Boston Modern Orch. Archive
MASON BATES: “Mothership” = Gil Rose, cond. – BMOP
MASON BATES: “Mothership” = Mothership; Sea-Blue Circuitry; Attack Decay Sustain Release; Rusty Air in Carolina; Desert Transport – Boston Modern Orch. Project/Gil Rose – BMOP 1045 SACD [Distr. by Albany], 54:22, (11/17/15) ****: The always interesting Bates gives us something a little “funky”! Mason Bates is, in my mind, one of the best and most […]
THOMAS OBOE LEE: Six Concertos – Sarah Brady, flute /Ina Zdorovetchi, harp /Irina Muresanu, v. /Robert Levin, p. /Jennifer Stowik, oboe /Rafael Popper-Keizer, c. /Boston Modern Orch. Project / Gil Rose – BMOP/sound (2 CDs)
Eclectic music by a composer whose roots and here and there. And there.
GANDOLFI: “From the Institutes of Groove” = From the Institutes of Groove; Concerto for Bassoon and Orch.; Fantasia for Alto Saxophone and Orch. – Angel Subero, bass trombone/ Richard Svoboda, bassoon/ Kenneth Radnofsky, alto sax/ Boston Modern Orch. Project/ Gil Rose – BMOP
These unique, cutting edge concertos are rather “groovy!”
MARTIN BOYKAN, ‘Orchestral Works’ = Concerto for Violin and Orch.; Symphony for Orch. – Curtis Macomber, violin/Sanford Sylvan, bar. /Boston Modern Orch. Project/Gil Rose – BMOP Sound
Another fascinating addition from the hyper-adventurous BMOP.
ALAN HOVHANESS Works: Armenian Rhapsodies 1-3; Song of the Sea; Sop. Sax Concerto; Exile Sym. – BMOP/sound
Not Hovhaness at his best, but it’s interesting to hear earlier works by this incredibly prolific composer.