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8/29/16

UPCOMING (Sept 17): Strange Beautiful Music 9



STRANGE BEAUTIFUL MUSIC 9
New Music Detroit’s annual contemporary music marathon

2pm
September 17, 2016

3434 Russell St., Detroit MI

Tickets: pay-what-you-want $10+ (sliding scale) - available at dso.org


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New Music Detroit 
Andrew Harrison: Hum (world premiere) ft. Jamaal May, author and poet
David Lang: are you experienced? ft. Dennis Nulty (DSO Principal Tuba), with narrator and 13-piece chamber orchestra
music by: Marc Mellits, Joseph Schwantner

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Tribute: Steve Reich’s 80th
New York Counterpoint, Shannon Orme (clarinet)
Vermont Counterpoint, Ian Ding (marimba)
Music For Mallet Instruments, Voices, and Organ, with Willo and guests

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Detroit Bureau of Sound
debut performance of DBS Techno Ensemble, ft. Shara Nova
music by Octave One, Juan Atkins, Omar S, Richie Hawtin, Kevin Saunderson, and other Detroit techno legends, arranged by the ensemble

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Willo
ft. Tanner Porter
music of Gold Panda, Mt. Kimbie, Samaris, Caribou, Chrome Sparks

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Donald Sinta Quartet
music by: Ligeti, Albright, Mellits, Bresnick, Biedenbender

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Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble
National Parks Commissioning Project

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Latitude 49
“SHE: the music of female composers”

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Æpex Contemporary Performance
George Benjamin: At First Light
Pierre Boulez: Notations (in honour of Boulez’s death earlier this year)