For a sampling of Lou Harrison's music, go to musicmavericks.org/listening to hear a San Francisco Symphony concert — conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas — devoted to his works. An interview with the composer also is on the site. Notable CDs include:
Piano Concerto (New World Records), performed by Keith Jarrett and New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra.
Rhymes With Silver (New Albion Records). Music written for Mark Morris Dance Group.
Just Guitars (Bridge Records), featuring John Schneider.
Gay American Composers (Composers Recordings), includes Kronos Quartet playing two movements of his string quartet.
Lou Harrison: A Portrait (Argo). Selections performed by the California Symphony.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times