Michael Daugherty - Metropolis Symphony

Naxos: 8559635

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Michael Daugherty - Metropolis Symphony

Label:

Naxos

Catalogue No:

8559635
(8.559635)

Discs:

1

Release date:

1st Sept 2009

Barcode:

0636943963524

Length:

74 minutes

Medium:

CD (download also available)
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Michael Daugherty - Metropolis Symphony


Daugherty:

Metropolis Symphony for Orchestra

Mary Kathryn Van Osdale (violin), Erik Gratton (flute) & Ann Richards (flute/piccolo)

Deus ex Machina for Piano and Orchestra

Terrence Wilson (piano)


Nashville Symphony, Giancarlo Guerrero

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Inspired by the fiftieth anniversary of Superman’s first appearance in the comics, Metropolis Symphony has been performed by orchestras all over the world.

Hailed by the London Times as a “Symphonie Fantastique for our times,” Metropolis Symphony is a musical response to the myth of Superman, expressing the energies, ambiguities, paradoxes, and wit of American popular culture.

Deus ex Machina is a piano concerto inspired by trains of the future and past: Fast Forward re-creates the machine-like rhythms of modern trains admired by the Italian futurists; Train of Tears recalls Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train; Night Steam evokes O. Winston Link’s historic photographs of steam locomotives rumbling and whistling their way into extinction

Michael Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony

I. Lex

II. Krypton

III. MXYZPTLK

IV. Oh, Lois!

V. Red Cape Tango

Michael Daugherty: Deus ex Machina

I. Fast Forward (Di andata veloce)

II. Train of Tears

III. Night Steam

MusicWeb International

“This disc… also draws attention to a name new to me: Giancarlo Guerrero. Watch out for more from him”

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