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FR-701   PILLOW TALK - THE CURIOS
Award winning singer/songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Nancy Hall and Lee Parvin are the creative core of The Curios.   Together with a list of talented friends they build what Northern California Songwriter has called a “wonderfully eclectic, quirky and beautifully complex musical universe.”

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FR-702   THE HUMAN HOLIDAY - SLEIGHT OF MIND
This amazingly quirky radio play in the British style was a smash success on public radio in the 1980s.   Mind-bending sonic effects and processing by RR's own Prof. Keith O. Johnson.   Newly available for the first time on compact disc, The Human Holiday is a perfect antidote to the stresses and worries of our world!

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FR-703   BRAND NEW EYES - DOUG MACLEOD
MacLeod has been a beacon of unquestionably honest roots-music since the 1970s. Proof enough: 16 albums, a couple of DVDs, and thousands of gigs stateside and overseas.   And in December, the announcement by the Blues Foundation of his nomination for the 2011 Blues Music Award as Acoustic Artist of the Year.

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FR-704   DOIN’ WHAT IT TAKES - LLOYD JONES
A gifted singer, songwriter, guitarist and respected band leader, Lloyd Jones writes timeless music, steeped in a rich musical history learned, lived and loved over four decades.   “This is not a work of science.   It's about attitude and joy that applies to all age groups.   I'm addicted to this music,” declares Jones.


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FR-705   ANDRÉ SEGOVIA ARCHIVE: THE SPANISH COMPOSERS
ROBERTO MORONN PÉREZ
These pieces were dedicated to Segovia or commissioned by him, involving composers from eight countries.   They were subsequently published as “The Segovia Archive Series” by Edizione Musicale Bèrben.   Guitarist Roberto Moronn Pérez researched these newly recovered works and found some pieces that had never been recorded, and those that had were handicapped by poor visibility in the marketplace and limited distribution.
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FR-706   CHARLES DENLER'S PORTRAITS OF COLORADO - THE COLORADO SYMPHONY AND CHORUS, SCOTT O'NEIL
Charles Denler's multiple Emmy Award-winning music for film and television is known worldwide, and his orchestral works have been played by top orchestras.   Charles' classical training and strong proficiency with contemporary sound allow him great flexibility and versatility as a composer and pianist.   On this album, the Colorado Symphony and Chorus perform his tuneful and evocative music with great style.
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FR-707 SACD   PITTSBURGH LIVE - STRAUSS
Announcing The First Release In A New Series With The Pittsburgh Symphony!   Thrilling live performances from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, in brilliant audiophile sound!   This release is planned as the first in a series of multi-channel hybrid SACD recordings on FRESH! From Reference Recordings.   Several additional recordings for the PITTSBURGH LIVE! series are already completed and we expect to release two per year.
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FR-708   THE BANNER SAGA - THE DALLAS WINDS, MALUKAH, PETER HOLLINS & TAYLOR DAVIS

GRAMMY®-nominated,BAFTA-winning composer Austin Wintory created an earthy, multi-layered orchestral score for the single player role-playing tactical video game.   The soundtrack score features the Dallas Winds (America's Premier Windband), recorded by GRAMMY®-winning engineer Keith O. Johnson and the Reference Recordings team at the Meyerson Symphony Center,in Dallas, TX.   In addition the score features a trio of famous YouTube soloists: vocalists Malukah and Peter Hollens, and violinist Taylor Davis.
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FR-709   ANDRÉ SEGOVIA ARCHIVE: THE FRENCH COMPOSERS
ROBERTO MORONN PÉREZ
These pieces were dedicated to Segovia or commissioned by him, involving composers from eight countries.   They were subsequently published as “The Segovia Archive Series” by Edizione Musicale Bèrben.   Guitarist Roberto Moronn Pérez researched these newly recovered works and found some pieces that had never been recorded, and those that had were handicapped by poor visibility in the marketplace and limited distribution.
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FR-710 SACD   PITTSBURGH LIVE - DVORAK / JANACEK
Announcing The Second Release In A New Series With The Pittsburgh Symphony!   Thrilling live performances from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, in brilliant audiophile sound!   This release is the second in a series of multi-channel hybrid SACD recorded and mastered by the team at Soundmirror and released on FRESH! From Reference Recordings.   The next title planned is Bruckner's Fourth Symphony, for spring 2014.
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FR-711 HDCD   WOMAN AT THE NEW PIANO: AMERICAN MUSIC OF 2013 - NADIA SHPACHENKO
These new works were composed as a celebration of a newly transformed world, for the new 5,125 year cycle of the Mayan Calendar- inspired by the happy fact that the world did NOT end on December 21, 2012 at the end of the previous Mayan Calendar cycle! All the pieces touch on themes of transformation, of resonances across time, of cycles of rebirth.
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FR-712   OUTTA MY SOUL - ROBERT MOORE
“Robert Moore is a vintage Jazz hipster and possibly the coolest one in town.   A singer, a trumpeter and a composer who has a maverick streak and takes no mess.   His honesty and willingness to speak his mind has not endeared him to everyone in the music biz … but it has to music fans.” — Tom D'Antoni, Oregon Music News

