This piece was initially conceived as an exercise in polymetre. Opening with a simple electronic pulse, the rhythmic complexity is gradually increased layer by layer, with Naomi’s melodic lines dancing around the pulses while electronic processing augments the flute’s sound. The lyrics then avalanche into the piece at the midpoint and focus on numerology – […]
I AM GOING MAD(LIBS) by Anthony R. Green Ursus Maritimus by Han Hitchen positiveIncrease by Howie Kenty Cave Paintings of Discourse by Benjamin D. Whiting SPAM by Benjamin D. Whiting basil eyes by Tyler Kline saturation temp by Emily Koh SPAM! is an interdisciplinary project I embarked on summer of 2020. I couldn’t avoid steering myself away […]
The Cyprus Symphony Orchestra performs a concert with work by Cypriot Composers. Friday, 27 November 2020 Pallas Theater Conductor: Petros Stylianou In collaboration with the Center of Cypriot Composers ——————————————————— Aphrodite “Aphrodite” is a work inspired by the myths related to the birth of the ancient Goddess, in an attempt to reapproach the primordial essence […]
Performed by Maggie Parkins, Presented by Pomona College The sounds in resonant halls of memory are entirely computer modifications of the live performer—there are no prerecorded sounds. Specifically, the sounds are stretched out in time at different rates, and this video shows the stretching visually. This effect creates what in the Middle Ages was called […]
Hinge performing Chaya Czernowin’s “Sahaf” (2008). www.hingeensemble.com Philipp Stäudlin, saxophones Keith Kirchoff, piano Matt Sharrock, percussion Dan VanHassel, electric guitar Video: Scott Quade “Sahaf” generally belongs to the series “Shifting Gravity.” All pieces of the series “Shifting Gravity” are each a concise and concentrated focus on a singular physical gesture. The close examination of the […]
Box Not Found: Stories Natalie Calma, Violin & Kevin Price, Bass Clarinet Cafe at the Somerville Armory November 4th, 2018 Joshua Fit the Battle (2018) Ariel Friedman Joshua Fit the Battle words by Ariel Friedman with a poem by Walt Whitman** If the walls came tumbling down you would not have been able to see […]
Yarn/Wire performing Misato Mochizuki’s “Le monde des rondes et des carrés” at New Music New College on November 16, 2019 in the Mildred Sainer Pavilion on the campus of New College of Florida. Performers are Ian Antonio (percussion), Laura Barger (piano), Russell Greenberg (percussion), and Ning Yu (piano).
Yarn/Wire performing Klaus Lang’s “molten trees” at New Music New College on November 16, 2019 in the Mildred Sainer Pavilion on the campus of New College of Florida. Performers are Ian Antonio (percussion), Laura Barger (piano), Russell Greenberg (percussion), and Ning Yu (piano).
Ensemble Dal Niente performing Katherine Young’s “Like a Halo” at New Music New College on January, 26, 2019 in the Mildred Sainer Pavilion on the campus of New College of Florida. Performers are Amanda DeBoer Bartlett, soprano; Katie Schoepflin, bass clarinet; Taimur Sullivan, saxophone; Winston Choi, piano; Ben Melsky, harp; Minghuan Xu Choi, violin; and […]
Ensemble Dal Niente performing Anthony Cheung’s “Refrain from Riffing” at New Music New College on January, 26, 2019 in the Mildred Sainer Pavilion on the campus of New College of Florida. Performers are Ben Melsky, harp and Taimur Sullivan, saxophone.
Ensemble Dal Niente performing Anthony Braxton’s “Composition Nos. 193 & 228” at New Music New College on January, 26, 2019 in the Mildred Sainer Pavilion on the campus of New College of Florida. Performers are Amanda DeBoer Bartlett, soprano; Katie Schoepflin, clarinet; Alejandro Acierto, clarinet; Taimur Sullivan, saxophone; Emma Hospelhorn, flute; Ben Melsky, harp; Minghuan […]
Ensemble Dal Niente performing George Lewis’s “The Mangle of Practice” at New Music New College on January, 26, 2019 in the Mildred Sainer Pavilion on the campus of New College of Florida. Performers are Winston Choi, piano and Minghuan Xu Choi, violin.
