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Review roundup

Gramophone (UK) reviews David Starobin's New Music with Guitar, Vol. 9 Avant Music News reviews David Starobin's New Music with Guitar, Vol. 9 Phil Muse's June reviews for the Audio-Video Club of Atlanta include BRIDGE 9448: Cavatina at the Opera and BRIDGE 9442: Convergences Phil Muse's May reviews for the Audio-Video Club of Atlanta include BRIDGE 9443: Edward Burlingame Hill Paul Lansky concert reviewed on New York Classical Review


George Crumb to receive American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal

What a week for George Crumb! The American Academy of Arts and Letters will be honoring George with their Gold Medal for Music award. This prestigious award recognizes distinguished achievement in the field.  In the meantime, this review of "Voices from the Heartland" (American Songbook 7) from Bridge's Complete Crumb Edition, Vol. 16 appeared yesterday. AND, next week we'll be releasing Vol. 17, which includes the final installment of George's American Songbook series. The composition and recording of these seven cycles have taken 10 years to complete. Congratulations to all: George; all the singers (especially Ann Crumb); and Jim Freeman...