Ensemble Resonanz To Release New Album In Collaboration With Bryce Dessner


Ensemble Resonanz are set to release their new album Tenebre this Friday 11th October. The album, in collaboration with Bryce Dessner, features a selection of Dessner's most significant string compositions; Aheym, Dessner's original composition for the Kronos Quartet, is being released for the first time as an orchestral version; Tenebre, the title track, has been reworked into an orchestral piece, featuring vocals from Moses Sumney; Skrik Trio, previously co-commisioned by Steve Reich and Carnegie Hall for the composer's 80th birthday; and Lachrimae, Dessner's first compostion for the string orchestra, previously featured on Dessner's album St. Carolyn by the Sea. Dessner said of the album; 'When I first heard Ensemble Resonanz perform my music, the energy and precision of the group was somewhat shocking. It's like there's a fierceness to the sound, while retaining its depth'.

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