Friday, September 9, 2016

September Releases Out Now on Navona and Ravello Records!


SELECTED PIANO WORKS BY 
ROBERT CASADESUS AND HENRI DUTILLEUX




Pianist, chamber musician, 
and educator Cicilia Yudha presents her Navona Records release SELECTED PIANO WORKS BY ROBERT CASADESUS AND HENRI DUTILLEUX, featuring her expertise as a solo pianist, as well as the exploration of the compositions of Robert Casadesus.
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THE CROSSROADS PROJECT



Throughout history, musicians and activists have enlisted the power of music to connect us to the pressing issues of our times. The brainchild of physicist Robert Davies, THE CROSSROADS PROJECT comprises two performances, Rising Tide and Emergence, performed by the Fry Street Quartet in multi-disciplinary collaboration. READ MORE


DASHING: SOUNDS OF THE SEASON



Navona Records is delighted to present DASHING, a festive album for the holiday season featuring brand new works and arrangements of holiday favorites by several outstanding composers, with performances by The Stanbery Singers, the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Salt Lake City Jazz Orchestra. READ MORE


BETWEEN THE ECHOES 




Navona’s latest compilation release, BETWEEN THE ECHOES, showcases recent chamber works composed by Georges Raillard, Daniel Burwasser, Michael Lee, David DeVasto, and Allan Crossman. Straddling the line between tradition and modernity, each piece of music is a profoundly unique experience for the listener to uncover and enjoy, drawing from world influences across time and space. READ MORE


ENERGY DIAMOND 



Composer Lawrence Ball has long been fascinated by the intersection of subjective human emotion and algorithmic mathematical objectivity.  In his 2012 Navona Records release METHOD MUSIC, produced by Pete Townshend of The Who and PARMA Recordings CEO Bob Lord, he took Townshend’s long-gestating concept of automatic musical portraiture first explored in LIFEHOUSE and WHO’S NEXT and turned it into reality, creating a system which could translate personal information and experiences into sound. READ MORE


SOUNDS OF A DIFFERENT UNIVERSE 



Composer and guitarist André M. Santos showcases his chamber works on his debut Ravello Records release SOUNDS OF A DIFFERENT UNIVERSE. Santos wrote each of the pieces featured on the album for fellow musicians and friends, resulting in a kaleidoscope of diverse personalities and styles. To this end, the sounds in his pieces indeed inhabit a different universe—his colorful chamber works bring together unexpected and intriguing combinations of instruments and timbres. READ MORE


ROSE 



On his debut Ravello Records release ROSE, composer Michael Laurello offers a personal and refined style marked by rhythmic invention, visceral directness, and earnest emotional depth. His music reflects his diverse stylistic influences, which include Western classical music, jazz-fusion, progressive rock/metal, and EDM/IDM. Intricate polyrhythms, high-energy grooves, and a sophisticated harmonic palette are distinctive features of his music. READ MORE

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