Album Review

Barnson, Matthew – “Vanitas” – [Innova Recordings]

Cousin Mary   11/19/2019   A Library, CD

Three pieces composed by Matthew Barnson. The first one for orchestra is mysterious and based on grief – it reminds me a bit of George Crumb’s Black Angels. The other two compositions are for smaller ensembles and are provocative and at times whimsical. Fine examples of original takes on modern classical music.

you heard it 32 times on kfjc! most recently:
  • 973 days ago, Sir Cumference played The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying - Praeludium
  • 979 days ago, Pete Dixon played Vanitas - Vanitas (Towards a Prelude)
  • 980 days ago, Kimbrosia played Vanitas - Kleine Sonate Auf (Dopple) Concertenart
  • 981 days ago, Cousin Mary played Vanitas -Thesis/Arsis (Not a Gavotte I, II, I)
  • 982 days ago, Grawer played I Crossed The Samuel Becket Bridge At Dusk
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