Alves / Schneider

Alves / Schneider: Guitars & Gamelan

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Product Type: CD

Title: Guitars & Gamelan
Label: Microfest Records
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS

Composed by new music composer Bill Alves, electric and acoustic guitars join the gongs, percussion, and propulsive rhythms of gamelan orchestras in the premiere recording of the first-ever concerto for re-fretted classical guitar and a collective of gamelan gongs & metallophones featuring Grammy winning classical guitarist John Schneider along with the powerful Los Angeles-based Electric 8 guitar octet, two different California gamelans, and the HMC Electronic Music Ensemble create a combustible combination of acoustic and electric sounds, Eastern and Western music that breaks genre barriers and traverse delicate to wailing, gritty to glowing audio soundscapes.

Tracks:
1.1 Angin Listrik (Sean Hayward, Nat Condit-Schultz, and Gamelan Dharma Kanti)
1.2 Rational Basis (Los Angeles Electric 8)
1.3 Concerto for Guitar and Gamelan Movement 1 (John Schneider and HMC American Gamelan)
1.4 Concerto for Guitar and Gamelan Movement 2 (John Schneider and HMC American Gamelan)
1.5 Concerto for Guitar and Gamelan Movement 3 (John Schneider and HMC American Gamelan)
1.6 Concerto for Guitar and Gamelan Movement 4 (John Schneider and HMC American Gamelan)
1.7 Metalloid (HMC Electronic Music Ensemble)

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