Music for Large Ensemble
Two major compositions, from the acclaimed composer and electric guitar virtuoso Tim Brady, receive their premiere recordings on this CD. One is the driving, high-energy Désir: concerto for electric guitar and large chamber ensemble, and the other is the intensely harrowing, yet poignant, Eight Songs about: Symphony #7.
The Landscape Scrolls
This premiere recording of Peter Garland’s 50-minute piece The Landscape Scrolls continues his history as a maverick “composer of mesmerizing music” (Kyle Gann). Commissioned by percussionist John Lane, the work depicts the 24-hour day cycle in five movements.