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Mp3 Blog #82: “Blumenstuck”

Georg Friedrich Haas:“Blumenstück” (2000)For choir, bass tuba, and string quartetPerformed by Tom Walsh on tuba, the Quintett Rigas Kamermuziki, and the Latvian Radio Choir, Wolfgang Praxmarer conductor Not available commercially * * * * * “Down with liberty!” -Spanish rebel … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #79: Anxiety and the Exotic

Enno Poppe:”Öl” Part 1 (2001-04)For small orchestraPerformed by the Klangforum Wien, Stefan Asbury ConductorAvailable on this compact disc from the Wergo label Duke Ellington:”Ad Lib on Nippon”Available on the excellent Far East Suite Umm Kalthoum”Ana Hali Di hawana agabAvailable at … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #67: Georg Friedrich Haas

Georg Friedrich Haas:“Hommage à Ligeti” (1985)For two pianos tuned a quarter-tone apartPerformed by Marino Formenti Available on this compact disc from Col Legno String Quartet #1 (1997)Performed by the Kairos Quartet Available on compact disc through Edition Zeitklang * * … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #56: Anders Hillborg

Anders Hillborg:”Celestial Mechanics” (1983-85)For 17 solo strings and percussionPerformed by the Stockholm Chamber Orchestra conducted by Esa-Pekka SalonenCurrently out of print *bonus*”Clang and Fury” (1985-89)For orchestraPerformed by the Swedish Radio Orchestra conducted by Esa=Pekka SalonenCurrently out of print * * … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #1: Discordance, Gloria, and Communion

Iannis Xenakis: Bohor (1962) For electonic sounds in eight channels (mixed down to two) Glenn Branca: Symphony #3 (Gloria); Movement I (1983)Music for the first 127 intervals of the harmonic series Pierre Henry: Messe de Liverpool; Communion (1967)Musique concrète A … Continue reading

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