Michael Daugherty: Philadelphia Stories / UFO

£7.00

Michael Daugherty is one of the most performed American composer of concert music of his generation. The London Times has described him as a ‘master icon-maker’ and hailed his ‘maverick imagination, fearless structural sense and meticulous ear’. Written for Evelyn Glennie, who gave the world première performance, UFO is inspired by unidentified flying objects and sounds. The final movement, Objects, features virtuosic drumming by the percussion soloist at warp speed to suggest the outer trappings and inner machinery of a fine-tuned alien aircraft.

In stock

SKU: CD30013 Categories: ,

Description

Michael Daugherty is one of the most performed American composer of concert music of his generation. The London Times has described him as a ‘master icon-maker’ and hailed his ‘maverick imagination, fearless structural sense and meticulous ear’. Written for Evelyn Glennie, who gave the world première performance, UFO is inspired by unidentified flying objects and sounds. The final movement, Objects, features virtuosic drumming by the percussion soloist at warp speed to suggest the outer trappings and inner machinery of a fine-tuned alien aircraft.

Track Listing
  1. Philadelphia Stories: Sundown on South Street
  2. Philadelphia Stories: Tell-Tale Harp
  3. Philadelphia Stories: Bells for Stokowski
  4. UFO: Travelling Music
  5. UFO: Unidentified
  6. UFO: Flying
  7. UFO: ???
  8. UFO: Objects
Artists

Solo Percussion: Evelyn Glennie
Conductor: Marin Alsop
Colorado Symphony Orchestra

Label

Naxos 8.559165

You may also like…