‘It’s a magnificent piece of pastoral work, Schneider making some inspired choices to evoke the flora and fauna of the Midwest’s wide open landscapes. She augments the brass for example, with the tender timbre of alto clarinet as a solo instrument; an accordion breathes a cool breeze into the harmonies.' Garry Booth
Maria Schneider Orchestra
The Thompson Fields
Maria Schneider (conductor), Donny McCaslin, Scott Robinson, Rich Perry, Steve Wilson (saxophones) etc
Read the rest of this review in the September Issue of BBC Music Magazine.
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