[word]plays – microtonal works for saxophones by Emily Koh

Tracks
1. medi+aTion (2016) for baritone saxophone 
     Philipp Stäudlin, baritone saxophone

2. homonym (2013) for saxophone quartet
3. heteronym/ (2016) for saxophone quartet
4. cryptonym: (2018) for saxophone quartet
     New Thread Quartet
     Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, soprano saxophone
     Kristen McKeon, alto saxophone
     Erin Rogers, tenor saxophone
     Zach Herchen, baritone saxophone

5. b(locked.orders) (2019) for soprano saxophone and electronics
     Noa Even, soprano saxophone

Record Label/Catalogue Number
innova 055

Release Date:
TBA

Album Art by Michiko Saiki. Engineered by Jeremy Tressler/Dreamflower Acoustic, Jason Rogers and Paul Griffith. Mastered by Raelynn Janicke/Infrasonic Sound. 

Right Now, In A Second

Transient Canvas
Amy Advocat, bass clarinet
Matt Sharrock, marimba

Tracks
1. Fool Me Once (2016) by Barbara White
2. Rebounds (2016) by Jonathan Bailey Holland
3. \very/ specifically vague (2017) by Emily Koh
4. Cold, column calving (2016) by Clifton Ingram
5. resonance imaging (2015) by Crystal Pascucci
6. Right now, in a second (2015) by Stefanie Lubkowski 
7. Monochrome (2014) by Keith Kirchoff 

Record Label/Catalogue Number:
New Focus Recording / fcr267

Release Date:
October 16 2020

Album Art by Vicki Leona. Engineered by Joel Gordon. 

*Named in the Boston Globe Best Local Recordings 2020 list

Reviews:
David Weininger, The Boston Globe
Sasha Margolis, Chamber Music America
Daniel Barbiero, Avant Music News
Lucid Culture

Strings & Hammers
Julia Keller, double bass
Eunmi Ko, piano
Sini Virtanen, violin

The McCormick Percussion Group
Robert McCormick, director
Rod Alnord, Kelsey Bannon, Jacob Barber, Katlyn Barber, William Brown, Nick Bruno, A.J. Cerrito, Grace Chang, Hayden Dumars, Tyler Evans, Michael Giunta, Adam Gould, David Grullon, Hannah Harper, Wyatt Hatch, Kaycie Howell, Trevor Hund, Alex Lang, Derek Letsche, Lionel Martinez, Maria Petropoulos, Anand Rehsi, Nicolas Remy, Jazmine Rodriguez, Manny Rosedilla, Kyle Spence, Michael Standard, Vincent Tardy, Joe Tremper, Kyle Uber, Ryan Walton, Hannah Warner, Chace Williams

Tracks
1. Piano Concerto: Solution  I Tension by Anthony R. Green
2. Piano Concerto: Solution  II Solution by Anthony R. Green
3. Pulsar by Eduardo Costa Roldan
4. memento mori by Emily Koh
5. Ice Concerto by Jarkko Hartikainen
6. Apollon I. Delphoi by Alessandro Annunziata
7. Apollon II. Logos by Alessandro Annunziata
8. Apollon III. Ekstasis by Alessandro Annunziata

Record Label / Catalogue Number:
Ravello Records / RR8037

Release Date:
July 10 2020

* Global Music Awards Gold Medal Winner in the “New Classical Music – Album” category, January 2021.

Reviews: 
National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors (NACWPI) Journal
– Jim Lambert, Percussive Notes
New York Concert Review
Helsingin Sanomat
 Finnish Music Quarterly

 

 Surfaces and Essences

PRISM Quartet
Timothy McAllister, soprano saxophone
Zachary Shemon, alto saxophone
Matthew Levy, tenor saxophone
Taimur Sullivan, baritone saxophone

Tracks
1. Prized Possessions (2014) I. Mother’s Monster by Viet Cuong (b. 1990)
2. Prized Possessions (2014) II. Beggar’s Lace by Viet Cuong (b. 1990)
3. Surfaces and Essences (2017) by Christopher Biggs (b. 1979)
4. Motion Lines (2016) by Joseph Sowa (b. 1984)
5. heteronym/ (2016) by Emily Koh (b. 1986)
6. Tell: Quartet (2016) by Victoria Cheah (b. 1988) 

Record Label / Catalogue Number:
XAS Records / XAS 108

Release Date:
April 17 2020

* Named in “Best Albums of New Music” category of George Grella’s “Best Classical Albums of 2020“.