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Monthly Archives: May 2007

Newman Jukebox


It’s the end of the season, and I’ve gotten a lot of recordings of terrific performances sent to me. Unsurprisingly, listening to my own music is quite difficult for me, and I kind of go out of my way to avoid it. Thus, the stack of CDs was getting higher and higher, and more and [...]


Hear a fantastic complete recording of As the scent of spring rain… – a marvelous performance by The Florida State University Wind Orchestra, conducted by Richard Clary, live at the 2007 CBDNA Conference in Ann Arbor.


Commission Announcement: A short work for the 2008 Japan Wind Ensemble Conductor’s Conference, co-commissioned by the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra, the Nagoya Wind Symphony, and Wind Ensemble KANADE.


Commission Announcement: A consortium of 17 ensembles for a new movement for large wind ensemble, as part of a multi-movement expansion of The Rivers of Bowery.