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Reynolds: Aspiration / Menzies, Hembree, Arditti, Inauthentica

Release Date: 08/03/2018 
Label:  Kairos   Catalog #: 15051  
Number of Discs: 2 
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Composer Roger Reynolds writes of his new release, Aspiration: “While composing the music that would become ‘Aspiration,’ a title came into my mind as an inevitability… I mentioned the title to Irvine in an email and he responded, ‘That’s a strange name.’ Dedicated as he is to ideal outcomes, he was perhaps not at that moment considering that they are always uncertain, a sought-for result of the perilous act of “reaching further.” He suggested calling this release ASPIRATION, and I immediately embraced the idea. I mean to honor, in a general way, the ideal and the practice of always doing everything one imagines one might in search of elevated outcomes.” This release features four works by Reynolds, all centering around the violin, which is Read more here played by the aforementioned Irvine Arditti. Read less

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