Claude Baker
Class of 1956 Chancellor's Professor
Department of Composition
Indiana University
Jacobs School of Music
1201 E. Third Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405


  • Naxos 8.559804, "American Classics Series": CONCERTO FOR PIANO AND ORCHESTRA: "FROM NOON TO STARRY NIGHT"; AUS SCHWANENGESANG; Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra; Marc-André Hamelin, soloist; Gilbert Varga and Juanjo Mena, conductors
  • Naxos, 8.559642, "American Classics Series": THE GLASS BEAD GAME; SHADOWS: FOUR DIRGE-NOCTURNES; AWAKING THE WINDS; THE MYSTIC TRUMPETER; Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin and Hans Vonk, conductors
  • Indiana University, CD2012-01, "Flights of Passage: Chamber Music by Claude Baker": FLIGHTS OF PASSAGE; THREE PHANTASY PIECES; ELEGY; TABLEAUX FUNÈBRES; Peter Henderson, piano; Daniel Stewart, viola; Christopher Martin, percussion; Véronique Mathieu, violin; members of the Indiana University New Music Ensemble
  • Jeanné Digital Recordings, JDR 2275, "Eugene Rousseau": LAMENTATIONS (pour la fin du monde) for Alto/Soprano Saxophones and Orchestra; Eugene Rousseau, saxophones; University of North Texas Symphony Orchestra; David Itkin, conductor
  • Innova, #1 002: HOR CHE'L CIEL E LA TERRA for 24-Voice Chorus and Four Percussionists; NOTUS Contemporary Vocal Ensemble; John Tafoya, Kevin Bobo, James Cromer, and Andrew Riley, percussion; Dominick DiOrio, conductor
  • Gasparo, GSCD-286, "Songs and Night Scenes": OMAGGI E FANTASIE for Double Bass and Piano; Michael Cameron, bass; David Liptak, piano. VIER NACHTSZENEN for Solo Harp; Ruth Inglefield, harp
  • Indiana University, IUSM-05, "New Music from Indiana University": AWAKING THE WINDS for Chamber Orchestra; Indiana University New Music Ensemble; David Dzubay, conductor
  • TNC Recordings, TNC CD 1510-1-2, "The Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Vols. 1-3": AWAKING THE WINDS for Chamber Orchestra; Cleveland Chamber Symphony; Edwin London, conductor
  • ACA, CM 20018-18, "Contrasts in Contemporary Music": OMAGGI E FANTASIE for Tuba and Piano; David Randolph, tuba; Richard Zimdars, piano
  • Louisville First Edition, LS-789 (LP), "Fiftieth Anniversary Commemorative Issue": THE GLASS BEAD GAME for Large Orchestra; The Louisville Orchestra; Robert Bernhardt, conductor
  • Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, "The Slatkin Years" (6-CD set, available from SLSO): SHADOWS: FOUR DIRGE-NOCTURES; Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor

To listen to music by Claude Baker, you can go to the Composition Department faculty recording page.