Grasshopper – Miles in the Sky (Baked Tapes; 2009)
Current 93 – The Light Is Leaving Us All (Jnana; 2018)
Vanessa Rossetto – you & i are earth (Tone Glow; 2019)
George Benjamin – Written on Skin – Barbara Hannigan, Bejun Mehta, Christopher Purves, Rebecca Jo Loeb, Allan Clayton, Mahler Chamber Orchestra/George Benjamin; Duet for Piano and Orchestra – Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Mahler Chamber Orchestra/George Benjamin (Nimbus; 2013)
Annea Lockwood – A Sound Map of the Danube (Lovely Music; 2008. Audio samples here.)
Richard Wagner – Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg – Michael Volle, Roberto Saccà, Anna Gabler, Monika Bohinec, Peter Sonn, Markus Werba, Georg Zeppenfeld, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic/Daniele Gatti (Euroarts; 2014)
This week's tally of memorable things Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring Éliane Radigue, John Cage, Alan Gilbert with the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, and Kaija Saariaho.
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This week in On the Record: Boston pianist and new-music advocate Sarah Bob shows her range on a revealing new solo CD. Plus, dozens of listings for new and forthcoming recordings.
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This week in On the Record: Julia Wolfe's 'Fire in my mouth' reviewed; Chicago cellist Katinka Kleijn hits Drag City with Bill MacKay; plus dozens of listings for new and forthcoming releases.
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Julia Wolfe's oratorio 'Fire in my mouth' registers with intensity in a New York Philharmonic performance issued on Decca Gold, Brin Solomon asserts, even without its visual and spatial elements.
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