Orange [LP]


Format: Vinyl
Rel. Date: 07/24/2020
UPC: 075597921434

Orange [LP]
Artist: Caroline Shaw & Attacca Quartet
Format: Vinyl
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This is the first time this piece is on vinyl.  The album recently won a Grammy Award and was one of 2019's most critically-acclaimed releases.  

Orange, which features six of Pulitzer-Prize winning composer Caroline Shaw’s pieces for string quartet, is the first full-length album to exclusively feature works by Shaw. It is also the first release in a new partnership between the two record labels, established with the goal of enabling contemporary American composers to realize creative ambitions that might not otherwise be achievable. Shaw describes the world she built for Orange as a garden that she and Attacca Quartet are tending. She used the group’s centuries-old combination of two violins (Amy Schroeder and Keiko Tokunaga), viola (Nathan Schram), and cello (Andrew Yee) to create a rich environment where traces of what has grown there before—left by Haydn, Mozart, Ravel, Bartok, Bach, Monteverdi, and Josquin—provide nourishment for new life.

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