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Ben Johnston: String Quartets 6, 7, & 8

Ben Johnston: String Quartets 6, 7, & 8

The ten string quartets of Ben Johnston, written between 1951 and 1995, constitute no less than an attempt to revolutionize the medium...The completion of the cycle, supervised throughout by the composer himself, is a historic achievement that will undoubtedly stand as the definitive document of these works, among the landmark quartet cycles of 20th-century music. More







"[This] album... marks the completion of one of the most ambitious and single-minded recording projects in American music.... The three-disc survey reveals a musical landscape which, though thorny for the players, produces music of disarming charm, strange beauty and sometimes dreamlike familiarity." - The New York Times    More on the series

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Harry Partch: A Portrait

Harry Partch: A Portrait

Selecting illustrative works from the lifetime of a creative person is a daunting task; doing so with a singularly individual artist like Harry Partch is all the more difficult. More