Recording "The Poetry of Places"

Skywalker Sound
5858 Lucas Valley Rd.
Nicasio, CA
August 06, 2017 — August 07, 2017



Recording The Poetry of Places album at Skywalker Sound. The album is scheduled to be released in Spring 2019 on the Reference Recordings label.

Program Description

This CD will feature 8 World Premiere recordings of compositions by award-winning American composers Amy Beth Kirsten, Han Lash, James Matheson, Harold Meltzer, Andrew Norman, Lewis Spratlan, Nina C. Young, and Jack Van Zandt. Each musical work was inspired by a unique building: American Visionary Art Museum (Baltimore, MD), Aaron Copland’s House (Cortlandt, NY), House on Island (Pine Plains, NY), Frank Gehry’s IAC Building (Manhattan, NY), Frank Gehry’s House (Santa Monica, CA), Louis Kahn’s National Assembly Buildings (Dhaka, Bangladesh), Lowell House at Harvard (Cambridge, MA), and Newgrange Ancient Temple (Boyne Valley, Ireland).

Norman and Young pieces recorded with Los Angeles Philharmonic pianist Joanne Pearce Martin and Los Angeles Percussion Quartet artists Nick Terry and Cory Hills