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CD & Vinyl: Michael Møller & Foreign Lands – Burning Waltz

Posted on June 15, 2017 by Denise

Music by Michael Møller and Foreign Lands Released on Gateway Music, 2017       Danish singer/songwriter Michael Møller joins forces with folk-band ‘Svøbsk’ under the title of ‘Foreign Lands’ to create an album of heartfelt songs in an indie-pop-folk … Continue reading

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Score: Magnus Lindberg – Kraft

Posted on May 15, 2017 by Denise

Special-edition full score for Magnus Lindberg’s Kraft Published by Edition Wilhelm Hansen, 2016     Measuring a massive 370 x 520 mm, the special full score for Magnus’ Lindberg’s work Kraft (1985) lives up to its heavy title.   Even … Continue reading

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CD: David Lang – the difficulty of crossing a field

Posted on September 23, 2015 by Denise

Music by David Lang, libretto by Mac Wellman Released on Cantaloupe Music, 2015   Read about how this cover art was created on the online version of my book ‘Seeing New Music’          David Lang first described … Continue reading

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CD: Julia Wolfe – Anthracite Fields

Posted on August 1, 2015 by Denise

Bang on a Can All-Stars, The Choir of Trinity Wall Street Released on Cantaloupe Music, 2015   Read about how this cover art was created on the online version of my book ‘Seeing New Music’       Julia Wolfe … Continue reading

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CD: Toward the Curve

Posted on January 20, 2015 by Denise

Thomas Rosenkranz, piano + surround sound electronics Composers: Thomas Rosenkranz, Peter V. Swendsen, Peter Flint, Aurie Hsu, Michael Klingbeil, Pierre Jalbert, Alex Christie, Tom Lopez Released on Oberlin Music, 2015         Toward the Curve is a collection … Continue reading

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CD: Michael Gordon – Dystopia

Posted on January 13, 2015 by Denise

Los Angeles Philharmonic, David Robertson, conductor; Bamberger Symphoniker, Jonathon Nott, conductor Released on Cantaloupe Music, 2015   Read about how this cover art was created on the online version of my book ‘Seeing New Music’        Composer Michael Gordon … Continue reading

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CD: Danish String Quartet – Wood Works

Posted on January 12, 2015 by Denise

Danish String Quartet: Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, Frederik Øland, Asbjørn Nørgaard, Frederik Schøyen Sjölin Released on Dacapo Records, 2014 Images: Photographs by Caroline Bittencourt   This release is traditional Nordic folk music arranged for String Quartet. Taken from Denmark, Sweden, Norway … Continue reading

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CD: Per Nørgård – Symphonies 1 & 8

Posted on January 12, 2015 by Denise

Sakari Oramo, conductor; Vienna Philharmonic Released on Dacapo Records, 2014   Two symphonies on this CD, are from either end of Per Nørgård’s long artistic production: Symphony No. 1 and Symphony No. 8 – the first from 1955 and the … Continue reading

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CD: David Lang – love fail

Posted on January 3, 2015 by Denise

Anonymous 4 Released on Cantaloupe Music, 2014   love fail explores the almost 1000-year-old story of the lovers Tristan and Isolde. In his liner notes, David Lang writes: ‘the love of Tristan and Isolde begins by accident—they drink a love … Continue reading

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CD, Vinyl & Website: Dreamers’ Circus – Second Movement

Posted on January 1, 2015 by Denise

Dreamers’ Circus: Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, Ale Carr & Nikolaj Busk. Released on Go’, 2015             The three young, virtuistic musicians of Dreamers’ Circus are at the forefront of the folk music wave in Scandanavia, blending … Continue reading

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