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Contemporary Music at Library of Congress

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D. B. Franzson, The Negotation of Context, yarn | wire
(La Dolce Volta, re-released in 2012)
Charles T. Downey, Opener of Library of Congress’s concert series is heard, a bit too loudly (Washington Post, October 9)
The Library of Congress marks a special anniversary this year, having opened its 90th season of concerts Saturday night. This free concert series on Capitol Hill has continued to change in content, reflecting the musical interests of its programmers. In recent years, early-music ensembles have been added to the mix of more traditional chamber music, as well as folk music, Broadway and others.

One thing has remained constant: a devotion to music by living composers. Opening the season with the piano and percussion quartet Yarn/Wire, playing music mostly from the past decade, was an admirable symbolic gesture... [Continue reading]
yarn | wire
Music by Berio, Murail, others
Library of Congress

Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, Yarn/Wire Mesmerizes at Lincoln Center Festival (New York Times, July 16)

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