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Sheila Davies Sumner
What is the Matter in Amy Glennon

Release Date: December 6, 2019

Catalog Number: OM 2024

Available Formats: Digital Download

List Price: $7

Composer: Sheila Davies Sumner

Performer: Sheila Davies Sumner

Conductor: N/A

Orchestra/Ensemble: N/A

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Recording Notes

Sheila Davies Sumner is a poet and radio artist known for her radio dramas such as “What is the Matter in Amy Glennon?” and “The Opponent’s Queen,” both included in this collection. What is the Matter in Amy Glennon? is an overview of the last 35 years of Davies Sumner’s audio output. Her work combines idiosyncratic texts read by a multitude of singers and voice actors with detailed sound design, found sounds, and the occasional contribution from Fred Frith and Henry Kaiser, as heard in her “avant-garde pop song,” “Static.”

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Track Listing

1. What is the Matter in Amy Glennon? 26:16

2. Static 03:35

3. Three Terrellas 02:45

4. Pointe Shoes 00:57

5. Ruffing the Jack of Hearts 04:28

6. The Opponent’s Queen: Detail 26:29

7. Petit Sirah 05:15

8. Building Goodness 00:27

9. The Sixth Extinction Press Conference with The Permian Triassic Rhap and The Choral Ode To Planet Earth 17:00

10. LightDiver 06:18

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