Guild Salute: Michael Hearst, Songs for Unusual Creatures

Michael Hearst! Composer! Writer! Player of atypical instruments! Science fan!

You are compiling instrumentals based on wonderful animals, like the glass frog, the magnapinna squid, and, as performed below by The Kronos Quartet, the aye-aye:

You are a man of science, wonder and music.

The Guild salutes you!

Here’s more about him in his own words, talking about the making of his album and some of the musicians (Margaret Leng Tan!) he got involved with the project:

[I heard him on The Takeaway]