“Cultural Dis-Ease” (by Andrew Bisset)
ABOUT THE WORKS
Conglomerate Fragments for Solo Piano
A work fusing the colloquialisms of jazz with Bartokian piano textures. Inspired especially by the overall gestural architecture of Bartok's 2nd Roumanian Dance op. 8a
A work for chamber orchestra dealing with sonority oppositions and analog fading or what has been called in the classical world tone color modulation.
A Microtonal Tapestry for Chad
A piece for keyboard employing microtonal tunings. A piece recorded with the Korg SP-500 which can employ several user-defined tunings with deviatons of up to 50 cents in either direction. The unit also has a pedal switch which will shift whichever notes are depressed either up or down a quarter tone.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Andrew Bisset, Research Coordinator Music-In-Education Program
New England Conservatory
Andrew Bisset, a cutting edge artist with an ear-blistering sound, fuses Stockhausenian sonorities with Grand Master Flash breaks into a catastrophic sonic journey with a hint of Attention Deficit Disorder. His output never failing to push the envelope, his voice never settling into a fixed dialect, he is the Rubric's Cube of his art. While currently working on producing IDM (Intelligent Dance Music), Drum & Bass and experimental electronic tracks, he has also written a number of successful acoustic works.
source: New England Conservatory