Various artists perform the music of contemporary composer Kitzke.
Contents: Lucky Dreams, by Anthony Gatto; Into the Same River, by Ivo Medek; In Bone-Colored Light, by Jerome Kitzke; Polarity, by Kathy Jackanich; Angels of Repose, by Ethan Wickman.
Contents: Sunflower Sutra, by Jerome Kitzke -- Statue of Liberty, by Laurie Anderson -- Fetch, by Derek Bermel -- Urban March (Shadow), by Meredith Monk -- The Garden, by Rodney Sharman -- and De Profundis, by Frederic Rzewski.
Music about the American landscape, and how we live in it. Influences include jazz, beat poetry, Native-American music, and more.
Dedicated to Sally Wilson, and premiered by Michael Lowenstern in New York, November 2003. The music, while mostly meditative, occasionally erupts into humor. With program and biographical notes. Duration ca. 9 minutes.
Composed in 1994 and dedicated to Bix Karl Windbiel, born June 30, 1994. The Animist Child is a stomp on the earth for the beginning of life. Premiered by Wendy Mae Chambers on July 21, 1994 in New York City. Performance notes. Duration : ca. 6 minutes, 30 seconds.