John Cage – aboutCAGE, Vol. 3 – Marco Fusi, Francesca Gemmo (Da Vinci Classics; 2019)
John Cage – The Complete String Quartets, Vol. 1 – Arditti Quartet (Mode; 1991)
> Music for Four; 30 Pieces for String Quartet
John Cage – One7 – Cristián Alvear Montecino (self-released; 2013)
John Cage – Music of Changes – David Tudor (hat[now]ART; 1956/2001)
John Cage – The Works for Percussion 2 – Third Coast Percussion (Mode; 2012)
> Third Construction; Second Construction; First Construction (in Metal); Percussion Trio; Quartet for 4 Percussion; Living Room Music
John Cage – Fourteen; Seven; Ten; Three2 – The Barton Workshop (Megadisc; 2006)
John Cage – The Number Pieces 3 – Michael Bach (Mode; 2004)
John Cage – The Choral Works 1 – Ars Nova/Támas Vetö (Mode; 1999)
> Four2; Living Room Music; ear for EAR; Four2; 4 Solos; Five; Hymns and Variations
Eva-Maria Houben – The Crickets of Raspberry Island – Lee Elderton, Branic Howard, Matt Hannafin (The Extradition Series/YouTube; 2019)
The Gurdjieff Ensemble – Music of Georges I. Gurdjieff (ECM; 2011. Audio samples here.)
Félicia Atkinson – The Flower and the Vessel (Shelter Press; 2019)
JAB – Erg Herbe (Shelter Press; 2019)
Robert Een – Subtle Electric Fire (Buzzbox; 2013)
The Gurdjieff Ensemble – Komitas (ECM; 2015)
Swans – leaving meaning (Young God; due Oct. 27, 2019)
Anton Bruckner – Symphony No. 7 in E – NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester/Alan Gilbert (Sony Classical; 2019)
Anton Bruckner – Symphony No. 9 in D minor – Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra/Manfred Honeck (Reference Recordings; 2019)
George Crumb – Ancient Voices of Children – Sophia Burgos, Johannes Rempp, SWR Symphonieorchester members/Theodor Currentzis, SWR Experimentalstudio; Gustav Mahler – Symphony No. 4 in G – Christina Gansch, SWR Symphonieorchester/Theodor Currentzis; George Crumb – Vox Balaenae – Tatjana Ruhland, Rahel Krämer, Christoph Grund, SWR Experimentalstudio (SWR; 2019)
Kaija Saariaho – Vers toi qui es si loin; Circle Map; Neiges; Graal Théâtre – Peter Herresthal, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Clément Mao-Takacs (BIS; 2019. Audio samples here.)
Sarah Bob – …nobody move…: Commissions and Premieres for the New Gallery Concert Series (Avie; 2019)
> Randall Woolf – …nobody move…; Jonathan Bailey Holland – The Intimacy of Harmony; David Rakowski – Mind the Gap (Préludes Book II, No. 18); Wayo (Préludes Book VI, No. 51); Ghepardo (Préludes Book V, No. 48); Curtis K. Hughes – Suite No. 1 from “Vestibulations for Solo Piano”; Avoidance Tactics No. 1; Lee Hyla (arr. Sarah Bob) – Solo Cadenzas from My Life on the Plains; Shaw Pong Liu – Never Has Been Yet
This week in On the Record, the ingenious composer and vocalist Jennifer Walshe evokes the early history of Western music, aided by artificial intelligence. 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 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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