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 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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