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MP3 Blog #100 “Koumé”

Eliane Radigue: Koumé (O Death, where is thy Victor. Corinthians 15) From the Trilogie de la Mort For Tape The entire Trilogie de la Mort is available for purchase here. *  *  * Apologies for the long delay in my … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #98: “The Space Between”

Jacob David Sudol: ”The Space Between” (2008) For soprano, flute, clarinet, cello, and live electronics Performed by Stephanie Aston (voice), Christine Tavolacci (flutes), Przemyslaw Bosak (clarinets), Ashley Walters (cello), Jacob David Sudol (electronics/mixing), Robert Zellickman (conductor) * * * * … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog # 96: “Crois-tu en l’immortalité de l’âme?”

Claude Vivier:“Trois airs pour un opéra imaginaire” (1982)For Soprano and Ensemble Performed by Ingrid Schmithüsen and the Société du musique contemporaine du Québec Available on this album at emusic “Crois-tu en l’immortalité de l’âme?” (incomplete 1983) Performers unknown Live performance … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #77: “Contra Mortem et Tempus”

Gérard Grisey:”Jour Contre Jour” (1978 – 79)For chamber ensemble, electric organ durations ad lib., and quadraphonic tapePerformed by the Ensemble L’ItinèraireNot currently available commercially George Rochberg:”Contra Mortem et Tempus” (1965)For flute, clarinet, piano, and violinPerformed by the Aeolian QuartetNot currently … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #75: String Quartets 5

George Crumb:Black Angels “Thirteen Images from the Dark Land” (1969-70)I. DepartureII. AbsenceIII. ReturnFor amplified string quartetPerformed by the Concord QuartetAvailable on this compact disc Roger Reynolds:”Ariadne’s Thread” (1994)Finding the PathPressing inward Animated lineExtremityExhuberant lineDesparate lineLine of desire Quietest moment of … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #60: Gérard Grisey 2

Gérard Grisey:”Dérives” (1973-74)For Orchestra in Two GroupsPerformed by the Orchestre National de France conducted by Jacques MercierCurrently out of print ”Talea (ou la machine et les herbes folles)” (1986)For Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and PianoPerformed by the Ensemble ResercheInexplicably unavailable … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #36: Some Songs

For Edison Glenn (January 25, 1980 – October 19, 1996)il maglio fabbro Bob Dylan:”He Was a Friend of Mine”Available on The Bootleg Series Volume 1 Blind Willie Johnson:”Lord, I Just Can’t Keep From Cryin’”Available on The Complete Recordings of Blind … Continue reading

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…for fighting letdown

Yesterday afternoon I submitted three copies of the three volumes (analysis, score and documentation, and DVD and CD) of my thesis along with the proper forms. Once the internal and external examiners review them and I make the final edits, … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #20: Falling Fragilely… (the music of Bent Sørensen)

Bent Sørensen:”The Deserted Churchyards” (1990)For six instruments Performed by the Esbjerg Ensemble Another performance by Speculum Musicae available for purchase on this c.d. ”The Echoing Garden;” IV. Andantino Sospeso, Con Fluttuazione (1990/92)For orchestra and choir Performed the Danmarks Radiosymfoniorkester and … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #19: Falling Fragilely and the Enigmatic Unfolding Rising

Gérard Grisey:“Quatre Chants pour Franchir le Seuil”: Prélude, “Le Mort de l’Ange” (1998)Performed by Klangforum Wien and sung by Catherine Dubosc Available on a c.d. with the complete “Quatre Chants pour Franchir le Seuil” John Rea:”Treppenmusik” (1982)Performed by the ensemble … Continue reading

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