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Blog — Monday, September 24, 2018

  • Wednesday, September 19, 2018 / New Releases
    • Send + Receive 20 (October 4 – 7, 2018)
    • L’OFF Festival de Jazz de Montréal 2018 (October 4 – 13, 2018)
    • X Avant XIII (October 11 – 14, 2018)
    • Ars Musica 2018 (November 9 – December 2, 2018)
    Monday, September 24, 2018 / In Concert
  • Monday, September 24, 2018 / General
  • Miller’s music is absorbing for any number of reasons. She makes use of aspects of various branches of modernism including minimalism and, in some pieces, a kind of structural stasis but almost always also references traditional forms and t…

    Wednesday, September 12, 2018 / Press
  • Wednesday, August 29, 2018 / New Releases
  • The second disc, Just So, consists of string quartets played by the Quatuor Bozzini. The major work here, About Bach, is a fitting companion to the Duet for Cello and Orchestra: viola and cello play in the manner of baroque viols, a chorale…

    Monday, August 27, 2018 / Press
  • The Sheffield-based label Another Timbre specialises in experimental music, from the postwar US generation of John Cage and Morton Feldman to the present day. Lately, it has made a special feature of Canadian composers, and among its latest…

    Thursday, August 23, 2018 / Press
  • This album places Bondi in a more intimate context with the Quebecois Pierre-Yves Martel and the German Christoph Schiller. The instrumentation on this album is notable in its own right. All three musicians play early musical instruments: B…

    Wednesday, August 22, 2018 / Press
  • “… ‘method’…. I don’t know what that is!” states Cassandra Miller in an interview on Another Timbre’s site. “Isn’t the fun of composing making up your own particular method for whatever piece you’re writing?” No better summation could be of…

    Tuesday, August 21, 2018 / Press

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