John Luther Adams' Canticles of the Sky (RSD18)
Oliver Coates presents his interpretation of John Luther Adam's Canticles of the Sky.
A composition normally for 16, 32 or 48 cellists surrounding an audience, Coates conducted 32 cellists for the UK premiere in Sheffield. Inspired by the performance, Coates recorded himself playing 16 parts, overlaid for this recording and limited vinyl release. Oliver Coates has received wide acclaim for his work with Mica Levi, Radiohead, Johnny Greenwood, Actress, and solo efforts Upstepping and Toward the blessed islands