Glass Orchestra 1982: Verrillon

by The Glass Orchestra (1982)

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A cassette release originally compiled and edited by Miguel Frasconi in 1982, remastered by Miguel Frasconi in 2013.

All track recorded live.
Tracks 1-6 recorded December, 1981, in the NYC area.
Track 1, in the WQXR studios, NYC, during a live broadcast hosted by Bob Sherman.
Tracks 2-6, while in residence at the Neuberger Museum, Purchase College, NY.
Track 7 recorded in concert in Toronto, March 27, 1982.

The Glass Orchestra is a new music ensemble featuring all glass instruments. Although two of the musicians presented here left the ensemble in the mid 1980s, The GO continues to perform in the Toronto area.
www.glassorchestra.com

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released June 8, 2013

In 1981 and 1982, The Glass Orchestra (Toronto) was
Eric Cadesky, Miguel Frasconi, Marvin Green, Paul Hodge.
All were original members of the group founded in 1977.

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Miguel Frasconi uses electronics, laptop, and an instrumentarium of glass objects to create music from a uniquely imagined tradition. His glass instruments are struck, blown, stroked, smashed and otherwise coaxed into vibration. Miguel's music is on New Albion Records, Porter Records, and soon on Tzadik. He performs with Ne(x)tworks teaches at the Bard College Electronic Music Studios.  ... more

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