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19
Feb
2014
Third Coast Percussion: Resounding Earth Chicago Premiere

Feb 21, U of Chicago Logan School of the Arts

Third Coast Percussion plays the Chicago premiere Augusta Read Thomas' Resounding Earth, an evocative work exploring the sound world of bells written for them and released on their CD/DVD set on New Focus earlier this year.  Peter Margasak, writing for the Chicago Reader, observes, "Third Coast …

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04
Feb
2014

Three new February releases mark the debut of  Olde Focus Recordings, a new line of recordings focusing on new recordings of gems from the early music repertoire. Curated by cellist and director of period ensemble ACRONYM, Kivie Cahn-Lipman, Olde Focus kicks its series off with recordings of three …

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22
Jan
2014
American Vernacular featured as Q2 Album of the Week!

Collection of American piano premieres on "vernacular" theme

Nicholas Phillips' laudable new commissioning project, American Vernacular, featuring new solo piano works by composers ranging from David Rakowski to Ethan Wickman to Joel Puckett, was featured recently as Q2's Album of the Week as well as in a review in Sequenza 21.  "Phillips achieves the …

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