Moonlight Sound Design

One of this year’s stand-out choral pieces from Galaxy Music is Latvian composer Raimonds Tiguls’ Moonlight Sound Design. Watch the performance by The Wartburg Choir below. History Moonlight Sound Design was commissioned and premiered by the youth choir Kamēr conducted by Māris Sirmais in Riga, Latvia in 2012. Moonlight Sound Design is dedicated to my… Read More Moonlight Sound Design

Chimera | Featured Recording

  This month we’re featuring Chimera, a new recording out on Albany Records, performed by the Scott/Garrison Duo, and featuring music by ECS composer John David Earnest, among others. Earnest’s pieces open and close this recording, starting with his Chimera Waltzes for flute, bass flute, clarinet, and piano, and closing with Serenade and Dance for clarinet… Read More Chimera | Featured Recording

Beauty, Truth, and Insight through Song: Interview with Juliana Hall

January 2018 Featured Composer: Juliana Hall This month we’re featuring American art song composer Juliana Hall (b. 1958). A prolific and highly-regarded composer of vocal music, her songs have been described as “brilliant” (Washington Post), “beguiling” (Times of London), and “the most genuinely moving music of the afternoon” (Boston Globe). The NATS Journal of Singing… Read More Beauty, Truth, and Insight through Song: Interview with Juliana Hall