The Naxos
Composer of the Month

In July, Naxos released its recording of Roy Harris’s Symphonies 3 and 4, part of a complete cycle of the composer’s symphonies.  

Roy HARRIS: Symphony No. 3 and No. 4, “Folk Song Symphony”
Colorado Symphony and Chorus, Marin Alsop

CD of the Month

Toru TAKEMITSU: A Flock Descends into the Pentagonal Garden, etc.
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop

Roy Harris: Symphonies 3 and 4
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John Tavener: Lament for Jerusalem
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Classical Music Spotlight presents a special interview with Maestro Leonard Slatkin
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William Bolcom's Songs of Innocence and of Experience
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Tuesday, November 01, 2005
Who's Sean Hickey?

Who's Sean Hickey? Find out: buy his new Naxos CD when it comes out on November 15th or pre-order it now from If you're not ready for such a daunting financial commitment without more information on this Young Turk of New York concert music, simply turn your head slightly to the left. Sound clips are on Sean's website,, and should be up soon on

Want to hear it live? The Metro Chamber Orchestra will be performing Sagesse, one of the pieces on the disc, December 3rd at the Society for Ethical Culture in New York.