Bates: Anthology of Fantastic Zoology

Anthology of Fantastic Zoology was recorded live in 2015, at the conclusion of Mason Bates’ five-year tenure as Mead Composer-in-Residence of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Anna Clyne. Bates dedicated the work to Riccardo Muti, and it evokes a series of creatures “familiar and unknown,” 
says Bates, who calls it “a kind of psychedelic Carnival of the Animals.”

Producer: David Frost

Recording engineer: Emma Dayhuff

Editing and mixing: David Frost

Mastering engineer: Tim Martyn

Recorded: June 2015
Released: 2016

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