Perhaps the most important collection of modern guitar works by “classical” composers, this album eloquently demonstrates how an old instrument can serve new, extended musical possibilities in diverse idioms.
Todd Seelye has performed widely with programs that highlight the music of our time. He has been a featured soloist with New York’s Ensemble 21, the New York New Music Consort, and the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, as well as at festivals including June in Buffalo and the International Festival of the Guitar Foundation of America. He has also recorded for Bridge Records. He teaches at Grinnell College.
SHEER PLUCK: MODERN GUITAR COMPOSITIONS. Ursula Mamlok: Five Intermezzi*; James Dillon: Shrouded Mirrors*; Milton Babbitt: Sheer Pluck+; Charles Wuorinen: Guitar Variations*; Elliott Carter: Changes; Luciano Berio: Sequenza XI; Robert Morris: To the Nine. Performed by Todd Seelye, guitar.
(DDD) Total time: 78:06. UPC # 017685-10322-3.
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