#25 Starting From Scratch

This week’s Relevant Tones focuses on composers who have tried to step outside the box, redefine their definitions of music, and start over without limitations. We’ll be examining the works of Alvin Lucier, Chris Preissing, James Tenney, Lou Harrison, and more.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

Alvin Lucier: I am sitting in a room (excerpt)

James Tenney: Cellogram, William Jason Raynovich, Cello

Lou Harrison: Cornish Lancaran, Musicians of the Gamelan Si Betty, Berkeley Chamber Singers

Colin McPhee: Tabuh-Tabuhan, Toccata for Orchestra
Eastman/Rochester Symphony Orchestra-Hanson

Harry Partch: Delusion and the Fury: A Ritual of Dream and Delusion (excerpt)

Christopher Preissing: Pales
Angela DiOrio, ClarinetLive in WFMT Studio

Steven Mackie: Indigenous instruments
Eighth Blackbird

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