New Music from Bowling Green, Vol. 9

Bowling Green Philharmonia, Emily Freeman Brown (conductor)

Catalog #: TROY1947
Release Date: November 1, 2023
Format: Digital

The Bowling Green Philharmonia continues its unique approach of having composers speak about their compositions. This ninth volume in the series includes works by Mikel Kuehn, Shulamit Ran, Gabriela Frank, Louis Karchin, and Augusta Read Thomas. Conductor Emily Freeman Brown has spearheaded this important series that includes works written for the Bowling Green Philharmonia. A graduate of Eastman, Brown has appeared as a conductor with orchestras in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and South America. Her recordings appear on the Naxos, Linn, and Opus One as well as Albany Records.


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Track Listing

Title Composer Performer
Mikel Kuehn comments Mikel Kuehn Mikel Kuehn, spoken voice
Sfumato Mikel Kuehn Bowling Green Philharmonia; Emily Freeman Brown (conductor)
Shulamit Ran comments Shulamit Ran Shulamit Ran, spoken voice
Yearning for Solo Violin & Strings with Cello Obligato Shulamit Ran Bowling Green Philharmonia; Caroline Chin (violin); Brian Snow (cello); Emily Freeman Brown (conductor)
Conor Nelson comments Conor Nelson Conor Nelson, spoken voice
Illapa: Tone Poem for Flute and Orchestra Gabriela Frank Bowling Green Philharmonia; Conor Nelson (flute); Emily Freeman Brown (conductor)
Louis Karchin comments Louis Karchin Louis Karchin, spoken voice
Four Songs on Poems of Seamus Heaney Louis Karchin Bowling Green Philharmonia; Heather Buck (soprano); Emily Freeman Brown (conductor)
Augusta Read Thomas comments Augusta Read Thomas Augusta Read Thomas, spoken voice
Galaxy Dances, a tone poem Augusta Read Thomas Bowling Green Philharmonia; Emily Freeman Brown (conductor)

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