Cantaloupe Music

Cantaloupe Music is the record label created in March 2001 by the three founders of New York's legendary Bang on a Can Festival: composers Michael Gordon, David Lang, and Julia Wolfe, and Bang on a Can managing director Kenny Savelson. Cantaloupe Music is making waves across the country for its adventurous new sounds, and has formed a partnership with harmonia mundi for exclusive U.S. and U.K. distribution, SonArt for distribution in Australia, Sunny Moon for Germany, MA Recordings for Japan, and SRI for Canada. In 2001, all five of Cantaloupe's premiere releases were selected for a major publication's Top 10 list. The raves continued for Cantaloupe's 2002 releases, with Top 10 accolades from the Boston Herald, The Wire, WNYC-FM, and more.

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  1. Become Desert John Luther Adams
    Become Desert
    July 10, 2019
  2. Possessed Robert Black
    Possessed
    October 02, 2017
  3. Canzonas americanas Derek Bermel - Alarm Will Sound
    Canzonas americanas
    April 12, 2013
  4. Zingiber Sentieri Selvaggi
    Zingiber
    July 11, 2011
  5. Plays Gavin Bryars and Philip Glass Sentieri Selvaggi
    Plays Gavin Bryars and Philip Glass
    April 11, 2009
  6. Brian Eno: Music for Airports (Live) Bang on a Can All-Stars
    Brian Eno: Music for Airports (Live)
    February 10, 2008
  7. Van Gogh Alarm Will Sound / Michael Gordon
    Van Gogh
    January 29, 2008
  8. Revelation: Music in Pure Intonation Michael Harrison
    Revelation: Music in Pure Intonation
    December 09, 2007
  9. Frog's Eye Evan Ziporyn
    Frog's Eye
    November 27, 2006
  10. Amid the Noise So Percussion
    Amid the Noise
    November 07, 2006

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