Music
Garth Baxter is noted as a modern traditionalist composer. This is a style that combines the traditions of form and clear melodic writing with the use of contemporary approaches to harmonies and other elements. He has composed works for various performance mediums, ranging from intimate solo and small group settings to larger ensembles such as orchestra and concert band. His compositions have been performed around the world.

Recordings

ASK THE MOON, VOCAL MUSIC BY GARTH BAXTER

Was released January 12th 2018 by PARMA Recordings. It will include performances by soprano Jessica Satava, pianist Andres Stewart, Tenor Peter Drackley, Soprano Annie Gill, Soprano Katherine Keem and flutist Melissa Wertheimer. It will include the song cycles Skywriting, Three Poems from Edna St. Vincent Millay, Three Madrigals, Two Last Songs, as well as Nights Without Sleep and Grandmother, think not I forget and the closing aria from the opera Lily, Is this the cost? This has been described as an "exquisite collection of works for voice."

"The songs reveal a very intimate and poetic character....they are delicate, nocturnal works, with pleasing and graceful harmonies, that accompany and elegantly underline the poetic texts."
Luciano Feliciani, Kathodik

ASK THE MOON, VOCAL MUSIC BY GARTH BAXTER

Available at:

https://www.amazon.com/Garth-Baxter-Moon-Various-artists/dp/B077Y15J27/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1514404472&sr=8-1&keywords=ask+the+moon+garth

https://naxosdirect.com/items/garth-baxter-ask-the-moon-430034

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/garth-baxter-ask-the-moon/1321481310

http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/album.jsp?album_id=2264163


The recording Katherine Keem Sings Songs and Arias by Garth Baxter is now available from Centaur Records. This includes a number of art songs for voice and piano as well as some for voice and guitar. Also, there are 5 arias from the opera Lily. The artists on this release are Katherine Keem, Soprano; Andrew Stewart, Piano; Kathrin Murray, guitar; and Peter Scott Drackley, Tenor.

Katherine Keem Sings Songs and Arias by Garth Baxter