The North Door
"..."The concept," says Baldwin, "was to take this framework with all these erased, empty staves and have different composers fill in the blanks. Not as other scholars have done, trying to figure out how Mozart might have done it, but in their own contemporary voices." In the end, 10 composers who hailed from a variety of musical styles and backgrounds worked by a single rule: Take what Mozart was known to have written, toss out the rest, and come up with new music to complete a modern take on the Requiem...."
"...3) MOZART REQUIEM UNDEAD (Panoramic Voices/Golden Hornet/Convergence) The much-anticipated return of this contemporary spin on Wolfgang Amadeus' Requiem was as thrilling as at its Fusebox Festival debut, with the bonus that in Bass Concert Hall, the softer movements could be heard and relished...."
"...Belo Corporation and an appropriation from the state of Texas, professional and student journalists and volunteers took on the Herculean task of interviewing and writing accompanying narratives. (See "Collecting Voices.")..."
"...7, at 5pm, are multi-instrumentalist Henna Chou and percussionist Thor Harris. On Sat., Oct 22, 6:30pm, it's choral conductor Brent Baldwin (Panoramic Voices)..."
"...Also expediting the affair, two additional stages to facilitate faster set changes. The AMA renovation comes complete with new voices in KUTX jocks Laurie Gallardo and Rick McNulty as emcees...."
"..."Dave had a great way of getting us to do things that we normally wouldn't have, like backing the reverb off or not putting on so much delay," furthers Maas. "We trusted our voices."..."
"...Moderated by Reprise Records' Susan Drew, the producers panel attempted to shed some light on this nebulous job title. Featuring producers with loads of studio experience and a handful of Grammys among them, the panel consisted of: Eric Ambel (club owner, Bottle Rockets), Austin's John Croslin (Guided by Voices, Sixteen Deluxe), Gus Dudgeon (Elton John, XTC), Tony Maserati (Puff Daddy, Notorious B.I.G.), Brendan O'Brien (label owner, Pearl Jam), Hugh Padgham (Sting, Phil Collins), and Craig Street (kd lang, Cassandra Wilson)..."