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 Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes a tribute to Hardy Fox and selections featuring Ana Sokolović, Devonté Hynes with Third Coast Percussion, and Anthony Braxton.
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This week in On the Record: Johnny Gandelsman on Kickstarter, Jim James on Decca Gold, and Northern Spy acquires NNA Tapes, plus dozens of listings for new and forthcoming releases.
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This week in On the Record, Decca Gold announces a new recording of Julia Wolfe's gripping oratorio 'Fire in my mouth,' played by the New York Philharmonic and guests—plus listings for dozens of new and upcoming releases.
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