What recordings do you buy and why? What recordings have you listened to recently?

What recordings do you buy and why? What recordings have you listened to recently?

Robert Hurwitz Robert Hurwitz
“I buy them to hear musician friends when they forget to send me a copy of their latest album…”
Laura Kuhn Laura Kuhn
“…I confess that what I’m listening to right now doesn’t really qualify as new American music…”
Aaron Jay Kernis Aaron Jay Kernis
“I’ve always felt it important to hear as much new music in concert and have it at home for future reference.”
Elliott Schwartz Elliott Schwartz
“I’ve also bought CDs that would have been virtually impossible to find in the states: discs on Scandinavian labels, with pieces such as Sinking Through a Dream Mirror by the Danish collage-quotation artist Karl Aage Rasmussen…”
Derek Bermel Derek Bermel
“I must say that most of the best music comes to my house by mail, sent by friends and fellow composers.”

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