Franklin Cox is an indefatigable and prolific figure, both as a performer and as a musicologist. This, the second volume in his “New Cello” series, focuses on European composers. Using Klaus Huebler’s Opus Breve as a refrain, this rondo of nine performances encompasses a great deal of what’s happening in second modernity. Particularly fine are the brief but richlyContinue reading “The New Cello, Volume 2 (CD Review)”
Our friends Locrian Chamber Players are giving a concert this Thursday at Riverside Church. As always, the repertoire is diverse, engaging, and less than a decade old; as always, the concert is free. Details below. Thursday, August 27 at 8PM Aaron Jay Kernis Perpetual Chaconne Caroline Shaw Cantico delle creature Shafer Mahoney Shining River Victoria MalaweyContinue reading “8/27: Locrian Chamber Players at Riverside Church”
Someone’s been listening to Steve Reich …
Rayland Baxter’s Imaginary Man is out now on ATO Records.
Burt Jansch’s Moonshine will be released on October 6th via Earth Recordings.
“Pulse Point” is a track on Fantastic Planet, Noveller’s most recent album for Fire Records. The video that accompanies the song contains some truly beautiful nature photography.
Joanna Newsom’s next album, Divers, will be out October 23rd on Drag City. Check out the video for lead-off track “Sapokanikan” below.
To celebrate the Righteous Girls’ CD Release for ‘gathering blue’ (New Focus Records), on which is my composition “For Milton,” we are having a special sale on the site. All score PDFs are half price. Those of you who are choral directors planning your seasons may want to be special attention: every copy you orderContinue reading “Score Sale”
Be there or be Ionian. Righteous Girls celebrate Album release of ‘gathering blue.’