Denise Burt

Graphic arts and design for new music

Monthly Archives: May 2011

CD: Jexper Holmen – Oort Cloud

Posted on May 6, 2011 by Denise

Frode Andersen, accordion; Frode Haltli, accordion; Torben Snekkestad, saxophone Released on Dacapo Records, 2010 Image: Title and artist name glyphs randomised through found algorithm   Oort Cloud is a 1-hour cloud of unrelenting accordian sound which in the words of … Continue reading

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CD: Julia Wolfe – Cruel Sister

Posted on May 5, 2011 by Denise

Ensemble Resonanz Released on Cataloupe Music, 2011   Julia Wolfe’s work Cruel Sister is a 35-minute long piece for string orchestra. The graphics for this release are based on the English ballad that inspired her. In Julia Wolfe’s own words, … Continue reading

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CD: The Natural World of Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen

Posted on May 4, 2011 by admin

Ars Nova Copenhagen; Paul Hillier, conductor Released on Dacapo Records, 2010   Experimental, searching, always uncompromising and unique, Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen is a legendary figure in Danish New Music. For this CD of choral works, Pelle felt strongly that some his … Continue reading

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