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 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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