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Tightly Wound: Music for Strings / Hindman


Release Date: 11/17/2017 
Label:  Innova   Catalog #: 965  
Composer:  Dorothy Hindman
Performer:  Mari-Liis PakkJason CallowayRobert BlackKaren Bentley Pollick,   ... 
Conductor:  Shawn Crouch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble IbisPulse TrioThe Danilevsky Trio,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Fueled by a unique blend of punk, postmodern, and spectral techniques, Dorothy Hindman’s music sings and screams, breathes and howls, leaving a lasting impression like none other. Her second solo release, Tightly Wound, a double album showcasing her music for strings, stakes a solid claim for her position as one of the most fearless voices in chamber music today. Hindman’s works have a raw power- such as Heroic Measures, Taut and Needlepoint, three perspectives on the ravages of cancer, or Setting Century, an elegy on how losing a parent clarifies our own mortality. Other pieces are lighter in substance but no less personal: Time Management on the impossibility of balancing marriage, children and career, Monumenti and centro on the Read more challenges of life, language, and customs in a different country, and Sound/Water on climate change and sea level rise in her native Miami. Over a two-decade span of works, Hindman’s driving rhythms, meticulous development, and sparkling timbral imagination show her commitment to connecting music and life to a thrilling degree. Enter with caution. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Setting Century by Dorothy Hindman
Conductor:  Shawn Crouch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Ibis
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2016; United States 
2.
Monumenti by Dorothy Hindman
Performer:  Mari-Liis Pakk (Violin), Jason Calloway (Cello)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2005; United States 
3.
Heroic Measures by Dorothy Hindman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pulse Trio
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2014; United States 
4.
Time Management by Dorothy Hindman
Performer:  Robert Black (Double Bass)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2003; United States 
5.
centro by Dorothy Hindman
Performer:  Karen Bentley Pollick (Violin), Ivan Sokoloff (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2005; United States 
6.
Jerusalem Windows by Dorothy Hindman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Danilevsky Trio
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2002; United States 
7.
Taut by Dorothy Hindman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Corona Guitar Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2003; United States 
8.
The Road to Damascus by Dorothy Hindman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amernet String Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2010; United States 
9.
Needlepoint by Dorothy Hindman
Performer:  Paul Bowman (Guitar)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2004; United States 
10.
DrowningXnumbers by Dorothy Hindman
Performer:  Craig Hultgren (Cello)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1994; United States 
11.
Three Small Gestures by Dorothy Hindman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo 46
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2006; United States 
12.
Fantasia for Karen Alone by Dorothy Hindman
Performer:  Karen Bentley Pollick (Violin), Dorothy Hindman (Electronics)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2010; United States 
13.
Sound | Water by Dorothy Hindman
Performer:  Craig Hultgren (Cello), Dorothy Hindman (Electronics)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2011; United States 

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