Roy Christensen

Roy Christensen

Profile:
Cellist, Producer, Recording Engineer

Cellist with the Springfield Symphony in Massachusetts who has fashioned quite a career for himself as both a soloist and member of The Nashville String Machine and The Sheldon Kurland Strings , two ensembles that have done extensive session work for some of the top names in the industry. He has appeared on almost a hundred albums and worked with the likes of Eddy Arnold, Kathy Barnes, Garth Brooks, Lefty Frizzell, Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers Band, Tom T. Hall , Waylon Jennings, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bill Monroe, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Statler Brothers, and George Strait . He is equally at home playing classical music and has appeared on the albums Clarinet Works, Hindemith: String Trios, Karl Holler: Organ Music, and Music for Bassoon and Cello. On 13th November 2001, he thrilled audiences with his rendition of Benjamin Britten's Sonata in C for Cello and Piano, Op. 65, alongside pianist Kevin Rhodes.

He has also overseen projects as producer and recording engineer on Barbara Harbach's "The American Organist", and fellow cellist Max Raimi's 2003 release "Raimi Plays Raimi" . For Gasparo he has produced Rick Sowash's "Chamber Music with Clarinet".
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Roy Christensen Discography Tracks

Albums

Roy Christensen Cello Gasparo US 1975 Sell This Version
GS-102 Krzysztof Penderecki / Roger Sessions / J. S. Bach* - Roy Christensen Krzysztof Penderecki / Roger Sessions / J. S. Bach* - Roy Christensen - Capriccio Per Siegfried Palm / Six Pieces For Violoncello / Suite No. 1 In G Major(LP) Gasparo GS-102 US 1976 Sell This Version
GS 103 Roy Christensen, Otto Eifert Roy Christensen, Otto Eifert - Music For Bassoon & Cello(LP) Gasparo GS 103 US 1977 Sell This Version
GS 104 Robert Parris, William Sydeman, Karel Reiner, Michał Spisak, Roy Christensen, Otto Eifert, Virginia Christensen Robert Parris, William Sydeman, Karel Reiner, Michał Spisak, Roy Christensen, Otto Eifert, Virginia Christensen - Il Concerto: Fantasy & Fugue For Violoncello Solo, Sonata For Violoncello Solo, Zaznamy Pro Fagot Solo, Duetto Concertante Pour Alto Et Basson(LP, Album) Gasparo GS 104 US 1977 Sell This Version
GS 105 Carlo Alfredo Piatti, Roy Christensen Carlo Alfredo Piatti, Roy Christensen - 12 Caprices, Op.25(LP, Album) Gasparo GS 105 US 1978 Sell This Version
GS 106 Johann Sebastian Bach, Paul Arma, Roy Christensen Johann Sebastian Bach, Paul Arma, Roy Christensen - Suite No.2 In D Minor, Sonate Pour Violoncelle Seul(LP, Album) Gasparo GS 106 US 1979 Sell This Version
GS-108CX Rolla* / Crawford-Seeger* / Sydeman* / Loeb* / Fricker* - Virginia Christensen, Otto Eifert, Roy Christensen Rolla* / Crawford-Seeger* / Sydeman* / Loeb* / Fricker* - Virginia Christensen, Otto Eifert, Roy Christensen - Concertino A Tre / Diaphonic Suite No. 2 / Variations / Suite / Three Arguments(LP) Gasparo GS-108CX US 1981 Sell This Version