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Showing posts from August, 2016

September Salon previews

Sheila Bristow "The Finding" and "Leap into Love", for mezzo-soprano, cello, and piano Two songs from a cycle-in-progress, using poems about ecstatic dance from many cultures. "The Finding" is a contemporary Canadian poet's vision of a Sufi dance experience; "Leap into Love" is from the writings of 13th century mystic, Mechthild of Magdebourg. Performed by composer/pianist Sheila Bristow, mezzo-soprano Melissa Plagemann, cellist Nathan Whittaker. Carson Farley Contrasts for piano, violin, flute, and cello Jessi Harvey "Pieces of the Puzzle" is the second movement of my piano work, Eden Untamed , inspired by a speech about the issues faced and burdens borne by the 20th century composer and dedicated to Scott Muller. Continuing on from the first movement, "Themes Amuck", one of the original themes is warped and split into multiple pieces, recombined, and

Composers' Salon | Friday, September 2, 2016

An evening of music and discussion with Seattle composers: Sheila Bristow Carson Farley Jessi Harvey Ian McKnight Friday, September 2, 2016, 8 pm Chapel Performance Space 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, 4th Floor $5–15 suggested donation