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Local composer Elena Ruehr blends visual and musical art with Shimmer, Vocalissimus, Cloud Atlas, and O'Keeffe Images.
An evocative set of orchestral works from local composer Scott Wheeler: Crazy Weather, City of Shadows, and Northern Lights.
BMOP/sound's release guest-stars violinist Gabriela Diaz in the Suite for Violin with American Gamelan, the Providence Singers in La Koro Sutro, and BMOP's own unique American Gamelan!
Spratlan: mythology, summer vignettes, struggle expressed via saxophones. Davis: political commentary, groove, Balinese-influenced polyrhythms, pianistic virtuosity. Take your pick!
Our commitment to the finest audio recordings of new orchestral music, packaged with superior taste and style, continues.
Air-raid sirens! Propellers! Synchronized player pianos! A battery of polyrhythms! Ballet Mécanique was a mad genius's eccentric plot until technology evolved, the following century, far enough to realize it. Plus the manic, flashy stylings of A Jazz Symphony.
This retrospective of Babbitt's long and diverse career features BMOP players in large and small chamber works, with a special cameo by soprano Lucy Shelton.
Our Mathew Rosenblum CD received critical acclaim and was one of NewMusicBox's best-of-2013 picks.