Dmitri Tymoczko: Crackpot Hymnal

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This diverse collection of Dmitri Tymoczko's music is introduced by the composer: "These days, we can carry the whole history of music in our pockets, Beethoven, Nancarrow, Coltrane and the Beatles rubbing shoulders on our phones. What sort of music should we write? Whatever we want, of course, but for me the answer has to involve this new diversity. I want to make music that weaves between stylistic poles in a way that is unexpected and entertaining – not pastiche, but an attempt to find hidden roads connecting the familiar places we love. A music that takes up the classical disciplines of harmony, counterpoint, and development with just the slightest hint of a raised eyebrow, so that listeners are confronted with a strange superposition of sincerity and irony." Dmitri Tymoczko's "Beat Therapy" is also available on BRIDGE 9353

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Dmitri Tymoczko

The Eggman Variations (2005)
Corigliano Quartet
John Blacklow, piano

Typecase Treasury (2010)
The Amernet String Quartet
Kevin Weng-Yew Mayner, bass

This Picture Seems to Move (1998)
The Amernet String Quartet

Another Fantastic Voyage (2012)
Daniel Schlosberg, piano
Illinois Modern Ensemble
Stephen Taylor, conductor