DAVID LANG: THE PASSING MEASURES (CD)
For bass clarinet, amplified orchestra, and women’s voices.
Marty Ehrlich with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and members of the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Paul Herbert conductor.
“Painfully slow and achingly beautiful, The Passing Measures, for bass clarinet, amplified orchestra and women’s voices, is an ambient and emotionally charged meditation on the passing of time.
“[This is one of the] best classical albums of 2001.” -Russell Platt, The New Yorker
“Sits and shimmers gently, like a jeweled pendant turning very slowly in the light.” -Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle”