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February 14, 2021

Alex Ross A Marcel Dupré moment

Lew Williams 1 · Marcel Dupré, Final Improvisation 5 – 30 – 71
The great organist-composer’s final improvisation, on May 30, 1971, at St. Sulpice, in Paris. He died later that day, at his home in Meudon. He was eighty-five. 

from Alex Ross: The Rest Is Noise

Fact CTM Festival 2021: CTM 360°

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Alex Ross Nightafternight playlist

New and recent recordings of interest.
— Salieri, Armida; Lenneke Ruiten, Florie Valiquette, Teresa Iervolino, Ashley Riches, Christophe Rousset conducting Les Talens Lyriques and Choeur de chambre de Namur (Aparte)
— Josquin, The Golden Renaissance: Missa Pange lingua and other works; Stile Antico (Decca)
— Saunders, Solo works; Klangforum Wien (Kairos)
— George Lewis, The Recombinant Trilogy; Claire Chase, Levy Lorenzo, Seth Parker Woods, Dana Jessen, Eli Stine (New Focus)
— Beethoven, Symphony No. 9; Manfred Honeck conducting the Pittsburgh Symphony, with Christina Landshamer, Jennifer Johnson Cano, Werner Güra, Shenyang, and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (Reference)
— Catherine Lamb, Muto Infinitas; Rebecca Lane, Jon Heilbron (another timbre)
— Stanchinsky, Sonata in E-flat minor and other works; Peter Jablonski (Ondine)
— And the sun darkened: Music for Passiontide; New York Polyphony (BIS)
— Dreams of a New Day: songs of Henry Burleigh, Margaret Bonds, Shawn Okpebholo, Robert Owens; Will Liverman, Paul Sánchez (Cedille)

from Alex Ross: The Rest Is Noise

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