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The Long Return is about a lost cub that is retracing the last journey with his mother, which is to say that it’s a game about memory ..read more
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Wow.  We’ve been enjoying the music of Christopher Tignor for 15 years, beginning with that first Slow Six album, on through Wires of ..read more
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‘All deserts have stories. All open lands and empty seas have songs that they alone sing late into the night.’ It’s not even three ..read more
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Romantic composer Bruno Bavota continues to evolve on his latest album.  We have always known the pianist as a warm, happy individual, ..read more
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Plïnkï Plønkï “tries to create songs that sound like memories,” and on Pangur Din, they succeed.  The new album is as restful ..read more
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By now we’re relatively used to seeing the theremin pop up here and there in different works, be them contemporary/modern classical, ..read more
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If the cover looks familiar, it’s because you’ve almost seen it before. When we reviewed the third record of Anoice, The Black Rain, ..read more
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Last year, Manu Delago and friends scored multiple accolades at A Closer Listen, thanks to an audacious (some may say foolhardy) plan to ..read more
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Our Fall Music Preview continues with a walk through the woods of Modern Composition.  From solo piano to orchestral works, this genre ..read more
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The toy piano is an ambiguous Victorian invention. Is it a tool for learning? A child’s plaything? A novelty for adults? It’s an ..read more

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