Rothko Chapel: Morton Feldman, Erik Satie, John Cage - Kim Kashkashian (viola); L. Wayne Ashley (tenor); Lauren Snouffer (soprano); Sarah Rothenberg (celeste);...
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  1. Rothko Chapel for soprano, alto, chorus, celeste, viola & percussion
  2. Gnossienne for piano No. 4
  3. Four2, for chorus
  4. Ogives (4), for piano: No. 1
  5. ear for EAR (Antiphonies) for widely spaced single voices
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  1. Rothko Chapel for soprano, alto, chorus, celeste, viola & percussion
  2. Gnossienne for piano No. 4
  3. Four2, for chorus
  4. Ogives (4), for piano: No. 1
  5. ear for EAR (Antiphonies) for widely spaced single voices
  6. Ogives (4), for piano: No. 2
  7. Gnossienne for piano No. 1
  8. Five, for any 5 voices or instruments
  9. Gnossienne for piano No. 3
  10. In a Landscape, for piano or harp
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This is a marvelous release, equally perfect in conception, execution, and engineering. The program locates the intellectual origins of the American avant-garde composers Morton Feldman and John Cage not in postwar European developments, but in the music of Erik Satie, who with each decade seems a more pioneering figure. Feldman and Cage here seem not modernists, but postmodernists. Front and center at the beginning is Feldman's masterpiece Rothko Chapel (1967), a chamber-ensemble-and-chorus evocation of the Houston, Texas, ...

Rothko Chapel: Morton Feldman, Erik Satie, John Cage 2015, ECM

UPC: 028948117963

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