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      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.

      Musical Content

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

      James Tenney: Cellogram
      William Jason Raynovich, Cello
      Live in WFMT Studio

      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, Clarinet
      Live in WFMT Studio

      Steve Mackey: Indigenous instruments
      Eighth Blackbird


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