Friday, June 8, 2012

30 Jennifer Higdon Recordings on Spotify

Jennifer Higdon (born 1962) is not only one of the most acclaimed of contemporary women composers, but one of the most widely performed and appreciated of contemporary American composers in general. She has won, among many other awards, the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Music for her Violin Concerto ("deeply engaging piece that combines flowing lyricism with dazzling virtuosity") and the 2010 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Classical Composition for her Percussion Concerto.

Spotify's Jennifer Higdon page lists 7 albums; searching for the composer's name gets you a dozen; in this playlist you can find 30 (time to fix the metadata, no?). I fully recommend her music to classical fans who think that classical music died with Mahler, Puccini or Shostakovich. Start with aforementioned works and the Concerto For Orchestra; then try: Blue Cathedral, City Scape, and the Piano Trio.

Get this collection in one Spotify playlist here: Jennifer Higdon: Complete Recordings on Spotify (82 tracks from 30 albums, total time: 9 hours) Ctrl (CMD) + G to browse in album view. See the composer's official site for a a noted discography.


  1. Hi Ulysess, thanks for the recommendations. I love Spotify and think it has a real chance of promoting some amazing music. Like you said, "if you think that classical music died..." then at least we can enjoy Jennifer and do our part to keep it alive. Saw this Spotify playlist and having been through a divorce AND life coaching, it made me chuckle. Thank for that. LG

  2. I am happy with your article, Fajartoto think your website is pretty good. Many articles are very useful for everyone. I am sure your website will grow in the future. Fajartoto will always support your website, hopefully more advanced. keep the spirit... thanks

    agen togel terpercaya
    togel online
    bandar togel terpercaya
    bandar togel terbaik
    situs togel online
    situs togel terbesar
    judi roulette online
    prediksi togel jitu
    syair togel hk

  3. Nothing can prepare you for what happens when your life is turned upside down by current events. Nothing prepares you for conversations you have to have with your teenage children. Nothing prepares you for the news crews staking out your house, your back yard, your place of business.

    LENNY WARONKER (Warner Bros. VP): You could not only tell there was talent but there was a vision. He went out and played guitar, then overdubbed drums. The whole notion of unification is now withering away in South Korea. For most South Koreans, it not a priority anymore. The older South Koreans still hold on to it but I think most younger South Koreans are not breast cancer shirts in any kind of thrall about what [the Olympics] means for the greater Korean ethnicity or nation or what this means for cool sweatshirts unification.

  4. Coach Handbags Outlet are usually viewed as luxurious brands, but yet at inexpensive price.
    Today most people looking for COACH accessories will look for them at Coach Bags Factory Outlet.
    Coach Sale are just the most inexpensive items to purchase through Coach Purses Outlet, a small change purse or Cheap Coach Purses.
    Coach Bags On Sale are a fun accessory to add to a new collection.
    Coach Bags Outlet is can be carried or slipped over your shoulder.
    Authentic MK Outlet are made of high grade quality leather and Michael Kors Factory Outlet can actually have real leather on them.
    Michael Kors Purse Sale usually come with a plate bearing the MK Outlet logo to distinguish it from other Cheap Michael Kors Purses.
    Michael Kors Outlet Online have the inherent ability to capture the essence of what women like and what they want to wear and utilize.
    Michael Kors Outlet Store are a symbol of feminine elements and speak for all kinds of women.
    Michael Kors Purses On Sale of the day vary greatly, but all seem to share one characteristic, they are popular!

  5. thanks for posting this one. Very enjoyable. I'd never heard of these we work as
    Rehabilitation centre in Punjab who provides several types of therapies and facilities
    by which addicted people can get best aid. We have certified and professional
    medical staff who always care of patients. For more details,
    visit the website or call us.
    De Addiction Center in Ludhiana

    nasha mukti kendra in himachal pardesh

    Rehabilitation Center In Punjab

    Nasha mukti kendra in Jammu

    Nasha mukti kendra in Ludhiana

    thanks for posting this one. Very enjoyable.
    Property Dealer in Patiala

  6. Thank you for the information. The most common wired networks use cables connected at one end to an Ethernet port on the network router and at the other end to a computer or other device. You can find the tutorials to change its password on

  7. Hello, I must say I'm Impressed with your blog! check my this out helful blog! joseph ribkoff sale

  8. Nice Blog, keep it up for more information like this. online courses uk

  9. Nice Blog, keep it up for more information like this. best distance learning courses in uk