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eighth blackbird - Filament

New music sextet eighth blackbird have been celebrated for their previous recordings, even winning a 2016 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance. Filament is a new release with four world premiere recordings, as well as a concert recording of the influential piece “Two Pages” by Philip Glass. Among the premiere recordings are Bryce Dessner’s “Murder Ballades And Doublespeak” by Nico Muhly which is an homage to Philip Glass and his classic minimalism. In addition to being featured composers, Dessner and Muhly are also featured musicians for the Glass composition.

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"Murder Ballades: Omie Wise"


  1. 1. Doublespeak
  2. 2. Two Pages
  3. 3. To Love
  4. 4. Murder Ballades: Omie Wise
  5. 5. Young Emily
  6. 6. Dark Holler
  7. 7. Wave The Sea
  8. 8. Brushy Fork
  9. 9. Pretty Polly
  10. 10. Tears For Sister Polly
  11. 11. This Is My Line

Upcoming Tour Dates

  • Apr 06
    Interlochen, MI, US Third Coast Percussion and Eighth Blackbird at Corson Auditorium
  • Apr 19
    Rohnert Park, CA, US Eighth Blackbird at Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Sonoma State University
  • Apr 21
    Los Angeles, CA, US Bonnie 'Prince' Billy and Eighth Blackbird with Will Oldham at The Theatre at Ace Hotel
  • Apr 27
    Cincinnati, OH, US Musicnow @ Homecoming 2018
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