Jeffry Hamilton Steele  Listening Room
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Complete tracks available for listening below. If you would like to download for your own music collection, please buy either from my nimbit store or as a .zip file (including liner notes and album art) available by clicking on each album cover below.
CD cover  J. S. plays Bach (2001) Liner Notes (pdf)

Third Cello Suite
1) Prelude
2) Allemande
3) Courante
4) Sarabande
5) Bourree I & II
6) Gigue

Second Violin Partita
7) Allemande
8) Courante
9) Sarabande
10) Gigue
11) Chaconne

CD cover  Flame without End
 Pieces & Songs composed for Modern Dance Dramas (1998-2001)
Liner Notes(pdf) 
from Gift of Vision
1] Vessels
2] Soliloquy

from Clear Away: A Fisherman's Farewell

3] Lovell
4] Envy of the Seas
5] Gloucester Wife
6] Tremolo del Viento
7] Fisherfolks' Reel
8] Baile Enojado/Vows

9] Pas de Duex
10] Flame without End
11] Trio
12] Sailing Home

Released in 1998

13] Samba de Dos Niños
14] Jacob's Dream~
15] Sunset Reverie

CD cover  From Dowland to Silvio (2000)  Liner Notes(pdf)

JOHN DOWLAND (1563-1626)

1] A Galliard (on a galliard by Daniel Bacheler)
2] Piper's Pavane
3] Captain Digorie Piper's Galliard
4] A Fantasie
5] Melancholy Galliard
6] Aloe
7] Weep You No More, Sad Fountains
8] Mrs. Clifton's Almain
9] The Right Honorable The Lady Clifton's Spirit
10] Forlorn Hope Fancy
11] Lady Hunsdon's Puffe
12] Farewell (an "In Nomine")
13] Mrs. Vaux's Galliard
14] Mrs. Vaux's Jig

J.S. BACH (1685-1750) From the Cello Suites
15] Prelude (First Cello Suite)
16] Sarabande (Sixth Cello Suite)

FREDERIC CHOPIN (1810-1849) Preludes (Op. 28)
17] No. 4 in Em

18] No. 15 in Db ("Raindrop")

IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882-1971) Les Cinq Doigts
19] Andantino
20] Vivo
21] Lento
22] Allegretto
23] Moderato
24] Pesante (Tempo di Tango)

25] Larghetto

26] Allegro (Tempo di Marcia)

GUARDABARRANCO (Salvador Cardenal Barquero)
27] Para Amarnos con el Mundo

28] Unicornio

29] Rabo de Nube

CD cover  Guitara Illuminata
 The Music of Josquin des Pres (1997/2004)
Liner Notes(pdf)
1] Plainchant (1:11)

2] Kyrie (2:26)

3] Gloria (3:33)

4] Credo (6:15)

5] Sanctus (6:17)

6] Agnus Dei (7:40)

7] Dominus Regnavit (4:13)

8] Magnus es tu, Domine (5:33)

9] Vive le Roy! (1:52)

10] Cueurs Desolez (2:13)

11] Mille Regretz (1:51)

12] Canción del Emperador [Narváez] (2:19)

13] Kyrie (2:04)

14] Gloria (3:17)

15] Credo (5:56)

16] Sanctus (4:05)
17] Agnus Dei (6:35)

CD cover  Dream Colors
 Relaxation Music for Synthesizers and Guitar (1993)
Liner Notes (pdf)
1. Gold & Rose (7:22)
2. Solar Furnace~ (7:10)
3. Reflections/Dance~ (7:00)
4. Fairy Forest~ (21:13)
5. Soul Yearning~ (15:04)
6. Forgiveness~ (5:39)

CD cover  We were all poets. . .
 Music for Classical and Electric Guitars with Synthesizers (1991)~

 Liner Notes (pdf)

1] Dawn in the Andes (7:14)
2] We were all poets... (4:41)

3] La Alegria (1:36)

4] Serenade for the Unafraid (7:17)

5] The New World (2:19)
6] Halibut Point (5:23)
7] Plum Island (2:52)

8] Outlines in the Mist (4:01)

9] Memories (3:42)

10] The First Light (2:41)*

11] Prayer for Justice (4:10)
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10 Sketches in Real Time (2009)
(guitar improvisations through Michael Norris plug-ins)
1] Fearful
2] Pursued
3] Decisive
4] Death of a Coral Reef
5] Wandering
6] Escaping
7] Confession
8] Swallows Dance
9] Where did you go?
10] Our Final Destination
Improv recorded in my Calumet trailer (2008)
From Silent Men Speaking (2005)
She Burns~
What Saves Us
From Flesh and Stone (2003)~
Stone Spirits (Luisa Vasquez Cleaves, voice)
Labor Unrest
Epilogue (Wes Luke, violin)
From Gift of Vision Suite (2002)
The Great Conflagration
Anne Carolyn Bird, Anna Fraser, Carrie Cheron, Jason McAdams & Anthony Zoeller, voices, Ebonee Thomas, flute, Michael Norsworthy, clarinet, Patricia Schmitt, horn, Shieh-Jian Tsai, violin, Mickey Katz, cello, Aaron Baird, double-bass, myself on guitar and Dan Bassin conducting

Recital excerpts appropriate to wedding services (c. 2000)
BACH Prelude in C
VILLA-LOBOS Prelude in Em

DE FALLA Song of the Fisherman

DEBUSSY Girl with the Flaxen Hair

DUARTE The Cuckoo (English Suite)


COUPERIN Mysterious Barricades
From Clear Away: A Fisherman's Farewell (1999)
Not included on the Flame Without End album -- same personnel
Kind Be the Wind
The Drowning
On the Banks

With soprano, Kristina Martin (1999)
The Lowest Trees Have Tops
From 50 Ways to Play Guitar (1992)
Adagio (excerpt)~ (theme from Concierto de Aranjuez)
Romero (excerpt)
Gotta be a Better Way to Make a Living~
American Car
For WGBY-TV (Springfield, MA, 1991)
From Our Hometown
From W.E.B. du Bois of Great Barrington
Letter Home~

Synth Consort (1988)~
Agnus Dei (1310),
Jamais Je N'Aimenai,
Jay Bien Choisi,
La Bourree,
Pour Souhaitter,
Triple Ballade

from Bach Gamba Sonata in Gm (1987)~
last movement (Julia Bady, keyboard)
Songs for Nicaragua (1984-9)~
What are you gonna say? (Laura Burns, voice)
The Orphanage
(Julia Bady, keyboard)
Chamorrito (Julia Bady, keyboard)
Memorial Day 1966 (Sue Kranz, voice;
Julia Bady, keyboard)
From The Nation Thief (1985)~
Guy & Rachel

Voices of Latin America (1982-3)
El Campo

With soprano, Barbara Winchester (1979-89)
Coplas del Pastor Enamorado & Folias Canarias
Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies
Can Shee Excuse My Wrongs

Primary Colors (1982-86)
Allegro Molto & Presto (Mozart, K. 270)
Vivace Assai & Largo (Haydn, Op. 33, No. 5)
Minuet & Clair de Lune (Debussy, Suite Bergamasque)

With flutist Lea Pearson (Newburyport, 1977)
Minuet (Handel)
Hampshire College compositions (1974)
Duet (with Jeanne Windsor, violin)
Two Dreams