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All three works have gone through revisions since premiering in the 70s, and each recording was made at a different point between 1998 and 2005. Flynn's work here balances dark turbulence against agitated, probing lyricism, with much of the melodic exposition given over to the strings; below you can check out the opening part of Winter Landscape, which features cellist Christopher Costanza; naturally, such a brief snippet can't convey Flynn's musical thought, which is interrupted by the end of the clip, but it does give you a peek.
You can get a much better look on Saturday, when Flynn celebrates the release of the CD with a concert at Katerina's from 6:30-9:00 PM; he'll play solo adaptations of these three compositions along with a few other works of his own. Additionally, on October 20 and 27, WFMT's new-music program, Relevant Tones, will explore Flynn's music with two consecutive episodes; they air from 5-6 PM each day.
Jonas Östholm Quartet, Dzjaz (Ivanov Fonogram)
Deidre Rodman, Simple Stories (Sunnyside)
Daunik Lazro, Zong Book (Émouvance)
François Bayle, Camera Oscura/Espaces Inhabitables (INA GRM)
Rhododendron String Band, Keep on the Sunny Side (Boogie Post)