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Ellen Taaffe Zwilich - Symbolon (1988).


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« on: October 04, 2014, 04:52:30 am »

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich - Symbolon (1988).
New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
New World NW 372-2.
https://sverigesradio.se/sida/avsnitt/437504?programid=4428
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« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2014, 04:57:53 am »

A talented and fine composer, decscribed as "one of America’s most frequently played and genuinely popular living composers".
Some of her music may be a bit edgy, but never uninteresting or without purpose.

With Mehta at the helm of the NYPO, this piece should resonate..
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« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2014, 06:36:06 am »

After having listened, I  must say this raised the hairs on the back of my neck..
A desolate. powerful and moving work!!!
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