Robert Ashley – Improvement (Don Leaves Linda) – Varispeed, Tom Hamilton (Vimeo; 2019. Available to view here.)
Poul Ruders – The Handmaid’s Tale – Marianne Rorholm, Hanne Fischer, Anne Margrethe Dahl, Susanne Resmark, Poul Elming, Aage Haugland, Royal Danish Opera Choir, Royal Danish Orchestra, Michael Schønwandt (Dacapo; 2001)
King Crimson – De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, Oct. 18, 1971 (DGM; 2019. Audio samples here.)
Grateful Dead – Dave’s Picks, Vol. 30: Fillmore East, New York, NY1/2/70 (Grateful Dead/Rhino; 2019. Audio samples here.)
Hans Werner Henze – El Cimarrón – El Cimarrón Ensemble (Wergo; 2007)
Lee “Scratch” Perry – Trojan Classics (Trojan/Sanctuary; 2014)
Anton Bruckner – Symphony No. 8 in C minor – Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra/Jaap van Zweden (Challenge Classics; 2012)
King Crimson – State Fairground, Oklahoma City, OK, April 24, 1973 (DGMLive; 2019. Audio samples here.)
Kyle Bobby Dunn – From Here to Eternity (Past Inside the Present; 2019)
Vanessa Rossetto – you & i are earth (Tone Glow; 2019)
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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This week's tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Toshiya Tsunoda, Mieczysław Weinberg, and John Luther Adams.
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Listen to French pianist Vanessa Wagner's rendition of a selection from Michael Nyman's score for 'The Piano,' an exclusive premiere ahead of the pianist's new album, 'Inland,' due April 26 on InFiné Music.
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