James Tenney – Changes: 64 Studies for 6 Harps – Alison Bjorkedal, Ellie Choate, Elizabeth Huston, Catherine Litaker, Amy Shulman, Ruriko Terada/Nicholas Deyoe (New World; 2019. Audio samples here.)
Matthew Shipp Trio – Signature (ESP-Disk’; 2019)
Philip Glass – Music in Twelve Parts. Concert à Paris, 1975 – Philip Glass Ensemble (Transversales Disques; 2019)
Nadah El Shazly – Ahwar (Nawa Recordings; 2019)
Kevin Drumm – With Pulse, Without (self-released; 2019)
petra – filament (Gold Bolus; 2019)
Celer – Something Cathartic (Polar Seas; 2018)
Isaac Schankler – Because Patterns (Aerocade Music; due May 31, 2019)
> Because Patterns/Deep State – Aron Kallay, Vicki Ray, Scott Worthington; Mobile I – Sakura Tsai; Future Feelings – Nadia Shpachenko
Elliott Carter – The Five String Quartets – Juilliard Quartet (Sony Classical; 2014)
Morton Feldman – Three Voices – Juliet Fraser (hat[now]ART; 2016)
James Tenney – Pika-Don – Maelstrom Percussion Ensemble/Jan Williams (hat[now]ART; 2004)
> Rune; Maximusic; Three Pieces for Drum Quartet; Pika-Don
This week's tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays, Jasmine Guffond, Vanessa Rossetto, and Reinbert de Leeuw.
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This week in On the Record: New on Elsewhere, the French pianist and composer Melaine Dalibert lavishes his sensitive touch on music by Anastassis Philippakopoulos. Plus dozens of listings for forthcoming releases.
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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 Hildur Guðnadóttir, Kaffe Matthews, Tim Berne's Snakeoil, and Nick Storring.
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