Episode 18: Varied Thrush

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Episode 18: Varied Thrush

Dec 16, 7pm

Varied Thrush* (2021)

Anna Höstman (CA), composer

Wesley Shen, harpsichord

*world premiere

Programme Notes:

Varied Thrush was composed in the summer of 2021. It is a reverie on the tangles of forest undergrowth. This broadcast of this recording is the premiere of the work.

My warmest thanks to Wesley Shen for his beautiful performances, and to Ryan Scott and Continuum Ensemble for the generous support in recording and presenting these pieces. – Anna Höstman

Episode 18: Varied Thrush

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