009) by Ingrid Arauco; Dumgoyne (2012) by Jennifer Margaret Barker; The Nobility of Women (2011) by Kile Smith and Angico (2009) by Brazilian composer, Sergio Roberto de Oliveira.
The Nobility of Women V.-Canario:
Our first contemporary CD, Florescence, was released in 2011. This compilation includes five works from award-winning composers, all commissioned for the unique sounds of Mélomanie’s pallet — Florescence by Ingrid Arauco; Trois Rivières by Mark Hagerty; Partita 622 by Mark Rimple; Close Tolerances by Christopher Braddock; and Sonate en Trio by Chuck Holdeman.
Rimple Partita 622:
Holdeman Sonata en Trio:
Hagerty Trois Rivieres:
This project is made possible by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the Arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.