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Classicalite Recording News: Aurora Orchestra Signs to Warner Classics for Three-Album Deal, Feat. Ives, Adams, Muhly, Paul Simon >>

Warner Classics has signed the U.K.'s Aurora Orchestra to a three-album deal. This is the first announced signing for Warner under the new regime (since the acquisition of what was the EMI and Virgin Classics catalogs, and an artists and repertoire process that is now run by Alain Lanceron and Jean-Philippe Roland, both from the EMI ranks).

EXCLUSIVE: Classicalite Q&A with Leon Botstein >>

Be it a concert that reframes musical war horses or one that gives music, herself, a frame (during the middle of a labor dispute, no less), the American Symphony Orchestra is certainly one of the more daring ensembles you'll hear play Carnegie Hall. Under the baton and brain of Leon Botstein, the ASO takes its founder Leopold Stokowski's avowed intention--namely, "that orchestral music shall remain accessible and affordable for everyone"--and gives it a new charge: Orchestral music should also edify the public at large. But as Botstein duly notes in this exclusive discussion with Classicalite editor-in-chief Logan K. Young, in the sound world of late Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Elliott Carter, intellectual heft never does betray the "immensely musical."

Wordoku ANSWERS (Mini): Contemporary Composers, Letter I [UPDATE] >>

Introducing Classicalite's newest Wordoku puzzle! Think you can solve this 6x6 grid with 3x2 regions featuring: Ives, Ifukube, Imbrie, Ivey, Ilaiyaraaja, Illés?

Wordoku Puzzle (Mini): Contemporary Composers, Letter I >>

Introducing Classicalite's newest Wordoku puzzle! Think you can solve this 6x6 grid with 3x2 regions featuring: Ives, Ifukube, Imbrie, Ivey, Ilaiyaraaja, Illés?

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