This is the third CD from the Ying Quartet in their acclaimed LifeMusic series, which brings together commissions from established or emerging American composers with the support of the Institute for American Music. The four brand new works on this disc continue the challenge of capturing, reflecting on, and being inspired by the American experience.
1) Sebastian Currier: Next Atlantis
2-4) Pierre Jalbert: Icefield Sonnets
I. Cold is a Cell
II. Glass is a Place
III. North is a Notion
5) Paul Moravec: Anniversary Dances
6) Lowell Liebermann: String Quartet No. 3, Op. 102 to the Victims of War