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Wednesday, June 29 2011

Jefferson Friedman: Quartets

The mood of Friedman's two quartets, which combine romantic emotion with an absence of forgiving softness, gives the strings a chance to try out two things they do especially well.


Thursday, May 19 2011

Todd Reynolds: Outerborough

"Daredevil" composer Todd Reynolds has offered up a huge album, plentiful in every possible that way music can be. It's worth the trouble.


Monday, May 16 2011

Toby Twining: Eurydice

Taken on its own, Toby Twining's Eurydice is a prime slab of modern, wordless vocal music.


Thursday, May 12 2011

Kronos Quartet / Kimmo Pohjonen / Samuli Kosminen: Uniko

Did you know that if you threw an accordion, percussion, electronics, and an accordion into a blender that you might end up with one of the best albums of the year?


Tuesday, April 26 2011

Dakota Suite & Emanuele Errante: The North Green Down

Chris Hooson and Emanuele Errante craft an extended work in memory of Hooson's sister-in-law.


Sunday, April 24 2011

Sentieri Selvaggi: Sentieri Selvagi Plays Gavin Bryars & Philip Glass

Sentieri Selvaggi reveres these two elder statesmen of minimalism. And that's about all there is to it.


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