volume i: this is not the answer.

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volume i: this is not the answer. (2014, innova Recordings/889)

the Awakening Orchestra
kyle saulnier, conductor

rob mosher, david dejesus, samuel ryder, andrew gutauskas, felipe salles - reeds
daniel urness, seneca black, nadje noordhuis, philip dizack - trumpets
michael boscarino, matthew musselman, benjamin griffin, max seigel - trombones
seth fruiterman, nathan hetherington - voices
james shipp, michael macallister, aaron kotler, joshua paris, will clark - rhythm


Part I: of conflict and resolution.

1. prelude & fanfare: the Prophet. 05.14

2. myxomatosis (judge, jury & executioner). 06.44
greenwood/greenwood/o'brien/selway/yorke//WB Music Corp//arr. kyle saulnier
nathan hetherington, voice | samuel ryder, tenor saxophone

3. the Words, they fail to come. 12.16
feat. excerpt: Violin Concerto op. 14, Samuel Barber)//G. Schirmer, Inc.
andrew gutauskas, baritone saxophone | michael boscarino, trombone

4. alone together. 10.08
dietz/schwartz//Bienstock Publishing Co. obo Arthur Schwartz Music ltd//arr. kyle saulnier
michael macallister, guitar | felipe salles, tenor saxophone

5. protest. 09.33
felipe salles, baritone saxophone | michael macallister, guitar

6. you still believe in me. 07.08
wilson/asher//Irving Music, Inc.//arr. kyle saulnier
seth fruiterman, voice | david dejesus, alto saxophone

Part II: this is not the answer.

1. intermezzo, op.118, no.2. 06.23
johannes brahms//orch. kyle saulnier

this is not the answer.

2. this is not the answer, i. overture & evolution. 09.45
rob mosher, soprano saxophone

3. this is not the answer, ii. empty promises. 07.34
david dejesus, alto saxophone

4. this is not the answer, iii. this is not the answer. 04.18
felipe salles, tenor saxophone | nadje noordhuis, flugelhorn

5. this is not the answer, iv. the hypocrite & the hope. 13.33
james shipp | vibraphone | philip dizack, trumpet
michael boscarino, trombone | michael macallister, guitar

6. murderer. 09.00
livingston/parker/sparhawk//Domino Pub. Co.//arr. kyle saulnier
nadje noordhuis, trumpet | philip dizack, trumpet

7. hi-lili, hi-lo. 04.27
deutsch/kaper//EMI Robbins Catalog Inc.//arr. seth fruiterman & kyle saulnier
seth fruiterman, voice

*all works composed by Kyle Saulnier//Awaken the Music (ASCAP) unless otherwise indicated*


released May 27, 2014

volume i: this is not the answer. (2014, innova Recordings/889)

produced by kyle saulnier.
recorded by nick lloyd, assisted by eric dawson tate.
recorded at firehouse12 studios, new haven, ct, nov. 10-11, 2012.
edits and overdubs recorded by michael macallister.
mixed and mastered by dave darlington/bass hit recording.
artwork: 'balance of the artificer' by donny dixon.
art consultation & assistance: angela costanzo paris.
innova is the label of the american composers forum.
(c) kyle saulnier / awaken the music, 2014. all rights reserved.
www.innova.mu | www.awakeningorchestra.com

brooke quiggins, ryan napolitano, bruce and janice saulnier, for the world.
these incredible musicians, for fully committing.
john mastroianni, tom pierson, for changing lives.
our generous kickstarter(TM) contributors, for believing, supporting and enabling.
music is family.

innova director: philip blackburn
operations manager: chris campbell
publicist: steve mcpherson
innova is supported by an endowment from the mcknight foundation



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