ROCO – Visions Take Flight (Innova; due Nov. 16, 2018)
> Karim Al-Zand – Visions from Another World; Reena Esmail – Teen Murti for String Orchestra; Derek Bermel – Murmurations; Anthony DiLorenzo – Jabberwocky; Marcus Maroney – Concerto for Chamber Orchestra; Anthony DiLorenzo – Anthem of Hope: Houston Strong
Lotta Wennäkoski – Flounce; Andrew Norman – Suspend; Igor Stravinsky – Le sacre du printemps – Conrad Tao, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Susanna Mälkki (Sveriges Radio AB; 2018. Listen to the broadcast here.)
Phill Niblock – nothin to look at just a record – James Fulkerson, Jon English (India Navigation/Superior Viaduct; 1982/2018)
Alvin Curran – Canti e Vedute del Giardino Magnetico – Margherita Benetti, Alvin Curran (Ananda/Superior Viaduct; 1975/2018)
Louis Andriessen – Gigantic Dancing Human Machine – Bang on a Can All-Stars, Icebreaker, etc. (Cantaloupe Music; 2003)
> Workers Union; Hoketus; Hout
Jacob Druckman – Lamia – Lucy Shelton, Boston Modern Orchestra Project/Gil Rose (BMOPsound; 2013)
> That Quickening Pulse; Delizie Contente che l’Alme Beate; Nor Spell Nor Charm; Suite from Médée; Lamia
Various artists – Bang on a Can Live, Vol. 1 (CRI Emergency Music; 1994)
> Tom Johnson – Failing, A Very Difficult Piece for String Bass – Robert Black; William Doerrfeld – Evening Chant; Scott Lindroth – Relations to Rigor; Julia Wolfe – The Vermeer Room – Nouvel Ensemble Moderne/Lorraine Vaillancourt; Evan Ziporyn – LUV Time; Allison Cameron – Two Bits; Michael Gordon – Strange Quiet – Michael Gordon Philharmonic
Cassandra Miller – O Zomer! (Another Timbre; 2018)
> O Zomer! – Apartment House; Philip the Wanderer – Philip Thomas; For Mira – Mira Benjamin; Duet for Cello and Orchestra – Charles Curtis, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Ilan Volkov
Keith Rowe/Toshimaru Nakamura – Weather Sky (Erstwhile; 2001)
This week's tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring Rew, Christian Wolff, Ellen Arkbro, and John Zorn.
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Ahead of Linda May Han Oh's National Sawdust show May 16, watch a video premiere from her new album, 'Aventurine,' which finds the bassist, composer, and bandleader celebrating creativity and evolution.
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This week's tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring Jim O'Rourke, the Ars Combinatoria String Quartet, Rand Steiger, and Windhand.
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