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Michael Hersch: The Wreckage Of Flowers / Miranda Cuckson, Blair Mcmillen

Hersch / Cuckson / Mcmillen
Release Date: 10/05/2010 
Label:  Musical Concepts   Catalog #: 105   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Michael Hersch
Performer:  Miranda CucksonBlair McMillen
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Composer Michael Hersch “has inspired remarkable—and sometimes ecstatic—excitement in the world of classical music.”
— Tim Page, Washington Post
Violinist Miranda Cuckson is “a brilliant young performer who plays daunting contemporary music withinsight, honesty, and temperament.”
— The New York Times
Pianist Blair McMillen is “new music's torchbearer. … When played by the formidable Mr. McMillen, any poiece sounds terrific.”
— Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times

World premiere recordings! Violinist Miranda Cuckson and pianist Blair McMillen, two of the most exciting new music interpreters of today, perform Michael Hersch's cycle for violin, the wreckage of flowers: twenty-one pieces after poetry and
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Works on This Recording

Fragments (5) for Violin solo by Michael Hersch
Performer:  Miranda Cuckson (Violin)
Pieces (14) for Violin solo by Michael Hersch
Performer:  Miranda Cuckson (Violin)
The wreckage of flowers by Michael Hersch
Performer:  Miranda Cuckson (Violin), Blair McMillen (Piano)

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