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by Claire Chase

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Aliento carves out a vast range of expressivitiy within a dramatically new context of sound on the flute. The recording features several works written for Claire Chase by Nathan Davis, Du Yun, Marcelo Toledo, and Edgar Guzman, as well as definitive premiere recordings of Jason Eckhardt's 16 for flute and string trio and Dai Fujikura's Poison Mushroom for flute and electronics.


released September 1, 2009

Recorded at Sweeney Concert Hall, Smith College, 1/2009, 5/2009, 7/2009, 8/2009

Recording Engineer, Digital Editing, Post-Production: Ryan Streber

Session producers: Ryan Streber (Toledo, Fujikura), Nathan Davis (Davis), Jason Eckardt (Eckhardt), Du Yun (Du Yun), Kivie Cahn-Lipman (Guzmán)
Editing producer: Timothy McCormack
Executive Producer: Claire Chase
CD Layout Design: Zoe Roman
Cover Photo: David Michalek
Funding for this recording partially provided by Brooklyn College, City University of New York New Faculty Fund.




New Focus Recordings New York, New York

New Focus Recordings is an artist led collective label featuring releases in contemporary music of many stripes, as well as new approaches to older repertoire. The label was founded by guitarist Daniel Lippel (who is the current director), composer engineer Ryan Streber, and composer Peter Gilbert in 2003-4, and features releases from many of new music's most active performers and composers. ... more

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