College of Fine Arts and Communication

Department of Music

Sights and Sounds

Towson University's Music Department has a variety of recordings for sale. CDs can be purchased at the Towson University Center for the Arts Box Office in person or by calling 410-704-ARTS.

MENC Eastern 2011 Towson University Symphonic BandTowson University Symphonic Band CD

Towson University Symphonic Band,

Dana Rothlisberger & Brian Balmages

  • Dodecafecta for Solo Brass Quintet and Wind Ensemble - I. Vivace Fantastique by
    James Stephenson
  • Dodecafecta for Solo Brass Quintet and Wind Ensemble - II. Rigid by
    James Stephenson
  • Dodecafecta for Solo Brass Quintet and Wind Ensemble - III. Presto circoso by James Stephenson
  • Silence Overwhelmed by Brian Balmages
  • Concerto for Euphonium, Winds & Percussion - I. Changing Weather by David Gillingham
  • Concerto for Euphonium, Winds & Percussion - II. Wondrous Starry Night by David Gillingham
  • Concerto for Euphonium, Winds & Percussion - III. Festivals by David Gillingham
  • Sunflower Slow Drag by Joplin & Hayden
  • Transcendent Journey by Rossano Galante

Purchase the CD through / or iTunes Store.

Holiday GreetingsHoliday Greetings CD
Towson University Department of Music

  • Dance Suite from Terpischore
    Three Bransles Ballet de Grenoville Volte
    Towson Brass Quinte
  • Branle from Orchésographie
    Early Music Ensemble
  • Harambee (Call to Unity)
    University Chorale
  • Lullaby for Baby Jesus
    Cello Ensemble
  • Angels Watchin' Over Me
    Choral Society
  • Sleigh Ride
    Jazz Ensemble I
  • En natus est Emanuel
    Chamber Singers and Early Music Ensemble
  • Edi Beo Thu Hevene Quene
  • From Scenes from The Louvre
    Children's Gallery The Nativity Paintings
    Symphonic Band
  • Lo v'chayil
    University Chorale
  • From The Nutcracker, op. 71
    Chinese Dance Russian Dance
    University Orchestra
  • What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?
    Pearlie Homicile, vocals
    Tim Murphy, piano
  • The Night Before Christmas
    Symphonic Band
    Special Guest Narrator: Cal Ripken, Jr.


Worldbeat 1999Worldbeat 1999 CD
University Chorale, Festival Chorus, and Catonsville High School Steel Band
An eclectic mix of world folk songs and spirituals, featuring the Towson University Chorale, outstanding high school singers from the State of Maryland, and the critically acclaimed Catonsville High School Steel Band.

  • West African Folk Song Kpalongo, arr. Derek Bermel
  • Alf Houkom The Rune of Hospitality
  • Steven Stucky Rouxinol do Pico Preto and Buy Baby Ribbon (from Cradle Songs)
  • Tiriki Melody (Kenya) Vamuvamba, arr. Boniface Mganga
  • Franz Grissom Panyard
  • Ray Holman Commemoration, trans.

by James Wharton

  • Mark Svaline Anything Go
  • Traditional Cameroon Melody Louez le seigneur, arr. Ralph Johnson
  • Elliot Z. Levine Lo v'chayil
  • Alexander Gondo Uyai Mose, arr. Roger Wesby
  • Ysaye Barnwell Wanting Memories
  • Sing Praises, as performed by the Shekanah Choir


With the Old Man in Mind (2001)Towson University Jazz Ensemble CD
Jazz Ensemble
Ron Diehl, Director

  • An Opener
  • Green Dolphin Street
  • Chiapas
  • A Rock Odyssey
  • Billies Bounce
  • Little Girl Blue
  • Abovo
  • Thetis
  • Pegasus
  • With the Old Man in Mind

Other releases, including The Return of the Tiger (1999), The Tiger Speaks, Jazz Ensemble 1991, Jazz Ensemble 1986, Jazz Ensemble 1985, Jazz 81

and Jazz 77, are also available.


Towson University Symphonic Band 2000Towson University Symphonic Band 2000 CD
Symphonic Band
Dana Rothlisberger, Director

  • Festival Sinfonia
  • Resting in the Peace of His Hands
  • March: Solid Men to the Front
  • Invictus
  • Ghost Train
  • Come, Come Ye Saints
  • Watchman, Tell Us of the Night
  • Colonial Song
  • Blue Shades
  • Whip and Spur Galop



Towson State University Symphonic BandTowson State University Symphonic Band CD
Symphonic Band
Dana Rothlisberger, Director

  • Symphony No. 3 (Vittorio Giannini)
  • Enigma Variations
  • Lincolnshire Posy
  • Mock Morris
  • A Movement for Rosa
  • March: The Circus Bee



Price for all CDs (except Music for Early American Dances)

$12 (plus $0.60 sales tax and $1.50 shipping/handling) Total: $14.10
Faculty, Staff and Students: $10 (plus $0.50 sales tax and $1.50 shipping/handling) Total: $12


Department of Music
Center for the Arts, Room # 3095 (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2839
Fax: 410-704-2841



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