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forced march

by Crash Ensemble

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​Cantaloupe kicks off Bang on a Can's 30th anniversary year with the digital release of David Lang's "forced march," from his forthcoming large ensemble CD 'writing on water'. Recorded at Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin (famous for its connection to U2's seminal ​rock ​album The Joshua Tree) and performed by the Crash Ensemble, the piece embodies a ​marauding rock sensibility within a classical framework, and features John Godfrey on electric guitar, Malachy Robinson on bass, and Owen Gunnell on percussion.


released January 1, 2017
Conducted by Alan Pierson
Produced, edited and mixed by Donnacha Dennehy​
Performed by Crash Ensemble
Composed by David Lang
Recorded at Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin, Ireland

John Godfrey, electric guitar
Malachy Robinson, bass
Owen Gunnell, percussion



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