×
Rhapsody App for
Rhapsody International, Inc.
Get app Have the app

Contact! 2012-13

Contact!  2012-13 by New York Philharmonic
Released: Nov 2013
Label: New York Philharmonic
One of Alan Gilbert's innovations as music director is the "Contact" series of new music concerts. (As in, "get in touch" with living composers.) Anders Hillborg's "Vaporized Tivoli" starts with high drama, as fanfares hocket between the winds and brass, and it entertains throughout (with feints at jazzy stomp and cartoony exercise). Andrew Norman's "Try" motors through fields of glissando and post-minimal riffing before settling down in a clearing of pastoral lyricism. Less hyperactive, though maybe most impressive, is Unsuk Chin's six-movement, Korean-street-theater-inspired "Gougalon."
Seth Colter Walls
Rhapsody on your desktop or mobile device

Listen to the songs you love. Anytime, anywhere.

14 day free trial, then just $9.99/month for Rhapsody Premier. View all plans