Anne LeBaron: Sacred Theory of the Earth
Liner Notes   Cat. No. NWCR865     Release Date: 2007-01-01

Anne LeBaron, harp; Atlanta Chamber Players: (Paula Peace, piano; Amy Porter, bass flute, alto flute, flute, piccolo; Ted Gurch, clarinet, bass clarinet; Christopher Pulgram, violin; Paul Murphy, viola; Brad Ritchie, cello; Michael Cebulski, percussion; John Lawless, percussion); David Rosenboom, conductor

Anne LeBaron (b Baton Rouge, LA, 30 May 1953), a composer and musician at the forefront of innovation, is recognized for her work in the electronic, instrumental, and performance realms. Her compositions address an extraordinary array of subjects, ranging from Greek and South American myths, to environmental degradation and cultural obsolescence.

LeBaron studied with György Ligeti in Germany as a Fulbright Scholar in 1980–1981, then completed her doctorate in composition at Columbia University. Her works have been performed and broadcast throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia; recent performances have been presented in cities as diverse as Prague, Hong Kong, Sydney, Berlin, Havana, Kyoto, and Talloires. Her numerous awards and prizes include a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, a Fromm Foundation Commission, and the 1996 CalArts/Alpert Award in the Arts. The Pennsylvania State Council on the Arts awarded her a fellowship for the year 2000.

The range of LeBaron’s compositional language can be heard on two Mode recordings featuring her music. A Tellus/Mode coproduction includes the first work written for the Lyon and Healy electric harp, as well as selections from her blues opera, a collaboration with Thulani Davis called The E. & O. Line. An earlier recording, Rama, Ritual, and Revelations, with the New Music Consort and the Theater Chamber Players of Kennedy Center, highlights works from the 1980s. This recording received the highest rating given by Down Beat.


This title, originally issued on the CRI label, is now available for order from New World Records as an on-demand CD (CD-R). It can also be downloaded in MP3/320, FLAC and/or WAV format(s).

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Anne LeBaron: Sacred Theory of the Earth

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Track Listing

Devil In The Belfry
Anne LeBaron
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Solar Music
Anne LeBaron
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Telluris Theoria Sacra: I. Sea Horse Tails - Introduction
Anne LeBaron
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Telluris Theoria Sacra: II. Strange Attractors - Waltz
Anne LeBaron
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Telluris Theoria Sacra: III. The Devil's Polymer - Arabesque
Anne LeBaron
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Telluris Theoria Sacra: IV. Vortex Trains: Tarantella; Albedos: Lauda; Gravothermal Collapse: Epilogue
Anne LeBaron
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Sachamama
Anne LeBaron
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