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May Salon previews

Clement Reid “ Theater Piece #1 , for cello is much like a person thinking aloud, although with music rather than with words. The beginning somewhat lyrical theme gives way to an introspective-sounding series of gestures including harmonics and quiet pizzicato. A middle section becomes more energized but with syncopated attacks. The ending should give the feeling of a kind of fragmentary reminiscence of the earlier material, concluding with high harmonics and a suggestion of interaction of different musical points of view, and a sense of wonder or questioning. Carson Farley will be the featured cellist.” Steve Escoffery Transcendental Object , for computer-realized sound “The title, Transcendental Object , refers to an idea of Immanuel Kant. Kant’s idea, the transcendental object, is that of the fundamental nature of reality being beyond the ability of the brain, or the senses, to detect/understand — that everything our senses can detect is a simplified representation of wha

Composers' Salon | Friday, May 6, 2016

An evening of music and discussion with Seattle composers: Sheila Bristow Steve Escoffery Clement Reid Jake Svendsen Friday, May 6, 2016, 8 pm Chapel Performance Space 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, 4th Floor $5–15 suggested donation