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Acclaim for Naxos recordings of Minimalist music in The New York Times

August 29, 2007

Paying tribute to Philip Glass’ 70th birthday earlier this year, classical music critics of The New York Times singled out their favorite recordings of music by Minimalist composers.
Read the article in the NYT, Just Don’t Call It Minimalism

Naxos CDs on the favorite lists:

ADAMS, J.: Complete Piano Music
Ralph van Raat, pianist

ADAMS, J.: Shaker Loops / The Wound-Dresser / Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Bournemouth Symphony, conducted by Marin Alsop

GLASS, P.: Violin Concerto / Company / Prelude from Akhnaten
Adele Anthony, violinist; Ulster Orchestra, conducted by Takuo Yuasa

The favorite lists also includes recordings on the Hungaroton and Bridge labels. Listen to these albums on Naxos Music Library:

REICH Music for 18 Musicians. Amadinda Percussion Ensemble (HCD32208 - Hungaroton)
RUDERS Violin Concerto No. 1; other works. Rolf Schulte, violinist; Riverside Symphony, conducted by George Rothman (BCD9057 - Bridge)

The Hungaroton and Naxos recordings can also be downloaded by album or by track on


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