Devolution: A Concerto for DJ and Symphony Orchestra
Release Date: June 5, 2012
Label: BMOP/Sound
Catalog #: 1022
Composer: Anthony Paul De RitisPerformer:  DJ Spooky (Turntables)Conductor:  Gil Rose
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Modern Orchestra Project
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[1Devolution: Concerto for DJ and Symphony Orchestra, featuring DJ Spooky (Turntables)
[3Chords of Dust

“Listening to Anthony Paul De Ritis’s Devolution is somewhat akin to watching a Tarsem film: The mixture of influences, references and textures is both blindingly apparent and blindingly gorgeous.”
–Olivia Giovetti,

”a genuinely American composer… [De Ritis’s] music lies rooted in its determination to meld science with humanity.”
–Laurence Vittes, Gramophone

“Just the premise is utterly astonishing: a live turntable jockey with a vast array of mixing, digital processing devices and effects at his disposal plays with a live symphony orchestra.”
–Daniel Coombs, Audiophile Audition

”Devolution is a musical evocation of the tactile malleability of music itself”
–Matthew Guerrieri, for New Music Box “Sounds Heard”