Fred Lerdahl

The Music and Writings of Composer Fred Lerdahl


CD recordings


Music of Fred Lerdahl, vol. 1. Bridge 9191

Time after Time. Columbia Sinfonietta.
Marches. Antares.
Oboe Quartet. La Fenice. 
Waves. Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.


Music of Fred Lerdahl, vol. 2. Bridge 9269.

Cross-Currents. Odense Symphony Orchestra.
Waltzes. Schulte, Nickrenz, Sherry, Palma.
Duo for Violin and Piano. Schulte, Winn.
Quiet Music. Odense Symphony Orchestra.


Music of Fred Lerdahl, vol. 3. Bridge 9352.

String Quartets No. 1, 2, & 3.Daedalus Quartet.


Music of Fred Lerdahl, vol. 4. Bridge 9391.

Spirals. Odense Symphony Orchestra.
Three Diatonic Studies. Mirka Viitala.
Imbrications. Argento Ensemble.
Wake. Bethany Beardslee, Boston Symphony Chamber Players.
Fantasy Etudes. Eighth Blackbird.


New York Virtuoso Singers. Soundbrush Records SR 1027(2013).

There and Back Again

Anssi Karttunen. Mystery Variations. Toccata Classics TOCC0171 (2013).

The First Voices. Naxos 8.559684

American Music for Percussion, vol. 2
New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble

Eighth Blackbird: Round Nut Tool

Fantasy Etudes. Eighth Blackbird.

Deutsche Grammophon, "Points of Departure":

Waves. Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.

New World Records:

NWCR 551

First String Quartet. Juilliard Quartet.


Waltzes. Schulte, Nickrenz, Sherry, Palma. 
Fantasy Etudes. Musical Elements. 
Eros. Beverly Morgan, Collage.
Wake. Bethany Beardslee, Boston Symphony Chamber Players. 


String Trio. Members of the Composers Quartet. 
Piano Fantasy. Robert Miller.

Spotify links:

Odense Symphony Orchestra - The Music of Fred Lerdahl, Vol. 2

Fred Lerdahl - Music of Fred Lerdahl, Vol. 3



all materials copyright Fred Lerdahl 2009