Ensemble Dal Niente performing George Lewis’s “Assemblage” at New Music New College on January, 26, 2019 in the Mildred Sainer Pavilion on the campus of New College of Florida. Performers are Emma Hospelhorn, flute; Katie Schoepflin, clarinet; Taimur Sullivan, saxophone; Winston Choi, piano; Ben Melsky, harp; Kyle Flens, percussion; Minghuan Xu Choi, violin; Ammie Brod, […]
Wet Ink Ensemble performing movement I of Kate Soper’s “Voices from the Killing Jar” at New Music New College on April 27, 2019 in Club Sudakoff on the campus of New College of Florida. Performers are Erin Lesser (flutes), Alex Mincek (tenor saxophone), Kate Soper (vocals/clarinet/piano/percussion), Eric Wubbles (piano/recorder), Ian Antonio (percussion/spoken voice), Josh Modney […]
Apocrypha – for violin, viola, and electronic sounds, composed by David Bird, performed by andPlay (Hannah Levinson and Maya Bennardo) “Apocrypha” is written for violin, viola, and electronics, and is loosely inspired by Stanislaw Lem’s 1961 novel “Solaris”. Lem’s work follows a team of scientists stationed on a distant planet covered by a vast and […]
Mark-Anthony Turnage: Song For Big Owl, for solo cello (2018/2020) Sixty Six Bars In Memory Of Oliver Knussen for Anssi Karttunen World Premiere performance by Anssi Karttunen Recorded and edited at home in Paris on the 10th of May, during confinement. Diary Of My Confinement playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3aR3IWihrh7aRCqP6eLkG6KxYH3nrzb_
“Dark Ethnography” for 4 Modified MIDI Flashlights, Cello, and Electronics. Performed by Ensemble Vortex, 3/12/20 in Geneva, Switzerland. In the piece, battery controlled flashlights double as MIDI controllers, processing and triggering sounds, as well as creating a bond between light, sound, and physical gesture. http://davidbird.tv http://ensemblevortex.com
Anssi Karttunen, cello This is the first performance – in confinement – of Kaija Saariaho’s Lullaby for solo cello. She wrote the piece as a reaction of the sudden passing of our friend Oliver Knussen. Olly wrote a Tarantella for her 50th birthday and she uses material from that little piece as a dialogue with […]
Douwe Eisenga – For Mattia dedicated to Julia Mattia Muilwijk on earth September 13, 1989 – October 1, 2015 so loving, so brave, so beautiful After the death of their daughter Mattia, Katja Bosch and Janpeter Muilwijk commissioned me to write a short piece for piano. It is their profound wish that this music spreads […]
Anna Sutyagina (Artistic Director of MOVING CLASSICS TV) plays “Girl Absolutely” by Olivia Kieffer Discover more about Olivia at http://movingclassics.tv/classicpeople/oliviakieffer/ Moving Classics TV is a popular curated discovery channel for new piano music. Olivia about “Girl, Absolutely” was originally a toy piano solo, from my collection of short improvisations called “Playing the Changes”. This one […]
Here’s the long-awaited video of the Singapore première of Sonata 46, an epic piece for flute and guitar by American composer, Anthony Joseph Lanman. It has been an absolute thrill to work on and perform this work, and we’re delighted to share this video with all of you! Recorded on March 29th, 2019 from ‘Fantasy […]
Sound Energy http://www.sound-energy.org/ “Quatuor II” (1964) by Betsy Jolas, recorded live from Seully Hall at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee as part of New Music Gathering IV on May 18th 2018. Sound Energy Micah Brightwell, violin Samuel Kelder, viola Benjamin Swartz, cello with special guest Emily Thorner, soprano From composer’s notes: “This is a quartet […]
After The Wedding (2018) Chris Sahar Mark Gurrola and Ning Yu, pianos Ian Antonio and Andrew Grossman, percussion Premiered on 7/1/18 at the 2018 Yarn/Wire Institute at Stony Brook University. www.yarnwire.org
String Masks for voices, violin, viola, Harmonic Canon, Cloud-Chamber Bowls and Bass Marimba (2017); I. Transcience Composer: Melia Watras Text: Sean Harvey Performers: Sheila Daniels, actor/director Jose Gonzales, actor Rhonda J. Soikowski, actor Michael Jinsoo Lim, violin Melia Watras, viola Charles Corey, Harmonic Canon and Bass Marimba Bonnie Whiting, Cloud-Chamber Bowls Recorded live at Gerlich […]
Kaija Saariaho Sept Papillons (Seven Butterflies) Bach Suite No. 2 in D minor Papillon I 0:00 Prelude 1:31 Papillon II 5:55 Allemande 7:12 Papillon III 10:42 Courante 12:00 Papillon IV 14:10 Sarabande 16:30 Papillon V 20:58 Minuet I 22:20 Papillon VI 26:24 Gigue 27:26 Papillon VII 30:29 Cello: Jake Klinkenborg Camera operators: David Rafferty, Nicole […]
The Solution is a piece from MASARY Studios’ evening length work integrating live music and projection mapping called “périphérique.” Périphérique, meaning peripheral in French, explores the edges of perception when sound and video animation are related. MASARY composes all their works considering both sonic and visual elements, identifying how they each inform one another. These […]
Come with Me is piece from MASARY Studios’ evening length work integrating live music and projection mapping called “périphérique.” Périphérique, meaning peripheral in French, explores the edges of perception when sound and video animation are related. MASARY composes all their works considering both sonic and visual elements, identifying how they each inform one another. These […]
Music by Michalis Andronikou Poetry by Luann E. Hiebert Voice: Maria Zoi mezzo-soprano Piano: Yumi Hashimoto Photos by Pavel Antonov A FEW WORDS ABOUT THIS CREATION: “Α song in memory of internationally renowned baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky who left us a year ago, in November 2017 at the age of 55. A song made and interpreted […]
Performed at the Detroit Institute of Arts as a part of Akropolis’ 2018 Together We Sound festival. Point Blank is a brief piece composed by Logan Rutledge in memory of Trayvon Martin. Akropolis premiered Point Blank at the University of Illinois Chicago at an intimate reading of student works. We later performed the piece at […]
Αποσπάσματα από την προβολή στο 3ο Φεστιβάλ Βωβού Κινηματογράφου στο Ίδρυμα Μιχάλης Κακογιάννης στις 23/07/2012. Θέμα: «Η χειραφέτηση της γυναίκας». Καλλιτεχνική Διεύθυνση: Αλέξανδρος Μούζας. Ich möchte kein Mann sein (I don’t want to be a man / 1918) Σκηνοθεσία: E. Lubitsch Σενάριο: Hanns Kräly, Ernst Lubitsch Μουσική: Γιάννης Σφυρής Έπαιξαν οι μουσικοί: Ηλίας Παπαδόπουλος (κλαρινέτο) […]