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by Claire Chase

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Aliento carves out a vast range of expressivitiy within a dramatically new context of sound on the flute. The recording features several works written for Claire Chase by Nathan Davis, Du Yun, Marcelo Toledo, and Edgar Guzman, as well as definitive premiere recordings of Jason Eckhardt's 16 for flute and string trio and Dai Fujikura's Poison Mushroom for flute and electronics.


released September 1, 2009

Recorded at Sweeney Concert Hall, Smith College, 1/2009, 5/2009, 7/2009, 8/2009

Recording Engineer, Digital Editing, Post-Production: Ryan Streber

Session producers: Ryan Streber (Toledo, Fujikura), Nathan Davis (Davis), Jason Eckardt (Eckhardt), Du Yun (Du Yun), Kivie Cahn-Lipman (Guzmán)
Editing producer: Timothy McCormack
Executive Producer: Claire Chase
CD Layout Design: Zoe Roman
Cover Photo: David Michalek
Funding for this recording partially provided by Brooklyn College, City University of New York New Faculty Fund.




Claire Chase Brooklyn, New York

Claire Chase is a flutist, interdisciplinary artist, educator and advocate for new and experimental music. She was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 2012, and in 2017 was awarded the Avery Fisher Prize from Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Chase is Professor of the Practice of Music at Harvard University. ... more

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