PRLog (Press Release)
- Dec. 9, 2013 - BETHESDA, Md. --
December 9, 2013 -- Bethesda, MD -- The Inscape Chamber Orchestra’s (http://www.inscape.org)
recently released album, Sprung Rhythm, (http://www.sonoluminus.com/
cd.aspx) received a GRAMMY® nomination in the category of Best Surround Sound Album (http://www.grammy.com/
54). The announcement was made on December 6, 2013 following the live TV broadcast of nominations in popular music. Sprung Rhythm features six works commissioned by Inscape from three emerging American composers: Justin Boyer (Bethesda, MD); Nathan Lincoln-DeCusatis (Frederick, MD); Joseph Hallman (Philadelphia, PA).
The album was recorded and released by Sono Luminus (http://www.sonoluminus.com/
, a leading record label in the area of surround sound recordings. Led by Managing Director Daniel Shores, Sono Luminus is no stranger to the GRAMMYs ®. (The label has been nominated twice before, and recently won Best Engineered Classical Album at the 53rd GRAMMY ® Awards.)
Shores approached Inscape with a recording proposal in 2012 after learning of the ensemble’s work through the crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter (http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/inscapemusic/inscape-...
). Sono Luminus was founded in 1995 by Sandy Lerner and Len Bosack, founders of Cisco Systems, after deciding their expertise in digital signal processing, computational mathematics and physics would enable them to bring a new level of recording fidelity to music. Their studio is located 60 miles from DC in Boyce, Virginia.
Inscape returns to the studios of Sono Luminus in January 2014 to record their next surround sound album entitled American Aggregate. This album presents the world premiere recordings of seven works commissioned by or specifically arranged for Inscape.
Praised by The Washington Post for their “guts and musical sensitivity,”
the Inscape Chamber Orchestra performs concerts that aim to engage audiences and provide a compelling way to explore both standard and non-standard works. This unique brand of programming has established Inscape as one of the most exciting ensembles in the Washington Metropolitan area. Inscape works joyously and often with emerging American composers and has a commitment to presenting concerts featuring new music.
Inscape performs regularly at such venues as the National Gallery of Art, Strathmore Music Center and Montgomery College. They are also the Ensemble-in-
Residence at The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer (http://www.redeemerbethesda.org/
) in Bethesda, Maryland. Inscape records exclusively for Sono Luminus.