Sunday, November 17, 2013

Now Available: the NYNME Archive

Peter Maxwell Davies:
Eight Songs for a Mad King

Jayn Rosenfeld, flute
Jean Kopperud, clarinet
Linda Quan, violin
Haleh Abgari, singer/shrieker

The New York New Music Ensemble, established 1976, has made available its extensive archive, including communications with composers, presenters, recording companies, and funders both public and private. There is also a voluminous library of scores, including many commissions. In opening the archive to scholars, it is NYNME's hope to stimulate research, not only into the organization's own activities, but into broader questions about New York's late 20th-century new music scene, the history of contemporary performance practices, patterns of commission and recording, and audience reception.

Contact: Jayn Rosenfeld, former executive director and flutist with the ensemble.

Chou Wen-chung:
Ode to Eternal Pine
commissioned by NYNME and dedicated to Elliott Carter

marked conductors score

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