E4TT's debut CD, "Surviving: Women's Words," is available from HB Direct, Arkiv Music, Amazon.com or directly from E4TT. Released on Centaur Recordings on April 8, 2016, it consists of four song cycles for soprano and piano and soprano, cello, and piano by David Garner to poems by Mascha Kaleko, Rose Auslaender, Else Lasker-Schueler and Yala Korwin. It was reviewed by Stephen Smoliar at Examiner.com as "...four passionate meditations on the Holocaust experience delivered through a unique and highly compelling pair of voices, those of both composer and singer" and by Erin Heisel at American Record Guide as "...fascinating...Garner’s music is difficult but compelling, varied and harmonically interesting… [McGuinness] manages the vocal and musical challenges well.” Grego Applegate Edwards writes at Gapplegate Classical-Modern Review, "The heartrending words put both darkness and hope in a poetic light. Garner's music brings out the moods and is extremely well done. Recommended." Read the CD press release here.
"Surviving: Women's Words" won a Silver Medal in the 2016 Global Music Awards.
"Surviving: Women's Words made possible through a grant from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and also through the Musical Grant Program, which is administered by the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, and supported by the Heller Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, the San Francisco Foundation and San Francisco Grants for the Arts.