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The Singing Guitar / Craig Hella Johnson, Conspirare

Various Artists
Release Date: 09/18/2020 
Label:  Delos   Catalog #: 3595  
Composer:  Reena EsmailNico MuhlyKile SmithCraig Hella Johnson
Performer:  Esteli GomezDouglas Harvey
Conductor:  Craig Hella Johnson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Guitar QuartetConspirareTexas Guitar Quartet,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The wonderful Conspirare chamber choir, known for its interpretive depth and other-worldly sonic lushness, offers another of its captivating programs — this time joined by three superb guitar quartets — in a program remarkably relevant for our time. The choir is joined by the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, the Texas Guitar Quartet, the Austin Guitar Quartet, and cellist Douglas Harvey for this release featuring compositions by Reena Esmail, Craig Hella Johnson, Nico Muhly, and Kile Smith. Conspirare is a virtuoso choir. The Grammy-winning ensemble comprises distinctive solo artists who are also committed to the highest level of ensemble performance. These professional singers travel to Austin from around the country to perform together, Read more providing their audiences with a rare level of choral music making. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
When the Guitar by Reena Esmail
Conductor:  Craig Hella Johnson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Guitar Quartet,  Conspirare
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
2.
How Little You Are by Nico Muhly
Performer:  Esteli Gomez (Soprano)
Conductor:  Craig Hella Johnson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Guitar Quartet,  Conspirare,  Texas Guitar Quartet  ... 
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
3.
The Dawn's Early Light by Kile Smith
Performer:  Douglas Harvey (Cello)
Conductor:  Craig Hella Johnson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Guitar Quartet,  Conspirare
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
4.
The Song That I Came to Sing by Craig Hella Johnson
Performer:  Douglas Harvey (Cello)
Conductor:  Craig Hella Johnson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Conspirare
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 

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