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Listen to Fantasia XNY, my new piece for fixed media

This weekend saw the debut of my new piece, Fantasia XNY, courtesy of the Spokane New Music Ensemble’s “New Music in Old Homes” concert series:

 

 

The program was very clever – organizer Shawn Tolley paired three Baroque pieces, performed by oboist Linnea Wentworth, with contemporary electronic “responses,” all performed in a historic 1906 home. I’ve adored Baroque composition practices since I first studied  them in undergrad, and that fascination has carried through to my electronic music, including my most recent album, Infrared Leviathan.

 

So of course I jumped at the chance to compose a response to Telemann’s Fantasia No. 7 in D Major:

If you’re in the Spokane, WA area, check out the next concert: the Spokane New Music Ensemble will be hosting “Songs for Winter” on Sunday December 21st at 7:00 pm. Shawn Tolley is a prince of a guy and a very creative composer and organizer. Check out their website for more info: https://www.facebook.com/Spokanenewmusic

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