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Hendrix Composer’s Latest Project Now Available

Fractal Heart CD cover artCONWAY, Ark. (May 15, 2017) – The latest recording project by Hendrix College music professor Dr. Karen Griebling will be released this week by Centaur Records, one of oldest and largest independent classical labels in the U.S.

The recording is titled Fractal Heart (catalog number CRC 3570) and features 24 songs comprising four cycles, Fractal Heart I, Fractal Heart ii, Dialogues d'amour et de la mort I, and Dialogues d'amour et de la mort II, composed in 2015 by Dr. Griebling to poetry by Matthew K. Tatus and Griebling.

The compositions were recorded live at UALR's Stella Boyle Smith Recital Hall in June 2016.

Performers on the album were tenor Matthew K. Tatus and soprano and Hendrix alumna Stephanie Smittle ’03 with pianist Dr. Stefanie Dickinson. The on-site recording engineer was former Hendrix staff member Sunny Haynes.

The recording was supported in part by a faculty project grant from Hendrix College. 

Founded in 1976, Centaur recordings are available in major markets throughout the world.

About Hendrix College

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