Sunday, February 05, 2006

New Eric Whitacre CD


Just received this promotional email from Eric Whitacre about a new album of his choral music. Longtime readers of this blog will remember earlier discussions of Whitacre's music as well as the time he personally responded to us:

Here is more about Lux.
Here is a collection of student thoughts about Whitacre's "Lux"
Here is the message from the composer.

Here is his promotional email:

Dear friends:

It is with great excitement that I write to you.

I want to let you know about a new CD of my choral music. It contains fourteen of my works for a cappella chorus, beautifully performed by the English choir Polyphony. They are guided by world-renowned conductor Stephen Layton, and he brings to my music an extraordinary sense of depth, musicality, and freshness. I feel as if I am hearing several of the pieces again for the first time.

The CD will be released on February 14th but is available now for pre-order at I believe that we have a very good chance of having a respectable debut on the Billboard Classical chart - so please, tell your friends, family, classmates, neighbors, etc. I can't think of a better way to wake the classical world to the wonders of a cappella choral music than to make a splashy debut on the charts.

As always, my deepest and most sincere thanks for your continued support.

1 comment:

delia said...

hey, i got this email to...makes me feel special!!!