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ARTIST
TITLE
Celestial Fires
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
XI 107CD XI 107CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
4/14/2015

1993 release. The works of Mary Jane Leach explore the physicality of sound, working very carefully with the timbres of instruments, creating combination, difference, and interference tones. Space is also an important concern: how sound changes when it is moved around a room. "Either enmasse or in antiphonal clusters, Ms. Leach's slow-paced and soothing music seemed intent on filling this high-ceilinged space with different densities of sound" --Bernard Holland, The New York Times. Celestial Fires features the New York Treble Singers (Virginia Davidson, conductor) performing four eight-part pieces for a capella women's voices; Shannon Peet performing "Feu de Joie" for seven bassoons; and Barbara Held and Ms. Leach performing "Trio for Duo" for alto flute and voice.