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Nathan Davis: The Bright And Hollow Sky

Davis / Chase / Sliwinski / Lippel / Perkins
Release Date: 08/09/2011 
Label:  New Focus   Catalog #: 120   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Nathan Davis
Performer:  Joshua RubinEric LambClaire ChaseNathan Davis,   ... 
Conductor:  Douglas Perkins
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Long a tremendous asset to the International Contemporary Ensemble as both a brilliant percussionist and a resourceful composer, Nathan Davis finally documented five of his sonically beguiling works, with predictably rich results.

-- Top Ten Classical Albums of 2011, Steve Smith, Time Out New York [12/11/11]
Long a tremendous asset to the International Contemporary Ensemble as both a brilliant percussionist and a resourceful composer, Nathan Davis finally documented five of his sonically beguiling works, with predictably rich results.

-- Top Ten Classical Albums of 2011, Steve Smith, Time Out New York [12/11/11] Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Like sweet bells jangled, for ensemble by Nathan Davis
Performer:  Joshua Rubin (Clarinet), Eric Lamb (Piccolo), Claire Chase (Flute),
Nathan Davis (Ring Modulator), Nathan Davis (Percussion)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2009 
Venue:  EMPAC, Smith College / Oktaven Audio 
Length: 10 Minutes 36 Secs. 
2.
The Mechanics of Escapement, for toy piano & chimes by Nathan Davis
Performer:  Phyllis Chen (Toy Piano), Phyllis Chen (Chimes)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2008 
Venue:  EMPAC, Smith College / Oktaven Audio 
Length: 15 Minutes 31 Secs. 
3.
pneApnea, for alto flute and electronics by Nathan Davis
Performer:  Claire Chase ()
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2007 
Venue:  EMPAC, Smith College / Oktaven Audio 
Length: 9 Minutes 57 Secs. 
4.
Dowser, for bass clarinet and electronics by Nathan Davis
Performer:  Joshua Rubin ()
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2007 
Venue:  EMPAC, Smith College / Oktaven Audio 
Length: 9 Minutes 30 Secs. 
5.
The Bright and Hollow Sky, for ensemble and electronics by Nathan Davis
Performer:  Adam Sliwinski (Percussion), Douglas Perkins (Ring Modulator), Dan Lippel (Guitar),
Eric Lamb (Piccolo), Peter Evans (Trumpet), Eric Lamb (Flute),
Joshua Rubin (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Douglas Perkins
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2008 
Venue:  EMPAC, Smith College / Oktaven Audio 
Length: 19 Minutes 31 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Like sweet bells jangled
pneApnea
The Mechanics of Escapement
Dowser
The Bright and Hollow Sky

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