High Art
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The virtuosity of this amazing flutist is amply displayed in this recording of contemporary works for flute.

Patti Monson is the flutist for the New York new music ensemble Sequitur and The Curiously Strong Wind Quintet. She has been a guest artist on many recital series dedicated to new music and holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music and the Yale University School of Music. Her teachers have included Robert Dick, Bonita Boyd and Samuel Baron. She is currently on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music, as director of the MSM contemporary ensemble TACTUS. She writes: "High Art - chamber music for solo flute is the second disc in a series of recordings to be dedicated to multi-voiced works for one flutist. I have always been enchanted by the Telemann Fantasies, Bach Partitas and other such magical works where pitches transcend their rhythmic values, and allow the solo musician to be playing multiple melodic lines at once. In the 20th and 21st century, composers are sharing similar passions. I am thrilled to present these works, which represent for me an exciting union: the personalities of musics composed during my lifetime and the traditions of my Baroque heroes. In this recording, the composers were invited to be the producers of their recordings."
Contents:
Harold Meltzer, composer
Rumors
Patti Monson, flutes

Martin Bresnick, composer
High Art
Patti Monson, piccolo, Martin Bresnick, toy piano

Mathew Rosenblum, composer
Under the Rainbow for flute and electronics
Patti Monson, flute

Steven Burke, composer
Nervosa
Patti Monson, flute

David Lang, composer
Thorn
Patti Monson, flute

Randall Woolf, composer
Pattibox for flute & programmed drum machine
Patti Monson, flute

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