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"The Guernica Project" (Gold Medal in the Global Music Awards) commemorates the 85th anniversary of Picasso's iconic painting of the same name and its motivation, the horrific carpet-bombing of civilians in the Basque town of Gernika with new music by modern Spanish composers Mercedes Zavala and Mario Carro and California composers David Garner and Jeffrey Hoover (1959-2021), with poetry by Antonio Machado (1875-1939) and Ernestina de Champourcin(1905-1999).

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Released: June 17, 2022 on all music channels
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"Once/Memory/Night: Paul Celan" (Silver Medal in the Global Music Awards) honors the centennial of seminal writer Paul Celan (1920-1970) whose work speaks to his experiences of loss, disempowerment, and survival under a brutal regime via four premiere recordings of works by: E4TT co-founder David Garner and Jared Redmond to poems by Celan; Stephen Eddins, to poetry by Celan contemporary, Czeslaw Milosz (1911-2004), with a reading by son Anthony Milosz); and Libby Larsen.

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Released: June 30, 2020
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"The Hungarians: from Rozsa to Justus," (Gold Medal in the Global Music Awards) features music by Hungarian and Hungarian-American composers exiled or lost in the Holocaust: multiple-Oscar-recipient Miklós Rózsa (1907-1995), Sándor Vándor (1901-1945), Lajos Delej (1923-1945), and György Justus (1898-1945), including the premiere recording of recently rediscovered music by Delej.

The CD is the result of the group’s 2014 concert tour in Hungary, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Budapest.

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Released: April 6, 2018 on Centaur Records (CRC 3660).
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"Surviving: Women's Words" (Silver Medal in the Global Music Awards): premiere recordings of song cycles by E4TT co-founder David Garner to poems by four women survivors.
"Now more than ever, as the U.S. experiences a déjà vu of hatred and is poised on the brink of societal unravelling, the potent and timeless messages of survival, love, tolerance and forgiveness contained on this brilliant presentation need to resonate throughout the world." (Lesley Mitchell-Clarke, The Whole Note)."Fascinating...compelling," (Erin Heisel, American Record Guide). "Extremely well done." (Grego Applegate Edwards, Gapplegate Classical-Modern Review).

Released: April 8, 2016 on Centaur Records (CRC 3490)
Purchase links: HB Direct | Arkiv Music | from E4TT