Augusta Read Thomas: …words of the sea…

Augusta Read Thomas is the composer-in-residence at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. "Words of the Sea," her second self-produced recording of 2004, features the title work and "In My Sky at Twilight." These are exciting, modern compositions filled with great sweeps of expression, instrumental color and drama. Conducted by Pierre Boulez, the performances shine and highlight a striking and deepening talent.
...words of the sea...
Released: 10/14/2004
Label: ARTCD
All Augusta Read Thomas profiles…
Words of the Sea
Augusta Read Thomas says composing for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has been a joy.
Four Movements
Thomas describes the four movements in "…Words of the Sea…"
In My Sky At Twilight
Thomas describes the poetic thread behind "In My Sky at Twilight."
Setting Poetry
Thomas says why setting poetry fragments to music is very liberating.
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