The Music of Stephen Jaffe, Vol. 4 (Bridge Records)

Cover of CD, "The Music of Stephen Jaffe, Vol 4"

Stephen Jaffe


Bridge Records released The Music of Stephen Jaffe, Vol. 4 in February 2022.

For the fourth volume of music by Stephen Jaffe, the composer writes that he is "searching for sounds and musical relationships to create something new, like a poetry--where listeners may discover lyrical expression and an arc of narrative."

These premiere recordings of three works written between 2006 and 2009 (Light Dances: Chamber Concerto No. 2, Sonata in Four Parts, and String Quartet No. 2: Aeolian and Sylvan Figures), offer a program featuring Jaffe's collaborations with the Da Capo Chamber Players, the Borromeo String Quartet, and National Symphony Orchestra members David Hardy, cello and Lambert Orkis, piano. (from

The Music of Stephen Jaffe, Vol. 4
 (Bridge 9563) is available as a CD or as a digital album. The Music of Stephen Jaffe, Vols. 1-3 are also available from Bridge Records.

Stephen Jaffe is Mary D. B. T. and James H. Semans Distinguished Professor of Music Composition at Duke University.