'Sirene' - Contemporary choral works, Eric Banks, Voices; Mason Bates: Sirens; Ted Hearne: Ripple; Privilige / The Esoterics
1 CD / Terpsichore Records / 2014-05-27Works: Eric Banks: Voices, for chorus; Mason Bates: Sirens, song cycle for chorus; Ted Hearne: Ripple, for chorus; Privilege, for chorus
Performers: Baier, Mitchell; Harlan, Erin; Jackson, Achil [Vocals]; Maring, Bayta [Vocals]; Ramer, Kristen
Conductors: Banks, Eric
Ensemble: ; The Esoterics Choral Ensemble
The Esoteric's 15th CD features four new pieces that demonstrate the contemporary choral "call and response". In "Voices" by Eric Banks, voices from the past...continue...
Recording information: Queen Anne Christian Church in Seattle (2013-03-24&2013-03-26&2013-)....continue...
1 CD / New Amsterdam / 2010-08-31Works: Ted Hearne: Katrina Ballads, oratorio for 5 voices & 11 instruments
Performers: Coletti, Chris; Fischer, Abby; Hanlon, David [Piano]; Kathman, Kelli; Koci, Nathan; Levine, Taylor; MacAdam-Somer, Batya; Mack, Eileen; Medine, David; Redhage, Jody; Saebo, Kristoffer; Wiltrout, Ron
Conductors: Hearne, Ted
Recording information: Avatar Studios, New York, NY (03/10/2008-03/12/2008).
Down Beat (p.62) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Hearne creates a sonic narrative that taps into the fear, ...continue...