Roseman, Ronald

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Ronald Roseman


Born: March 15, 1933

Died: 2000

Country: New York City, U.S.A.

Studies: Queen's College (B.A. 1955)

Teachers: Ben Weber, Henry Cowell, Elliott Carter, Karol Rathaus


Internationally known as a soloist, chamber music player, teacher, and recording artist, Ronald Roseman (1933-2000) made more than fifty-five solo and chamber music recordings, including the Haydn Concerto for Vox, the Schumann Three Romances, Hindemith, Gunther Schuller, and Saint-Saëns Sonatas for Desto, and the Poulenc and Telemann E Flat Sonatas for Nonesuch. His recording of the Handel Solo and Trio Sonatas (also for Nonesuch) was chosen as “Critic’s Choice” by High Fidelity, “Top of the Classics” by Cue, and “Recording of Special Merit” by Stereo Review.

He was a member of the New York Woodwind Quintet from 1961 and toured with them extensively in the U.S.A., Europe, Russia, Asia, and South America, as well as made numerous recordings with the group. Mr. Roseman was also oboist of the Bach Aria Group and was acting Co-Principal with the New York Philharmonic for two years. He appeared with the Juilliard, Tokyo, Guarneri, Lenox, Fine Arts, and Composer’s String Quartets, and was a guest artist with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Speculum Musicae. He performed at many music festivals including the Casals, Aspen, Waterloo, Kuhmo, Norfolk, Bowdoin, Young Pyung (Korea) and Grand Canyon Festivals.[1]

Works for Percussion

Claire - Marimba/Vibraphone; Oboe
Claire: version for two percussion players - Percussion Duo (Mar./Vibes); Oboe