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Vocal music by
Michael Murray -
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GEOFF PEARCE

'I could not fault the performances, and believe that they represent Michael Murray's vocal works well.'

Michael Murray: Percipience. © 2015 Navona Records LLC

This very interesting collection of songs by American composer Michael Murray showcases a master at writing for the human voice. Also a more than competent orchestrator, Murray's music is easy to listen to in the best possible way. His melodic style always holds the attention, and the line is often modal or pentatonic. The songs in his cycles are linked logically, thematically, rhythmically and emotionally, reflecting the text...

Copyright © 25 June 2015 Geoff Pearce,
Sydney, Australia

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MICHAEL MURRAY: PERCIPIENCE

VOCAL MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

CHAMBER MUSIC

NAVONA RECORDS

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

CZECH REPUBLIC

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