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Transient Canvas (Amy Advocat, bass clarinet and Matt Sharrock, marimba), releases their second recording on New Focus, "Wired", continuing to document their excellent work commissioning music for bass clarinet and marimba. This diverse collection includes works by Kirsten Volness, Peter Van Zandt Lane, David Ibbett, Lainie Fefferman, Rudolf Rojahn, Mischa Salkind-Pearl, and Dan VanHassel.


released November 2, 2018

Producers: Kirsten Volness, Peter Van Zandt Lane, Dan VanHassel, Keith Kirchoff, Amy Advocat, and Matt Sharrock
Engineers: Joel Gordon (Tracks 1, 4, 5, 6, & 7) and Peter Van Zandt Lane (Tracks 2 & 3)
Mastering: Joel Gordon

Tracks 2 & 3 recorded on April 9, 2016 in Dancz Hall at University of Georgia in Athens, GA
Tracks 4, 5, & 6 recorded on October 28, 2017 at Blue Jay Recording Studio in Carlisle, MA
Tracks 1 & 7 recorded on December 15-16, 2017 at Blue Jay Recording Studio in Carlisle, MA

Program notes for Tracks 1-4, 6 & 7 by the composers; Track 5 by Matt Sharrock

Design: Marc Wolf (marcjwolf.com)
Cover Photography: Tina Tallon

All tracks were commissioned by Transient Canvas
Year Without a Summer was commissioned with support from The Boston Foundation
Epidermis was commissioned with support from The Johnstone Fund for New Music
This album was recorded with generous support from The Boston Foundation




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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