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FR-713 SACD   PITTSBURGH LIVE - BRUCKNER NO.4
Announcing the third Release In A New Series With The Pittsburgh Symphony!   Another thrilling live performance from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, in brilliant audiophile sound!   This release is planned as the third in a series of multi-channel hybrid SACD recordings on FRESH! From Reference Recordings.   Several additional recordings for the PITTSBURGH LIVE! series are already completed and we expect to continue releasing two per year.

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FR-714   TEMPO DO BRASIL - MARC REGNIER
Grammy® nominated classical guitarist Marc Regnier has won the attention and respect of critics, producers, and musicians for over three decades as a performer, recording artist and educator.   This unique artist has been described as that of “a master of his instrument” and “a musician of intelligence, lyricism and subtlety.”   Since his concert debut at the age of fifteen, Regnier has performed and given master classes in major series and festivals in Canada, South America and throughout America from San Francisco to several solo performances at New York's Carnegie Recital Hall.

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FR-715 SACD   MAHLER 1. ‘TITAN’ - UTAH SYMPHONY, THIERRY FISCHER
The Utah Symphony, celebrating its 75th anniversary in the 2015-16 season.   It is recognized internationally for its distinctive performances, commitment to music education programs, and recording legacy.   Reference Recordings is pleased to announce the release of this new and fresh performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 1.   This work was performed as part of the orchestra's two-year Mahler Symphony Cycle.   Reference Recordings also joins Utah Symphony in thanks to the 75th Anniversary Mahler Cycle Sponsors: Kem & Carolyn Gardner.

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FR-716   PAULUS: FAR IN THE HEAVEN - CONCORD VOICES & ORCHESTRA, HOLTON
Stephen Paulus (1949-2014) was hailed as “a bright, fluent inventor with a ready lyric gift” by The New Yorker.   A prolific composer of over 500 works, he wrote for orchestra, chorus, chamber ensembles, solo voice, keyboard and opera.   He was a recipient of both NEA and Guggenheim Fellowships.   The New York Times praised him for “melodic patterns that are fresh and familiar at the same time” and scoring that is “invariably expert and exceptionally imaginative in textures and use of instruments.”   His music is represented on over fifty recordings.

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FR-717   BOX & DICE - FIONA BOYES
Fiona plays deep Blues, influenced by a myriad of traditional regional styles.   She has carved an international reputation as a blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, and American reviewers have described her as a ‘musical anomaly’ and ‘Bonnie Raitt's evil twin’!

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BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY No.5 & SYMPONY No.7
Announcing The Fourth Release In A New Series With The Pittsburgh Symphony!   Thrilling live performances from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, in brilliant audiophile sound!   This release is the fourth in a series of multi-channel hybrid SACD recorded and mastered by the team at Soundmirror and released on FRESH! From Reference Recordings.   This release and the entire Pittsburgh Live! series are recorded and mastered by the team at Soundmirror, whose outstanding orchestral, solo, opera and chamber recordings have received more than 70 Grammy nominations and awards.


FR-719 SACD   DAWN TO DUST - UTAH SYMPHONY, THIERRY FISCHER
Dawn Too Dust contains live recordings of three significant and adventurous works by leading composers Augusta Read Thomas, Nico Muhly, and Andrew Norman.   World-renowned percussionist Colin Currie performs on Andrew Norman’s "Switch."
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FR-720 SACD   PITTSBURGH LIVE -
TCHAIKOVSKY SYMPHONY NO. 6 IN B MINOR, OP. 74
& DVORÁK RUSALKA FANTASY
Announcing the Fifth Release In A New Series With The Pittsburgh Symphony!   Another thrilling live performance from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, in brilliant audiophile sound!   Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky said of his Symphony No. 6: “But I absolutely consider it to be the best, and in particular, the most sincere of all my creations.   I love it as I have never loved any of my other musical offspring.”

FR-721 DOUBLE SACD   CARLISLE FLOYD
WUTHERING HEIGHTS - AN OPERA IN THREE ACTS
The Florentine Opera Company brings American opera composer Carlisle Floyd's operatic masterpiece, based on the classic English novel by Emily Brontė, to life.   Floyd's score takes you to the heart of Catherine and Heathcliff's devastating love story.
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