6 CD / Ecstatic Records / 2004-11-02Works: Michael Torke: Green for orchestra; Purple, ballet; Ecstatic Orange, ballet; Ash for orchestra; Bright Blue Music for orchestra; Proverbs (4), for female voice & ensemble; Book of Proverbs, for choru...
Performers: Anderson, Valdine; Bott, Catherine [Soprano Vocals]; Harle, John; Ollmann, Kurt
Conductors: Zinman, David; Torke, Michael [Composer]; De Waart, Edo; Levi, Yoel; Miller, David A.; Nagano, Kent; Hempel, Jurgen; Zagrosek, Lothar; Torke, Michael;
Ensemble: ; Albany Symphony Orchestra; Apollo Saxophone Quartet; Argo Band; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Balanescu Quartet; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; London Sinfonietta; Michael Torke Band; Philharmonia Orc...
"What a midcareer retrospective at the Whitney Museum is to a visual artist, Michael Torke's six-CD set of orchestral music is for a composer. When...continue...
1 CD / Ecstatic Records / 2004-11-02Works: Michael Torke: Javelin; Concerto for Saxophone; December; Run; Charcoal
Performers: Harle, John
Conductors: Levi, Yoel; Miller, David Alan; Torke, Michael; Zinman, David
Ensemble: Albany Symphony Orchestra; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra
"It's got memorable tunes and spunky post-minimalist animation; it's up to date yet perfectly designed to capture the essence of the Games. It has the...continue...