Fine recordings of symphonies by neglected American composers Florence Price and George Antheil; and a curious album from Cornelius Meister and the ORF Radio-Sinfonieorchester Wien.
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Snappy new recordings of the music of Milton Babbitt and George Antheil from the Boston Modern Orchestra Project while cellist Christ Wild’s disc offers a fascinating journey through some richly diverse musical soundscapes.
By Caldwell Titcomb The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) began its season in Jordan Hall on November 13 with an unusual and enthralling concert that it advertised as a “Big Bang” event. In all three works on the program the emphasis was on a huge assortment of percussion instruments both familiar and exotic.