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MACKEY, J.: Strange Humors / DAUGHERTY, M.: Raise the Roof / Brooklyn Bridge / SYLER, J.: The Hound of Heaven (Rutgers Wind Ensemble, Berz)

    

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MACKEY, J.: Strange Humors / DAUGHERTY, M.: Raise the Roof / Brooklyn Bridge / SYLER, J.: The Hound of Heaven (Rutgers Wind Ensemble, Berz)

The Rutgers Wind Ensemble here presents four engaging works rich with cross-cultural allusions by leading American composers. John Mackey’s aptly named Strange Humors merges African hand-drumming, an Orientalist musical style and the big band sound into a sultry brew. Michael Daugherty’s virtuosic Raise the Roof for timpani and wind ensemble pays homage to buildings such as the Empire State, while the clarinet concerto Brooklyn Bridge takes panoramic views across New York City. James Syler’s The Hound of Heaven charts the spiritual journey of a desperate soul who seeks and finds the balm of God’s grace.


Mackey, John

  Strange Humors
1.   Strange Humors 00:05:17

Daugherty, Michael

  Raise the Roof (version for timpani and wind band)
2.   Raise the Roof (version for timpani and wind band) 00:12:58
  Brooklyn Bridge
3.   I. East 00:08:06
4.   II. South 00:08:43
5.   III. West 00:03:23
6.   IV. North 00:08:31

Syler, James

  The Hound of Heaven
7.   I. I Fled Him, Down the Nights 00:02:21
8.   II. The Gold Gateway of the Stars 00:03:26
9.   III. Within the Little Children's Eyes 00:01:53
10.   IV. Nature's - Share with Me 00:02:23
11.   V. And Smitten Me to My Knee 00:02:41
12.   VI. I am He Whom Thou Seekest! 00:05:41

Total Playing Time: 01:05:23






Composer(s):
Daugherty, Michael; Mackey, John; Syler, James

Conductor(s):
Berz, William

Ensemble(s):
Rutgers Wind Ensemble

Artist(s):
Hurd, Maureen; Quinlan, Todd

Label: Naxos

Series: Wind Band Classics

Genre: Concertos; Wind Ensemble/Band Music

Period: 20th Century; Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.572529

Barcode: 747313252978

Physical Release: 12/2010

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