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Out of the Ordinary

Eighth Blackbird's
'Meanwhile' -
heard by the late
HOWARD SMITH

'... an ear-catching feather in Cedille's musical cap.'

eighth blackbird: meanwhile. © 2012 Cedille Records

No two of the following groups is much alike, yet they have a commonality which sets each apart. The Maggini and Kronos Quartets, Nash Ensemble, Turtle Island String Quartet and Eighth Blackbird are premium innovators with specific, captivating agendas.

With their latest CD, Eighth Blackbird focuses on a protean span of modern classical music. To that end the group presents lively premiere recordings of works by Stephen Hartke, Missy Mazzoli, and Roshanne Etezady...

Copyright © 29 December 2015 Estate of the late Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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EIGHTH BLACKBIRD - MEANWHILE

CEDILLE RECORDS

PHILIP GLASS

THOMAS ADES

CHICAGO

ILLINOIS

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

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