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Symphony No.4
"To Touch the Sky" and
"If I Were a Swan"

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, Conductor
Conspirare - Choral ensemble
Craig Hella Johnson, Conductor

Release Date: 10/09/2013
Harmonia Mundi [HMU907580]

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts (b. 1972) is known for his distinctive and richly colored musical voice. Making their label début, Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra perform Kevin Puts’ Symphony No.4 ("From Mission San Juan"), inspired by Native American melodies. Opening this program of world première recordings, Craig Hella Johnson leads Conspirare in two choral settings of texts by women poets: "To Touch the Sky" and "If I Were a Swan".

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