[Gabriel’s Guide] shifts neatly from the sound-worlds of the vernacular to the avant-garde. Punchy “Motor Tours” transition between sections and recall the bustling postminimalism of John Adams. Mr. Kahane labels interludes “Knee Plays,” after Philip Glass and Robert Wilson’s “Einstein on the Beach.”
Will Robin was nice enough to preview Gabriel’s Guide to the 48 States in The New York Times last week.
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and I will be performing the piece at Carnegie Hall this Saturday.
I’m going to this! Are you going to this?? Music and history nerds, spread the word!