Boston Modern Orchestra Archive
ELENA RUEHR: O’Keeffe Images: Shimmer, Vocalissimus, Cloud Atlas, O’Keeffe Images—Jennifer Kloetzel, cello—Boston Modern Orch. Project/ Gil Rose—BMOP
Orchestral music of sweeping vistas and a strong pulse by an American composer.
GEORGE ANTHEIL: Ballet Mecanique; A Jazz Symphony (both original versions) – Boston Modern Orchestra Project/ Gil Rose – BMOP sound
A lot of noise plus a sort of rip-off of Rhapsody in Blue, but fun nevertheless.
“REZA VALI: Toward the Endless Plain” = VALI: Folk Songs, Set No. 8; Folk Songs, Set No. 14; Toward That Endless Plain: Concerto for Persian Ney and Orch. – Janna Baty, mezzo-sop./ Khosrow Soltani, Persian ney / Boston Modern Orch. Project / Gil Rose – BMOP/sound
Works that successfully and very memorably merge Western and Middle Eastern musical traditions.
ERIC MOE: Superhero; Eight Point Turn; Kick & Ride – Robert Schulz, drum set / Boston Modern Orch. Project / Gil Rose – BMOP/sound
Composer Eric Moe has something to say, and he says it in a voice that’s like no other I’ve heard.
VIRGIL THOMSON: Three Pictures; A Solemn Music; A Joyful Fugue; The Feast of Love; Collected Poems; Five Songs from William Blake – Thomas Meglioranza, baritone/ Kristen Watson, soprano/ Boston Modern Orchestra Project/ Gil Rose, conductor – BMOP/Sound
A rich selection of memorable Thomson scores played with devotion.