Markus Reuter – Todmorden 513 (World Premiere Performance)

released December 1, 2016 | The recording of the world premiere performance of Markus Reuter’s complex work of algorithmic composition at King Center Concert Hall, Denver, Colorado, April 18, 2013.

Written by Markus Reuter,
Orchestration by Thomas A. Blomster

Performed by the Colorado Chamber Orchestra,
Thomas A. Blomster, Music Director

CCO Personnel manager and Music Director assistant: Naomi Sue Smith

Assistant to Markus Reuter: Tobias Reber

Rehearsal and concert facilitators: Jaanus Damsgard, Cedric Theys
Graphic design: Ritxi Ostáriz,

Deepest gratitude to Thomas, Nikki and the estate of Wes Blomster, without whom this would never have been realized.

Live recording at the King Center Concert Hall, Denver, Colorado, April 18, 2013

The world-premiere and the following studio recording process was also documented here:


Binaural recording by Scott “Gusty” Christensen

Mastered by Alexander Jöchtl at Castle Mastering,

Flute/Piccolo: Alaunde Copley-Woods, Elizabeth Sadilek, Olga Shylayeva
Oboe: Lisa Martin, Miriam Kapner
English Horn: Susanne Sawchuk
Clarinet: Mary Jungerman, April Johannesen, Michael Weaver
Bassoon: Deb Torp, Stan Scheller
Contra Bassoon: Kaori Uno
French Horn: Marian Hesse, David Brussel, John McGuire, Deb Simpson
Trumpet: Bruce Barrie
Flügelhorn: Dan Leavitt
Trombone: Paul Naslund – alto, Bill Stanley – tenor, Pete Vriesenga – bass
Tuba: Mike Allen
Harp: Don Hilsberg
Digital Organ: Noriko Tsuchiya
Violin: Alexandra Eddy – concertmaster, Giga Romero, Lionel Young, Jean Bolger, Ingrid Peoria, Lian Emmerling, Anna Maria Karacson, Susie Peek, Deborah Fuller, Steve Erickson
Viola: Katie Fouse, James Shaw, Aniel Calaban, Gyongyi Petheo
Cello: Elle Wells, Beth Rosbach, Anna Leavitt, Kari Epstein
Bass: Ron Bland, Mike Fitzmaurice
Percussion: Peter Cooper, Bob Jurkscheit, Keith Ewer, Don Roberts, Don Prorak, James Theobold