All Summer In A Day

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Critic Alex Ross has mentioned in his writings that the youngest composers on the New York Scene in 2007 employ a kind of “pragmatism — music beyond ideology,” and references veteran composer Scott Johnson‘s observation that such new music has “an appealing openness about it, an optimistic spirit.”

One New York-based critic, commenting on this trend in a tongue-in-cheek fashion, said in essence that young composers should stop having so much fun; this is serious business and we are supposed to be committing ourselves to an art form that is “dying.” Cellist Jody Redhage is a representative of this school of thought, and her choice of discipline is in itself quite extraordinary — she is a cello player who likes to sing. She sings in a light, airy, and attractive pop voice, and her debut album on New Amsterdam Records, All Summer in a Day, collects one original composition along with eight others written expressly for Redhage by …  » Read more

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Critic Alex Ross has mentioned in his writings that the youngest composers on the New York Scene in 2007 employ a kind of “pragmatism — music beyond ideology,” and references veteran composer Scott Johnson‘s observation that such new music has “an appealing openness about it, an optimistic spirit.”

One New York-based critic, commenting on this trend in a tongue-in-cheek fashion, said in essence that young composers should stop having so much fun; this is serious business and we are supposed to be committing ourselves to an art form that is “dying.” Cellist Jody Redhage is a representative of this school of thought, and her choice of discipline is in itself quite extraordinary — she is a cello player who likes to sing. She sings in a light, airy, and attractive pop voice, and her debut album on New Amsterdam Records, All Summer in a Day, collects one original composition along with eight others written expressly for Redhage by …  » Read more

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Weight 4.8 lbs
Dimensions 5.8 x 5.2 x 0.7 in

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