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American Record Guide May/June 2004
Guide to Records p.171
SVOBODA: Clarinet Chamber Works 1 Michael Anderson, Todd Kuhns; Kristen Halay, fl; Edward McManus, hn; Thomas O'Connor, ob; Steve Vacchi, bn; Tomas Svoboda, (p) North Pacific 16--67 minutes
The notes are well done, and the sound is excellent. This is Volume 1, chamber works with clarinet, so I assume we have a lot coming down the pike. Michael Anderson is a fine player (as are all the players here), and the Oregon Festival of American Music must be an attractive place to be every year if the quality is this high. Svoboda has much to offer, and while this is my first exposure to him, I can definitely recommend it to newcomers. -- RITTER
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