Daily Archives: March 2, 2012

Harry Partch in San Diego Previewed

From SD City Beat: This isn’t “classical music.” It’s the work of Harry Partch, an influential American avant-garde composer known for his unique instruments and tuning systems. This week, his music will be performed at San Diego State University’s NWEAMO … Continue reading

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AMN Picks of the Week

Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week … Continue reading

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Classical Music Listings From The New York Times

From NYTimes.com: counter)induction (Sunday) This distinctively named new-music ensemble focuses on the intersection of words — both audible and unspoken — and music, performing Schoenberg’s “Ode to Napoleon” (with the guest narrator Paula Robison), Nono’s “Fragmente-Stille, an Diotima” and Helmut … Continue reading

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AMN Reviews: John Teske – Wheel

John Teske: Wheel [self-released] John Teske is a Seattle-based composer and instrumentalist. His most recent release, Wheel, features multi-faceted compositions for the double bass alone and accompanied by one other instrument. The suite Five Pieces for Double Bass, performed by … Continue reading

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Jazz Listings From The New York Times

From NYTimes.com: Ethan Iverson-Sam Newsome Duo (Friday) Sam Newsome has lately made a specialty out of the soprano saxophone solo recital, working with original material as well as music by the titan of that format, Steve Lacy. He teams up … Continue reading

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New Cyclic Law Releases

Cyclic Law: ARCANA “Emerald” MCD (45th Cycle) THE FLOATING WORLD “The Apparition” CD (44th Cycle) PETER BJÄRGÖ & GUSTAF HILDEBRAND “Out Of The Darkling Light, Into The Bright Shadow” CD (43rd Cycle) GUSTAF HILDEBRAND “Heliopause” CD (42nd Cycle)

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