Stanley Silverman

Flavorful, approachable and distinctive music…delectable… -The Washington Post


From Elephant Steps, the first collaboration between Richard Foreman and Stanley Silverman, conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas. On May 7th, 2013 MasterWorks re-released a limited number of CDs from the original recording as well as a digital version. Purchase the album on AmazonArkiv Music orMasterworks.

"Photograph Song"   

From Elephant Steps, Performed by Roland Gagnon.  Purchase the album on AmazonArkiv Music orMasterworks.

"You're on the Radio"   

From Elephant Steps. Performed by Luther Enstad and Larry Marshall. Purchase the album on AmazonArkiv Music orMasterworks.

"Promenade" (sample)

A playful arrangement from "Rendevouz with Tashi," by Stanley Silverman. Original score written by Gerswhin.

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"Long Lived Free Enterprise" 

Performed by George McGrath, written by Stanley in collaboration with Tom Hendry & Richard Foreman for Doctor Selavy's Magic Theatre (see R&H). The original 1972 cast recording was released in 2011. 

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"Life On the Inside" (sample)

Performed by the legendary James Taylor, this song is the bonus track to the original 1972 cast album of Doctor Selavy's Magic Theatre,  recently released and made available for download in 2011. 

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"Come Away Death" 

A beautiful ballad composed of Stanley's music, Shakespeare's words, and Gregory Rahming's mellifuous voice, "Come Away Death" from Twelfth Night reveals the wisdom of the "fool" Feste.


"Kinematic" from "In Celebration"

The Kalichstein Laredo Robinson Trio performs this piece by Stanley from "In Celebration", which the New York Timescalled "one of the more successful hybrids of classical forms and jazz materials." 

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The Way You Look Tonight" (sample)

This version of "The Way You Look Tonight" (Kern) was arranged by Stanley Silverman for James Taylor's performance at "Evening at the Pops" (PBS) conducted by John Williams.