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Kevin Puts: To Touch the Sky, If I Were a Swan, Symphony No. 4

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Catalogue number907580
Release date2013-09-10
Orig. sample rate88200Hz

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts (born 1972) is known for his distinctive and richly colored musical voice. Making their label début, Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra perform Kevin Puts' Symphony No.4 ("From Mission San Juan"), inspired by Native American melodies. Opening this program of world première recordings, Craig Hella Johnson leads Conspirare in two choral settings of texts by women poets: "To Touch the Sky" and "If I Were a Swan".

Prix Pulitzer de la musique, le compositeur Kevin Puts (né en 1972) se distingue par son style original aux multiples influences. Pour leur premier enregistrement chez harmonia mundi, Marin Alsop et l'Orchestre symphonique de Baltimore interprètent sa Symphonie n° 4 ("From Mission San Juan"), inspirée de mélodies amérindiennes. En ouverture de ce programme inédit au disque, Craig Hella Johnson et le chœur Conspirare chantent deux œuvres chorales sur des textes de poétesses : "To touch the sky" et "If I were a Swan".

Der Komponist und Pulitzerpreisträger Kevin Puts (geb. 1972) ist bekannt für seine markante und außerordentlich farbige musikalische Diktion. Marin Alsop und das Baltimore Symphony Orchestra geben ihr Label-Debüt mit Puts Sinfonie Nr.4 ("From Mission San Juan"), die aus dem Schatz der Indianermelodien schöpft. Eröffnet wird dieses Programm von Ersteinspielungen mit zwei Chorwerken auf Texte verschiedener Dichterinnen, "To Touch the Sky" und "If I Were a Swan", gesungen von Conspirare unter Craig Hella Johnson.
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Extra material for download
01 If I Were A Swan 06:31 $ 1.76 USD
  Composer: Kevin Puts
  To Touch the Sky 24:56
02 I. Annunciation (Magnificat) 03:12 $ 0.86 USD
03 II. Unbreakable 02:23 $ 0.64 USD
04 III. The Fruit of Silence 01:20 $ 0.36 USD
05 IV. Falling Snow 01:17 $ 0.35 USD
06 V. At Castle Wood 05:43 $ 1.54 USD
07 VI. Epitaph 01:06 $ 0.30 USD
08 VII. Who has seen the wind? 00:51 $ 0.23 USD
09 VIII. With my two arms 01:27 $ 0.39 USD
10 IX. Most noble evergreen 07:37 $ 2.06 USD
  Composer: Kevin Puts
  Symphony No. 4, From Mission San Juan 28:25
11 I. Prelude: Mission San Juan Bautista, ca.1800 05:50 $ 1.58 USD
12 II. Arriquetpon (the diary of Francisco Arroyo de la Cuesta,
08:02 $ 2.17 USD
13 III. Interlude 06:11 $ 1.67 USD
14 IV. Healing Song 08:22 $ 2.26 USD
  Album total 59:52
ComposerKevin Puts
ConductorCraig Hella Johnson
Marin Alsop
LyricistAmy Lowell
Christina Georgina Rossetti
Edna St Vincent Millay
Emily Brontë
Fleda Brown
Hildegard von Bingen
Marie Howe
Mother Theresa
PerformerMela Dailey
OrchestraBaltimore Symphony Orchestra

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